Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

She Left Abuse, Now Wants to Raise Her Kids in Peace

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

She Left Abuse, Now Wants to Raise Her Kids in Peace

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CASE 45 * The most important thing to Ms. F is the safety of her five children. That's what brought her to St. Louis this year she was on the run from an abusive relationship. But the family had to leave all their belongings behind and, once here, they had trouble finding permanent housing. Ms. F is looking forward to a home opening up for them soon, but she is in need of furniture and household items. And after all the children (ages 9 to 13) have been through, a few gifts clothes, games and music downloads would be very appreciated.

CASE 46 * Two years ago, Ms. M took in her cousin's children, now ages 8 and 12. The boys have flourished since being in a stable and loving home. But tragedy has struck. Ms. M's husband suddenly died this year, and she lost her son. Ms. M, who is 73 and has multiple sclerosis, is struggling. Her income has dropped dramatically. She's in dire need of beds, a hot water heater, roof repairs and clothing.

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