Sarah was in grad school, working towards her Master’s Degree in Business. She was also working a full-time job at a local clothing store so that she could continue to pursue her dreams of owning her own business someday. Sarah was living paycheck to paycheck, working diligently to make sure all of her bills were paid. Sarah had to keep a tight budget, but she was making it work. Then, COVID-19 put her dreams on hold. Like many other Americans, Sarah was furloughed from her job at the clothing store. She quickly saw her savings dwindle away. She had to make the decision to put off school for a semester due to her increasing debt. It became more difficult to be able to afford necessities. She wasn’t able to attend her classes and was a long way from her family so she began to feel sad and lonely. Sarah felt more alone than she ever had before.
BUT, Sarah’s community showed up in her time of need. A friend referred her to Good Samaritan Ministries and they were able to give her food boxes and assistance with her electric bill. This freed up some of her budget so that she could register for classes for next semester. Sarah was able to utilize this resource not just because of Good Samaritan Ministries, but because of the amazing community that partners with us! Because of you, we are able to serve the most vulnerable during this time. You probably know or have heard of someone in a similar situation to Sarah’s.
Good Samaritan Ministries has worked tirelessly to find ways to serve during this unique and difficult time. With Psalm 91 as our battle cry, we have come together with our community to make sure that we were able to provide meals and social services in spite of the chaos of the pandemic. We need your help to continue these vital services. Your donation will allow us to keep putting meals on tables. Your donation will combat poverty. Your donation will change lives. We have been blown away by the generosity of this community. Each day we thank God for His provision through His people. Please continue to show up so that we can serve each other well.