Debbie

debbieDebbie is like so many Southern Nevada parents these days. She’s been looking for work everywhere for months. Unfortunately, jobs have been scarce and Debbie has been out of work since December. Right now the only source of income she has to provide for her three children is a monthly child-support check. But it’s not much.

Her kids receive free breakfasts and lunches at school, but now that all Clark County schools are going to a traditional 9-month school year, it means her kids will be home for a full three months this summer.

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Lina

linaLina and her husband have four beautiful children – Jacqueline, Carolina, Jahn and Michelle. They love their kids and would do anything for them – but lately, it’s been hard to just make ends meet.

Lina’s husband has been out of work for close to four months. With the soaring unemployment rate here in Las Vegas – more than 13 percent – it’s been nearly impossible for him to find a job. Lina stays home with the children full-time, so these months without any income have taken a serious toll on the family.

“It’s very hard,” says Lina. “He’s looking everywhere [for work].”

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Patria

patriciaAt age 78, Patria has yet to slow down.  Although she and her husband Dominic have been officially retired for more than a decade, she's still working as many hours as she can at her part-time job...helping others.

Patria is both a client and a staff member at Jude 22, a Three Square Program Partner that provides much-needed food to about 1,200 seniors and disabled individuals each month.

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Bob

bob“I’ve got an education. I’ve got tools and equipment,” says Bob with frustration. “There’s just no work.”

Bob, at 65, is in a tough position that’s become all too familiar for so many of our Southern Nevada neighbors. As a young man, Bob served his country proudly as a Navy pilot. For six years, he traveled the world and even served an active tour of duty in Vietnam. He went to college and earned a degree in electrical engineering. And until two years ago, he’d been working as a highly qualified electrician and general contractor.

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