For more than a decade, Donna suffered from bipolar disorder, depression and agoraphobia. One day, she even reached the point where she wanted to end her life. Instead, she called Trident United Way’s SC 2-1-1 helpline, and it both saved and changed her life.
ou’ve probably read about how poor diet and health care can adversely affect a child’s ability to learn in school. But hygiene can also play a role in keeping kids happy and focused. Teachers can help during the school day, but what happens when that child goes home and there’s no toothbrush, no comb or no shampoo?
In communities all over the country, individual organizations, nonprofits and government entities are doing important work. They are helping people, solving problems and making an impact. But what if like-minded groups banded together? That impact could be so much greater and the results even more sustainable.