Tag: Crossroads Connection Newsletter

Don Is a Hunger Hero!

When Don retired from his wholesale distribution company, he knew he wasn’t quite ready to relax into his golden years. Don wanted to stay on his feet. “Volunteering is fun,” he says of the time he spends here at Crossroads. “You’re doing something active, not just sitting down.” Don brings the logistical experience from his company to our organization, which…

Thank You for Bringing Hope to Local Families

Easter loves her job as a school bus driver; unfortunately, she’s been furloughed since the pandemic began. She picks up shifts working for Greyhound, but since she’s older, Easter has to take extra precautions to ensure her safety from the virus. Like so many of her neighbors, Easter’s struggling with the financial strain of lost income. She says it’s been…

Thank You for Bringing Hope to Local Families

“I’ve never been at this place in my life where I’ve been struggling so much,” Jasmin says, reflecting on her family’s situation. Her husband hasn’t worked since COVID-19 turned their world upside down. Jasmin only earns about $12 an hour. The couple is fortunate to have family help with childcare for Kayla and Layla, ages 6 and 5, and their…

Eileen Is Changing Lives With Crossroads!

After growing up in Milwaukee, Eileen felt out of place when she began her studies at the University of Dallas. But now, she considers North Texas her new home. In fact, she’s invested in her local community as a Crossroads volunteer. Eileen joined Crossroads as an intern focused on food insecurity and continues her hands-on research by working in our…

Thank You, Andrea!

Andrea first started working with Crossroads Community Services as an intern through Texas Woman’s University. She chose to continue her important work here as a volunteer after her internship ended. “Volunteers, staff members and interns all work together as one big family,” Andrea says. “This work has become a passion.” She enjoys sharing her knowledge of local partners and programs…

You’re Helping Families Survive and Thrive

“It put me in a really dark place,” Victor says of his time battling COVID-19. He tested positive for coronavirus earlier this spring. As Victor faced debilitating symptoms and adjusted to life on supplemental oxygen, the most difficult part was being separated from his family — and not being able to provide for them. Victor and his wife are raising…

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