Entries by A. Katie Goad

Learning Important Life Lessons at the After School Program

Eight-year-old Megan* has been a LifeSTEPS resident almost all of her life. Although she comes from a very loving family, her home situation hasn’t always been the easiest. Before Megan* was born, her mother Diane*, was already a single parent. Prior to having Megan, Diane and her son were abandoned by her husband and eventually […]

Couple Finds Strength to Carry On

When Vik and Leah* arrived in the U.S. several years ago, they were looking forward to spending their retirement years close to their adult children. Spending most of their lives in India, they were excited to finally have their family back together in a country that they had always dreamed of living in. Once they […]

After School Program Opens a New World for Student

Nine-year-old, Ava*is known by her family and teachers as being a bookworm. What she enjoys most about reading is getting lost in the different stories and characters she comes across. She is a known regular at her local public library and can easily consume one book after another. Although her passion for reading is evident, […]

LifeSTEPS 2017 Annual Report

Last year, LifeSTEPS increased services, and the data shows that our efforts are improving the lives of our residents. We have increased numbers in every category, except for employee turnaround and in-kind donations, which was supplemented by community donations. We are pleased to share our success. 2017 LifeSTEPS Annual Report.