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Tom’s Story

Tom’s Story

In February of 2024, Catholic Charities’ Veterans Services Case Manager Janis McCullough, received a call from Wichita Falls-area homeless shelter, Faith Mission. The shelter had a veteran who needed a Greyhound bus ticket. They asked if Catholic Charities could help...
Stevie’s Story

Stevie’s Story

Stevie’s journey is a testament to resilience and the power of community support. Diagnosed with an Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD), Stevie faced an unimaginable loss when both his parents passed away within a year of each other in 2018 and 2019....
Makenzie’s Story

Makenzie’s Story

Growing up, my family moved around a lot. One week, we’d be living in Lake Bridgeport, the next in Bridgeport itself, then Rockwall, and even Wiley. It wasn’t until I was in 6th grade that we had something resembling a stable home. It was the ugliest house on...
Leslie’s Story

Leslie’s Story

My name is Leslie Cardenas and I’m a 2024 graduate of TCC Northeast. This May, I received my certificate in Substance Abuse Counseling. This is important to me for a number of reasons. I, myself, am in recovery. I have been, off and on, for years. My childhood was...
Harleigh’s Story

Harleigh’s Story

Physically, I am different from the “normal” category. When my biological mother was pregnant with me, the doctors found abnormalities and the prognosis of my survival was slim to none. I was born with many different medical mysteries, club feet, a bicuspid aortic...