I’m the Vice Principal at a K-8 school. In February we got a new family with two brothers. One day, neither boy was at school. I called the mom to follow up, and she explained that they had to sleep in their car and were too tired to come to school.
She shared that she was getting divorced, and her former husband refused to send child support any longer. Although she worked, she could no longer afford the rent. She moved her three sons in with her sister, but they could only stay a few days. Then they moved in with a friend, but that
friend had four children, and seven children under one roof were just too much.
Since then, she had been using her weekly check to pay for a motel room as many nights as she could. She had found an apartment, but the landlord kept promising that it would be ready, week after week, and it wasn’t. I shared this story with Change for a dollar, then called the mom
and asked if I could drop off some resources for her.
When she peered inside the envelope, a smile crept across her face. I explained that this money came from Imago Dei, and that it was God’s way of speaking into her life and her boys’ lives. She was so excited, and asked if she could come and thank everyone at Imago. They had been
praying for help and support. Thank you to each of you who donate to Change for a Dollar, and to Imago for creating a program where Jesus can speak into people’s lives in such a positive and