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“Going Back to College, and Teaching Her Daughters the Value of Education”

January 13, 2015

For Latisha Hopewell, education is paramount, and with support from The Educational Alliance, a UJA-Federation of New York beneficiary agency, and The New York Times Neediest Cases Fund, Lastisha is able to attend college and be a role model for her two d… Read more

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“After His Ex-Wife’s Death, a Struggle to Raise His Daughters”

January 5, 2015

Yefim Ulitskiy struggled to care for his two young daughters after their mother’s death. After this painful loss, The Edith and Carl Marks Jewish Community House of Bensonhurst, a UJA-Federation of New York beneficiary agency, helped make their lives a … Read more

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“Putting Life on Pause to Care for Her Parents”

January 4, 2015

After caring for both of her ill parents on her own until they died, Susan Bowers, needed help caring for herself. Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty and the Joan and Alan Bernikow Jewish Community Center of Staten Island, both UJA-Federation of New Y… Read more

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“For Staten Island Mother, Her Two Daughters’ Needs Always Come First”

December 27, 2014

Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty and Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services, both beneficiary agencies of UjA-Federation of New York, helped make life better for Maria Maley who has faced Stage 4 non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, job loss, caring for … Read more

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“Improving the Bedtime Arithmetic for a Large Family ”

December 25, 2014

The Educational Alliance, a beneficiary agency of UJA-Federation of New York, stepped in to help, with support from The New York Times Neediest Cases Fund, the Coraizaca family, who could not afford beds for their 5 children. Read more

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“For Former Bank Worker, Descent Into Illness and Debt”

December 20, 2014

Westchester Jewish Community Services, a beneficiary agency of UJA-Federation of New York, and The New York Times Neediest Cases Fund helped Denise Muller when her health declined and her doctor's suspected multiple sclerosis as the cause. Read more

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“Climbing Out of a Deep Depression by Learning to Lean on Others”

December 14, 2014

After complications from knee surgery, Iris Nieves sank into a depression so severe she said she realized the only way out was to seek assistance. Ms. Nieves turned to the Jewish Association Serving the Aging, a beneficiary agency of UJA-Federation of New… Read more

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“Trapped Within Her Anxieties, a Woman Learns She Is Not Alone”

December 7, 2014

Anna Reifman has been plagued much of her life with depression, but therapy is helping her go to college. In 2012, she began receiving help at the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services, a beneficiary of UJA-Federation of New York, and one of s… Read more

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“Moving to Be Near Their Daughters, but Still Far Away ”

December 1, 2014

Mariya and Leonid Livshyts, both in their 70s, moved to Atlanta from Ukraine in 2008, but health issues and financial troubles drove them to New York. Through Selfhelp Community Services, a beneficiary agency of UJA-Federation of New York and one of the s… Read more

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“After Years With Caregivers, Cherishing Her Independence”

November 22, 2014

The Jewish Child Care Association, a beneficiary agency of UJA-Federation of New York, and The Times Neediest Cases fund, helped Dejulaira Lopez, who has cerebral palsy, uses a wheelchair, and spent her childhood in more than a half dozen foster homes, re… Read more