POSTED: DEC 18, 2017 11:19AM PST BAY AREA PEOPLE – Season Of Sharing – Joshua Perez A single father is forced to find a new home not once, but twice…all while dealing with an injury. How the Chronicle’s Season Of Sharing Fund helped him finally get settled with his children.
POSTED: DEC 18, 2017 11:13AM PST BAY AREA PEOPLE Season Of Sharing – Melody Nichols The story of a young mother whose life was going well, until she started experiencing a mysterious pain in her side. How that pain led her down a rough road and how the Chronicle’s Season of Sharing Fund kept her on the right path.
POSTED: DEC 18, 2017 11:08AM PST BAY AREA PEOPLE Season Of Sharing – Rosita Watson Someone referred Rosita Watson to the Season of Sharing Fund years ago, but she never pursued it. And then a few months ago, she found herself in a pretty difficult spot, and the referral turned out to be just what she needed.
When Melody Nichols was stuck at home recovering from sudden appendicitis surgery, she kept trying to return to work so she could pay her bills. But her body, riddled with pain, held her back. “It was like God said, ‘Sit there, and let me do my work,’” Nichols said, while drinking a cup of coffee at her grandfather’s kitchen table … Read More
Back before ride-hailing apps became all the rage, San Francisco cabdrivers could make a decent living, especially if they owned one of the 2,000 city-issued medallions. The medallion allowed drivers to own their own cabs, which would mean higher incomes. A medallion was hard to get, so they were treasured, but Mike Mohamed Erakat never got his. He had applied … Read More
Once there were tubs full of Legos to play with. Bikes to pedal under the tall pine trees. Comfy beds to sleep in, and nothing but pretty forest for a front yard, every so often visited by gobbling wild turkeys. But that was then, before the Tubbs Fire torched the Hickman family’s lovely mountain home overlooking the north edge of … Read More
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