Client Stories

Client Stories

A family’s journey towards hope and self-sufficiency

Tiffany and Charles Crumbley know first-hand that a job does not necessarily mean making ends meet. When they reached out to Wilkinson Center for...
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2016 Can Do Luncheon Client Award Video – Marilu Rodriguez

In 1998, Marilu Rodriguez and her parents came to the United States to join her sister Marisol, who was already living in the Dallas...
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2016 Can Do Luncheon Client Award Video – Christina Parks

At an early age, Christina Parks, experienced many struggles. After being removed from her parent’s home at the age of five because of neglect...
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Maria Felix Covarriubias

Maria Felix Covarrubias, from Monterey, Mexico, is the mother of three beautiful children aged 6, 12 and 17 years. And while she always seems...
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Chanelle Derouen

Chanelle Derouen came to the Food Pantry for the first time soon after her twins were born. She was totally overwhelmed with caring for...
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Alphonso Brooks

Alphonso Brooks is a military veteran. He came to Wilkinson Center in 2011 where he attended GED and Computer Technology training courses. After he...
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The Hartfield Siblings

The Hartfield siblings - Johnathan, Jazmine, Johnnie, and Joselyn - came to Wilkinson Center in 2011 to obtain their GEDs. They were homeschooled by...

One Family’s “Pathway Out of Poverty”

What a difference two years makes. Victor, his wife, Jeanne, and their children, Alexia, Victor, Jr., and Isaiah, came to the Wilkinson Center’s Food Pantry....

Wenona Realizes Her Dreams with the Help of CareerWorks

Wenona came to the Wilkinson Center after evacuating New Orleans from Hurricane Gustav. She had worked as an administrative assistant and was confident that...

The Becerra Family Finds Hope at the Wilkinson Center

Mr. and Mrs. Becerra came to the Wilkinson Center seeking assistance with food. Shortly thereafter, Mr. Becerra decided on the days was not working...