Blog Category: Your Impact

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) states that childcare is deemed affordable when it costs no more than 7% of a family’s household income. Yet, on average, families are spending 24% of […]

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Samantha, an Air Force veteran and single mother was ready to tackle 2024. With her passion for serving others in mind, she sought to take the next step in her professional journey in the new […]

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Over the past few years hundreds of women veterans and children have picked up bundles of holiday toys from our Southern California Holiday Distributions.  Our team has had the pleasure of meeting so many bright, […]

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Madilyn rarely identified herself as an Army veteran and hadn’t really considered a career following her transition. Instead, she accepted the first job she was offered and was unexpectedly laid off, losing her family’s sole […]

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For our nation’s veterans, finding affordable childcare is already a challenge. While on active-duty, on-base childcare is subsidized based on rank and income to lessen this burden for military families. After transitioning out of the […]

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In 2022, to qualify for subsidized childcare, families in California needed to earn less than their county’s estimated living wage. For those who earned just over the living wage, but still struggling to make ends […]

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According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the average middle-income American family can expect to spend at least $12,000 for child related expenses each year. For newborns, that yearly cost can climb to at least […]

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Brianna’s transition out of the military was not easy as she initially struggled to financially provide for her and her son, Luca. With only a small savings, she determined a move cross country was not […]

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According to the American Camp Association (ACA), the average cost of summer camp in the United States is around $178.49 a day. While expensive, summer camps allow children to stay engaged over the school break […]

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The Women’s Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor reported the median childcare price for a family with one child ranged from $4,810 to $15,417 in 2018. Today, childcare costs continue to increase significantly. An […]

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