June 2018 Backyard Heroes

June 2018 Backyard Heroes

Matthew Allie, Center for Resilient Cities No job is too large or too small for Matthew Allie, a volunteer at the Center for Resilient Cities’ Badger Rock Neighborhood Center (BRNC). Matt does a little of everything including serving food at CommUNITY dinners,...
January 2018 Backyard Heroes

January 2018 Backyard Heroes

Maurice “Rockameem” Bell, Center for Resilient Cities Many people know Maurice “Rockameem” Bell as a street drummer, but at Center for Resilient Cities’ Badger Rock Neighborhood Center (BRNC) he is known as an elder in their growing community....
ABC for Health: helping everyone have a healthy start

ABC for Health: helping everyone have a healthy start

Every child deserves a healthy start. Thanks to ABC for Health; new father “Luis” was able to provide a healthy start to his child’s life. As a Spanish-speaker whose job as an auto-mechanic did not offer health insurance benefits, the family was struggling to make...

ABC for Health: helping Thomas get the coverage needed

Thomas was born prematurely. Sadly, medical bills quickly rose and benefit denials emerged for the family. The hospital referred the family to an ABC for Health advocate. Due to low birth weight and age, Thomas should have qualified for Social Security SSI benefits....