Malissa

Malissa

Meet Malissa. You changed her life. Malissa grew up in California with her family and lived a happy, suburban life. She never knew her life would end up the way it did.  “People always like to think it’ll never happen to them, or that only poor people end up homeless,...
Kenneth

Kenneth

Asking for help was hard, but I’m so glad I did. When I got to the shelter, the staff worked with me right away to set goals. I was going to get back to work in my trade, get transportation – and really just get myself together.”   At 58 years old, starting over...
London

London

London participated in summer programming at the La Mesita After School Program and started the new school year off strong. She has gone from getting consistent D’s and F’s, to steady B’s in all subjects and now tests at grade-level, something that seemed impossible...
Alison

Alison

After I called, I was assigned Linda as a Court Advocate. She guided me through all of the proceedings to protect myself and my son. To know that A New Leaf was able to give me shelter, child care, or more if I needed it, was a huge relief. It made me feel safe making...
Sofia

Sofia

Sofia’s family had recently been evicted from their apartment and were now staying at a walk-in homeless shelter in downtown Phoenix. It was a few weeks into her stay at the shelter that she found the miracle she had been looking for. A shelter staff person told her...