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Save The Date for “Where’s Bubba?”

Bubba will be popping up around town this fall to promote DESC and our mission to help our neighbors in need. His adventure will conclude with a fun-filled night of dinner and dancing. Music from Woods & Bridges Dancing and Hors d’oeuvres Dinner and Drinks Indoor Fishing Simulators When: Saturday, November 4th, 2017 Reception/Fishing 5:30 P.M Dinner 7:00 P.M. Where: […]

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Client Stories: Mike

Some months ago a young man, Mike, showed up at DESC. He was hungry and tired.  He said he was just an ordinary guy but had hit some very bad luck. DESC gave him groceries to help get his energy and his spirits up. Mike returned, but not to ask for more groceries.  Instead, he shared he was working again and back […]

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Client Stories: Megan

Megan came to DESC after her roommate, who split rent with her, moved out unexpectedly. She was in a car accident that led to neck and back problems and left her unable to pay for her car’s repairs. Megan found herself in the hospital with pneumonia and was diagnosed with spinal cancer. She had to […]

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Client Stories: Harry

Harry is a Vietnam War veteran who was disabled from a service-related injury. When he met with a Veteran Affairs social worker, they said they would help with his JEA bill. Somehow, the paperwork was mixed up and his power was disconnected. Harry’s supplemental security income was also denied. The increased stress has made his […]

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