Starting Over: From Homelessness to the Loss of a Child, Lesley’s Story of Hope

“It’s so hard to start over again when you have nothing to create a foundation.” - Lesley

Lesley lived by an overpass in San Francisco when she was first pregnant, after a violent assault forced her into homelessness. She shares her story in her own words below, from the heartbreaking challenges to the little wins along the way including how your community support on HandUp made a difference.

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Follow along this month to learn how your support makes a real difference.