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Family Forever

Published on July 19, 2021, by Kate Brackett to the FSH Stories Category.

I chose to spend my summers with Family Scholar House because I know everything they do has an impact on the people they serve. Every year I get the opportunity to support the community that helped my family break the cycle of poverty.

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Broken and Beautiful

Published on June 28, 2021, by Kate Brackett to the FSH Stories Category.

This process as a whole took a little longer than we had anticipated, and one participant mentioned “This isn’t exactly enjoyable; however neither is the process of healing.”

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Full Circle

Published on June 10, 2021, by Kate Brackett to the FSH Stories Category.

I am proud to say I was a part of this organization, and I found a confidence I didn’t know existed. The FSH family made me feel special, they continuously acknowledged my success and believed in me more than anyone else ever had.

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A true story of grit and determination

Published on May 19, 2021, by Kate Brackett to the FSH Stories Category.

Heather makes it very clear that failure was never an option. “The advisor at school asked me what my backup plan was in case I didn’t make it into the nursing program, and I told him that this is my one and only plan. There is no backup plan.”

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Little Inspirations

Published on April 24, 2021, by Kate Brackett to the FSH Stories Category.

This semester a group of students enrolled at Indiana University Southeast volunteered to assist in telling the story of Family Scholar House. Students spent time getting to know our participants and learn more about the FSH experience. This is part of the story from one of our amazing participants: 

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A Week in the Life of…

Published on April 15, 2021, by Kate Brackett to the FSH Stories Category.

What does a normal week look like for you? That is a question that is often asked, but usually difficult to answer. What is “normal”? We recently posed that question to one of our Academic Coaches, Alex, and Gracey, a Family Advocate, to find out what their work week looks like.  With 89 single parents and 123 children between their two campuses, there can be a lot of changes in a typical week that make it anything but typical. 

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