Rebecca Roach

My name is Rebecca Roach, I’ve been a Ripple of One participate for the last 3 years. I’m a high school drop out, had a Down Syndrome baby, Ian, at the age of 18. Ian was very sick with a critical heart condition and ended up having to stay in the hospital for the first 5 months of his life. I had no money and was so thankful for Ronald McDonald house.

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Melanie Taylor

When Melanie first came to Ripple of One, she was short by $400 every month.  To add to that monthly stress she also had $6,000 in debt and worked in a dead end job. She said she was on the verge of a nervous breakdown.

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Tonya Crapps

My name is Tonya. I was married for 17 years and I had at the time three beautiful girls. I was a stay-at-home mom. Then, out of nowhere, my husband was diagnosed with stage 4 carcinoma. The doctor gave us the very bad news that he had six months to live. I became his caretaker, which was challenging taking care of him, but at the same time trying to take care of my girls who were ages 5, 3 and 1.

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Magan Luzzi

I have lived the majority of my life in a home that was built on faith, hope and love. With that being said, I did not know how to receive these things until very recently. Before beginning my journey with Ripple Of One, I was a person who believed I could do everything through my own strength and willpower. I unknowingly saw no need for the grace of God.

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Tara Williams

Tara says she was anxiety ridden, lost with no plan to get ahead. She receives government assistance but had a significant amount of debt that was weighing her down. Tara was struggling to find out what her strengths were. She knew God had blessed her with certain talents but had no idea where to start. Tara has been taking college classes and receiving grant assistance for school.

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Patrice Cleveland

Ripple of One has helped me moved forward and get out of ‘being stuck’. They have helped me to see things in a different way. Before Ripple, I was doing drugs, spending money and didn’t have a plan. I hadn’t finished high school so I still needed to get my GED.

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