Participant Stories

Shamica

Shamica

What Back to School Means to Lakeyshia

Back to school time means so much more to me as a mother of 3 school age boys. However, there’s...

Lakeyshia

Lakeyshia

I grew up in a home with a single mother. My mom was raising me and my sisters and my...

Kyra: Hope Found on a Bus

Kyra: Hope Found on a Bus

In 1996, Kyra was on a bus and met a woman from Harrisburg First Church of the Brethren. She confided...

Sondra: Overwhelmed and Feeling Alone

Sondra: Overwhelmed and Feeling Alone

Overwhelmed and Feeling Alone Sondra came to BHA with four small children. She had just had surgery for cancer. She...

Meet Lakeyshia…and Help Us Close The Gap

Dear Friend, I’ve had a lot of special moments this year, but April 19th stands out. Yes I had a...

Celebrate Amanda’s journey with us!

Dear Friend of BHA, “Life offers no fulfillment without work.” I read this phrase about halfway through Toxic Charity: How...

Shamika’s Story

Monday nights are a highlight for Shamika. On Mondays, BHA families gather for support, life skill classes and monthly dinners...

Monica’s Story

Monica’s Story

A thrill of hope, the weary world rejoices, For yonder breaks a new and glorious morn Dear Friend, These are...