Valda is 62, was injured while working, and is now struggling with multiple health-related issues (with another surgery coming next month). Due to her health, she is unable to work.
Fredericka is disabled and unable to work but she has been relying on public assistance to take care of herself and 5 grandchildren. The childrens’ mother suffers from mental illness, and their father is entirely absent.
Matthew had both a stroke and heart surgery in the past 5 years and, based on lasting effects from these health conditions, he is unable to work. When last we spoke with Matthew, he was down to two toilet paper rolls and no toothpaste.