Gifts of Hope 2022

Kirk’s Story

At 82-years-old, Kirk, a retired art teacher, moved to the Cape to take care of his younger sister after she was diagnosed with dementia. Their combined finances did not allow for the 24-hour care she would need, so Kirk decided that his “purpose in life has turned out to be spending the remaining years with…

Cassie’s Story

Lower Cape Outreach Council Helps Single Mom With Rent Cassie – a single mom who raised all of her children on the Cape – recently found herself in a difficult position.  One of her adult children moved out on his own leaving the household with one less wage-earner to cover the bills. When she found…

Sarah’s Story

Sarah has lived on the Cape for almost 30 years. Although on a fixed income and nearing 80, she embodies “helping one’s neighbors.” She rents half her duplex to a 72-year-old woman who has debilitating, progressive health issues. Sarah cooks many dinners for widowed elders on her street and provides hospice care to several senior…

Grace’s Story

As most Cape residents know, housing has become the greatest challenge facing young families trying to build their lives here. This was certainly true for Grace and her family of six. After moving out of a dangerous situation, Grace, her husband, and their four children were forced to spend the spring and summer living at…
Translate »