Community Action Gives Ex-Offenders a Second Chance

Fawn’s mug shot Fawn was a drug addict and 12-time convicted felon when she turned to IMPACT Community Action in Columbus. “I was homeless and felt helpless in Cleveland, Ohio. I literally lived on the street with my addiction. My face was plastered as a...

Ex-Offender Turns Life Around and Chases His Dream

This is the story of Dante, an ex-offender who received assistance from IMPACT Community Action in his own words:”At the age of 21, I was a young man with dreams, hopes and potential, but I was also immature, irresponsible, impressionable and reckless. I made a...

Community Action Helps Homeless Woman Fulfill Her Dreams

Sandra had come from a broken home. She dropped out of school in the ninth grade, had an addictive lifestyle, had served time in prison, and was living on the streets. But thanks to Community Action, she completed her education, has a home and a great job...