Press & Resources | ARCHIVE: January 2016


Lakima Lewis, mother of two college students draws wisdom from the Bible and seeks to instill optimism in children, despite health struggles and severe water damage to her apartment. With the help of ‪FPWA‬ and the NY Times ‪‎Neediest Cases‬, Ms. Lewis has a renewed sense of hope and clean new furniture for herself and her children.

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A mother, struggling with her own health and finances, finds help through New Alternatives for Children and the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies to provide for her family.

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New York City’s lowest wage workers are getting a raise. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will announce on Wednesday he plans to raise the minimum wage for city workers to $15 an hour by 2018.

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