Press & Resources | ARCHIVE: January 2017


FPWA grant recipient Sandra Parker is a grandmother who, despite dealing with her own health challenges, is also raising her five grandchildren. Ms. Parker explains how she wants to give her grandchildren the same unconditional love that she received from an aunt who raised her. FPWA is happy to have helped Ms. Parker's apartment feel like home with the purchase of new furniture, made possible by the NY Times ‪‎Neediest Cases‬.

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This is an amazing story of strength about FPWA grant recipient Linda Ragoo, thanks to the NY Times ‪‎Neediest Cases. Linda received a grant from us for an air conditioner that was paramount to her health. However, with all of her health and life challenges, Linda managed to maintain her sense of humor. Laughter is what has helped and continues to be her best medicine. “It’s the best therapy, to laugh,” she said. “You have to keep on laughing.”

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