Bluffton Self Help assists people and families in need

info@islandpacket.comNovember 27, 2012 

In this November file photo, Bluffton Self Help employee Lori Bonzagni hands the makings of a Thanksgiving dinner to a recipient.

JAY KARR, STAFF PHOTO

Maria, a mother of two young children, discovered that her cancer had returned, and she needed radiation and chemotherapy.

Her husband continued to work to receive insurance, logging overtime to increase the family's income. Cancer Awareness was able to help with some of the bills.

But they fell behind on their mortgage.

Bluffton Self Help paid a portion of their home loan to keep them in good standing with the bank. This eased their minds, allowing Maria to concentrate on recovery and her family.

Bluffton Self Help provides a broad range of human services for poor working families, the disabled, sick and elderly.

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