Bluffton Self Help pays rent for family when baby arrives early

info@islandpacket.comDecember 20, 2013 

Jill was working full time and expecting her first child when her husband lost his job.

She had planned to work through her pregnancy, and calculated how she would stretch each paycheck while her husband searched for a new job.

The baby arrived three weeks early, and the family found itself short of money to pay the rent. Jill's husband found a job a day after the baby was born, but he had to wait two weeks for his first paycheck.

After verifying that he had a new job, Bluffton Self Help helped the family pay the rent.

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

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