“Ms. Brewer is a single parent who was displaced
form her home due to health concerns from the mold that arose from the October
2015 disaster. Pregnant and with limited resources, Ms. Brewer endured
her challenges of being displaced by living with family members and friends.
Through it all, Ms.Brewer maintained her status as a full time student pursuing
her education in Human Services at the Midlands Technical College. Her goal is
become an advocate for teenage girls that are a risk and vulnerable.
Ms.Brewer struggled with balancing school, working and
caring for her family. However, Ms.Brewer rose above challenges and was
committed to build a better life for her and her family after the storm.
Ms.Brewer was a vital part of the team by actively communicating, following all
referrals, and troubleshooting for solutions. Ms.Brewer, Hearts & Hands
Disaster Recovery, St.Vincent de Paul Society, Salvation Army, South Beltline- Gills Creek Community Relief Foundation, and
Habitat for Humanity teamed together to help Ms. Brewer to move into her
“new normal” of living.“