Heather and her family are housed


Fully Funded

Housed in April 2019

Their Story

Heather and her partner Joshua, are raising money for the security deposit for a home through Rent with Integrity. They became homeless after having discrimination issues with a past landlord and it took them quite a while to be accepted for a new place due to their lack of a rental history. Heather and her ten month old daughter are currently staying with her family relatives temporarily until she can be housed along with her partner.

Where did you grow up and what did you like about your home town?

I grew up here in Tallahassee, Florida. I liked that it was a college town and I enjoyed that there was always something to do. With it being a college town, I was always able to make good friends here. Now that I have a daughter, we like to visit the parks here in Tallahassee. I also enjoy having play dates with other moms and their children.


Do you have any brothers and sisters? Tell us a little about them.

I have one younger sister who is also still living in Tallahassee. We are really close. We enjoying going to the beach and to the gym together.

What is your favorite movie and why?

My all-time favorite movie is called “Dirty Dancing”. I’m not sure why, but I have love that movie ever since I was little. I can’t pick just one scene, I love the whole movie!

What is your favorite genre of music? Which artist?

My favorite type of music is R&B, Rap and Country. My all-time favorite artist is Usher. He’s an oldie, but a goodie! My favorite album of his is called “Confessions” I love the songs on that album.

What is your favorite kind of food?

My favorite food is potatoes because you can make different dishes with them such as French fries, mashed potatoes, diced potatoes, all sorts of different types of potatoes!

What would constitute a perfect day for you?

My perfect day would be taking my daughter to the beach for the first time. I would take her to Panama City, because I love the beaches there. I know she would love it because she loves sand and she also loves water. I would enjoy seeing her reaction to the long beaches, sea-shells the birds and the waves. 

For what in life do you feel most grateful for?

I am most grateful for my family. I am thankful that my family members are good role-models for my daughter to look up to. We often have family reunions and take trips to different places together. We also always get together for birthdays and holidays!


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