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Videos can also be used to tell the stories of relief fund donors and their reasons for supporting fellow team members in need.

Below, view a collection of inspiring videos featuring relief fund donors.

AUGUST 2022

BERNIE A.
Belleman10@gmail.com

Why did you apply for a grant?
it was suggested to me by a co-worker after a conversation about my loss

How has the grant made a difference in your life, and how might the fund be beneficial for others in need?
The cost of the funeral, obituary, cremation was well over what I expected.

Did the grant impact you in any of the following ways? (Select all that apply.)
• I feel more positively toward my employer (or the fund sponsor)/
• I am better able to focus on my work
• I am better able to focus on my personal relationships
• I feel less stressed/worried overall
• I avoided a late fee on at least one bill

What message, if any, would you like to share with those who have donated to the fund, making your grant possible?
Thank you so much. I wanted the best I could do for my mom, but I didn’t fund even to pay for her funeral.

TAMARA F.
Tamaralez49@yahoo.com

Why did you apply for a grant?
I had infection in my gum which to find out I broke my front tooth in 3 places my dental Insurance did cover I was out sick from work with a viral infection funds was tight needed to pay the dentist to get the broken tooth out took 3 hours and now I need a bridge for the front tooth the grant helped me to get this done and I was so thankful that I was able to get this help.

How has the grant made a difference in your life, and how might the fund be beneficial for others in need?
This grant helped so I did not have to add another bill and stress to my life

Did the grant impact you in any of the following ways? (Select all that apply.)
• I am better able to focus on my work
• I am better able to focus on my personal relationships
• I feel less stressed/worried overall
• The grant provided breathing room so I can figure out next steps

What message, if any, would you like to share with those who have donated to the fund, making your grant possible?
I appreciate all the donate to this grant program this was a lot of help for myself and my family less stress on me and my budget

GERALDINE M.
Geraldine.morris@ensemblehp.com

Why did you apply for a grant?
My son passed away unexpectedly, and he did not have any life insurance.

How has the grant made a difference in your life, and how might the fund be beneficial for others in need?
I was extremely appreciative for all assistance I obtained to help me in my time of need, especially when it is all unexpected.

Did the grant impact you in any of the following ways? (Select all that apply.)
• The grant provided breathing room so I can figure out next steps

What message, if any, would you like to share with those who have donated to the fund, making your grant possible?
I am truly grateful from the bottom of my heart; I have never had to be in a position like this before where I need assistance to burry a loved one a child at that so again I am grateful for your donation

JULY 2022

BERNIE A.
Belleman10@gmail.com

Why did you apply for a grant?
it was suggested to me by a co-worker after a conversation about my loss

How has the grant made a difference in your life, and how might the fund be beneficial for others in need?
The cost of the funeral, obituary, cremation was well over what I expected.

Did the grant impact you in any of the following ways? (Select all that apply.)
• I feel more positively toward my employer (or the fund sponsor)/
• I am better able to focus on my work
• I am better able to focus on my personal relationships
• I feel less stressed/worried overall
• I avoided a late fee on at least one bill

What message, if any, would you like to share with those who have donated to the fund, making your grant possible?
Thank you so much. I wanted the best I could do for my mom, but I didn’t fund even to pay for her funeral.

BERNIE A.
Belleman10@gmail.com

Why did you apply for a grant?
it was suggested to me by a co-worker after a conversation about my loss

How has the grant made a difference in your life, and how might the fund be beneficial for others in need?
The cost of the funeral, obituary, cremation was well over what I expected.

Did the grant impact you in any of the following ways? (Select all that apply.)
• I feel more positively toward my employer (or the fund sponsor)/
• I am better able to focus on my work
• I am better able to focus on my personal relationships
• I feel less stressed/worried overall
• I avoided a late fee on at least one bill

What message, if any, would you like to share with those who have donated to the fund, making your grant possible?
Thank you so much. I wanted the best I could do for my mom, but I didn’t fund even to pay for her funeral.


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