Welcome Home, Tommy & Shelia

Welcome Home, Tommy & Shelia

Tommy and Shelia moved their family into their CASA apartment in May.  Before they arrived, they had been living in a hotel room with one bed.  Now, they live in a two-bedroom apartment in a community for families with children in Raleigh. “At one time we had a nice...
Wayne’s Welcome Home Anniversary

Wayne’s Welcome Home Anniversary

On the fourth of July last year, Wayne was just a few weeks away from moving into his CASA apartment.  Wayne is an Army veteran, who joined the military at eighteen because his family didn’t have the money to send him to college.  He wanted to go to school, but he is...
Jimmy

Jimmy

Before moving into his CASA apartment, Jimmy spent a good portion of his adult life homeless. He moved around a lot looking for work. When he arrived in Raleigh, he stayed at the South Wilmington Street Center, a homeless shelter for single men. He worked odd jobs in...
Honoring Veterans Day at CASA: Wayne’s Story

Honoring Veterans Day at CASA: Wayne’s Story

At the beginning of this year, Wayne packed up his house in Baltimore and moved to North Carolina. His daughter and two grandkids live in Raleigh, and he wanted to be close to them.  “I’m starting my life over again,” he said with a smile. “I’m looking forward to it.”...