It wasn’t easy, but I did it; I feel like a million bucks: Ricky

One of the program’s first success stories is that of Ricky, a single father in jail when his daughter was born. His story highlights the lengths fathers must sometimes go to overcome the barriers in existing systems. It is featured in the following video produced by United Way of Snohomish County’s CORE Collaborative initiative, a key supporter of Homeward House.

 One minute I’m on a piece of cardboard, wondering how it’s all going to turn out. Now, it’s like a dream come true … the hard work is starting to pay off. I’m starting to feel the fruits of my labor and I’m very blessed and grateful for it.