The Parent Empowerment Program helps single and low-income parents break the cycle of poverty.
One of the programs Lubbock Area United Way funds is the Parent Empowerment Program at Catholic Charities. This programs helps parents reach their educational goals and break the cycle of poverty.
Below is an excerpt of a letter from Henry Henderson, who recently completed the Parent Empowerment Program and earned his degree from LCU.
"I am writing to express my deepest gratitude for your generous support in helping me pursue my college dreams in I.T. the field of technology. I am particularly drawn to this field due to its vast potential to create positive change in society.
Receiving financial assistance relieved a significant burden and allowed me to focus wholeheartedly on my studies. Your belief in my potential boosted my confidence and reinforced my determination to excel academically.
In the future, I hope to pay forward your generosity by supporting other students in their pursuit of education and dreams. Your generosity has shown me the immense value of helping others and has ignited a desire within me to give back to my community.
I will always carry your support in my heart as I work towards making a positive impact in the world. Thank you again for everything you have done for me."
Congratulations on your accomplishments, Henry!