Meet Our Families

Real families, real stories of hope.

Meet Rosilin Nash: Army veteran, single mother and MBA holder is a recent recipient of the New Day Foundation for Families

How was New Day able to help your family? As a 36-year-old single mother of Micah (7), I was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer in November.  For the first time, I was facing the harsh reality of death much too soon: preparing a living will and an alternative home for my son in my […]

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Meet Heather Irish: A recent recipient of the New Day Foundation for Families and the Christmas Program

How was New Day Foundation able to help your family?  I am a single mom with a 10-year-old daughter. I am 51, active, and full of energy…or at least I was. In early August 2014 I had signed a lease to be closer to my mom so that she could help out with my daughter […]

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Meet Erica Stone: A recent recipient of the New Day Foundation for Families

How was New Day Foundation able to help your family? I recently moved back to Michigan from the Washington, D.C. area with my two children, Tristan, 14, and Taryn, 11. I am a single mom, and I had just started a new job when I was diagnosed with breast cancer. Unfortunately, I was unable to take […]

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Meet Jennifer Miller : A recipient of the New Day Foundation for Families

Jennifer Miller, 42 was used to taking care of everyone else in her life. A health care aid in an Oakland County public school, she loves her job working with mentally, emotionally and physically impaired children. Jennifer was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer in January of 2014. “At first, my husband Kevin […]

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Meet Vicki Lewis: A recent recipient of the New Day Foundation for Families

How was New Day Foundation able to help your family?  I was diagnosed with breast cancer in March, 2014. I’m a 50 year old single mom with two boys, Blake,16 and Mason,13. I just didn’t know what I was going to do financially as I needed to stop working all summer as a waitress while […]

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Meet Brian St. Clair: A recent recipient of the New Day Foundation for Families

How was New Day Foundation able to help your family? I was diagnosed with Stage IV metastatic prostate cancer earlier this year. I was astonished by what New Day was able to do for my family and me. They immediately provided Meijer gift cards for groceries and gas. And then they generously took over my […]

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Meet Roxiann: A recipient of the New Day Foundation for Families

How was New Day Foundation able to help your family?  In April, 2014, I was diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer. It has been really tough. I have been undergoing chemo and had to recently stop my treatment for a while. I am the mom of three great kids. Markesta, my daughter is 28, Reginald […]

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