Struggling Single Parent Makes Good and Gives Back!
Pictured left to right: Peggy Shepard, Director of Planning & Communication; Kevin Correia, former client turned CTI donor; Chris Santos-Gordon, Director of the Center for Financial Self-Sufficiency.
Giving back, that’s what it’s all about. Kevin Correia was once a struggling teen parent. As a single father, Kevin was able to enroll his little girl into Community Teamwork’s Head Start Program while he worked on finishing his education. He also took advantage of CTI’s six-week Financial Education Classes and was accepted into the Individual Development Account (IDA) Program which helped him to finance his first home. With hard work and perseverance, Kevin completed his degree, landed a job at a local bank and studied real estate. Now a successful Real Estate Agent, Mr. Correia is paying it forward by donating $5k to the program that gave him his successful start. Thank you Mr. Correia and Congratulations!!