Success Stories

Ryan and Luke's Story

A service dog stands with his soldier. While working at a military medical center, Julie, a music therapist and wife of military veteran Ryan, was introduced to the executive director of a CFC-funded organization. She kept in contact and, during this time, she learned about the organization and talked often about visiting the dogs that were in training at the end of her day.

George's Story

George  After 23 years in the military as a Navy SWCC boat operator transporting Navy SEALs, George has seen some tough fights. Right now, though, he is fighting for his life, as ALS has taken away his body’s ability to move, speak and breathe.  

Mark's Story

Mark Imagine living on the streets. Where are you going to sleep? Where are you going to get your next meal? Where are you going to wash your clothes? 

These are the exact decisions that Mark found himself navigating each day since 2011. Thanks to a charity supported by funds from generous CFC donors, Mark recently got back on his feet and no longer has to ask himself these questions.

Adel's Story

AdelWhen he’s not in school or playing, 11-year-old Adel makes about five trips a day to the water pump located at his school. He often goes with his two little brothers to get the water that his family of six requires for their daily needs, such as cooking, washing and drinking.