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Providing Alternative Crisis Resolution

Providing Alternative Crisis Resolution

Article reposted with permission from Law Quadrangle of University of Michigan Author: James Weir Laurence Kahn, ’77, has spent his life as an advocate in every sense of the word. Following his earlier experience in government and private practice, Kahn formed a...

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A Welcome New Year!

A Welcome New Year!

No matter how you look at it, 2020 was a challenging year. A pandemic spread across the world and fear gripped many as it was discovered that people older than 65 and those with pre-existing conditions would be more susceptible to dying from this contagion....

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Disabled and Wet

Disabled and Wet

It was raining...a lot. Harriet*, a disabled senior, was watching more and more rain leak into her small trailer and onto her furniture and possessions while a January storm continued its deluge in Oregon. With no family nearby and on a limited income, she wasn't sure...

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Help Now! Is Hope in Action

Help Now! Is Hope in Action

2020 will go down in history as a particularly difficult year for Americans and people around the world. At Help Now!, with your assistance, we rose to the challenge. From helping clients procure funds from their insurance companies when the Oregon fires devastated...

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Advocating for the Widow in the $10,000 Scam

Advocating for the Widow in the $10,000 Scam

She was a 77-year-old widow. Sheila* was in default to her Nevada credit union to the tune of $10,000, didn't know where to turn and was in crisis. How It Began It all started when a Utah "consulting" company contacted her. They convinced this widow that she could...

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A Special Thanksgiving Message

A Special Thanksgiving Message

From all of us at Help Now!, thank you from the bottom of our hearts. Thank you for caring... Thank you for giving time to your family... Thank you for being our fans... And a very special thank you for just being who you are each and every day. You see, we know that...

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The Giving Impact

The Giving Impact

You've seen the commercials. We all have. They go something like this: "For as little as the cost of a cup of coffee a day, your recurring monthly donation means that Billy and 10 of his classmates can get get a hot breakfast and lunch at school every day." These...

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Thanks to You, When You Share Love, Lives Change!

Thanks to You, When You Share Love, Lives Change!

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, Help Now! is dedicated to changing lives in the community. Families and individuals come to us when a crisis hits and there seems to be nowhere else to turn. It's deeply satisfying work as we are literally able to change...

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Crisis, Grief, and Thanksgiving

Crisis, Grief, and Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. For many Americans, the holidays mean that you gather with families for feasting, sharing stories, and reconnecting. For others, gathering with family can be extremely stressful as old habits and patterns of thinking are...

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With Friends Like These

With Friends Like These

She Was Carjacked, Disabled and Homeless Erin, seriously disabled and in her 20's was homeless and living in a car she had recently purchased but had not yet titled in her name because she lacked funds to do so. She had the title certificate with the prior owner’s...

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