A new beginning

Gunther Aguado now sees opportunity in each day. Having lived most of his life with a substance use disorder that ultimately led to homelessness, Gunther Aguado wants to use his…

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Lisa

Moving through trauma to end homelessness

Lisa does not give up easily and despite living in a tent, she was doing everything she could to turn things around. But when you are homeless, it’s nearly impossible…

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Rebuilding Her Life

Regina never imagined homelessness could happen to her Regina is proof that experiencing homelessness can happen to anyone. Originally from Kentucky, Regina received her Master’s in Genetics from the University…

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Phillip and his mobile shoe shine cart

From Homelessness to Entrepreneur

An inspiring story of resilience Phillip Wiggins was a graphic illustrator in the military. He has worked as a mason and in commercial cleaning. And his latest entrepreneurial venture is…

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Emergency Funding for Austinites Affected by COVID-19

City of Austin Provides Emergency Relief Funding to Prevent Homelessness in Austin A critical piece to ending homelessness in our community is preventing it from ever occurring. With that aim…

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