In today's troubling economy, it can be difficult to make ends meet. One 36-year-old Buffalo mom knows all too well how difficult it can be, particularly with the holidays now upon us. The woman is a single mother with four children of her own, plus three nieces and nephews that she gained custody of in 2008.
Readers in Pennsylvania may be interested to read about how community members in another state are helping people with disabilities. Those with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a suburb community will soon have a new opportunity to work, thanks to a new nonprofit organization. The organization, Best Futures Inc., was founded by suburban families with loved ones who are disabled. They attained nonprofit status a few months ago and are now pursuing 501(c)(3) status.
Following a news team's investigation of one man's Social Security disability claim debacle, the news station received a deluge of calls and emails from others also frustrated with the system. The original story followed one man who had fought for two years to get Social Security Disability benefits following a spinal injury documented by multiple doctors.