Menu
Blog RSS Feed

Tag Archives: Client Success



From Angry Kid to Goal-Driven Man

Posted on Friday, September 29, 2017
By: Julia VanTine
Categories: Spotlights

Growing up in Brooklyn, 30-year-old Marquis Solomon had smarts and a large, stable family. But months before his ninth birthday, his father passed away. The loss left this bright little boy with a sense of abandonment that turned to rage. “I felt that I hadn’t had enough time with him,” says Marquis. Even his strong family unit couldn’t ease...

Read Article »

Comments [0]

Tagged:Client Success


Client Success Profile:

Posted on Thursday, November 17, 2016
By: Opportunity House
Categories: Spotlights

Success Story: Timmica AlexanderTimmica Alexander, mother of five, currently works at the Warehouse for OppShop. Alexander currently resides in a transitional housing unit across the street from Opportunity House. Alexander said, "[Opportunity House] helped me get back on my feet, I lost everything. It helped me financially, mentally, and physically. It gave me a fresh start." Timmica is...

Read Article »

Comments [0]

Tagged:Client Success


Success Spotlight: Second Street Learning Center parent, Mariangel Sanchez

Posted on Thursday, September 15, 2016
By: Kate Alley
Categories: Spotlights

When Mariangel Sanchez started as a bank teller in Reading with two small children she researched daycare centers and there were only one or two that had late hours and took infants. "The training classes I needed to take to develop my career required me to travel to Philadelphia or Allentown and I couldn't get home until  6 or 7." When she visited Second Street Learning...

Read Article »

Comments [0]

Tagged:Client Success


Client Success Story: Jeremy Winchester

Posted on Monday, August 08, 2016
By: Opportunity House
Categories: Spotlights

Six years ago, Jeremy Winchester, a 29-year-old from Reading, Pennsylvania, found himself homeless with no place to go. "They just kind of picked me up off my feet," Winchester remarks about his time at Opportunity House. Winchester took shelter at Opportunity House for a year while he worked to get himself back on his feet. He found himself helping out in the kitchen, picking up donations and...

Read Article »

Comments [0]

Tagged:Spotlight, Profile, Client Success


Client Profile: John Grundowski

Posted on Thursday, January 21, 2016
By: Angela Cremer
Categories: Spotlights

      John Grundowski, age 54, is a lifelong resident of Berks County. At the age of 9, Grundowski and his eight siblings lost their mother to cancer, and he and his youngest brother spent the rest of their childhood in foster homes and child care. Grundowski attended both Central Catholic and Muhlenberg school districts. Although he has been a...

Read Article »

Comments [0]

Tagged:Spotlight, Profile, Client Success


InstagramBlogLinkedInTwitterFacebook

Connect With Us

Opportunity House

430 North 2nd Street
Reading, PA 19601

Phone: (610) 374.4696
Fax: (610) 374.3165

Email: info@opphouse.org

Top