Stories of Impact | The Village

No matter the perspective – donor, client, volunteer, employee – The Village is rich with success stories that inspire. Share the stories that touch you the most!


Adoptee Honors Mother with Endowed Fund

To honor her mom and to celebrate the commitments of other adoptive families, Connie and Larry created the Betty Goumas Endowed Fund at The Village. It joins six other endowed funds created to support, in perpetuity, a particular interest of a donor.

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Family to Family: The Kissane Family Fund

When Judy Kissane's first husband passed away, she and her sons decided to start the Kissane Family Emergency Assistance Fund at The Village to honor his legacy and provide direct aid to families in crisis situations.


From “Coping” to Thriving

Anyone meeting Tyler today would never suspect the challenges he has overcome in the past few years. As a young boy, Tyler was bullied. His reaction was to lash out in school, but with the help of The Village, he learned to express his feelings in a healthy way.