Like thousands across the country, these people are adversely affected by the expiration of the 2020 Cares Act and are falling “into the vacuum created by vanished social spending,” the article asserts. The $5 trillion pandemic safety net changed lives. Now it’s over. profiles Brittany Irick, who has lived in Martin’s House with her two boys for more than 188 days.
Detailing the concerning reality of dwindling pandemic safety-net funds, the Post shines a light on the many families who now face even more uncertainty and hardship than before. In the face of this crisis, we, at Martin’s House & Barn are more determined than ever to extend our helping hand to those in need.
Our client’s candor and her willingness to share her pandemic experiences and the events that brought her to Martin’s House & Barn are deeply appreciated –it is not an easy story to tell and she did it with grace and honesty.
Our rural Emergency Homeless Shelter for Families and Food Pantry continue to serve as beacons of hope for those facing adversity, homelessness, and food insecurity. With your unwavering support and generosity, we have been able to provide a safe haven and comprehensive support to families in our community.
We firmly believe that in times like these, unity and compassion are paramount.
We urge our community to come together and support one another as we face these challenges head-on. Whether it’s donating, volunteering, or spreading awareness about the importance of helping families in need, every action counts. You can make a difference by becoming involved with Martin's House & Barn right here on the Eastern Shore.
All the best,
Rick A. Lincicome, Chair, Board of Directors
Deborah Hudson Vornbrock, Executive Director