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Article posted: 4/26/2013 6:00 AM

Naperville CARES helps clients in need survive tough times

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Mellissa Henry and her daughter had moved 13 hours away from friends and family when Henry's situation changed and she found herself looking for a hand and a support network. Naperville CARES gave her both and helped her get back on track, she said.

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Naperville CARES' Cuisine for a Cause features samples of food from 25 area restaurants. Proceeds support the organization's emergency aid for people in financial crisis.

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Mellissa Henry had moved 13 hours from her family and friends for a relationship she soon decided wasn't right for her. Without her support network, she felt lost until she found the backing of Naperville CARES and gathered the strength she knew she had to make it on her own.
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    • Mellissa Henry and her daughter had moved 13 hours away from friends and family when Henryís situation changed and she found herself looking for a hand and a support network. Naperville CARES gave her both and helped her get back on track, she said.
    • Naperville CARESí Cuisine for a Cause features samples of food from 25 area restaurants. Proceeds support the organizationís emergency aid for people in financial crisis.
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