Ripple of One success story Rebecca Roach

March 25, 2014

The strides by a young woman toward a better life are being heralded this week by Ripple of One, an Oconee United Way initiative. Rebecca Roach’s progress in learning parenting skills and how to better manage money position her to become the Ripple of One’s first graduate. The program relies on trained, un-paid volunteers to  shepherd individuals such as Roach to get out of generational poverty. In Roach’s case, she obtained a GED, enrolled to study nursing in college, and recently was promoted to a manager’s position at Oconee’s Tribble Activity Center near Seneca. She has done this and more with the help of a mentor, realtor Donna Absher. Some day Roach may wind up as a mentor for someone who, like her, needed help.

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  • October 22, 2014 10:00 amPreserving 101 for Beginners at the Salem Branch of the OCPL
  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
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