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Six Dream kids and their families joined the Warner family and First Things First for the annual weeklong trip to Florida. Two families from Arizona and three families from Missouri spent the week with the Warner family as bonds were formed and friendships were made while exploring the best of Orlando including Animal Kingdom, Epcot, Magic Kingdom, and SeaWorld. First Things First has now hosted a total of 161 Wish/Dream kids for this magical week! We are so grateful for the support of our amazing partners: Give Kids the World, Dream Factory, and For Those Without a Voice.

It was a 4th of July they'll never forget for Natasha and her two kids. The closing day of their Lewis and Clark Habitat for Humanity home in Alton, IL came with unexpected blessings including furniture, washer & dryer, TV, and Nintendo Switch, all provided by Aaron's. U-Haul provided a grant to cover the cost of kitchen, bath, bedding, and other decor items to transform the house into the perfect place for this family of three to call home! (Photo courtesy of Bill Greenblatt)