• And to make matters worse, two of her dogs died.To counter her feelings of grief on both counts, Alonzo decided to create the nonprofit Obi's Pet Pantry to help people who are having a hard time financially providing for their pets.She keeps it stocked with food, blankets, collars, shampoo and other pet supplies in part with her stimulus money and with the donations the pantry receives."It's available for people in need, no questions asked, and all of the items are free," Alonzo said.
  • "Good begets good."Providing help for homeless seniorsStephanie Woods-McKinney, who works for a union pension fund, feels very lucky that she has been able to work from her home in Bronx, New York, throughout the pandemic.She has even managed to save more money as a result.
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