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GoochlandCares Support 2023

Jessica’s Story

With the help of Goochland Free Clinic and Family Services, I was able to get away from my abusive husband.

When I moved to Virginia with my husband, I had a plan. I was going to get a great job as a Medical Assistant and watch my kids learn and grow in Goochland. My husband quickly became abusive—verbally, emotionally, physically, sexually, and

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Roger’s Story

I don’t know where we would be right now without GFCFS.

“Goochland Free Clinic and Family Services has been a blessing to me and my family.” Roger and his wife and children, have lived in Goochland for over 35 years. Roger worked hard all his life, including 21 years at VDOT. Even after being

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Evelyn’s Story

GFCFS has kept Evelyn in her home, warm and safe, with access to medical care, food, and someone to watch out for her.

Evelyn has lived in Goochland since 1979. She used to volunteer and bring food to the Goochland Fellowship many years ago before it was a formal food pantry. She worked at Beaumont as a project supervisor for 11 years until she fell on the job

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DONNA’S STORY

But with hard work, the help of friends and GFCFS, I have now opened a small business called Dreamshine Tack in Goochland.

Hi. My name is Donna and I’m here to tell you a short story about how fast your life can change. In 2007 I was earning a good living working for an advertising agency. I owned my own horse farm and had money to live and do as I wished. I felt

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LISA’S STORY

They listen, they understand. They have caring hearts and are supportive.

I fell in love when I was 16 and got married at 19. Two years later we had our first child. My husband and I have been married for 28 years and have 5 kids, ages 7 to 25. My husband had a great job in construction when the company he had worked for

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