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How Hair By Ivy Went From Homelessness To Celebrity Hair Stylist In 2 Years

By |May 11th, 2018|

A reprint from The Light 103.9FM
Celebrity hair stylist Hair By Ivy turned what could have been the end of her career in the launching point for her successful business. Here’s how she did it.
Before Ivy became a celebrity hairstylist, she practiced and perfected her craft on friends, family and neighbors. The self-taught beautician mastered weaving […]

Formerly Homeless Student Graduates College While Caring for Brothers

By |May 26th, 2016|

( Reprint of ABC News)

Many people talk about beating the odds, but one awe-inspiring young woman from the Bronx has truly proven what it really means to come out on top with the weight of the world on one’s shoulders.

The road toward graduating cum laude on Tuesday with a bachelor’s degree in English and a […]

The power of God transforming a life…

By |May 16th, 2016|

Today my 59 year old mother got her Masters Degree in Psychology. She was a Crack head who spent 5 years in the penitentiary. She was the lowest of the low she sold everything she had for Crack she stole from her family and she did things that I won’t even mention but I’m posting […]

Homeless VSU students beats the odds to earn her degree

By |May 7th, 2016|

(Reprint from ABC 8 News)

Her journey has been filled with trial, but it’s a story she’ll perhaps someday share with students of her own.
By Nakell Williams

Published: May 6, 2016, 6:06 pm

PETERSBURG, Va- (WRIC) – A young woman who beat some astonishing odds will be among Virginia State University graduates this spring. Twenty-three-year-old Kimberly Edmonds-Best has […]


By |April 30th, 2016|

(Reprint from ABC 11 News)

If you can change the way a woman sees herself, you can change her life. That’s how the boss of a new restaurant in downtown Raleigh feels about the women she’s going to hire to work there.

Homeless women from around Wake County will be learning to run the restaurant on one […]

Transitional facility adds women residents

By |April 20th, 2016|

Our Value to the Community LINC, Inc.: ? Has served approximately 1500 adults and 238 youth since it started providing services in 2000 ? Has a 92% success rate compared to North Carolina’s state rate of 59%. Forty-one percent of state released individuals that do not participate in LINC, Inc.?s re-entry programs return to prison […]