Octavia from Louisville, Kentucky

I'm on fixed income but a new set of dentures will help me focus on my writing.

I had surgery and have trouble swallowing food. With dentures, I can move past this challenge to focus on my own activism & writing!


I am a sixty-something year-old woman with a passion for social activism. I love to see people having their needs met. I receive Social Security income, and it hinders me from making major purchases after bills are paid.

My goals are to improve myself every year; I set goals for myself every year. I have written and submitted for publication a fiction story to Covenant Books, who agreed to publish it. The release date will be announced soon. It is a story about a woman who becomes homeless after losing her job and changes her life by using her talent as a seamstress/fashion designer to a celebrity. I see myself in her story as a woman who has had similar experience and has the goal to become a wealthy woman so that I can give back to other women.

I need a set dentures because I've had oral surgery. Right now I am having trouble swallowing food.

Meeting this need will help me because, first, I will be able to eat comfortably without choking. Second, to help me improve my self-image. I will be making public appearances regarding my book, and self-image is a vital part of feeling confident.

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This need has been validated by Linette from Central Louisville Community Ministries

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Validated by Linette from Central Louisville Community Ministries (What does this mean?)

I know Octavia as a client with my agency, Central Louisville Community Ministries, where we help low-income residents of our neighborhood. She has received help with personal care items as well as food from our pantry in order to help make finances stretch. She's a wonderful person with a beautiful spirit!

About Linette

I'm the Executive Director at CLCM, where we help our low-income neighbors with emergency assistance for late rent and utilities bills as well as provide food, clothing, personal care items, prescription assistance, and haircut vouchers. Our goal is to help stablilize individuals and families by… Read more