Adopt-A-Family: Abigail's FamilyUPDATED 10:12 PM HST Dec 17, 2013Video Transcript
pause for open Hawaii's economy makes it tough-- especially for young families. Tonight's adopt a family struggled.... but they are determined to make it one their own. And they are taking advantage of any help they receive to reach their goal. 1:20;16-1;20:26 MONEY SMARTS. FINANCIAL. HW TO MAKE OUR MONEY LAST US TO THE END OF THE MONTH. Thats some of what Abigail and her husband have learned living at the ulu ke kukui transitional HOUSING PROGRAM in Waianae. The young couple found it difficult to find their own place before coming to the PROGRAM But they are very determined now---armed with new skills to make it to make it on their own. 1:21:05-1:21:17 I TAKE ADVANTAGE OF WHAT I CAN BECAUSE ONCE I EXIT OUT OF HERE I DON'T THINK THE ORGANIZATION S THAT ARE HELPING US HERE WILL BE ABLE TO HELP US OUT. Ezekiel just turned three and is the apple of mom and dad's eyes--and his grandparents as well. Dad works full time but its a struggle. Their families have helped make it a little easier to handle. 22:58- 23:24 I WOULD SAY WE'RE MORE FORTUNATE THAN OTHER FAMILIES BECAUSE WE HAVE THE SUPORT FROM OUR FAMILYS JUST THE BASICS. THINGS WE CAN PRETTY MUCH HANDLE WE BET BY IN YEAH JUST HAVE A ROOF OVER OUR HELD FOOD TO EAT, thats ABOUT IT. Their goal when they exit from Ulu ke kukui in January is to move into affordable, permanent housing. Their Christmas wish list is short.... Preschool/Educa tional books for Ezekiel, Clothing: Boy's 4t, Women's Large, Men's XL A queen size comforter for their bed. Christian musical Cds for dad And cleaning supplies for their unit. If you'd like to adopt Abigail and her family... Call our adopt a family helping hands hawaii line at 440-3800. Sports time with Robert Kekaula.