What’s the Best Gift You’ve Ever Received? | Breelynn’s Story

December 5, 2019

Breelynn and her sister

What’s the best gift you’ve ever received?

Four-year-old Breelynn cherishes the Minnie Mouse doll she received as a gift while in Family Promise’s shelter program. Minnie is her favorite cartoon character.

Breelynn and her family were living in a hotel when they found Family Promise. Her Minnie Mouse doll became a constant companion and source of comfort during an uncertain time. Life returned to normal for Breelynn after Family Promise helped her dad find steady employment and located a new home for the family. The family started a collection operation to receive and store clothes and other donated items for Family Promise families. And Breelynn still takes Minnie Mouse everywhere she goes.


Breelynn’s story is one of the thousands that begins at Family Promise each year. Every story is a gift, and these gifts are made possible by supporters of Family Promise. Your support provides families like Breelynn’s with the tools and resources to regain stability and achieve lasting independence.

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