Through the Rapid Response Team, Dr. Fontaine Timmer, director of the Palm Beach Atlantic Volunteer Nursing Corps, had a second chance to give a hand up to a formerly homeless mother she had first encountered in 2018.
Janette “Garcia” of Lake Worth Beach never believed COVID-19 could happen to her. She never believed she would be so sick she couldn’t work and provide for her family. And she never believed she would have to consider living on the street.
As Palm Health Foundation and its partners continue to collect the personal stories of Palm Beach County residents during COVID-19, more community members in crisis are receiving the help they need through the new Neighbors Helping Neighbors Fund.