Powerful stories from our agency partners across Florida

Thousands of individuals across Florida face challenges in everyday life. These are stories submitted to FASB from partner agencies and individuals who have triumphed in the face of adversity. If you would like to submit your story, click the Submit A Success Story button on this page so we can share it with others.

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Timmy’s Story

These pictures look like a kid checking out a book and may seem like no big deal… except it was for this student.  You see, Timmy does not like books. …

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Millie’s Story

For months, Millie had been falling asleep at unusual times and was not eating well. She had also been exhibiting odd behaviors at daycare. Not wanting to play with other…

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Maggie’s Story

Maggie has been a Lighthouse of Collier client for almost three years. She suffers from glaucoma and damaged corneas, causing a great deal of pain and extreme light sensitivity. She…

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Cintia’s Story

Cintia has been a client of the Lighthouse Children’s Program (along with her older brother) since late 2019. She is very shy and lacking in confidence and found it a…

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Dominque’s Story

Dominque has been with the Lighthouse since she was eight years old. Now at the mature age of 19, she is ready to conquer the world. She has attended both…

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Loretta’s Story

LORETTA SCHOOLS’ AMAZING STORY Loretta Schools, 81, has experienced a pattern of unusual and unpredictable vision losses throughout much of her adult life.  At 34 years of age, she woke…

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Harper’s Story

Harper was just over one years old when she was referred to the Lighthouse for the Blind & low Vision.  She only has light perception in both eyes and could…

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Christian’s Story

(It starts with BB services, but transitions into CP.  Without the CP program, there would be a gap and the children can and will regress) Christian was born with a…

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