Author Archive for: Sam

Entries by Samantha Piel

Stock Donations: A Win-Win for Your Heart and Wallet!

When thinking of donating to Hillcrest Platte County, something to consider is the donation of appreciated stock, bonds, or mutual funds. Donating directly to HPC may help you donate more efficiently, saving you money on taxes. The money saved goes directly to HPC as a 501(c) 3 when the full value of the stock is […]

How to Shop Tax-Free Every Day

At Hillcrest Platte County, we’re all about making a positive impact on lives in our community. One of the exciting ways we do this is through our three thrift shops: The Hillcrest Thrift Shop – Picture Hills, The Hillcrest Thrift Shop – Platte City, and The Hillcrest Clearance Outlet. These shops are more than just […]

From Struggle to Success and Stability

Rachelle’s Remarkable Journey Imagine being a single mother of five, including newborn twins, grappling with the weight of substance abuse, and losing custody of three beloved children. This was Rachelle’s reality when she came to the HPC program. The challenges she faced were immense, but her determination to regain her life and provide a safe […]

The HPC Young Adult Program: A Turning Point

Ryan’s Inspirational Journey to Success Life often presents challenges that test our resilience and determination, and Ryan’s story is a testament to the power of unwavering perseverance and the support of the right community. Ryan’s journey from living in his car while trying to finish high school to successfully graduating from the HPC Housing program […]

A Journey of Transformation, Hope, and Renewed Relationships

Sometimes, all it takes is the right environment and support to turn lives around. Joey and Justin’s story is a testament to the power of second chances, and the transformative impact of the HPC 90-day program and Next Steps to Success. From battling addiction to celebrating milestones like marriage, sobriety, and personal growth, their journey […]