Today’s Laulima family is a family of two – a mom and her adult son.

Being a single parent is never easy, and for this mom, it’s especially difficult.

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She’s 53 now and her son is 21.

When he was born he was three months premature and blind. He is still on a feeding tube. He’s developmentally delayed and suffers chronic lung problems.

Mom can’t work, as she cares for him full-time. While grateful for government benefits, the income varies and it’s unstable.

As for dad, he wasn’t around much when their son was born. He helps now, about twice a month and pays some child support.

But this is our chance to help mom be the recipient of care, so any help with bills or gift cards, or maybe a meal, would go a long way.

In the spirit of Laulima, our many hands working together, we can help her through this holiday season.

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To help this family, click Laulima above then fill out the Laulima Sponsor form, under question #2 click Yes and enter the ‘ohana code H2279 in question #3.