November 2013 - Human Options

Human Options offers hope and help

Blog by Vivian Clecak, Co-Founder & CEO, Human Options “Vivian, don’t you remember me?” At least once a month I am approached in a store or restaurant by a woman whose face I do not remember immediately. She reminds me, “I was at the shelter in Laguna Beach in 1990, my name is….” And I remember, I remember her little girl hiding behind her mom. And I remember her story. Now she tells me a new story, of a new life free of violence and a daughter who is in college and doing well. And she thanks Human Options for saving and changing her life and her daughter’s life. This…