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‘God bless Turning Points,’ says single mom who was facing eviction from her apartment

Updated on December 17th, 2020 Written by Turning Points

12/03/20–Nidia Rosales reached out for help when COVID-19 dried up her business and her finances. TIFFANY TOMPKINS TTOMPKINS@BRADENTON.COM


DECEMBER 04, 2020 05:00 AM, UPDATED DECEMBER 04, 2020 07:19 AM

Nidia Rosales had always been able to provide for herself and her two daughters, ages 17 and 10.

She is a 38-year-old self-employed entrepreneur who has sold Herbalife products for the past 10 years.

With the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, sales stopped for more than a month because of the state order closing retail operations. Even after the quarantine was lifted, months passed with few sales, and no income to pay bills.

Rosales worried whether she and her girls would be able to stay in their duplex. If they were evicted, where would they go? A friend suggested that she contact Turning Points, which helps not only the homeless, but those in danger of becoming homeless.

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