Holiday Wish: New Bedford Mother Recovering from Heart Surgery [VIDEO]
Lavolta Depina is a 35-year-old single mom from New Bedford who is currently struggling with health issues.
Lavolta has always been a hard worker and is devoted to her family. She has one biological daughter and has taken custody of four of her nieces and nephews. All of the children are nine years old and younger. She took the kids in without thinking twice. She transported the children back and forth to activities such as gymnastics, counseling sessions, and attended in-home therapy sessions for the children.
Text to Donate: Text WISHES to 313131. You will be sent a United Way e-link that allows you to make a donation via credit card to this family when you select the day and date of which family you wish to help from the drop-down menu.
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