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Following through to a new house

Allen Curtis began working with lacasa in September, 2016, after taking our Money 4 Life classes. His goal was to become a homeowner, but he needed help due to limited income. After waiting for new accounts to become available, Allen opened his Dream$avers IDA with...

Changing her life

IDA client Teresa Rodriguez was interviewed by her IDA counselor, Joel Zwier. “What I liked most about working with lacasa was learning ways to increase savings.  I realized that I wasted lots of money,” Teresa said.  “The Money for Life class helped me learn how to...

Respectful and Empowering

When we asked what she most appreciated about lacasa, Jillian de Moya said, “What I appreciated about lacasa was that it was both respectful and empowering me towards financial management. That, and helping me attain home security by buying my first home.” Jillian was...

Pleasant Surprises and Persistence

Our Financial Capabilities Counselor, Joel Zwier, sat down with his client, Amy Yoder, and asked about her experience with lacasa. Q: What impacted you in the time you worked with lacasa? A: “During the Money for Life class we went over a worksheet that dealt with...

True Grit

Taylor Fields had serious obstacles between her and her dream of home ownership, but she didn’t back down. “My first time applying for a Dream$avers matched savings account, back in 2014, I got turned down. That was very discouraging, not getting in.  I went home and...

With a Little Help from Our Friends

418 S 7th St, the second of 5 projects in the East Lincoln Crossroads Revitalization, is making progress. Help from the community is a big reason why. The property is a great example of lacasa’s revitalization work that so many people in Goshen appreciate. lacasa has...

Lacasa is nationally recognized by NeighborWorks America as an "Exemplary" organization. Lacasa actively provides personal empowerment, family stability, and neighborhood vitality in Elkhart County. Join us as we advance our legacy of community impact and building strong foundations for everyone.

Lacasa is nationally recognized by NeighborWorks America as an "Exemplary" organization. Lacasa actively works to provide personal empowerment, family stability, and neighborhood vitality for everyone. Join us as we advance our legacy of community impact in Elkhart County.