Changing her life

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

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

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...

County-Wide Access

Letter from Larry Gautsche, President/CEO LaCasa’s Board and staff are committed to improving access to LaCasa services for all Elkhart County residents and neighborhoods.  As we work at telling our story,  we find that old perceptions remain and are hard to change. ...

Partnering to Change Lives

As hard to believe as it is, we are approaching the holiday season. It’s a time when a lot of us take time to appreciate our many blessings and think about how we can give from our abundance. At LaCasa, we’re aware that it’s easier to talk about greater impact than it...