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...
True Grit

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

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...
A Breath of Fresh Air

A Breath of Fresh Air

On Tuesday, June 27, 2017, LaCasa sponsored a trip which took residents from our Water Tower Place location to the beautiful Wellfield Botanic Gardens in downtown Elkhart. Water Tower Place is designed for residents age 55 and older. This was the first of many trips...