An M4M member had Marine buddies near there. One of them knew an off-duty detective who found the individual who needed help, emergency transported them, and they were safe, all within hours
A young former student of mine was in an abusive relationship on the East Coast. She had a young daughter and her best friend from high school called me and said she needed help...It was as simple as giving her instructions and marshalling resources to buy her a plane ticket.
Another impactful experience occurred when the history teacher “tripped across” a homeless student whose parents literally left her on a curb and moved out of town. “The whole community rallied around her,” he said. “She had safe housing for the rest of the year, graduated on time, and is now enrolled in tech school and doing well."
Mustangs for Mustangs got my daughter and I out of a violent situation. I hadn’t even heard of them and 24 hours later, we were safe,” said one recipient. Another said that after serving in Afghanistan, life became difficult and M4M helped pay rent.
“It doesn’t take a massive commitment by any one person, just some awareness and watching what gets posted. “People want to help. They just haven’t been empowered to help before.”