When the COVID-19 pandemic began, one of the first things to go was large gatherings. IDignity’s monthly Identification Clinics, something we’ve done since the mission was founded, had to be put on hold. As the crisis continued, IDignity decided we needed to find a new way to serve. One important detail in that endeavor was finding somewhere to serve our clients.
“In the beginning, obtaining an ID didn’t take much more than $3 and a smile for the camera.” Read about IDignity’s humble beginnings and learn how our mission was born.
Over 1 million people in the state of Florida filed for unemployment since the beginning of March. This number does not account for the thousands of individuals who do not have proper identification, people who will find themselves unable to apply for unemployment or find a new job and on the brink of homelessness.
Once this pandemic comes to an end and we all return to our daily lives, the need for identification will be even greater. Click to find out how you can help.
If you plan to take a commercial flight later this year, you might want to make sure you have that little gold star on your driver’s license or ID.
Like any young adult, Ivanisse is still discovering who she is. But when she lost her identification, she learned a new, inspiring aspect of her character.
Today we honored the lives of persons who died this year in Central Florida after having experienced homelessness.
It is with great sadness that we share with you the news of Jackie Dowd passing away Saturday, November 23.
Supporting IDignity means that you are helping people solve a problem that they cannot easily solve alone.
Myron and Linda’s story says a lot about what it means to make a difference. It shows how helping others does not mean you have to change the world, but simply lend a hand to someone who needs it.