LIFT Annual Report 2012: oneLIFT - Page 13

“ The world is hard for all of us to navigate, but when you’re one crisis away from falling off the cliff, it’s especially hard.” KIRSTEN LODAL, WOMAN’S DAY MAGAZINE “ One of the most innovative organizations working to re-imagine poverty alleviation along these lines is called LIFT….Last year, LIFT mobilized 674 volunteers who contributed 126,000 volunteer hours and assisted about 10,000 families. If the American Dream is to be resuscitated for many of the nation’s poor, there is a great deal that we can learn from them.” DAVID BORNSTEIN, NEW YORK TIMES FIXES UT ABOUT LIFT “ The point I most want to make is that none of us makes it in life alone. To deny that people of relative