At the age of six, Caylin Moore’s mother took the courageous step to leave a volatile home plagued by domestic violence. She raised Caylin and his two siblings as a single mother, entered and finished law school, and saved her children from a vicious cycle of abuse.
In the face of abandonment, homelessness, and physical abuse, Britany Lewis has stood tall against odds that have threatened to destroy her dreams. Despite it all, Brittany believes, “I overcame the things from my past because I refuse to let them hold me back.
On November 15th, CDF celebrated five extraordinary high school students who have overcome tremendous challenges to excel academically and give back to their community. Each scholar received a scholarship, college counseling, a laptop computer, and an invitation to join CDF leadership training ladder to help pave the road to college and a successful adulthood.