Morgan Miles, an Executive Director at Giving Austin Labor Support (GALS), greets the It’s Time Texas team with a smile and a sleeping newborn on her lap. “You don’t wake a sleeping baby,” she says as she settles in for her interview.
Lisa Wamsley, a coordinator at the Sonshine Outreach Center, dedicates herself to her work in helping those in need. From flea spraying an older gentleman’s house before he gets home from the hospital to paying for a kidney surgery for a young woman, Ms. Wamsley goes into work each day ready to say “yes” to helping anyone in need.
Crystal Petry, the Iconium Missionary Baptist Church Grant Manager, grew up in a household that didn’t talk about money. Like so many others, she didn’t know how interest rates worked, loans, debt, or how to stay on track with a weekly budget.