Home. It’s a word –no, a force –that is so powerful, it can shape an entire life. For some, it’s familiar, easy, warm. For others, home is a source of confusion and fear.

Richard Yadkowski knows that all too well. As a seven-year-old boy, Yadkowski moved into the foster care system and spent his formative years passing through a series of houses. His story caught the attention of an unassuming businessman, who began offering him encouragement, coaching, and ultimately an opportunity to build a better life through WinShape Homes.

See how Yadkowski, like more than 400 other children who have been loved and inspired through WinShape Homes, is redefining the meaning of the word that once caused him angst.

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