Social Security Works for Jerry Otis

Via Social Security Works Washington:

“Social Security give me the means, the money and the resources to be able to participate in the community and be a part of the community. It’s made the difference between living in poverty and being able to get by.”

Social Security benefits make the difference for Jerry Otis. When Jerry had an operation in 1985 that left him paralyzed on his left side, Social Security benefits were there, helping him to maintain his economic security. Now, Jerry serves his community by running a nonprofit program that builds wheelchair ramps for people in need — helping to bring dignity and freedom disabled, elderly and low-income people’s lives.

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?&gl=US&warned=True&client=mv-google&hl=en&v=InrwdTCv_cg]

Learn more about Social Security from Social Security Works Washington »

  • Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

More To Read

October 22, 2018

What Is Given Is Then Taken Away

The revocation of transgender rights feels violent because it is violent

October 17, 2018

We’re Number 1!

For at least 22 years, Washington has had the highest taxes on lower-income people.

October 16, 2018

I’m Going to Tip Minority Servers More – and Whites Less

Racism and discrimination translate to lower tips for people of color