Tianna Hicks stayed at GRIP with her 5 children, sharing a small but safe room on the 2nd floor of the shelter in Richmond when she and her family were struggling to make ends meet.

The help she got at GRIP enabled her to find stability, and keep her children off the street, and into a safe place where they could grow and thrive.

As Najee Harris rose in the ranks of football’s elite, from Antioch High School, to a number one draft pick at Alabama, to a first round NFL draft pick joining the Steelers, the family has seen the power of helping out.

ABC7’s Ama Daetz interviews Tianna Hicks about how life has changed for Hicks, who is now on the board of directors for GRIP and even starting her own food bank in Antioch.