Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic, families have weathered unforeseen impacts with strength and fortitude. The Silicon Valley Community Foundation set out to collect family stories of experiences, challenges, and hopes for their children’s future. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, families have been forced to be resilient. It is time that they have the real systemic support they need so that they don’t have to be. These families welcomed every opportunity they got to do better, to work harder, to learn and grow for themselves and their children. Their stories reflected their sense of community, expressing a desire to lift their families and their communities up. They contribute so much despite all the hurdles they must navigate.
Family stories have been compiled as one video but these short clips highlight some of the most potent moments experienced throughout the pandemic: