Avon company proprietor delivers career to CCSU scholar having difficulties amid pandemic, loss of mom

AVON, Conn. (WTNH) — A college student at Central Connecticut Condition College has a job now following achieving out to the group for assistance through Thanksgiving.

Julia Plunkett, 20, is a CCSU pupil. In a letter to WTNH this week, Julia wrote that in the very last year she was homeless, she dropped her mom to the flu, and – when the pandemic strike Connecticut in March – she lost her job.

“I was still left to find my way,” she wrote. “And have struggled considering the fact that.”

Just in advance of Thanksgiving, she attained out to the Avon community on Facebook asking where she could get an inexpensive Thanksgiving food.

“The outreach was mind-boggling,” she wrote. “The full neighborhood arrived out to support me.”

But a single man or woman in distinct transformed her fortunes the most.

Deanna Damen, the owner of Cake Gypsy in Avon presented not only to acquire Julia a holiday food, but provided her a career.

“I’m not the only just one she’s assisted for the duration of this year. She also gave Thanksgiving dinners away to 10 households. She is this sort of a mild and so sweet and so nice and making our local community,” Julia concluded in her letter.

When Information 8 satisfied up with Julia Sunday she expresser her surprise and gratitude for the kindness.

Coming up tonight on Information 8 at 10, we’ll listen to extra from Julia and her new manager.