She lost her job because of COVID-19. Now she and her three daughters may be evicted.

Alpha Fleurimond, the executive director and founder of Three Virtues Organization, a Homestead nonprofit that has been assisting Osson, said he’s tried unsuccessfully to get an answer from the state on unemployment benefits. He helped her fill out the paperwork and has tried to help her make ends meet, but the pressures on his nonprofit have been enormous since the deadly virus’ outbreak earlier this year.

“Because of the pandemic, our numbers are increasing. But that doesn’t mean we have more funding,” said Fleurimond, whose agency provides a food pantry, camp for kids and other social services to migrants, the elderly and the Haitian community in South Miami-Dade County.

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