Melissa will obtain her Bachelors of Nursing Science degree in May, 2017, enabling. her to work as an RN. In addition to her studies, Melissa is working at Stamford Hospital as a Staff nurse in an in-patient unit. She is the mother of two children and volunteers at her daughter’s school. Melissa feels that the emotional support she has received from being a part of The Susan Fund has made her realize that she is not alone in dealing with life’s challenges but is a part of a greater community.