Each year, an average of 125 children in Ellis County must be rescued from severe abuse, neglect or abandonment. Project Suitcase hopes to provide comfort and support to these children.
A grant from the community foundation provided funding for children removed from their home and taken to foster care with the gift of a duffle bag containing pajamas, underwear, a blanket, stuffed animal, toiletries, flashlight, small toys, snacks, and a McDonald's meal certificate.
A large bright orange pedal cart has delivered lots of smiles and memories for residents of Via Christi and their "grandfriends," at Learning Cross Preschool.
A grant from the community foundation purchased a four-person pedal cart for Learning Cross Preschool to share with Via Christi's senior residents. The children and seniors enjoy sharing stories and pedaling together.