Kiwanis Club helps Homeless Family

$1,425 of $7,500 goal

Raised by 11 people in 10 months
Lavonne Crick Campbell
Thank You For Helping The Willowbrook/Burr Ridge Kiwanis Club Serve The Children of the World.  

The Willowbrook/Burr Ridge Kiwanis Club is raising money to help a homeless family from our neighborhood reistablish themselves in our community.  We are trying to keep these happy boys in the school that they are succeeding in.  Our club found out about this family from our local school and since November we have been opening our personal wallets on a weekly basis to keep this family in temporary housing.  We are a fierce but small group and now are ready to move to the next level which is to find permanent housing for them.  They relocated to this area this summer to be near family and housing has been an issue.  The mom found permanent but part-time work and is doing the best she can to keep these kids together and in school.  The boys are doing well in school and playing sports.  We have secured a car for the family.  Now we want to create a fund to help this family move into an apartment.  We are their mentors and their back up system.  Kiwanis International's motto is "Serving the Children of the World"  we as a club are trying to start in our own backyard.  We will oversee this account and make sure the money is spent well.  If there are proceeds left we will use to serve other children of the world.

Thank you for your help!

The Willowbrook/Burr Ridge Kiwanis Club celebrated our 40th Anniversary last year.  We are a group of people who take giving seriously and working to help our community even more seriously.  Please help us.