Students, Faculty and Staff Donate Needed Items To Everyday Blessings

EveryDay Blessings

Everyday Blessings received items collected by WMU-Cooley Law School students, faculty and staff. Students Joe Cline (left) and Floyd Grimes (right), along with Lisa Erkens, WMU-Cooley administrative assistant, delivered the donated items for children living at the foster care facility.

Children living at Everyday Blessings, a nonprofit foster care organization located in Thonotosassa, Florida, were the recipients of donated items collected by WMU-Cooley Law School’s students, faculty and staff. Everyday Blessings houses nearly 30 children who have been removed from their previous homes due to abuse, neglect or abandonment. Those living at Everyday Blessings range in age from newborn through 17 years old, and come from all economic backgrounds and ethnic groups.

“We are proud that our students, faculty and staff have chosen Everyday Blessings to receive gifts and needed everyday items for children who have been displaced from their homes,” said Lisa Erkens, who coordinated the donation drive at the law school. “It is important for children who have been displaced from their homes to have a positive experience during the holiday season.”


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