Whew! It’s been a busy few months!! Summer always brings the sun and the bright, vibrant energy of a new season….it also brings 8,000 events, parties, fun things to do, vacations and general craziness, amiright? So, point being, we’re a little delayed with this update, but here it goes!!
We had a FABULOUS time at our Love Them BACK Packs assembly party….make sure you scroll through our Instagram feed on our home page to see a few shots of the action. We managed to collect and create through everyone’s generous donations over 80 bags for children entering the foster care system in Chester County. The support for this project was overwhelming and so inspiring. Big shout outs to all of our volunteers that day – Gina and Charlie Mallon our Quality Control Guru’s, Nancy Moore who was our runner and pulled everything together, Jess Lupacckino, Annawyn Laing, Lindsey Dougherty, Nicole Stabilito, Joan and Tom Andrews and many other fabulous folks who came and helped us pack all of those bags!!
Now the ITAV crew is working hard behind the scenes to get the bags in the hands of the county social work staff, so they’ll be able to grab them when needed. We’ll keep you posted with how it goes, hopefully have some success stories to share in the future, and with any luck be able to do this again next year.
It goes without saying, but we can’t do this without you – our Village. Our friends, neighbors, family, acquaintances… each and every one of you who helps in every little way. Whether you donate, volunteer, interact with us on social media, mention us to your friends, speak our name and think of us in good faith….all of that goes toward our success in every little way. It helps us help others and we are so very thankful for YOU!!