President Joy Browne representing the Sons and Daughters of Italy of Fort Walton Beach recently presented Children in Crisis, Inc., a $650 donation and pledged the club's support to CIC. The donation will help feed, clothe and care for the children living at the CIC Children’s Neighborhood.
Ken Hair, CIC President & CEO, commented, “We have been blessed with great support from the community to build the Children’s Neighborhood. However, it’s a struggle to find the necessary funding to feed and clothe the kids and sustain operations into the future. Support from the Sons and Daughters of Italy is a tremendous help in our efforts to provide a safe haven to the abused, neglected and abandoned children that don’t have a home.”
The CIC Children’s Neighborhood is located in Fort Walton Beach but provides a home to foster children from Okaloosa, Walton, Santa Rosa and Escambia counties. It has an emergency shelter for children who are removed without notice from an unsafe environment, family foster homes for young children and teen transition homes for foster children aging out of the program.
To learn more about Children in Crisis call 850-864-4242 or visit www.childrenincrisisfl.org
Photo left to right: Ken Hair, Children In Crisis President and CEO, receives a donation of $650 from President Joy Browne, representing the Sons and Daughters of Italy.