For fifteen years, Natalie Hool and Jim Matthews have organized a local race to honor their late son Max, raising funds to help families with children facing serious medical problems. Now they're passing the torch. ELi's Andrew Graham explains why.
“We receive things all the time and we are so grateful,” Pearsall-Myers said. “But as large as we are and as many animals as we have…it doesn’t take very long to go through those things.” ELi's Somer Sodeman reports on what CAHS does (and doesn't) need from donors.
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“My kids were so excited about the whole process...[m]y oldest kept a tally of everyone who came—including four dogs. She counted babies, people we didn’t know, and even people passing by who stopped, grabbed a paint brush and contributed.” Ann Kammerer reports.
“We are very appreciative of AT&T’s generous support of the supplemental and educational opportunities available to students here in East Lansing,” said ELEF Board President Kwafo Adarkwa. “It’s the start of a beautiful friendship.” Ann Kammerer reports.
Anyone, from any neighborhood can sign up for fourth annual Whitehills Elementary 5k and Fun Run, but only until the August 23 deadline. Charlie Meyers, a recent graduate of ELi's Summer Youth Journalism Program has the details.