Hundreds of children in an elementary school where most of the student are well below the poverty line were able to receive new backpacks stocked with school essentials that are unaffordable to many of the families.
A young mom who's baby died suddenly was provided with food for friends and family attending the funeral, an expense they were unable to meet with out help.
Many families that I know, or have some connection with have received generous, home cooked, healthy meals on a monthly basis. This effort helps relieve financial pressures, as well as meeting emotional needs for feeling cared for.
Carasmark has done many other projects as well. These are the ones that I have seen personally, and have witnesses the value they have, and the positive impact on the children and families.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
Seeing practical and emotional needs met.
Ways to make it better...
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Possibly in time expand to include some kind of training in the area of healthy food selection and preparation.