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Prevent next tragedy

Jenauh, I am so deeply saddened by the death of your little one, Izayah. Do you know his name means salvation?

Our community comes together and grieves with your family, and I hope we can also come together and help prevent the next one. Our organization’s premise is to save children and moms by providing a safe, family-oriented home to live in, while helping them learn appropriate boundaries to increase their self-esteem and, ultimately, their self-reliance.

We work alongside other agencies and organizations regarding issues such as parenting and bonding, chemical dependency, domestic violence, co-dependency and then forgiveness and trust. We believe they need to be in a safe, trusting and caring environment before they can begin to look at some of these issues, to be able to become the parent they really want to be.

Please help us help them by remembering us to refer moms to. Let’s let our children know we will protect them. Let’s let Izayah’s remembrance be for the salvation of others.

Karen Fournier

Executive director, Hearth Homes, Spokane Valley

 

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