A truck pulls in and the presents pour out.
“You problem any individual to hitch you and so if you are going to give again, it is simpler to do with a crew. And the military does that higher than anyone,” stated Captain Raymond Davis of the Workforce Brownsville Sector of Operation Guardian Help.
The Military Nationwide Guard stationed in Brownsville is giving again to a deserving charity in Harlingen this vacation season. Valley Haven is a house for abused and uncared for kids and depends closely on volunteers and donations to care for his or her kids, who develop into like household to them.
“In case you come frequently, the youngsters get to know you. As you stroll by the door, they name your identify and run to you for a hug,” stated Donna Millon, Valley Haven volunteer.
However as the children would say, this is not only a shelter. It’s a dwelling for them and they’re all one huge household. That is precisely why these citizen troopers wished to offer again.
“I all the time inform them we’re one household proper now. You’ve 35 brothers and sisters they usually’re good with it. They adore it. They do not need to depart.” stated Valley Haven co-founder, Kristen Millon.
The group contains members from Brownsville, Falfurrias, Laredo, Corpus Christi, and at the same time as far-off as Kentucky. Altogether they donated near $10,000 price of reward playing cards, requirements, toys and clothes.
“We walked in about three weeks in the past into this group and simply stated, ‘hey, we need to assist.’ And so they stated, ‘sure, let’s do it.’ They’d no thought the place we have been going with it,” stated Davis.
And for these kids who in any other case would not have themselves a merry little Christmas, these donations go a good distance.
“You don’t have any thought what you could have executed, what an influence that is for Valley Haven and what it means to all of us. It is unimaginable,” stated Gracie Bradwell, Co-Founding father of Valley Haven.
If you wish to give again to Valley Haven, go to their web site or name them at (956) 893-0422. They’re in want of clothes (particularly new underwear, socks and pajamas), in addition to reward playing cards for experiences (like films, bowling, and different outings).