In relation to funding to assist out a trigger, there’s by no means sufficient to go round for a lot of organizations.
And meaning simply the fundamentals are oftentimes lined, till somebody comes together with a well-timed donation — for the Ladies and Kids’s Horizons Inc. in Kenosha, final week was one such time.
Because of a donation of $17,000, a mixture of funds raised on behalf of Bianca Vite, who was 21 years outdated when she was murdered by a home violence abuser in 2012, the group will obtain a much-needed shot within the arm.
The funds, raised final October at an occasion at Cash Sports activities Bar, 1714 52nd St., Kenosha, have been turned over by Vite’s mom, Lisa Fuller-Cox, and her stepfather, Timothy Cox, at a presentation earlier this month.
Sandy Riese, a board member with Ladies and Kids’s Horizons, accepted the donation on behalf of the home and sexual violence sufferer advocacy group.
“We attempt to cowl day-to-day prices, however to do additional issues that should be accomplished to the properties and to assist our shoppers, that is actually a fabulous present for us. We’re actually blissful to obtain that.”
Riese mentioned Bianca’s story and the turmoil it has prompted amongst her household and pals definitely isn’t misplaced within the donation.
“It is a household that has skilled (home violence) and has been affected by it,” she mentioned. “I feel it’s an exquisite method they’re honoring their daughter within the reminiscence of their daughter and serving to scale back home violence.”