"Crunchy Life" is a series of books by Glen Mourning that create literary diversity for children all over. Glen, created the Crunchy Life series to help children see themselves in stories and cause them to read more.
Inspired by Glen's motivation to help children read more and ensure they see themselves in stories, we had a special surprise for him on this Pay It Forward with Fox 5.
Partnered with WUSA9, inspired by Step Va and their commitment to helping others with varying levels of disability through artistic expression. We wanted to donate $1,000 to help towards their initiative.
Rustic Love Vienna started when one family began making wooden heart signs in their backyard and giving proceeds to local organizations that help feed local food-insecure families. Motivated by the incredible work they are doing in their community on this Helping Hands with 7News, we had a little surprise for them.
The Open Goal Project creates opportunities for young players from underserved communities to showcase their skills and play competitive soccer. Inspired by what they are doing in our community, on this Helping Hands we surprised them with $2,000 to continue helping other kids doing what they love most!
The Pay It Forward initiative partners FOX 5 News with Easterns Automotive Group, and this time, we teamed up to surprise Pastor Robbie Pruitt, who started what he calls "bike ministry," where he is determined to help change lives one bicycle at a time!