I am excited to announce that Going Beyond Borders has decided to stay local this year. As many of you know, we have gone to Africa and Belize but after listening to many of your suggestions, we are helping those right here in our own back yard.
We have chosen the Provo Women and Children’s Shelter. Because of decreased government funds, they are in desperate need of our help. Many women and children flee their abusive situation and find a safe place at the Provo Women’s Shelter. Because of the seriousness of their circumstance, many leave with only what can fit in their car and sometimes with nothing.
The shelter has 2 phases; 1-a safe house where most of the women and children stay for 30 days or less and 2- a transition apartment. This is where qualified women & children may stay for 6 months to a years while getting a job and other means.
So, how are we helping? We have been asked to provide a high tech security system with cameras to help keep these women & children safe. We are also providing a play ground for the children to play, 28 mattresses, mattress pads, washers, dryers, dish washers, and may other basic needs for the 8 transitional apartments.
We will be having an event at the Provo Beach Resort for the whole family on Thursday, Sept 26 from 6-9pm. We want you all to come and bring your kids. This is going to be a fun night of games and food and we will be raffling off lots of fun stuff!
Tickets are on sale NOW! Early bird special is $40 for adult and $30 for kid. Who’s in?
Check out all the fun activities at the Provo Beach Resort at www.provobeachresort.com