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      Amarillo resident plans to give back to Sunshine Cottage


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      ine families



      all with one goal

      ;

      to make education the forefront in their lives and in the lives of their children.


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      n
      April 2013, one of the Eveline Rivers Sunshine Cottage appartments was severely damaged by a fire, now there is one less family Rivers can extend a helping hand to.



      "

      W

      e don't know if the funding is totally available or if we're going to have to seek additional funds


      ," Rivers said.


      R

      ivers has been working with the insurance company but no solution has

      been made until A

      marillo resident
      Peggy Lansing decided she wanted to be apart of the solution.



      "

      P

      eggy
      Lansing came to us as one of the original June 15, 2001 move in's." Rivers said. "She came to us with a desire to have a degree in psychology."


      Lans

      ing came up with an idea

      , a city wide scavenger hunt. People in Amarillo could pay $5 to participate and a portion would go back to the Sunshine Cottage, a place she once called home.



      "

      W

      e tried to make questions hard enough, yet easy enough for people to figure it out especially if they have been here awhile


      ," Lansing said.


      L

      ansing created a website

      and

      posted the seven clues to the scavenger hunt

      . She even plans to give prizes to the winners each month.



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      es
      I've reached my goal and yes I may have reached my dreams but it was all because of Eveline believe in us in the beginning, and I would like to help her in any way I can to help other moms feel the same way."

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