Amarillo resident plans to give back to Sunshine Cottage
Wed, 25 Dec 2013 03:02:17 GMT —
all with one goal
to make education the forefront in their lives and in the lives of their children.
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.
e don't know if the funding is totally available or if we're going to have to seek additional funds
," Rivers said.
ivers has been working with the insurance company but no solution has
been made until A
Peggy Lansing decided she wanted to be apart of the solution.
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."
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.
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.
ansing created a website
posted the seven clues to the scavenger hunt
. She even plans to give prizes to the winners each month.
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."