First visit - Executive Director Laura Larkin traveled to Barlad to work with disabled children in a government run institution Overwhelming need - Children's disabilities range from severe life threatening diagnosis's , major and minor handicaps, Autism, Down's Syndrome and abandonment issues. Precious faces - Small smiles, simple laughs, big hugs Love needed - Clinging, loneliness, stoic stares Please help me look - Seeing precious faces with sad eyes, tears and rocking themselves to sleep Little Gems - Every child deserves a home, education, and LOVE
Lily Berry - Lily Berry created the passion to open Lilytoday.com Senior Resources and Placement Jerome - First call to LilyToday, disabled homeless senior making $700 a month ( Jerome now lives in Minnesota due to no housing in Arizona) Calls for help - Daily calls for help from seniors on social security looking for affordable available housing No room at the Inn - Call after call, waiting lists and dead-ends or as the seniors would say " I'll be dead by then" Creative Solution - Delia Foundation created to fill the need for the low income senior housing crisis
Today - Creating compassionate communities with Supervised Independent Living and Foster Living Group Homes.
The Delia Foundation Federal EIN# 82-0639604 The Delia Foundation is a registered 501(c) 3 tax exempt organization Please visit www.bluvillageconnect.org for our Senior Co-Housing & Connections project