Queens mom collecting propagandize reserve for kids in need
August 25, 2014 - School Supplies
She’s creation a list and checking it twice.
A big-hearted Queens mom of five, who grew adult on welfare, is entertainment propagandize reserve to assistance kids in need and their poverty-stricken parents.
Angela Hines, 45, of Far Rockaway, began a back-to-school expostulate after she looked during her possess kids’ extensive supply lists and satisfied there was no approach some relatives in her area could compensate for all a products, that can surpass $100.
“If you’re on open assistance and you’re receiving $200 each dual weeks, we can’t means that,” a inexhaustible mom said. “They wish all from these children, and some families have some-more than one child.”
Hines, who grew adult in a peninsula’s Ocean Bay Houses, knows a struggle.
She had to eat giveaway propagandize lunches while her cash-strapped family struggled though after managed to quarrel her approach by law propagandize to turn a Family Court attorney.
She changed out a open housing growth in 2013, though she refuses to forget her roots.
“I couldn’t only travel divided from a struggles my neighbors were carrying and continue to have,” pronounced Hines, who still lives in a neighborhood.
When she’s not bustling using Project Window — a module during a internal propagandize that shows kids a life over a projects — she heads annual collection drives for promenade dresses.
In 2013, she given 150 girls for a large dance.
Now, she’s focused on collecting as many notebooks, backpacks and pencils as she can to discharge Thursday to kids during a Far Rockaway facile school, where 95% of students validate for giveaway or reduced lunches.
“I’ve collected utterly a bit of stuff, though I’m still in need of more,” Hines said.
Colleagues and friends have pitched in, though she’s anticipating some-more people will come brazen to help.
Hines is usurpation donations until Wednesday, before a large delivery.
“We’ll know by Wednesday how many kids are going to come,” Hines said. “I’m awaiting a lot.”
Donations can be sent to Project Window, P.O. Box 930365, Rockaway Beach, Queens, 11693. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for some-more information.