Shared: Warm and Cozy providing warmth, hope and joy for needy kids throughout north Simcoe
“It has to be unique, so that they feel special,” said Stanley. “These children have fallen through the cracks. They never ask for help because they don’t believe they are worthy.”
Warm and Cozy works hand-in-hand with nine local schools. Teachers help identify children in need, fill out a card with their clothing sizes and pass the information along to Stanley.
One young Victoria Harbour girl who received a sack particularly stands out in Stanley’s mind.
“She didn’t communicate with anyone and didn’t do any school work. She was just so traumatized,” said Stanley. “One of the first times her teacher and principal heard her speak was on the phone thanking me.”
Another young boy had been seen wearing the same faded,…