ES charity – Richstone Center unveils Everychild Healing Center

Kinecta Federal Credit Union president Keith Sultemeier told of contributing $150,000 to the Richstone Family Center upon learning it needed a sports field and equipment. Hawthorne Police Chief Mike Ishii said his officers coach kids on that field because “that’s what police officers do now.” Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas said, “Partnerships require perseverance.” The County has a 40-year partnership with Richstone. Former Richstone director Dorothy Courtney said she is proud of the staff and volunteers, but most proudest of those with the courage to seek help at Richstone. EveryChild Foundation founder Jacqueline Caster said, “We’re only as good as the agencies we support.” Her 200-member foundation doesn’t have social galas, but still is able to donate $1 million a year to child support programs. Their grant in 2016 made possible the 5,000 sq. ft.  EveryChild Healing Center, whose unveiling last week was the occasion for all of the speeches. 

For more about Richstone, visit RichstoneFamily.org.

Photos

Comments:

comments so far. Comments posted to EasyReaderNews.com may be reprinted in the Easy Reader print edition, which is published each Thursday.

Written by: Kevin Cody

Kevin is the publisher of Easy Reader and Beach. Share your news tips. 310 372-4611 ext. 110 or kevin[at]easyreadernews[dot]com

Be an Easy Reader Free Press supporter!

Yes, we know Easy Reader and EasyReaderNews.com are free. But they are not free to produce. The advertiser model that traditionally supported newspapers is fading away. This is our way of transitioning to a future where newspapers are supported by their readers. Which is as it should be. We hope you’ll support us. — Kevin Cody, Publisher