“She had a 25-minute conversation with him about filling wagons full of food and going door to door to present them to folks who didn’t have enough food,” Welch said. “He was immediately on board. He thought it was great.”
Lilly and her classmates worked hard to iron out the details, eventually choosing to donate food to Beyond Homeless and later deciding to wheel the red wagons from the school all the way to Beyond Homeless.
“Lilly toured the homeless shelter this summer and met with Tanis (Monday). She saw the pantry and talked about her ideas with her,” Amy explained. “Seeing it made it all become very tangible for her. It was a pretty amazing thing.”