Child Advocates of Fort Bend Board Member Jim Lockwood asked for an auction
donation from Sports Clips of Greatwood/RiverPark, he was surprised and
delighted by the response that he received. Sports Clips manager Brittany
Lodrigue not only offered to prepare a basket, if he was willing to wait a week
or so, but she handed him a large stack of more than 100 coupons for free
haircuts for the children served by Child Advocates of Fort Bend.
had been getting his hair cut at the store for years, but when he met Brittany
last year, they started talking about charities in Fort Bend and Sports Clips’
desire to get more involved. When Lockwood told Lodrigue about Child Advocates
of Fort Bend (CAFB) and the work that they do with abused and neglected
children in Fort Bend, she was eager to help. “I just love giving back to
people. It makes me happy and it makes by team happy,” said Lodrigue.
am so grateful for their auction basket donation and was delighted by the free
haircuts for the children. Little things like a good haircut can make a big
difference in the way the children see themselves and can affect the way they
approach school and their lives,” stated Lockwood.
can bid on Sports Clips’ auction basket and so many more items at Child
Advocates of Fort Bend’s Gala at the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square on
Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 6 pm. Michele Fisher of Michele Fisher Voice Overs is
the emcee. Johnny Bravo is the auctioneer and music by Pine Island Station and
Chicken and Waffles. Seats for this fabulous, fun event are still available.
Can’t make the Gala? All is not lost. You can bid online for silent auction
items beginning on April 25. For more information, to purchase seats or to
volunteer that evening, go to https://www.cafb.org/events/gala/
or contact Lisa Moore at email@example.com or 281-344-5108.
Child Advocates of Fort Bend:
Advocates of Fort Bend is a non-profit agency dedicated to ending child abuse
by providing a voice, healing the hurt, and breaking the cycle of child abuse
in Fort Bend County. Through its Court Appointed Special Advocates Program
(CASATM), Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) and more than 200 trained
community volunteer advocates, Child Advocates of Fort Bend improves the lives
of more than 400 children each month and has served more than 14,500 children
since opening its doors in 1991. Volunteers are needed to help in the agency’s
Children’s Advocacy Center and in the Court Appointed Special Advocates
Program. For information on volunteering, contact Volunteer Recruiter Lauren
Jordin at 281-344-5259 or firstname.lastname@example.org.