Story by Greg Angel / CBS12BELLE GLADE (CBS12) -- Only a parent knows the grief to lose a child, especially a first-born only four months old. When "Baby Ella" died this year from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, her family and their friends were ...
BABY'S DEATH INSPIRES CHARITY TO HELP MOMS
When four month old Ella passed away in May in Belle Glade, the community was determined to make sure she was remembered forever. "She was a chatter box. She was just learning how to laugh. Happy all the time from the second she woke up to the second she went to sleep," Ella's mother Jayna Key said.
ART CELLAR FUNDRAISER FOR ELLA'S CLOSET
30 Women 30 Nights Women of Wellington Chamber Campaign for the month of November is to benefit Ella's Closet & Lighthouse Ministries Soup Kitchen of Belle Glade. You can help by donating food items such as: baby food, canned corn, canned green beans, box mash potatoes, canned gravy, canned cranberry sauce, and/or box stuffing as Lisa Banions from Florida Interventional Pain Management has done. Or, you can also help by donating lightly used baby items and clothes as Mrs. Wellington, Karyn Turk of Principle Offices& Principle Wealth & Tax, has done. Help us to ensure every family is able to enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner with their family this Thanksgiving. Portion of Art Cellar classes for the month of November will also be to benefit the cause. Book your classes at ArtCellarWellington.com Drop off locations: Location #1- Art Cellar Wellington T-TH 5PM-11PM 10660 Forest Hill Blvd #150 (Fresh Market Plaza) Location #2- The Wellness Experience of Wellington T-S 10AM-1PM 9180 Forest Hill Blvd (Kobosco Plaza) Location #3- Salt The Spa M-F 9AM-5PM S-Su 9AM-12PM 3975 Isles View Dr. #106 #MakeAdifference #foodClothesDrive #WomenOfWellingtonChamber #ArtCellarWellington #wellnessexperience #EllasCloset #SoupKitchen #LighthouseMinistries #BelleGlade #mrswellington #principleoffices #principlewealth #flinterventionalpainmanagment #saltspa #wellingtonchamber #30W30N #30women30nights
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Occasionally, Harvester's Producer Member Profile features charitable and community-oriented efforts by FFVA members. The Lighthouse Café began in 1993 with a box of doughnuts and a donated building. FFVA producer member Paul Allen of R.C.
THE PRODUCER - ARTICLE ON ELLA'S CLOSET / THE LIGHTHOUSE CAFE
The City of Belle Glade, Office of Community Revitalization, the Back to School Bash Foundation and the PBCSD have come together to provide back packs and school supplies for every child who attends school in Belle Glade FREE. FREE Back Packs, FREE School Supplies, FREE Physicals/Immunizations for those who qualify and FREE Food!
In July 2015, The Harvester talked to Debra Allen, wife of FFVA Vice Chairman Paul Allen of R.C. Hatton, about a very special project. It's called Light House Café, and a very special part of Light House Café is Ella's Closet.