A 19-year-old was admitted to the hospital with abdominal pain, but suddenly and unexpectedly passed away. REF helped the family cover the unanticipated funeral costs #GiveASunrise
A 3 month old baby was admitted to CHKD and placed on palliative care. The family did not own a vehicle to visit the baby and worried about germ exposure from the use of public transportation. REF provided the family with transportation so they could visit the baby safely. #GiveASunrise
A Virginia Beach high school student was murdered while walking home from the grocery store. As his family was faced with the unanticipated costs associated with his death, The River Ellis Foundation covered rent to ease their immediate financial burden. #GiveASunrise
When her paralyzed mother was suddenly left without a caretaker, a Virginia Beach woman had to relocate her from Georgia. The daughter was faced with unanticipated moving costs on top of having to take time off work to help her mother move. The River Ellis Foundation covered the moving costs for...
A high school student died suddenly and unexpectedly after an athletic conditioning practice at a Virginia Beach school. The River Ellis Foundation worked with his school to help the family cover the cost of his funeral. #GiveASunrise