After suffering an accidental gunshot wound, a Virginia Beach high school student passed away unexpectedly. Due to the sudden nature of his death, the family was unable to afford a funeral. The River Ellis Foundation helped cover these costs so the family could hold a memorial service....
After a hospital staff member tragically lost her daughter to suicide, The River Ellis Foundation provided airfare for the grandparents to travel from Costa Rica to attend her funeral. #GiveASunrise
A mom and three children escaped a domestic violence situation and needed an immediate place to live. The River Ellis Foundation placed this family in a hotel for several weeks to allow them time to put a more permanent housing solution in place. #GiveASunrise
A single mother needed unexpected surgery, resulting in multiple health complications. Due to this, she lost her job, leaving her and her two children homeless. The River Ellis Foundation provided urgent assistance in securing a new home for this family. #GiveASunrise
A family lost their one-year-old child suddenly and unexpectedly and could not afford the funeral or burial costs. The same day this request was received, River Ellis Foundation covered these expenses for the family. #GiveASunrise