When it comes to graduation and graduation gifts sometimes parents and family members go a bit over the top. Dropping a ton of money on a gift seems outlandish. I get it if you have the money to do it, but....
Every single day in Amarillo and in our Texas Panhandle Community a person or a family goes hungry. They don't know where their next meal will come from. It's a scary thought that 1 in 7 people here in the Texas Panhandle are food insecure.
It's that time of year when our High School Seniors are getting ready to say their goodbyes. That time where they don the cap and gown and take that last walk across the stage to receive their high school diploma. It's a passage into the rest of their lives.
We know how important our teachers are to our kids. These are the people that are shaping their minds, encouraging them and pushing them to be the best. Our teachers deserve all the recognition we can give them.
CMN has an amazing program, it is called Beads of Courage. Every time a child comes into the hospital for a stay, for treatment, they receive a bead. Each bead represents something different. Sadly, as beautiful as these strands of beads are, some of these kids Beads of Courage are feet long.