“I’m a foster grandparent. I truly believe I was chosen to be a helper to others. From the beginning of life, this was my calling.

“I love working with the kids. We don’t know what their home lives are like. We know they need love and support, help with their schoolwork, and their families need help, as well. We try to lift up children and their families together.

“I love Akron and I always will. The Lord will continue to use me in whatever way he needs.”