Susan & Wendell Whitmore Help Klaas' Kids With Fingerprinting
Saturday, January 22, 2005, Huntington Park, California.
griefHaven joined hands with Marc & Violet Klaas, Polly's dad and step-mom, through Klaas' Kids Foundation.
HSBC Financial, one of the world's largest investment companies, opened it's door in Huntington Parkand asked Klaas' Kids to be a part of the day's festivities, which included five $5,000 donations to various charities, photo opportunities, news coverage, and the fingerprinting of over 400 children!
This was an incredible day that we will never forget," said Susan Whitmore. "As you can see from the photos, the families came out in droves to have their children's photos taken, fingerprints digitized, and DNA kits handed out. It is an honor to join hands with Klaas' Kids. The EWG Foundation and griefHaven, along with many volunteers, are going to be organizing and conducting several of these events over the next few months all around the Los Angeles area.
"To date, Klaas' Kids has fingerprinted over 2,000,000 children across this nation, potentially saving thousands of lives," said Marc Klaas. Klaas' Kids is proud to be a part of what griefHaven is doing for parents.
In fact, The EWG Foundation and griefHaven, along with many volunteers, are going to be organizing and conducting five of these events between March and June 2005 all around the Los Angeles area." "Klaas' Kids is proud to be a part of what griefHaven is doing for parents and proud to have Susan and Wendell a part of our work," stated Klaas.