Emerald Coast Exchange Club helps CIC

Staff Writer
The Destin Log
Members of the Emerald Coast Exchange Club present a $1,000 donation to Children in Crisis to help give a home to the victims of child abuse. Pictured from left are Gale Jones, Greg Givens, Exchange Club President, Shannon Swan-Sapp, CIC President & CEO, Ken Hair, Karen Helms and Bill Allen.

The Emerald Coast Exchange Club of Fort Walton Beach continued their great support to Children in Crisis by presenting a $1,000 donation to help feed, clothe and care for the children living at the CIC Children’s Neighborhood. The focus of this year’s contribution was prevention of child abuse and giving a home to those children who are victims.

Ken Hair, CIC president & CEO said, “We have been blessed with great support from the community to build the Children’s Neighborhood. However, it’s a struggle to find the necessary funding to feed and clothe the kids and sustain operations into the future. Support from the Emerald Coast Exchange Club is a tremendous help in our efforts to provide a safe haven to the abused, neglected and abandoned children that don’t have a home.”

The Exchange Club is a national organization that focuses on reinforcing American values, building leaders for tomorrow and protecting America’s children from harm.