A week ago, the Short-Term Emergency Aid Committee lacked donors to give holiday help for 77 families.
“We just about died,” said executive director Susan Simon.
Julie Cross of the Davis Food Co-op and Kim Eichorn of Lyon Real Estate sent out email blasts. Messages were posted on Facebook. The Enterprise published a news brief.
Within four days, donors adopted every family.
“Huge sigh of relief,” said Pam Baird, chair of STEAC’s holiday adopt-a-family program, who blamed the initial dearth of donors on the shorter span …