Monthly Archives: April 2016

Birthday in a Bag!

Apr 08, 2016

I want to introduce you to our guest blogger, Riya Thorson, who has started an amazing project in her community – which also happens to be right down the road from me…. Riya Thorson: A little about me...I am a Virginia Beach resident, founder of HIT & Run fitness studio, a mama to an adorable 3 year old (totally biased), and have worked in law enforcement my entire adult life.  Needless to say, I care about people and have dedicated my life to helping them make theirs better.  I wish I was creative enough to have come up with the Birthday in a Bag Project on my own, but it is definitely a borrowed idea from a friend who is a social worker in North Carolina.  My creativity may have been lacking, but my imagination is not. I can envision each child's face when he/she blows out th(more…)