Deadline Approaches to Donate Homemade Cards for ‘Cards 4 Kids @ Heart’

The deadline is looming but it’s not too late to spread some Valentine’s Day love to local seniors. The ‘Cards 4 Kids @ Heart’ project is organized each year by KLCY’s morning show host Amy Richards in loving memory of her Grandma. “The last thing I received from [my Grandma] was a handwritten card,” shares Amy. “I never had a chance to send her one back before she passed, and I know in my heart she would have loved one from me.” With that fire in her heart and full of love for the seniors in her life, Amy has created an annual Valentine’s tradition to coordinate the cause of making homemade cards to be delivered to the seniors in the Uintah Basin. The deadline to drop off the homemade cards is Monday, February 11th by noon and more are needed. Drop off locations this year include Downtown Auto Group in Vernal and the KLCY/FOX studio on North Vernal Avenue.

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Kristin Baldwin

Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.