Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Ruby's Run raises $6,000

The Richmond Times-Dispatch has a follow-up item about the Ruby’s Run fundraising event that was held on Nov. 4th, “Run Raisers $6,000 for Ruby fund”:

“Ruby Harvey’s memory lives on at her preschool. A check for approximately $6,000, raised during the Ruby Harvey Memorial Children’s Run last month on the Carillon Grounds, will be presented today during a ceremony at Second Presbyterian Church, 5 N. Fifth St. The money will go into a scholarship fund bearing Ruby’s name at the church’s child-care center, where Ruby was a student. The service will begin at 10 a.m.

“Four-year-old Ruby was murdered along with her sister, Stella, 9, and their parents, Bryan and Kathryn Harvey, during a robbery in their Richmond home on Jan. 1...”

This morning, a little girl named Bella, who was Ruby’s best friend at kindergarten, accepted the check for the fundraiser’s proceeds on behalf of the child-care center. Click here to read the entire piece.

For background on the story of the slain Harvey family click here.

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