Ruda is an angel on earth. When her sister passed away seven years ago in October from complications due to a hole in her heart, Ruda took her sister’s three youngest children into her home to raise them. The sudden occupancy increase left the family strained and without the right number of beds. Friends In Deed was able to help the three children get a good night’s sleep … for a while.

One child had a hard time coping with the shock and grief of losing his mom and regularly wet his bed, and the other children grew out of their previous beds. Friends In Deed was able to help the family upgrade to beds that fit the kids better; and this time, Ruda herself got a bed.

The kids eagerly setup their new beds, and Ruda, too! She said everyone is sleeping a lot better, and her back pain has dramatically decreased!

We are thankful for people like Ruda who take on more than their fair share to keep families together.

Article by Madison Harmon