The Kofford Family relocates to Colorado after 40 years as Californians. In December of 2007, Grandma Lorraine is diagnosed with Stage 4 brain cancer. Sadly, she passed away on Dec. 26th, 2008 after a year long courageous battle. Follow our journey as we keep Lorraine's memory alive, and as we learn to appreciate that each day we are given, is a gift to be enjoyed!

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.”
~Maria Robertson

Thursday, March 26, 2009

"The Apple Tree"

In memory of Harry and Lorraine Johnson...dedicated educators in Tehama County, CA.
The ad is out in the paper, the applicants are writing in, and we are excited to award 4 $500 scholarships to existing and student teachers in Tehama County, CA this May! Click on the link to visit "The Apple Tree Scholarship Blog" and learn how you can donate to this perpetual fund, or request an application. I know my parents would have been pleased that your generosity of giving in their name will benefit many students in the community they loved! Thank you!

3 comments:

RunWithMe said...

I love this picture. Such a great effort on your part to create this fund. I will help so many kids.

Jeanette said...

Denise, my grandmother passed away on December 26, 2008 as well (my grandfather a month later). As we rejoice that they are now in heaven, our family continues to deal with the grief and sadness over loosing both of them so close together. I'll be praying for your family, that the Lord will bring you peace and comfort. The scholarship is such a wonderful tribute to them!

glitzen said...

I know this would make your parents so happy, and its so wonderful that you thought of, and followed through with something that has such lasting value. Its simply awesome~!