By Amber Elliot, 10/22/2020
When Houston Independent School District announced in-person learning would resume on Oct. 19, Rachel Regan anticipated that the transition could be stressful for some families. Fortunately, as president of the Junior League of Houston, she’d been on the lookout for a project to serve residents who were out of reach given COVID-19’s social distancing restrictions. The return to school provided an opportunity to put the volunteer organization’s resources to work.
“We were looking at non-traditional ways to continue serving the community,” Regan said. “We kept asking ourselves, ‘What could we do to meet this vast amount of basic needs?’”