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        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring We Care Indiana.


    _______________________, read first time and referred to Committee on


Second Regular Session of the 114th General Assembly (2006)


        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring We Care Indiana.

    Whereas, We Care Indiana, established in 2005, is a nonprofit organization created to help those who have been ravaged by natural disasters;

    Whereas, We Care Indiana came into being because of a desire on the part of the people of Lawrence County, Indiana, to help the people of the Gulf Coast following the landfall of Hurricane Katrina;

    Whereas, We Care Indiana created a web site with the goal of not only collecting donations for those in need but also serving as a central point of contact;

    Whereas, We Care Indiana has adopted the people of Lawrence County, Mississippi, and is focusing on the needs of the children;

    Whereas, The children of Lawrence County, Mississippi, have been through so much hardship in recent days and are bravely trying to move forward with their lives;

    Whereas, We Care Indiana is helping these children as they return to school by donating supplies such as backpacks, pencils, loose-leaf paper, folders with prongs and pockets, colored pencils, calculators, ink pens, crayons, magic markers, and compasses; and

    Whereas, We Care Indiana is an excellent example of the

caring nature of Hoosiers, who are ready, willing, and able to extend a hand of friendship and compassion in time of need: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives

of the General Assembly of the State of Indiana,

the Senate concurring:

    SECTION 1. That the Indiana General Assembly wishes to express its admiration for the dedication of these wonderful Hoosiers and to encourage them and all Hoosiers to continue to help those in need.
    SECTION 2. That copies of this resolution be transmitted by the Secretary of the Senate to Jim and Dana Sowders, Kelly Cobb, Dennis Turner, and Bedford Mayor Joe Klumpp.