Bridgeport mom honors son with toy giveaway to fellow special needs kids

Isabell Richardson, the founder of Aaron's Journey, a nonprofit group that created Bridgeport's first playground for kids with and without disabilities.

News 12 Staff

Dec 25, 2022, 3:23 AM

Updated 535 days ago

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A Bridgeport woman honored her late son, who had special needs, on Saturday by dropping off toys for other kids with special needs.
Isabell Richardson, the founder of Aaron's Journey, a nonprofit group that created Bridgeport's first playground for kids with and without disabilities.
She gave out toys after receiving a donation from Mark Schachter, owner of Investigative Consultants LLC.
Richardson, whose son died 14 years ago, told News 12 it's wonderful to see the community coming together for such a great cause.
"I feel joyful,” she said. “I feel very happy -- and I thank God for this day.”
"It's very gratifying to be able to help children with special needs and it makes me feel good inside especially around the holiday season to be able to give back,” added Schachter.
Richardson says she's still collecting new unwrapped toys, which will be passed out on Monday.
For more info on special needs toy drive, call:
475- 224-1774
Aaronsway417@gmail.com
DONATE: https://www.gofundme.com/f/simulation-toys-van?utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet&utm_content=undefined&utm_medium=copy_link_all&utm_source=customer&utm_term=undefined


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