Trying to come up with a way to help those in need during the holidays led a Youngstown State University student on a virtual journey she didn’t expect.
Michelle McDonald, a Trumbull County resident, began combing through her home looking for things to donate to anyone after she looked at her budget this year.
“I’ve always wanted to sponsor a family around Christmas time,” she said, adding that as a single mom to a special needs son as well as a non-traditional college student, “I was trying to figure out a way to help people without spending money.”
On Dec. 15, the idea came to her to form a Facebook page called “Kind Hearts, Blessed Souls.”
McDonald said when she made the decision to form the