red mailbox of hope is spreading joy to PA
In the summer of 2014 when Sue Goodrich placed her Little Red Mailbox of Hope at the Glennmere Beach Access in Kill Devil Hills, her wish was that the idea would travel to other places. It seems her wish has come true as Johnstown, Pennsylvania gets ready to install their version of her notion. This article in the Johnstown Tribune-Democrat tells the story.
“Hopeful Johnstowners soon will have a new way to post their messages – and it’s not through social media.
Staff at Alleghenies Unlimited Care Providers are planning to debut Johnstown’s Little Red Mailbox – a permanent mailbox with a journal inside for visitors and locals to leave messages. The idea stemmed from a community mailbox started in a town in North Carolina’s Outer Banks, one that has a message on the door asking folks to leave a note of hope.
Tasha Adams, who handles development and media at the care group, said she happened across the idea online and reached out to the woman, Sue Goodrich, who started the North Carolina concept. She set it fit well with the goals for the Richland Township nonprofit that says it advocates for and provides care to people of all abilities, working to ensure dignity and independence for them.”