Two Madera County Department of Social Service offices have been transformed into a park-like oasis for children and parents who are being reunited, thanks to efforts by Rotary Club of Madera and Danny Morris, deputy director of the department.
“The work that the Rotary Club of Madera did for the children and families served by Social Services is greatly appreciated by those families and our department as a whole,” said Morris, a Rotary member who volunteered on the remodel project, which was completed last weekend.
The Child Welfare Services visitation room at 629 E. Yosemite Ave. in Madera, designed to facilitate reunions between children who have been removed from their homes and the parents and guardians working to restore their families, was given a makeover.
Using paint donated by Lowe’s of Madera, the Rotarians transformed the bland white walls into a park-like oasis for children and parents meeting under difficult circumstances. Toys, such as a dollhouse and play oven, were also donated...