Odessa lawyers hold Donation Day in honor of Rylee Taylor

ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) – On Saturday, in honor of Odessan Rylee Taylor, who passed away in 2019, Gaven Norris Law Firm and Medina Law Firm partnered with United Supermarkets for a day of giving.

Law firms, city council members and local churches spent the morning at the market to surprise and pay for groceries for residents.

Rylee Taylor, very involved in student ministries, died at age 21 of leukemia.

Taylor’s love language was gift giving, so for the past three years on April 9, her family, friends and loved ones outside of the Live Like Rylee Foundation honor her by showing acts of kindness to others. random.

With the help of numerous donations, the law firms paid for $4,000 in groceries, including an additional $1,000 donated by United Supermarkets.

“It’s a blessing, I’m holding back tears. It’s just a shock because I mean I’m already fighting like this and on food stamps,” said Corbia Allen, who received free groceries. It helps so much for me and my family to have someone bless me like this.”

Gaven Norris added: “When we saw the call to do a random act of kindness, we thought what the best deal was with the Bible telling us in Matthew 25: If I am hungry, feed me. , if I’m thirsty, give me something to drink. If I’m a stranger, invite me over. So that’s our way of coming back into the community,” Norris said.

Taylor also has a Live Like Rylee Foundation, to learn more about her story or to donate, click here.

Copyright 2022 KOSA. All rights reserved.

About the author