Homes With Hope‘s supportive housing offers hope to men, women and children, all down on their luck.
This morning, HWH officials had a different hope: a break in the weather.
Sure enough, by noon the gloom was gone.
And the 13th annual “Castles in the Sand” was on.
The clever event — a sand-building competition — is both fun and fundraising. Organizations, friend groups and families pay $100 for a small lot, $300 for a bigger one.
At noon, they started creating.
By 2 p.m., it looked like this:
At 4 p.m., it will all be over.
Because they’re castles in the sand, they’ll soon be gone.
But — thanks to so many kids of all ages at the beach today — Homes With Hope’s good works will still stand strong.