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Faith Always Wins Foundation, the Overland Park-based nonprofit formed in the wake of the April 2014 shootings at the Jewish Community Center and Village Shalom, is moving its SevenDays series to virtual programming in response to the widespread cancellations and postponements caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Founder Mindy Corporon on Wednesday shared the news that SevenDays, a weeklong series of events designed to grow interfaith connections and benefit the foundation, would be adapting its programming. This will be the 6th annual series. Historically, events throughout this week have drawn hundreds.
“While we all are working to find our personal onward from COVID-19, finding ways to stay away from one another and keep a healthy immune system, we are also under a city and state mandate to not host an event with more than 50 people present until mid-May,” Corporon said.
The foundation is postponing its Kindness Walk, which was scheduled for Sunday, April 26, until further notice.
In her announcement, Corporon offered encouragement during this time, asking others to share kindness and keep each other safe and healthy.
“In our current situation with COVID-19, I know that our foundation and our SevenDays experience can be a light for those most seeking it,” she said. “We can lighten the burden of loneliness placed on those sequestered and quarantined from daily activities. I know we can engage one another from our hearts without being in the same room, building or state.”