Volunteer, agency evolve to assist young survivors


Photographs by John Sykes Jr.

Longtime volunteer Ellon Cockrill loves to share the story of The Centers for Youth and Families, where she has volunteered for nearly 40 years. Cockrill will be presented with the Hero of Hope Award at the Evolve fundraiser Saturday.

Scars, those lingering marks of trauma, don't only mar the skin. The ones that damage the soul can be just as painful and even harder to treat.


Ellon Cockrill has been a tireless supporter of The Centers for Youth and Families since 1978 and is eager to generate more s... + Enlarge

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