The boy’s tour included a first look at the center’s state-of-the-art kitchen, computer labs and sitting rooms. He walked through the individual bedrooms, each painted and designed in different color schemes. He then stepped outside and saw the beautiful backyard with a garden and patio.
But it was the laundry bag stitched with his own name that impressed him the most.
“Our kids love, and they just want to be loved, and we hope that this home will be that loving home,” said Leslie Hartman, Safe Harbor’s executive director, at the center’s ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday. “That was our vision, that was our goal and that’s what brought everybody here today.”