Friends With Hearts in 2016. Photo courtesy of Jay Perry

FRIENDS WITH HEARTS

By Kristin Archer

It all started with a tweet. In 2011, Jay Perry wanted to give back to the community by sponsoring a local family during the holiday season. Learning that this would cost $250 through a local organization, he thought it would be even more meaningful if it came from a group of friends. “I threw out a quick tweet, see who’s interested, and it spiralled from there,” Jay recalls.

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Friends With Hearts in 2016. Photo courtesy of Jay Perry

Friends With Hearts in 2016. Photo courtesy of Jay Perry