The Hampton Roads Show Video 2015
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Founder Mariah Smith and her mother, Moira Askew talked about Blankets for the Homeless. Mariah started the organization when she was just 17 years old. She and her mother distribute blankets, clothes, toiletries and anything else that is needed to the homeless of Hampton Roads. They go out at all hours of the day and night when called for help. Also, Mariah told us, she was once homeless. When she was born, 21 years ago, she was abandoned by her birth mother. Moira Askew and her husband adopted Mariah when she was two years old.