Q And A: Rooms From The Heart

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Q And A: Rooms From The Heart

Ann Mosley is the founder of Rooms from the Heart.

Ann Mosley is the founder of Rooms from the Heart.

Ann Mosley is the founder of Rooms from the Heart.

Ann Mosley is the founder of Rooms from the Heart.

Editor’s Note: This is an occasional series featuring conversations with leaders of area nonprofit organizations that provide a variety of services and support to many in the community.

Rooms from the Heart is a nonprofit organization that redecorates rooms to make them special for terminally ill children. The all volunteer group was founded in 2007 by Ann Mosley, an interior designer.

The Telegraph spoke with Mosley and her executive board about their work.

Q: How would you describe what your organization does to help the community?

We mostly redecorate rooms for critically ill children. That’s our (primary) purpose. We try to do 8-10 rooms a year. But we also get the community involved in a lot of different ways.

As part of the redecorating projects, we plan a day of fun for the family. We go in and spend one day redecorating the (child’s) room, while the family goes out for a day of fun. When the family comes back, the room is finished and there’s also a home cooked meal waiting for them.

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