BILLERICA – Thanks to the Kennek Foundation, the Billerica Police Department is able to bring Trouble the Dog to comfort young children in our community during times of crisis. This week, Kennek Foundation founder and children’s author, Sheila Duncan, along with members of the Merrimack Valley Harley Owners Group chapter donated a dozen of the custom-made dogs to First Responders when responding to a scene involving a young child. These soft plush custom-made stuffed dogs can often bring some level of comfort to a child during the often chaotic period of time at a time when First Responders are working to stabilize a scene. Thanks to a recent Merrimack Valley HOG fundraising ride this past September, the Kennek Foundation was able to donate these items to our community.
For more information on this amazing program, please visit their website at “thekennekfoundation.org” or their Facebook page.