Forever in our hearts, because love never dies
May 1, 2021. We are saddened to hear of the passing of Charlie Harrison. He was a special friend of Team Velvet and was well-loved by the staff, horses, the children we serve, and the greater WDVR community which extended across the internet. We will miss him.
Condolences to his family and friends. He was always helping with kindness, music and love.
In 2017, Charlie was given an award by Team Velvet Inc. to honor for his lifework in music, encouragement, and making the world a better place just by being in it. We were so appreciative Charlie chose to help us with fundraisers to support our horse therapy for traumatized children so we could offer services free to families. He loved our therapy horses and was always trying to find donors for hay and feed for the horses. Charlie, we will remember you always.
Susan Rose Reilly
April 2020. Susan Rose Reilly was one of Team Velvet's kindest friends. Susan and her husband, Rick donated the funds for our Santa Visits Heaven coloring book for children who lost a father. Rick was our Santa at the fall fundraiser and Susan always helped out in the gift basket department.
She was a source of ongoing support and encouragement. Susan had an amazing intuitive sense that although things were difficult for Team Velvet, she was a source of positive emotion and optimism.
She was an angel on earth. Now she is an angel in heaven.