Making Everything Good was created to assist and support the various charity events and causes produced and backed by Meg.
Did you know that when a victim/survivor of sexual/physical assault has a forensic exam, their clothing is often taken as evidence? After their exam is completed, many go home in hospital scrubs without undergarments.
As a member of the law enforcement community, I’ve unfortunately seen situations like this happen, repeatedly. Whether it’s lack of interest, lack of resources, or, most often, lack of funding, I was determined to figure out a way to help those needing a little extra kindness.
With my husband, Eric Provow, I’ve done just that. In mid-2018, Making Everything Good (M.E.G.) was officially launched as a 501(c)(3). Our mission: assist and support the needs of individuals, families, and organizations associated with public safety, military, veterans, and the local community.
While M.E.G. is a new nonprofit organization, our training wheels are already off. Our efforts have already resulted in multiple successful fundraisers:
- Dave’s Christmas Cruise: Every year we raise funds to enable the Fairfax County Police Motor Squad to purchase and deliver toys for children who are hospitalized during the holiday season.
- Project FACT: In 2 years, we have raised over $6,700 and provided new undergarments, clothing, and personal items to support the Inova Ewing Forensic Assessment and Consultation Teams (FACT) and victims of sexual and physical assault.
- Our Pulse Beats Blue: In 2017, we raised over $3,000 for Officer Omar Delgado (one of the first responders to the Pulse nightclub mass shooting). We discovered that Delgado was suffering from severe Post Traumatic Stress (PTS) and was about to be fired, disqualifying him for disability or full retirement. M.E.G. adopted him and his family for Christmas and flew down to deliver presents.
M.E.G. continues to support previous causes and identify new opportunities to help. This year we are humbly asking for monetary or in-kind donations that will continue to help us help others. Our upcoming efforts include:
Color Me Brave – Monthly, for the past 4 years, local fire department personnel visit Inova Children’s Hospital to engage with the kids and their families. During these visits, the firefighters distribute coloring books, crayons, stickers, and other goodies to bring smiles and joy to the patients. Each year, over 500 new items are distributed. M.E.G. will be supporting this effort through fund raising and donation of crayons, colored pencils, and coloring books (both children and adult).
Project FACT – In our second year, M.E.G. will be supporting the Inova Fairfax Hospital FACT department to raise funds and collect new clothing for victims of sexual abuse, assault and violence.
Your support would be greatly appreciated and effectively used. Donors are also recognized on M.E.G.’s website and Facebook page.
Thank you for your time, your consideration, and your help in making everything good,
Director & Co-Founder