Strengthening Families Washington 2016 Unsung Hero: Kristina Wendorf
2016 Unsung Hero: Kristina Wendorf
February 9, 2016
Honoree: Kristina Wendorf
Nominator: Kelli Burnham
Kristina is a Parent Guide with the WA Chapter of Hands & Voices. She helps parents raising deaf and hard of hearing children navigate how to advocate for their children, educates parents on deaf and hard of hearing issues, and provides emotional support for parents who are struggling to cope with their child's diagnosis. She is a phenomenal resource, friend, advocate, mother, and representative and she demonstrates all five of the Protective Factors. Such an amazing individual who deserves some recognition for all she does for her own children and the families in her community.
Seattle's Child is proud to once again sponsor the Unsung Heroes being honored in February by the Department of Early Learning’s Strengthening Families Washington. Every day this month we'll present an Unsung Hero on seattleschild.com. Nominations are accepted from around the state and and include biological parents, grandparents, foster and adoptive parents. Some volunteer at local schools; some have started nonprofit organizations; some mentor others in their communities. All honorees are true heroes - outstanding caregivers doing important work on behalf of children.
February 1 Honoree: Shelly Willis
February 2 Honoree: Yvette Dear
February 3 Honoree: Teresa Garcia
February 4 Honoree: Chandra Reeves
February 5 Honoree: Carrie Fanin
February 6 Honoree: Joyce Mallinger
February 7 Honoree:
February 8 Honoree:
February 9 Honoree: Kristina