Kelly and her husband, Jim, a Concern Board Member, have visited Concern’s programs in Haiti, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and just recently Uganda. When they are not globe-trotting, they are providing vital support to Concern’s Chicago events.
While visiting a Concern water project in the Wollo region of Ethiopia, a villager told Kelly that the simple, gravity-driven water pipe, “changed everything.”
“I thought ‘everything’ was certainly hyperbole,” Kelly said. “I had a lot to learn… the ongoing impact it can have on generations is profound. Don’t you want to be a part of that?”