51 years ago on Thanksgiving Eve, tragedy struck our community when nine-year-old Bobby Ellis died of malnutrition in his Louisville home. In the days and months that followed, our community joined together to make sure what happened to Bobby would never happen again. Out of this movement, Dare to Care Food Bank was created.
Each Thanksgiving season, Dare to Care and Interfaith Paths to Peace invite the community to join us for a time of reflection and remembrance. While we were not able to gather in person for our annual Bobby Ellis Memorial Vigil in 2020, we invite you to watch this special message from community faith leaders.