Desley Glover McKirdy

Desley Glover McKirdy Presented With RecognizeGood Legend Award

RecognizeGood honored Desley Glover McKirdy with the 78th RecognizeGood® Legend award in a presentation at Wonders & Worries (9101 Burnet Road, Suite 107, Austin TX 78758) beginning at 9:30am on Tuesday October 9, 2018. During this event, RecognizeGood made a $1,000 pay-it-forward donation to Wonders & Worries in Desley’s name.

Desley Glover McKirdy has a unique talent that she gives to help those in need. Several years ago she decided to start volunteering with Wonders & Worries, an Austin nonprofit that offers professional support services for children dealing with the loss of a parent. Desley hand sews personalized teddy bears out of clothing from the parent who passed away, for children to keep as a tangible, living memory of their mom or dad. With love, compassion, empathy and not a little bit of expert skill, Desley has created over one hundred bears that, for the children who receive them, are absolutely priceless.

As a 2018 Legend, Desley is now eligible to participate in RecognizeGood’s Say Thanks Austin campaign, an annual event which presents Central Texas with a unique opportunity to say “thank you” to a group of remarkable individuals who contribute their time and talents to our community. The participant with the most Thank You votes receives a pay-it-forward donation of $10,000 to the nonprofit of their choice.

View Desley’s official Legend page, including video and photos from her presentation ceremony.

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RecognizeGood: THE Foundation (commonly known as simply RecognizeGood) is a local nonprofit that provides a means for individuals, businesses and other nonprofits to illuminate selfless volunteers, charitable acts and community service throughout the greater Austin area. There are several active RecognizeGood programs that work toward this mission from different angles, but the common theme is simple – the illumination of GOOD in our community.