A local teen dedicated to helping others is being honored in a big way.
Makayla Barstow of Moosup started ‘Makayla’s Mission,’ a project that supports children in Connecticut’s foster care system.
She started making hundreds of care packages to provide comfort to children who may have been forced to leave behind their belongings. The bags included everything from hygiene products, to blankets, stuffed animals, and more.
For her work, Makayla was featured as…