The Greer Foundation's mission is
to help children and their families understand
the link between animal abuse and child abuse while promoting educational programs
that encourage a violent-free global community.
to Vickee Greer
Savage's senior thesis project featured her original design concepts were
developed for The Greer Foundation
and to fulfill Vickee Greer's dream.
Drawing from her experiences as an public health educator, disaster coordinator,
public health program coordinator, photographer, wife and mother, Vickee
Greer enjoyed customizing each school visit to help students understand
violence prevention and begin breaking the link between animal abuse and child
is a truly an American hero.
devoted more than 20 years of
service to Sierra County and the State
of California: and she dedicated her
entire career to helping to protect children
and educate the community about the
importance of nutrition, violence prevention
and emergency preparedness.
Each of her programs were designed to teach and encourage the student to learn
to express themselves and begin to feel the importance of touch, love, learn
Vickee's motto was "Forever Hope." She explained that hope was ..."healing
outreach and promoting education."
who have had the privilege to work
with Vickee Greer have recognized her
devotion and endless courage as truly
inspirational. Violence prevention,
public health preparedness and emergency
management proved her to be a true
leader, first responder, role model
and mentor. She dedicated her life
to helping educate and protect the
children of America.
devoted her life to helping to protect,
educate and inspire others. She stressed
the importance of life-long learning and
was a living example that education is
important at any age.
She lost her battle with cancer on February 12, 2007 but was able to see fulfillment
of one of her life-long dreams when she received her Master’s Degree in
Greer Foundation was Vickee Greer's
dream, and for all of us who worked
with her: we continue working together
with her husband, Jim Greer, to help
that dream come true.
to Vickee Greer