COMOX VALLEY – Award winning local artist Lucy Schappy has painted “Alison’s Angel” in support of Canada-wide efforts to return Alison Azer’s four children home safely.
Schappy, a friend of Alison Azer, dedicated the artwork to the Alison’s Angels campaign. The campaign encourages Canadians to become one of her Angels by donating $2 a day until they’re home to stay.
“I have watched Alison bravely walk in a determined line, day after day, towards her children and their future together,” said Schappy. “I am inspired by Alison’s incredible strength, courage and devotion. But she is not alone; she has her Angels – all of us – who love her and her kids, and are wishing that they will be together again soon.”
The painting features an angel carrying four hearts – one for each of the children: Sharvahn, Rojevahn, Dersim and Meitan. As the one-year anniversary since the abduction fast approaches, friends and family are rallying to become Angels to give Alison the financial wings required to bring the children home.
“Alison needs all the help and support possible right now, and the community is coming together to provide it,” said Kathryn Babcock a long-time family friend who is spearheading the Alison’s Angels initiative. “Lucy’s art is incredibly beautiful. It is a symbol of hope during this difficult time for the Azer family and will help give Alison the lift she so desperately needs.”
With a failure of leadership from the Trudeau government to bring the children home, Alison needs angels like Lucy Schappy and donors across the country to help bring Sharvahn, Rojevahn, Dersim and Meitan home safely.
Canadians can sign-up to become an Angel at https://donorbox.org/alison-s-angels
Lucy Schappy recently won a prestigious award at one of British Columbia’s largest art shows. Her other works can be found on her website: www.lucyschappy.com