YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — The final chapter of an inspirational journey has ended with a beautiful moment for a mother and son.
“Overwhelmed. Overwhelmed, excited, grateful, blessed,” Tasha Hicks said.
Kristin Biggs launched her Parent Enrichment Workshops to provide resources and support to other parents and young people.
She decided to do this after losing her son Reshaud Biggs, Jr. to gun violence.
“I’m a mom on the move and I’m not stopping, I’m taking this nationally because I don’t want nobody in Chicago, nobody in Atlanta, nobody feeling what I’m feeling,” Biggs said. .
On Wednesday, she held her final workshop at Chaney High School. A few dozen people attended as speakers shared information about financial literacy and mental health awareness.
With sponsorship from LLL Auto Sales, Biggs also raffled off a special gift for one of the attendees; A car.
“What can we do to give back, even though we are going through hardships in our lives? Giving back is the best thing we can do,” Biggs said.
Biggs said Dixon attended all of the workshops, even when he may not have done a round. She says he and his mother deserved it.
“You reap what you sow. You do good deeds, good deeds will come back to you. So again, I’m blessed for this, for my entire ride and for this car,” Elyzha Dixon said.
Dixon earned a full scholarship to Ohio State University. He can use the car to go to school.