Evie Webb, 10, of Huntington, uses Christmas-themed cookie cutters to shape her dog treats she will then bake and sell. The proceeds from her project go to help build earthquake-resistant houses in Haiti. Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.
Originally published Dec. 21, 2017.
When Evie Webb journeys to Haiti next month, she will be able to claim at least two new homes that dog treats built.
The eloquent 10-year-old, a fifth grade student at Flint Springs Elementary, is baking homemade treats for pooches and selling them for donations to her project of funding earthquake-resistant homes in the ravaged country.
It all came about when she learned that millions in Haiti are still in need of aid years after an earthquake hit that region in 2010. Evie, only 8 at the time, wanted to help.
“My dad told me about how the people in Haiti live in really small houses, because their houses got destroyed, …