Kay Sisto was well known for her big heart and lipstick kisses. We lost Kay to domestic violence in May, 2010. Kay’s Kisses was formed to honor Kay, her heart, and her kisses and to help those recovering from violence. When women and children leave violent situations, they are often forced to leave all of their belongings behind. Kay’s Kisses donates new books and gift packages to children displaced from violent homes; the children keep these gifts and have something of their own to provide a small amount of comfort during their difficult transition. Trisha’s big dream is to someday start a “kitty cafe bookstore” where children can “shop” and choose their own items for free and enjoy story times, crafts, and pet snuggles. Kay’s Kisses will also be donating to groups that help with the education and prevention of domestic violence.
Trish Sisto is the founder of Kay’s Kisses, with support from the Sisto Family. The issue of domestic violence touched Trisha’s life as a child, and again as an adult when her Mother-In-Law Kay was taken suddenly from the Sisto Family. Kay was killed as she was preparing for her daily walk with her father. In honor of Kay’s lost walk, Trish is planning to walk the entire 2,190 mile Appalachian Trail in April 2017 to fundraise for Kay’s Kisses.
**All donations go to the KIDS! Trisha is funding the hike herself and is also paying for all business expenses for Kay’s Kisses.