Impact 52

We Must Be Present In Schools

We must be present in schools. We must be present in schools. We must be present in schools. Say it to yourself over and over again. Write it on the blackboard 100 times like school punishments of old. We must engrave it in our brains and etch it in our hearts. We, as a community, must be present in our… Continue reading We Must Be Present In Schools

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Impact 52

Day 8: Book Donation

"Learn to love to read." It is a message we have delivered to hundreds of students over the last few years. Whether its volunteering to read in a classroom or speaking to an entire assembly of students, we are advocates for reading and reading programs. In order to improve literacy rates in schools, kids need… Continue reading Day 8: Book Donation

Impact 52

Rube Goldberg, Students, and A Lot Of Sawdust

Rube Goldberg was a Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist, sculptor, and author.  He was well-known for his inventions that took simple tasks and made them unbelievably complex.  A Goldberg contraption often featured an elaborate set of gears, arms, springs, wheels, and rods that were put into motion by balls, a canary cage, pails of water, boots,… Continue reading Rube Goldberg, Students, and A Lot Of Sawdust

Impact 52

I Give it 5 Stars

What does it mean to live a five star life?  Is it a life filled with passion, excitement, and success?  Thanks to a great program in the Michiana area, there are many students who can answer this question.  These students are members of the Five Star Life family.  Five Star Life is a not-for-profit organization that… Continue reading I Give it 5 Stars