Impact 52

You Are Not John Wooden and That Is Okay

John Wooden is the greatest sports coach of all time.  As coach of the UCLA Bruins men's basketball team, Wooden won 7 National Championships in 7 years and a total of 10 in 12 years.  A remarkable and unprecedented feat.  He was a true "wizard" of the game that created offenses and dissected defenses, but… Continue reading You Are Not John Wooden and That Is Okay

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Impact 52

A True Place of History

Our commitment to volunteerism has introduced us to so many things.  Our eyes have been opened to the need that exists in our city.  Our hearts have been touched by the great organizations and the people who serve our neighbors with strong dedication and commitment.  Week after week we encounter the new.  New people, new… Continue reading A True Place of History

Impact 52

Kickball and Reading Books Break Down Barriers

When you pull into the Autumn Woods apartment complex, you feel as if you have entered a different country.  That country, in fact, is Myanmar (formerly called Burma).  Men and women are walking about in traditional Burmese dress.  Children are running around in bare feet while wearing clothes that are clearly hand-me-downs.  The complex dumpsters… Continue reading Kickball and Reading Books Break Down Barriers

Impact 52

Creating Possibilities

Do you take things for granted?  Have you complained about having to go to work, to school, or to a practice?  If you answered no, you are a liar.  Each and every day we take life and its events for granted.  We lose sight that being employed, receiving an education, and playing on a sports… Continue reading Creating Possibilities