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Category: Volunteering

When a Community Comes Together: Gift Gallery 2018

When a Community Comes Together: Gift Gallery 2018

The 2018 Gift Gallery was an incredible experience thanks to generous donations from individuals and corporate partners and volunteers from community partners. Here are just a few of the special moments from the Gift Gallery shared by families and volunteers.

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Why Mentoring Matters

Why Mentoring Matters

Many of the youth waiting for a mentor rarely have visitors or leave campus. They long for a friend who is theirs and theirs alone. As Coleen soon learned, becoming a mentor is a very real opportunity to not only change the life of a child, but to have yours changed as well.

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A Letter From Farmer Theo

A Letter From Farmer Theo

Theo Bunch leads our Healthy Living & Food Systems team, teaching our students the practical skills of tending to plants while also being a mentor and role model to them. Here's a beautiful letter he wrote about a typical day on the farm site at our Gillis Campus.

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Behind the Scenes: Holiday Edition

Behind the Scenes: Holiday Edition

As the holidays approach, our Donor Relations Specialist Kristen Zucht provides some insight on what it is to be a professional elf.

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Mentors Make a Difference

Mentors Make a Difference

Do you remember a person - maybe it was a teacher, a coach, or even a supervisor - who listened, gave you advice, and helped you navigate the world around you? For many of the youth we serve, the answer is "no" because they haven't had trusting relationships with adults. Our mentoring program is trying to change that.

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