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2 days ago
“By strengthening and restoring families, we can give them the best chance for success, and I’m hopeful this award will shine a light on the most effective solutions." - Patrick Lawler
Last night, many outstanding people and organizations were honored at this year's Multiplying Good Jefferson Awards for their passionate work not only in the communities around them but around the country. It is an honor to stand with so many who are actively changing our world for the better. We wouldn't be who we are without our dedicated team who continue to put the needs of our youth and families first. Congratulations to our leader Pat Lawler and ALL Jefferson Award honorees for such an inspirational night. #CelebrateGood ... See MoreSee Less
6 days ago
When Covid-19 first hit earlier this year, there was panic, hysteria and confusion. In spite of it all, our staff, like Kendra Dzingle, did not hesitate to leap into action! Kendra knew that with schools and businesses closing, families would be under incredible stress and, in some cases, worrying how to feed their children without school. Kendra created an internal document full of resources for her families and even got her colleagues involved. They added to the list when a new resource was found, allowing everyone an easy way to share information. This meant families had access to more resources than they might otherwise through a single specialist. "Kendra said, let’s figure it out – they need resources,” said Christina, a Youth Villages Program Representative. “Families are now laid off, and let’s think about how can we help them more.” Visit the link for Kendra's full story.
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This is awesome!!!!