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February 22, 2018

Fight For Life Board Development with Community Solutions

  Fight For Life Foundation continues to work towards our goals by partnering with Community Solutions Inc. to develop and solidify both our board and our plan for growth. This past month, Community Solutions helped us facilitate a board development meeting where we spent time going over our strengths and areas…

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February 22, 2018

Rosa Parks Was My Aunt - Here's What You Don't Know About Her

 Source: shondaland.com | Re-Post Fight for Life 2/22/2018 -This is how you know her: She was the tired seamstress who refused to give up her seat, sparking the Montgomery Bus Boycott of 1955. Maybe you remember Rosa Parks as that quiet, older woman being honored at an awards show. Or maybe…

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February 07, 2018

How Martin Luther King Influences Our Dreams

Every February we celebrate Black History Month and in doing so, we celebrate the great African Americans in our history who fought for equality and change. While there are many stories of advocacy, risk-taking, and empowerment, perhaps none are more widely known and celebrated than those from Dr. Martin Luther…

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December 31, 2017

Top Five Moments of 2017

2017 was a big year for Fight For Life Foundation. We saw expansion in our Building Dreams program allowing us to impact more kids, we partnered with some amazing organizations and foundations who support us in our mission, and we were able to make progress in technological advancements. Here’s a…

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December 28, 2017

Marlin Jackson Hosts Kids From His Hometown Every December

Source: colts.com | Re-Post Fight For Life 12/28/2017 -Former Colts cornerback Marlin Jackson grew up in Sharon, Pennsylvania. It was a childhood overshadowed by drugs, violence, and neglect.He sought out the adult influence he was lacking at home and used his athletic ability to clear a path for himself out…

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December 28, 2017

Recap: Be A Blessing Christmas Parties

We’re sending out a special thank you to all of our staff, volunteers, and individuals who made this holiday season so special. Thanks to them, we were able to Be A Blessing to hundreds of our Building Dreams scholars through the Musser Elementary field trip and Elementary Christmas parties. Our…

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August 23, 2017

Building Dreams Students Respond to Volunteerism

Through our partnership with Jack and Jill Magazine our Building Dreams scholars have been focusing on volunteering during the months of July and August. Marlin talked about how volunteering made a difference in his life, as he was often impacted by gifts and acts of service while growing up in a poor home situation. We challenged…

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August 09, 2017

FFL Partners with Community Solutions Inc.

There’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes here at Fight For Life Foundation that you might not know. It takes many bodies and a lot of moving parts in order to ensure that each of our goals is on track. Part of the way that Fight For Life Foundation…

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July 11, 2017

Marlin Jackson Expands Entrepreneurial Reach

Marlin Jackson, Founder and President of Fight For Life Foundation, has expanded his entrepreneurial reach to include MarlinJ28 and Revive Property Group.Over the years, Mr. Jackson has proven himself to be a goal-oriented, disciplined, and driven person who is able to do whatever is needed to help himself and others…

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