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November 28, 2018

Indy Winter Farmers Market

Source: growingplacesindy.org | Re-Post Fight for Life Foundation 11/28/2018 -What is the Indy Winter Farmers Market?It is a place providing growers and producers a year-round outlet for their products and residents the opportunity to eat local year round.Market History:The Growing Places Indy Winter Farmers Market (IWFM) was founded in 2008…

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November 01, 2018

7 Ways To Raise Grateful Kids In An Over-Entitled World

Source: mindbodygreen.com | Re-Post Fight for Life Foundation 11/1/2018 -In a world of “I wants” and “Can I haves?” it can be daunting for parents to raise grateful kids.I get it. As a mom of two boys, I’ve watched and learned (sometimes the hard way) how our society is now…

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November 01, 2018

An Emerging Type Of Learning In Central Indiana

Source: cicf.org | Re-Post Fight for Life Foundation 11/1/2018 -Several schools and organizations in Central Indiana are better understanding the long-term effect of experiencing some form of trauma, a deeply distressing or disturbing experience. This episode of For Good explores how local educators throughout Central Indiana are introducing student-focused approaches to…

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October 18, 2018

Are Schools Ready to Tackle The Mental Health Crisis?

Source: neatoday.org | Re-Post Fight for Life Foundation 10/18/2018 -For Melodie Henderson, it was one of those “Tag, you’re it!” moments.“When you’re an educator, often it’s just you and a student at a particular, challenging time in the classroom and you have to step into their world,” says Henderson, a…

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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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