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February 22, 2018

Building A Better You: Courage Responses

This year, Fight For Life announced the “Build A Better You Challenge” with Jack and Jill Magazine. In this series, Marlin Jackson sets out the building blocks that students need in order to live the life they want. As someone who grew up in humble circumstances and was able to…

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January 20, 2018

Build A Better You Challenge: Courage

Last year, Fight For Life Foundation began partnering with Saturday Evening Post’s Jack and Jill Magazine to incorporate some of the core values taught through our Building Dreams program. Jack and Jill allowed us to reach kids all over the United States through stories and experiences that our founder, Marlin…

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November 16, 2017

Building Dreams Bowl: The Final Issue

In 2017, Fight For Life Foundation has partnered with Saturday Evening Post to incorporate the Building Dreams program within their U.S. Kids Jack and Jill magazine. Jack and Jill magazine is a national children’s magazine for kids ages 6-12 that has over 40,000 subscribers. Each page is designed to spark a child’s curiosity…

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October 19, 2017

Building Dreams Students Respond to Perseverance

At the beginning of the year we announced a partnership with Jack and Jill Magazine that allows us to reach kids across the whole United States. Fight For Life Foundation has been featured in their magazine bi-monthly to talk about different topics like love, gratitude, and respect that are vital…

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October 04, 2017

Building Dreams: Teaching Character

Did you know? The rate of violent crime continues to rise in Indianapolis and it’s highest in geographical regions served by the Indianapolis Public Schools system. In fact, The crime rate is 6x higher, Poverty rate is 4x higher, Unemployment rate is 3x higher, And, there are 3x as many people…

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September 21, 2017

Building Dreams Bowl: Perserverence

Fight For Life is excited to partner with Saturday Evening Post to incorporate the Building Dreams program within their U.S. Kids Jack and Jill magazine. Jack and Jill magazine is a national children’s magazine for kids ages 6-12 that has over 40,000 subscribers. Each page is designed to spark a child’s curiosity through…

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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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May 29, 2017

Building Dreams Students Respond to Gratitude

Through our partnership with Jack and Jill Magazine our Building Dreams scholars have been focusing on the value of gratitude during the month of May and into June. Marlin talked about the importance of gratitude and how showing appreciation for the things that you have helps you succeed. We challenged our students and readers to…

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May 09, 2017

Building Dreams Bowl - Gratitude

Fight For Life is excited to partner with Saturday Evening Post to incorporate the Building Dreams program within their U.S. Kids Jack and Jill magazine. Jack and Jill magazine is a national children’s magazine for kids ages 6-12 that has over 40,000 subscribers. Each page is designed to spark a child’s curiosity through…

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April 18, 2017

Building Dreams Students Respond to Respect

Throughout the months of March and April our Building Dreams scholars have been focusing on the value of respect through our partnership with Jack and Jill Magazine. Former NFL Player and Founder, Marlin Jackson, shared his personal story with readers about how he learned to give and get respect in his…

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