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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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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 08, 2018

What Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” Can Teach Us About Expressing Our Own Genius

Source: elephantjournal.com | Re-Post Fight For Life 2/8/2018 -His words—spoken over half a century ago during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963— continue to inspire and move people.That day, King tapped into something extraordinarily powerful and expressed a vision so beautiful that a mere…

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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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January 24, 2018

Goal Setting in 2018

Last year, we shared with you our top goals and objectives for the upcoming year. As an organization, it’s important for us to share what we’re working on not only so that our partners and followers can hear, but also for us to use as a checkpoint throughout the year….

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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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January 11, 2018

2018 New Year's Resolutions To Try And Keep

Source: ndtv.com | Re-Post Fight for Life Foundation 1/11/2018 -The curtains are coming down on 2017 and soon we’ll all have an all new year in 2018 and a set of New Year’s resolutions. With the year ending it’s hard not to evaluate the year gone by and plan your…

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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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