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May 19, 2017

Coding4Kindness Recap

Last month, our team met with developers at Salesforce for their 12-hour hackathon, Coding4Kindness. Thanks to their team we were able to make a number of improvments to our website and plan for future processes that will enable Fight for Life to effectively and proficiently operate and conduct business matters.Here’s a…

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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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April 07, 2017

Developing Tomorrow's Leaders: Seal the Deal 2017

In today’s society, so many of our youth are not reaching their potential. Why is this? What factors withold young adults from reaching their full potential? Commonly, it’s the inability to cope with some form of childhood trauma. Fight For Life Foundation gives young adults the tools they need to…

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April 05, 2017

Welcome FFL 2017 Interns!

One of our overarching missions at Fight For Life Foundation is to equip the next generation of leaders. We do this not only through the programs we run, but also by providing internship opportunities for college students. They help us in areas like event and program management and community relations. Our…

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March 28, 2017

Programs 101

Now that we’ve shared more about our mission and goals, we’re excited to talk about the specific programs that Fight For Life Foundation offers and ways you can get involved.The core foundation that each of our programs is built on is called Social Emotional Learning.WHAT IS SEL?Social and emotional learning…

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March 17, 2017

Fundamentals: Our Mission

Our goal is simple: help underserved youth fight for a better life.Today, a majority of students in the U.S. who live in low-income urban and rural school districts are underperforming. No exception to this is the Indianapolis Public School district (IPS): 58% of IPS students graduate from high school on…

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March 11, 2017

Board Spotlight: Heather Mesalam

Fight For Life Foundation is eager to share the many faces behind our organization who give their time and resources to investing in the lives of youth in our community. We’ve asked each of our board members to share their experience with Fight For Life – read below to get to…

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March 08, 2017

Building Dreams Students Respond to LOVE

In February, our Building Dreams scholars focused on the value of love thanks to our partnership with Jack and Jill Magazine. Marlin shared his motto on Love and asked students to respond. Check out some of the answers from our students below!If your child wants to get involved in our…

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March 08, 2017

Marlin Jackson Featured on Colts Roundup

Fight For Life Foundation is the outcome of a dream that Marlin Jackson had. After growing up in what he calls very “humble beginnings,” our Founder and President had to fight for every goal he wanted to achieve. Thanks to the family members who took him in and coaches who guided…

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