Indiana and Kentucky Tornadoes: How You Can Help

Last week a string of tornadoes ripped through the Midwest and Southeastern U. S. Several towns have been devastated by these storms. How you can help: American Red Cross Habitat for Humanity Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief Samaritan's Purse: Emergency Relief Southeastern Indiana Baptist Association World Vision

Operation Christmas Child 2011

It's time to pack shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child.  Operation Christmas Child is a project of Franklin Graham's organization Samaritan's Purse that seeks to provide the neediest children with a simple gift. This may be the only gift that many have ever received. How You Can Get Involved: Pack a shoe box. Take box … Continue reading Operation Christmas Child 2011

Central Texas Wildfires: How You Can Help

Recent wild fires in Central Texas have destroyed over 40,000 acres and lefts hundreds homes. Many parts of Texas have not had significant rainfall in over a year. The drought conditions and extreme heat  contributed to the spread of wild fires in Texas this year. How You Can Help American Red Cross of Central Texas … Continue reading Central Texas Wildfires: How You Can Help

Ways to Help Japan

On Friday, March 11 an 8.9 magnitude earthquake hit Japan and triggered a massive tsunami. More than 800 people were killed, hundreds are missing, and 200,000 are displaced after an 8.9-magnitude earthquake. How you can help: American Red Cross Baptist Global Response Habitat for Humanity IMB: Japan Response Fund Samaritan's Purse: Emergency Relief Texas Baptist … Continue reading Ways to Help Japan

My Greatest Accomplishment of 2010

My theme for 2010 was "make a difference". I wanted to stop complaining about things or just thinking someone should do something about that. Instead I decided to do something. One of the things I did was to become involved with an adult literacy program. As a professional educator who has taught everything from preschool … Continue reading My Greatest Accomplishment of 2010