Making a Difference Foundation Newsletter August 20, 2020 COVID-19’s Impact Across the Community When 2020 started, no one anticipated the events and outcomes we would be challenged with. This year so far, our community and the world at large has faced great change with all of us trying to balance and find our “new normal.” [...]
THE MAKING A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2020 COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS The Making A Difference Foundation (MADF) of Tacoma, Washington announces its 2020 scholarship awards to ten students attending college throughout the nation. The Making A Difference Foundation and its President and Founder, Ahndrea Blue, believes that education is the greatest equalizer and force for change. [...]
The Making A Difference Foundation (MADF) of Tacoma, Washington announces its 2020 scholarship awards to ten students attending college throughout the nation.
With so much currently going on in the world, from the pandemic to police brutality and Black Lives Matter protests, most, if not all, 4th of July celebrations have been cancelled. While it is certainly disappointing not being able to enjoy festivities with friends and family honoring our country’s birthday, we now have an opportunities [...]
In addition to the funds donated to Snoqualmie Valley organizations, the Snoqualmie Tribe also made donations to organizations serving the entire Puget Sound region, including... Making A Difference Foundation. Read the full article at the link below. https://livingsnoqualmie.com/snoqualmie-tribe-donates-nearly-400000-to-snoqualmie-valley-nonprofits-hit-hard-by-pandemic/
This Father’s Day, Making A Difference Foundation wants to do something different. We want to help break the myths of the absentee father in black communities. As a black woman, with a strong black father in position, it’s important to address this issue. The truth is black fathers have received a tainted reputation, especially in [...]
While not an official holiday in the U.S., Juneteenth Day is recognized as a state holiday or observance in 47 states as well as the District of Columbia. It is an important milestone in our county’s history – one that is very relevant in light of recent events and current times. As Black Lives Matter [...]
We have been silent on social media in light of recent events to take time to reflect upon the current state of our country in order to better express our thoughts on the matter. Our local Black Lives Matter group has asked for businesses statewide to close their doors today to mourn and honor those [...]
The Pierce County Veterans Emergency COVID-19 Assistance program serves eligible Pierce County military or veteran households, who because of the COVID-19 emergency or the response to that emergency, have suffered financial hardship and now lack sufficient income or resources to pay rent. Program recipients are eligible to receive three (3) months of emergency rent / mortgage assistance. Payments are [...]
Ahndrea Blue shares how Eloise’s Cooking Pot food bank in East Tacoma continues to serve all members of the community in unique ways.