Experiences, Not Things

If COVID-19 taught us anything, it taught us most about who and what is important in life. It taught us about resilience and strength, and how to pick ourselves back up and continue on. Lessons most of us also learned from our fathers at some point in our lives. Dads are the pinnacle of [...]

By |2021-06-18T15:38:37-07:00June 20th, 2021|Articles, Blog|

Juneteenth Emancipation Day

June 19, 1865: the official end to slavery in the United States. It was the day when federal troops ensured the last of the African American slaves were freed – two and a half years after Lincoln signed the emancipation proclamation. It’s one of America’s oldest celebrations, marked by prayer, feasting, song, and dance [...]

By |2021-06-18T15:13:32-07:00June 18th, 2021|Articles, Blog|

Let Us Never Forget

At 3:00 pm, May 31, 2021, will you remember? Memorial Day was started after the civil war to give remembrance and honor those who died in the conflict. Since that time, the holiday has grown to honor all military service members who died in service to our country, to help protect and uphold our freedoms [...]

By |2021-05-25T16:16:10-07:00May 25th, 2021|Articles, Blog, Uncategorized|

Finally… 2021

Finally... We’re sure most of us would agree: 2020 has been exceptionally long. After nine months from the start, the COVID-19 pandemic, government lockdowns, rise in cases, and fear continue. With continued worries of a spike in virus cases, people are still being encouraged, even mandated, to stay home and avoid any unnecessary visits or [...]

By |2020-12-30T16:48:27-08:00December 30th, 2020|Articles, Blog|

Christmas, COVID, and Caring for Others

There is much debate as to whether or not we should be gathering with family and friends this Christmas. Actually, regardless of which holiday you celebrate this season, people all across the nation and world are being encouraged to stay home, remain socially distanced, and bypass celebrations this year.  COVID-19 has brought challenges this year [...]

By |2020-12-24T09:23:01-08:00December 24th, 2020|Articles, Blog, Uncategorized|

COVID-19’s Impact Across the Community

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.” [...]

By |2020-09-01T14:04:00-07:00September 1st, 2020|Articles, Blog|