I was interviewed by HuffPost this week about the difference small donations can make to organizations like Make Our Day. I found it very appropriate that they chose this story to use in their article.
For this particular kiddo, $10, time, and attention has made a huge difference. The munchkins have their next big day out on November 28th. If you’d like to donate to this playdate or make a small one time or recurring monthly donation it would really Make Our Day!
Consider Dillman’s anecdote from the tutoring center she runs in Thailand: “One of my third-grade students used to cry inconsolably through his morning classes … He wouldn’t tell any students or teachers what was wrong. Things started to make sense when I checked his English workbook and saw that he’d written ‘no’ next to the question ‘What did you have for breakfast?’… Now I bring him fresh fruit and granola for breakfast every school day and make sure he has food or money for the weekend. Ten dollars a week is what I spend for his breakfast, and … I am not exaggerating when I tell you that absolutely everything about his school performance started to improve after we established this morning routine.”read full article here