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Monday, April 5, 2021

Words of Hope in a Time of Healing

Seyton Thomas is a college student with a heart for giving. Seyton has experienced challenges in her life that sculpted her drive to lead and light a spark in young children from all backgrounds to develop leadership, perseverance, compassion, and...Read more

Thursday, October 8, 2020

Period Poverty Project

By Katherine Adamonis

Springfield Middle School in Battle Creek, Michigan, has recently been designated as a Service-Learning Middle School. Service-learning relies on a method of teaching that integrates community service activities in academic curricula...Read more

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

"We value educating students to help shape their future," explained Mr. Jackson and the team from DetroitHives. "Many students are looking for diverse educational subjects that cause them to explore and look beyond the traditional classroom. To be able to shape their future allows us...Read more

Monday, August 17, 2020

Project Clean Up

"Our programs teach the character development values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Faith," said Ms. Amanda Schmitz, the Social Responsibility and Community Outreach Director of the Monroe Family YMCA in Michigan. "These values align...Read more

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

SEEDs Students Learning About Water Testing

"I want to make the world a better place and I want to raise up a generation of others who want to do the same," said Ms. Erin Guesno, a program coordinator for SEEDs at Marion Elementary School in Michigan.

Prior to the...Read more

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

During the coronavirus pandemic LTG Ambassador and XSTREAM Program Coordinator, Joyce Matthews, helped over 150 Braddock Elementary and Thomas Jefferson High School (TJHS) club students learn and serve. 

The TJHS students work with Braddock Elementary students each year in...Read more