…Build Hubs at schools that create thriving for families in need. Bernadette Marquez – Family Engagement Liaison at Foothills Elementary: “Schools like mine that support students, families and our neighborhood through the Hub, an onsite pantry of food, clothing and support that helps our community make it through rough patches in the road of life.”
…Surround an underserved school with community support. Laurie McKibben – Dean at Foothills Elementary School. “Helping an “underserved school” transform into an “Abundantly served” school! There are lots of ways the community can support a school like mine volunteering with PTA, Watch Dog’s, Tutoring and many other ways! When my school is thriving so is the entire neighborhood!”
…Help single moms navigate life to move from surviving to thriving. J, a single mom in Lakewood: “Single mothers like me as we work through the system of applications. Thanks for helping me move from surviving to thriving!”
…Mentor students to reach their full potential. Minka, A 5th Grade student at Foothills Elementary: “Students like me who are getting great tutoring help after school! Whiz Kids is great! I love my tutor Ms. Debbie!”
…Build hope in pastors and churches so they create hope in communities. Rev. Ruben Rodriguez, Mountain Christian Church, Lakewood, Colorado: “Creating a thriving church begins with a thriving pastor and leadership team. Pastor’s benefit from friendship, connection with other pastors…thanks for supporting seasoned faith leader who support our work!”
Local Friends: If you want to sign up for one of our Coffee Chats to learn more about Lakewood Connects and discover how you can serve your community, send us a private message. We’re looking forward to meeting and DOING GOOD TOGETHER in Lakewood!