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Raised by 7 people in 5 months
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​WHY
Originally because my children deserve the best (typical parent, I know). Once my children grew up and I realized that by raising them to believe that they could change the world, I was leaving them with a task bigger than I could justify.
I wrote The World I See Begins With Me when they were babies with hope in my heart. But, looking around again once they grew up (my youngest turned 18), as I did when I wrote it, the world isn't progressing the way it should.
The rate of homelessness has more than doubled since then (1996). (I don't have the projection rates yet, but obviously those projections are going the wrong way. They should be DECREASING, not increasing.) There are plenty of other issues to tend to, but if we could end homelessness, this can show the world the possibilities.

HOW
While trying to figure out how I was going to accomplish such a big undertaking, I reflected on all the resources, people and organizations that helped me raise my kids as a single mom. All those that had been there for me when I needed help as I raised my kids having limited support.

I realized, "Why reinvent the wheel?"

My intention is to bring together all the existing goodness and expand on that. I see so much potential in the world. Organizations that already make an impact. people that know how to succeed yet still feel unfulfilled, companies that have the best of intentions, but don't realize the impact they could be making. If they only had the right support. 

We are funded by providing coaching services (If you want to change lives, you have to start with your own) and the generosity of our donors.

WHAT
Our mission is "To inspire, empower and support competent professionals and individuals to help triage and resolve the issues that perpetuate homelessness"

My goal is to share my message, to share my dream because
The World I See Begins with Me
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Curing Hopelessness thru Inspiration, Connection and Success.

With money, you have more options, but with people, you have more possibilities!

We provide the moral support you need to heal your past to surpass the hurdles that have gotten in your way until now.

We connect heart-centered people who want to help make this world a better place with the people they need most. The world needs your gifts.

We'll help you shine in the eyes of who matters most - YOU!

Support Life Teaches. One person can change the course of anything.

Change the world by changing lives!
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In the last year or two, I have received such great support and feedback from my friends, family and even strangers that I've talked to.

Thanks to that support, we continue to grow our reach on social media, we are building a great support network, gaining momentum in creating our resource database.

Once we have systems in place, we will be supporting all these connections by helping people make the difference they want to make in the world. We will be bringing together the people who have the skills and resources to help with the people who need them the most.

As people see themselves making the difference they intended to make in someone's life, their desire grows to do more.....I know this from experience AND from research. The more we know we are successful at something, the more we want to do it.

Doing what you're good at makes you feel good about yourself. Seeing success is proof that you're good at what you're doing. You want to do more......and get even better at it. There's no better motivation than success.

We want to help you succeed at whatever your goals are. That's what Life Teaches us. That's what Life Teaches Foundation is all about.

Whether you can donate $5 or $1000, you know you're making a difference the world. We'll be keeping you updated on progress and how your money is being spent.

We are not trying to get rich. Until we can tackle the topic of "the evils of money", it is what it is and we have to submit to the power of money and the limitations that the lack thereof provides.

For those that have said, "If I can help in any way"......if you are unable to donate, then please consider sharing this so we can keep up this momentum. Letting the world know what we're doing is the only way to get to where we're going.
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This campaign will help me pay my bills just like a salary would do I can focus my time & energy on growing Life Teaches to the point that we can start making the impact we intend to make.

In order to get people off the streets, help them learn the life skills and confidence to stay off the streets and create a better life, no one person can do it alone.

To form the alliances or teams that are needed to accomplish anything, Life Teaches connects people who have the resources and skills to help with the people who need them the most.
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$1,160 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 7 people in 5 months
Funds raised will benefit:
Life Teaches Foundation
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Chicago, IL
EIN: 814495036
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