Description: to support the development of human capital through a strong educational system and a healthy lifestyle.
Top 2 Project Examples in this Service Area:
Established in 2017, Batesville High School and Oldenburg Academy Varsity Football players pledged to feed hungry children in Ripley County. In 2020, the Milan High School Varsity Football players joined this effort. The players pledge to force as many turnovers as possible, and donors pledge a dollar amount to donate for every turnover the football team of their choosing forces during the season. The donations support the Weekend BackSack Program at Ripley County’s 5 public elementary schools. The Weekend BackSack Program ensures that our most vulnerable children have access to nutritious food on non-school days.
Genesis: Pathways to Success
Mental Health / Trauma-Informed Professional Development Modules
Genesis: Pathways to Success, East Indiana Area Health Education Center, and Dr. Beth Trammell of Make Words Matter For Good have developed and launched a virtual training program to provide mental health and trauma-informed resources for school personnel designed to support the mental health needs of educators and students during the pandemic and throughout the school year.