Author Archives: mimre1

Non-Profits: Where there’s Always Work to be Done

As one of my peers wrote in their blog, I am left wondering where the time has gone this summer. It seems like the summer began and ended before I could truly process my project in its entirety. Have you … Continue reading

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Children are Teachers

Today marked the first day of the last week of camp. Looking back, there are many lessons that I’ve learned about myself and about life. If not for the children I met, I would not have learned these lessons. When … Continue reading

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Thinking Deeper

Our Columbus Foundation Fellow meetings have been immensely thought-provoking for me. Yesterday, there were many moments that inspired me to think deeper about my summer in its entirety and many situations I’ve found myself questioning throughout the summer. One of … Continue reading

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Lessons on Fundraising

Yesterday was the day we’ve all been waiting and preparing for: the annual fundraising event. This year, SON Ministries took a risk and completely changed the format of the event. In previous years, the “Open Your Heart” fundraiser has been … Continue reading

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Stories from Camp

This week has been quite long if you ask me. I’m not sure if it’s because we’re coming off a very short holiday week or because I’ve felt stressed – but I made it through. I absolutely love coming to … Continue reading

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Open for Business!

One of the most unique things about SON Ministries’ Summer Lunch Camp is the opportunity for children to create and run their very own restaurant, to which they invite others to be guests at. It is hands down one of … Continue reading

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Out of Office, Indefinitely

My time with SON Ministries this summer so far has been quite the whirlwind – but that is to be expected when you’re around 100+ children under the age of 12 every day. But, I think this whirlwind is exactly … Continue reading

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