Jeff Sorrell By Jim Davis Jeff Sorrell isn’t the type of person that most people would expect to find as the leader of a charitable organization. He’s not a billionaire philanthropist who can fund his own charity, he’s not a community leader with influence in high places and he doesn’t hold any degrees that
By Jim Davis We’ve all heard the saying that “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”1 It’s attributed to the Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu, who lived over 2000 years ago. The quote may be old, but it’s as true today as it was back then. The fact is, the best
Shawn Trapp by Jim Davis If you asked people back in 2015 to name someone who had the potential to make a significant positive difference in the lives of others, Shawn Trapp would probably not have made that list. At the time, Shawn was one of the thousands of victims of Ohio’s Opioid Crisis.
Hilda Moser Hilda pictured with her daughter Ellen by Jim Davis If you’ve ever thought that you were too old to help people transform their lives, the story of Hilda Moser will change your mind. Hilda was in her 80s when she joined the Life Enrichment Center. And though she retired in
Esther (from the Bible) by Jim Davis One important takeaway from Esther is that it’s sometimes easy to see when a person is in need and what you can do to help. We call those “softballs” because they’re easy to recognize and fit well with our own skills and abilities. In this case, Esther
Chris Albrecht by Jim Davis This June marked the one-year anniversary of the passing of our friend, Chris Albrecht. Chris died during the height of the pandemic, at a time when face masks and social distancing were mandated by the state and large, indoor gatherings were highly discouraged. Even so, almost 3,000 people flaunted