It was a bluebird day: clear skies, faint hint of fading clouds, brilliant sun. Green blanketed fields, gardens and any spare ground thanks to the recent rain. You could say it was just another beautiful day in Durham, California at Ponderosa Elementary, the new site for the hundreds of students who lost their school – and many their homes – in the Paradise Camp Fire last November. And it was – but side-by-side with the ordinary was the extraordinary.Continue reading “Peace Kits for Paradise: When Giving Is Also Receiving”
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incorporating yoga movements and breathing techniques. A few months later, the girls were thrilled to receive artwork back from the students in Haiti. We loved our Mindful Littles class and found that it helped to open the girls’ eyes to the world around them!
- Danielle Castro, Youth Leader, Age 17
- Kim Morrow, Local Bay Area Parent
- Jennifer LaForce, Bay Area Girl Scout Troop Leader
- Beth Goldberg, Director of Development for Youth Homes
-Jennifer Kamal, Local Bay Area Parent
- Carolyn Seaton, Superintendent of Orinda Union School District
-Iris Wu, Youth Leader, Age 19
- Travis Groft, Veteran
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