Categories: "Community Inclusion Success Stories" or "Updates"

Spencer's Story: How Community Fosters Inclusion

February 2nd, 2015
T-Bird Strong. An award conceived, given and named for the recipient, Spencer, now seventeen and a senior at Shorewood High School, it is rooted in the value of inclusion. Spencer's mom, Cindy, told me that it is clear to her that aside from her son's… more »

Stephen's Story: Making Connections in a Rural Island Community

November 3rd, 2014
When the bell on the door tinkles, announcing the arrival of a visitor to the Whidbey Animals? Improvement Foundation (WAIF) animal shelter in Freeland, cats hop down from their perches and rise from their beds to see who has come to give them… more »

More from Scott Palm in Vegas

October 6th, 2014
This awesome story just gets better with the telling.  Check it out! more »

Making it Happen!

September 3rd, 2014
This wonderful story was forwarded to us by Janet Strolle, the current Make a Difference facilitator.  What a terrific example of pursuing a dream, and a community coming together to make sure that dream comes true.  Enjoy! more »

Seth & Lee: Make a Difference Journey Update

August 12th, 2014
Seth was having a challenging day. When Tammy (his program manager) arrived we could hear him shouting, and Lee was patiently standing to the side. ?Give us two minutes,? he said. We stepped outside and Lee joined us a few minutes later. ?We can do this… more »