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Volunteers
August 25, 2016

Volunteer Spotlight: Aaron

  Pictured above is the first group of kids that Aaron (pictured in the middle wearing blue jeans) took skating in 2006.   Volunteer’s Name: Aaron Shafer Daytime occupation: Senior Analytical Development Scientist, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Volunteer Position and MAM Location: Skateboarding volunteer, MAM Greenlaw Why did you decide to start…
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Volunteers
June 16, 2016

Volunteer Spotlight: Sarah Kiriacon

Volunteer’s Name: Sarah Kiriacon Daytime occupation: Graduate Student at the U of M Volunteer Position and MAM Location:  I help with homework and hang out at the Greenlaw Gym. Why did you decide to start Volunteering with MAM? I had been with my church a few times to play Dodgeball…
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Volunteers
May 16, 2016

Volunteer Spotlight: Kori Johnson

Volunteer’s Name: Kori Johnson Daytime occupation: I just graduated from high school and I am heading to Kids Across America Summer Camp to work as a babysitter Volunteer Position and MAM Location: I volunteered with homework help at the Leawood Location. Why did you decide to start Volunteering with MAM?…
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Volunteers
April 25, 2016

Volunteer Spotlight: Andrew Tait

Volunteer’s Name: Andrew Tait Daytime occupation: Construction Estimator Volunteer Position and MAM Location: Basketball Coach at Olivet Why did you decide to start Volunteering with MAM? Fall of 2015 Do you have a favorite memory from volunteering?  In my first game as the head coach of my team, we got…
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Volunteers
March 22, 2016

Volunteer Spotlight: Lisa Patterson

Volunteer name: Lisa Patterson Daytime occupation: Retired Medicare consultant of 30 years Volunteer position and MAM Location: Homework Help and literacy initiative at MAM Olivet Why did you decide to start volunteering with MAM?  My church, Germantown Presbyterian, had taken on MAM at Olivet as a mission partner.  I started…
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Community InvolvementVolunteers
December 4, 2015

Catherine Guidry, MAM volunteer, wins community award at Evergreen Packaging

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Evergreen Packaging®, a global leader in beverage paperboard carton manufacturing, today announced the winners of its Employee Sustainability Leadership Awards. Evergreen selected six winning employees; presenting winners with special gifts and a $500 donation to the organization with which the employee is involved. Catherine…
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Volunteers
May 12, 2015

Help our MAM kids diligently read this summer!

We need YOU to encourage these boys and girls to dream big and become confident in their reading abilities. YOU can help with one-on-one five minute reading assessments (June 1 – 12 and/or July 13 – 24) or be with a small group of children as they read and visit…
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In The NewsVolunteers
February 12, 2015

Tiger Football Gives Back to MAM

Chauncey Lanier removed limbs from a ravine outside the golf course. February 8, 2015, www.gotigersgo.com While Memphis Football's preseason training program began with the start of the spring semester, the Tigers took another step toward the 2015 season with its first 5:30 a.m. conditioning workout of spring on Friday. Competitive…
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Community InvolvementVolunteers
January 8, 2015

THE MEMPHIS VILLAGE: How MAM & JLM are partnering to change kids’ lives in Memphis

By Jamie Kidd, Junior League of Memphis Have you heard the proverb “It takes a village to raise a child?” I personally believe this proverb is blatant truth. The good news is there are hundreds (maybe thousands) who are living this mission out for the hope of Memphis children every…
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