Motivation for Monday – Work Hard. No Excuses.

Sometimes I encounter obstacles in my life, but homelessness has never been one of them.

Sometimes my daughters feel challenged in school, but they will never take a test after sleeping in a shelter.

Sometimes my husband and I are recognized for efforts, but we’ve never been the valedictorians of our classes.

Check out the story of this Georgia teenager who didn’t let anything get in the way of her education:

Stories like this one fuel my passion for organizations like HomePlate Youth Services. I’ve written a ton about serving meals for couch-surfing teens, but the staff help with so much more than dinners. Assistance with education being one of those resources.

My birthday is in 2 days and I’m asking all of you for a gift. 

Will you contribute some of your hard earned cash to an organization dedicated to helping youth grow into stable adults? My goal is to raise $430 in honor of my 43rd year on this earth to help fund those vital HomePlate resources. 

I couldn’t ask for a more worthy present than giving a chance to a kid who may not have had any chances before. 

Follow this link to donate.

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