The Power of Asking for Support

The Power of Asking for Support

Many see leadership as being in charge and in control: strong, powerful, and capable of doing it all – alone. There may be the assumption that somehow asking for support is a sign of weakness and invalidates the efforts that someone is making. You may be having a conversation with yourself that you don’t need to ask for support until you are stuck and have no other choice.

RELEASE: Next Level Trainings leadership group raises $105,593 in 34 days to fight poverty in Philadelphia Neighborhood

RELEASE: Next Level Trainings leadership group raises $105,593 in 34 days to fight poverty in Philadelphia Neighborhood

PHILADELPHIA – 31 adults, ranging from 23 to 67 years of age, put together a spontaneous fundraising campaign to support families and individuals in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia. Having only come together one month prior, the 5th leadership class of Next Level Trainings set out to raise $100,000 for local non-profit, Face to Face Germantown, a 501(c)3 human services organization dedicated to the health, well-being, and stability of our community.  Within 33 days, the leadership participants raised over $105,593.

Community Service Project Recap - VIP 5 Philadelphia

Community Service Project Recap - VIP 5 Philadelphia

With the intention of creating love, freedom, and unity in our community, our team chose to support Face to Face and their mission to embrace, support, and empower as many members of our community who are experiencing poverty as possible. As our team rallied together and the more we learned about this organization, the stronger our vision became. Face to Face’s mission and vision became our own. Our commitment to breaking the cycle of poverty became the source of our inspiration.

Community Service Project Recap - VIP 15

Community Service Project Recap - VIP 15

Aiming to create empowerment, unity, and love in our community, our team declared we would raise $165,000 in 27 days for Gracehaven and support them in their mission: to stop the cycle of child sex trafficking by providing services such as survivor care and support, residential housing, prevention education, intervention trainings, and community collaboration. Gracehaven is creating a new life for children who have experienced unimaginable hardship, and our team was honored to work with them during the course of this project.

NBC4i: Local group raises money for child victims of human trafficking

NBC4i: Local group raises money for child victims of human trafficking

COLUMBUS (WCMH) - Human trafficking is a problem that often goes unnoticed and many times children are the victims.  A local group that's helping the victims and trying to shine a light on the problem has an ambitious goal.