How do I get started?
Quick story: I got an email from our school last week. Two sisters recently experienced severe trauma and were having difficulty making it through the night without having accidents. The teacher asked for two air mattresses and some pullups.
Can you imagine?
Can you imagine going to school after that kind of night?
Can you imagine going to school having experienced this?
Of course we said yes. But I didn’t want to repeat my changing table mistake so we emailed back and forth about what specifically was needed and I got the air mattresses, a pump, and pullups. It’s been awhile since I bought pullups! It took less than 24 hours from the initial email to the school receiving the items.
Every school needs this type of partner. Every school needs businesses or churches or nonprofits who can meet a need at a moment’s notice.
So how do you get there? How does a school get there?
Last week’s FAQ talked about needing a reason to start helping a school. And that’s important- it’s so important that if you don’t have a reason, take some time right now to identify your reason for helping a school.
When you have your reason for helping a school, how do you get going?
How do I pick a school? How do I identify a school? What do I do when I find a school to help?
All good questions. We’ll discuss how to pick a school today. Next Friday we’ll talk about what’s next once you pick a school.
3 ways to pick a school:
You can always contact me for help on getting started. I’d love to visit with you about how you can start helping a school or how your school can have a church or business partner so that when you have a student who needs air mattresses and pullups, you’ve got someone to call.