Impact Focuses

Self-Defense Courses

We recently joined a networking group in our area and part of our mission was to give back to our communities. This is a scary world that we are living in… I think you would agree!!! So we decided to partner with a Self-Defense instructor and offer Free Self-Defense Courses to our communities!!! Our Mission: Is to equip, train, protect, educate and help defend our communities through self-defense in both technical training and education awareness.…

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Haiti Update and Upcoming Trip – You can help!

As you may know, we support four orphanages in Haiti, going once a year to visit and check on them. Last year on our trip, we discovered real issues with the director at one orphanage, she became greedy for personal gain and started neglecting the kids. Most of the kids had lost weight. It was…

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Giving Back this Holiday Season

The question is a common one, intertwined with other queries: Will we have enough income during retirement? What if the market crashes again—will we still be okay? Will we be able to travel as we always planned? Is Uncle Sam going to benefit from our hard work more than we will? Will we have any…

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Breast Cancer Awarness

About 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12.4%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. In 2018, an estimated 266,120 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S., along with 63,960 new cases of non-invasive (in situ) breast cancer.About 2,550 new cases of…

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Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know that cancer is the second most common cause of death among children ages 1 to 14 years in the US, after accidents. In 2018, an estimated 10,590 children in this age group will be diagnosed with cancer 1,180 will die from it. Leukemia accounts for almost a third (29%) of all childhood cancers, Followed…

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Iowa County Cancer Coalition

Cancer is a costly disease to manage. The Iowa County Cancer Coalition was started and is governed by a local and volunteer board of directors. The Coalition is a volunteer 501(c)(3) non-profit organization offering financial assistance to active cancer patients who are residents of Iowa County, Wisconsin. All money raised stays in Iowa County. The…

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Micro Loans

More than 700 million people worldwide are living on less than $1.90 a day — that’s one in 10 people in the world living in extreme poverty. When you’re that far behind, it’s hard to get ahead. In the poorest places of the world, hardworking parents lack the resources and opportunities to improve their children’s lives. World Vision…

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Suicide Prevention

Below are 11 Facts about Suicide that everyone should know. 1. Nearly 30,000 Americans commit suicide every year. 2. In the U.S., suicide rates are highest during the spring 3. Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death for 15 to 24-year-olds and 2nd for 24 to 35-year-olds. 4. On average, 1 person commits suicide every…

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Relay for Life!!!

Teams are gearing up to raise money for Relay for Life this spring. We wanted to pass along the events near us and more details on how they help. Relay is a team fundraising event where team members take turns walking around a track or designated path. Each event is 6-24 hours in length and each…

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Haiti Update!!!

This February was our 9th trip to Haiti. We had a team of 11 head out on February 18th but the surprise snowfall caused us to miss a flight (the first time that has ever happened), so we did not make it to Haiti until the 19th.   For years we have talked about wanting…

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