Healthy Learners exists to inspire hope in order to transform futures. That was the consensus reached when the Healthy Learners team recently embarked on a reflective journey, delving into the "why" that fuels each of them every morning. Read the ministry's latest newsletter to learn how Healthy Learners is inspiring hope in order to transform futures, how the staff are busy throughout the school break engaging communities served and more.
Following is text from a message from Executive Director Amy Splittgerber that appears in the newsletter.
At Healthy Learners, our conversations often revolve around the "what" and "how" of our work, driven by our unwavering commitment to helping as many children in our communities as we can thrive. However, recently, our team embarked on a reflective journey, delving into the profound "why" that fuels us every morning. The response reverberated through the room, with each team member’s heart echoing the others:
Healthy Learners exists to inspire hope in order to transform futures.
For the families we serve, life often presents an exhausting and uphill battle. They toil tirelessly, working long hours for meager wages, devoting every free moment to meet their children's needs, and navigating complex relational, educational and health systems.
Yet, despite their relentless efforts, the burdens they carry can become overwhelming, leaving them with a disheartening realization that help may not be available when they need it most. They face the daunting prospect of enduring their struggles alone, both for themselves and their children
We are so grateful for you playing a part in inspiring hope in our children and families. Your involvement not only breathes hope into their lives but also empowers them to chart a new course. By being a catalyst for change, you contribute to the remarkable transformations we witness every day. Thank you for being an integral part of our mission to inspire hope and shape brighter futures for our children and families.
Healthy Learners is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System.
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