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Love and Kindness: Ayden Jent on disABILITY Awareness

For our second disABILITY Awareness themed blog post of the month, we’d like to introduce Ayden Jent. Ayden speaks for the Joseph Maley disABILITY Awareness program, and is a 2016 Rio U.S. Paralympian. In this weeks blog, Ayden shares how he came to find the Joseph Maley Foundation, and why he continues to support the disABILITY Awareness Program.

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Meet Hopper: A Therapy Dog To Be

Events Manager, Courtney Basso and her family have welcomed a new, furry addition to their home, and to the JMF family as well! Hopper, a hopeful therapy dog, is a comforting (and adorable) new presence at the Joseph Maley Foundation. In this week’s blog post, we’ve asked Courtney to introduce Hopper, and to give some insight on what exactly a therapy dog is, and how Hopper can impact JMF.

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Saturday Stories

I’ve always been a sucker for a good story. I think maybe it was because my dad had so many – the kind of stories that make you belly-laugh and spend the after-dinner portion of a holiday begging for a re-telling, if only to stave off that sink full of dishes for a half hour longer.

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Doing What’s Necessary: Melanie Evans, Dr. Kosmas Kayes Educator’s Scholarship Recipient 2018

It’s the beginning of a new year, which means we are preparing for the second semester of the school year with our program partners. As our program staff jumps back into the classroom, the Joseph Maley Foundation would like to extend a sincere thank you to all of the educators – the teachers, counselors, and administrators, who work so tirelessly to impact their students in a meaningful way.

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2018 Run, Walk, Roll Recap

The 2018 Run, Walk, Roll hit several milestones as the Joseph Maley Foundation celebrates ten years of impact. The first 10-mile course was introduced, and many people joined us for the first time.

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Community Profile: Maura Day

Bishop Chatard coach Maura Day has a history with the Run, Walk, Roll. Read all about what inspires her and how she stays motivated as a runner.

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Runner Profile: Anna Weber

Professional runner Anna Weber shares her love of running and why she participates in the Joseph Maley Foundation Run, Walk, Roll in this week’s blog post.  Anna also serves on JMF’s event committee this year, offering her unique perspective as a professional runner.

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The Month Ahead: June 2018

Summer is here! We kick off the season with a month filled with fun camps, bowling, and delicious food.

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The Month Ahead: May 2018

Summer is just around the corner and next month is full of great ways for you to join the Joseph Maley Foundation community in serving children of all abilities.

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2018 Dr. Kosma Kayes Educator’s Scholarship

The Dr. Kosmas Kayes Educator’s Scholarship honors the legacy of Kosmas Kayes, Ed.D., a life-long educator, who was dedicated to improving the lives of others through learning.  For more than forty years, Dr. Kayes served the state of Indiana as a teacher, administrator, and mentor – shaping the lives of countless individuals who continue his legacy of integrity and service through education.  

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