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Your Donation and JMF

With our Annual Campaign underway, we at Joseph Maley Foundation wanted to answer some FAQ’s about how your generous donations work to support children of ALL abilities. We asked our Executive Director, Vivian Maley, and our Accounting and Stewardship Manager Jeanne Spaletto, for the inside scoop on how donating to the Foundation works!

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Giving Kindness

The holidays are here, but for many people, this year’s celebrations might look very different. These holidays will see less hugs, food, and laughter given – but we hope it won’t see less kindness.

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My Butterfly Wishes Coloring Sheet

With only a few weeks left in 2020, the Joseph Maley Foundation is looking forward to a new year of serving children of ALL abilities. To prepare for the future ahead, we’ve outlined our Butterfly Wishes for the Foundation. They are:

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Sponsor Spotlight: Conrad Piccirillo and INNOVATIVE

JMF has been lucky to have a wonderful, long-lasting relationship with INNOVATIVE throughout the years – a firm that has supported us throughout numerous programs, events, and campaigns, and helped us create meaningful messaging. For our Annual Campaign this year, INNOVATIVE has once again offered their time and talent. We interviewed Conrad Piccirillo from INNOVATIVE to help get a better picture on who they are and what they do!

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Good Vibes Only: Feel-Good News Stories to Brighten Your Day

We are in the home stretch towards the end of a challenging and exhausting year, and as winter approaches and the days get shorter, we all could use a little treat to reward ourselves and a mental health break here or there.

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Halloween 2020: How Our Staff is Celebrating

Are you stuck trying to plan fun, safe Halloween activities for your family this year? This Halloween might look different from year’s past, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy it! So for this week’s blog, we turned to some of our staff members to see what they’re doing to celebrate the holiday, AND stay safe.

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JMF Q&A: Your Questions Answered

You asked and we answered! For this week’s blog, JMF asked our community, via social media, to send us any and all questions that they have for, or about, the Foundation. We had so many great questions sent in, and we’re excited to share our answers with you. Keep reading to learn more about JMF, our programs, and our future.

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Chatting with our Junior Board

Our Junior Board of Directors is comprised of students in grades 8-12, who have a passion for service-learning and leadership. Junior Board members come from schools all over central Indiana, and support JMF’s mission to serve children of ALL abilities.

We are now accepting applications for the 2021 Junior Board of Directors! Students can find the application, and additional information about our Junior Board HERE.

Keep reading to hear from some current Junior Board members about why they joined the board, and why they love JMF!

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Family-Fun Activity: The Cookie Bandit

Looking for a family-fun mystery to solve this Halloween season? Look no further!

In this activity, your family will learn about chromatography by studying how ink has distinctive properties which can be recognized as different colors that separate when it is exposed to water. By studying the patterns of different black washable ink pens or markers, you can match the colors from the test samples to the pattern found from the Cookie Bandit’s note. 

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Meet Gino Maley

JMF is excited to introduce our newest staff member, Gino Maley! Gino has been with the Foundation since June of this year, and is our new Communications Associate. Keep reading to learn more about Gino and his role at JMF.

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