My name is Kelsie Orman and I’m here with my 6 year old son Jonathan. For the past five years we have called the Family Scholar House home. This is our story: As I stand before you today, it is hard to believe that I really did it! Today is my official Family Scholar House graduation celebration.
We often take for granted the simplest things in life, such as a hot meal. Imagine feeding your kids cereal for the majority of their meals. You may be thinking, “That’s not healthy, I would never do that.” But what if that was the only choice you had because you didn’t have basic kitchen necessities such as a skillet.
Last week, Family Scholar House had the privilege of sharing about our organization at the Oldham County Schools Arts Center. While there, we were able to provide information about FSH and collect donations. A young girl, probably around 12 years old, approached the table and asked what we do. We told her about FSH. In reply, she asked, “Is there was a minimum donation required to give?”
Do you know about LouieConnect? LouieConnect is user-friendly app that connects community members in need with those who can help can get their need met. If you are, or know someone who is, struggling with food insecurity, unstable housing, financial emergency, senior or veteran services, or a single parent in crisis, LouieConnect can help.
The PNC Grow Up Great Initiative is an integral part of the lives of the youngest scholars at Family Scholar House–and in the Grow Up Great Imaginarium, these youngest members of the FSH family are invited to explore the world around them in all sorts of ways.