Threads of Dreams

Threads of Dreams

“I don’t design clothes, I design dreams.” -Ralph Lauren This quote seems odd coming from a fashion designer and philanthropist, and it is a little juvenile to assume that a single shirt with that well-known symbol embroidered over the chest can truly make dreams come...
Spreading Hope and Joy

Spreading Hope and Joy

What warms your heart the most? What gives you that feeling of satisfaction like no other? What gives you pure joy? I’ve been asking these questions to myself a lot lately. Being a senior this year, I am basically supposed to have my whole life figured out, right?...
The Forgotten America

The Forgotten America

Dear America, Standing silent, watching the crowds go by and Sitting lonely, what shall we do when the money is through? We’re falling to pieces, ignored in the streets like a poor-structured thesis, With no one who cares, we’re only dreaming that somebody dares To...
Making My Life Speak

Making My Life Speak

Last summer, I had the opportunity to spend two weeks in Neply, Haiti (which is the poorest country in the western hemisphere) where I worked with an organization called “My Life Speaks”. Over the past four and a half years, my family and I have been able to go a...
Community Outpouring a Success

Community Outpouring a Success

Our first year of Threads of Care at Independence was unbelievably successful. When we started to spread word of the club and our mission at Indy, we had over 70 people sign up! Creating the chapter at my school provided an outlet for me and my peers to perform...