Changes to the Board of Directors

Thanking Ryan Garbe After 10 years serving on the Board of Directors as both Treasurer and Secretary, Ryan Garbe is stepping down to spend more time with his new family. “Ryan brought to the board bookkeeping and management skills that helped to maintain and grow the organization and our ability to support the Korando Education Center,” Ripple Effect Project President…

Fall Fundraiser Recap

As summer slipped into fall, it became increasingly apparent that complications inherent to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic would prevent the seventh annual Bowling Fundraiser from taking place. Understanding that Ripple Effect Project has come to anticipate the fundraiser’s proceeds in the annual budget, volunteer Donna Klein was challenged to come up with a different kind of fundraiser. Drawing on her…

Dolfine discusses the impact of COVID-19

In September, we asked Mama Dolfine to share with us the circumstances and challenges the Korando Education Center community has been facing. Note that this interview has been edited for clarity and length. What changes do you need to make because of COVID-19? The government is providing masks for the children in public schools, but since this isn’t a government…