Every February, the School on Wheels community unites to #SharetheLoveIndy to share stories of our amazing kids and to raise vital funding to provide 1:1 tutoring for students experiencing homelessness. We ate, drank, shopped, and even worked out in the name of education. We couldn’t have done it without each
Every person involved in making our mission possible – from volunteers, to partners, to staff members — has a reason why they are involved, and February is the time of year when we ask people to share those reasons! During #SharetheLoveIndy, our annual awareness building and fundraising campaign, it’s inspiring to see
We always say that tutoring changes two lives: a child’s life and your life. Never has this been more evident to me than with my daughter. School on Wheels has been a part of Julia’s life since I started working here eight years ago when she was ten years old.
2018 has been off to such a great start at School on Wheels, and it’s only going to get bigger and better from here! It’s almost time for #SharetheLoveIndy 2018, and we couldn’t be more excited to share a sneak peek of all that’s going to be happening next month.
Happy 2018! A new year brings so much excitement and opportunities with it. While we can’t wait to see what all 2018 has in store, we can’t help but take some time to look back fondly at all that happened at School on Wheels in 2017. January- We kicked off
School on Wheels tutors typically tutor one hour a week at one of our sites, but Rik is no typical tutor. Since becoming a volunteer just over a year ago in September 2016, Rik has frequently tutored at two different sites, sometimes volunteering three times a week! Amy Gardner, the
While our main objective is to break the cycle of homelessness through education by providing tutoring and educational services to families impacted by homelessness, it’s also important to keep people informed about homelessness as an issue in our country and provide tools to be part of the solution. We thought we’d take a minute
To kick off the tutoring hour, our students take a few minutes and do a writing prompt that helps them get focused. Before the holiday break began, students were given the writing prompt of “what are you thankful for?” In Indianapolis, 29% of families experiencing homelessness are fleeing domestic violence