Carole Curry – #VoicesofJAF

July 19, 2016 by
Carole Curry

“Some mornings I wake up and don’t feel like functioning. Then I remember Joshua and realize that as bad as I feel, I may be his only hope.” For the last six years Carole Curry has mentored a special needs student named Joshua. Now twelve years old, they have become so close that he calls her […]

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Maggie & Harper Cunningham – #VoicesofJAF

July 18, 2016 by
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“Our community has done a lot for us, and we feel like we should do something for it.” Maggie and Harper Cunningham volunteer in three ways. They are helpers for a special needs baseball team, teachers for citizenship class taught in Spanish, and founders of a 501(c)3 organization called Books and a Blanket. They are 11 […]

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Dr. Ted Goodfriend – #VoicesofJAF

July 15, 2016 by
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 16:  Attendees and award winners are seen at the Jefferson Awards Foundation 2016 National Ceremony on June 16, 2016 in Washington City.  (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images for Jefferson Awards Foundation)

“They carry that message of help to the underserved into their practices and people have come back to me and said this inspired them to start to work for the underserved in their communities after they graduated.” – Dr. Ted Goodfriend on his students at the MEDiC program Dr. Ted Goodfriend’s medical students were bored. Tired […]

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