Dream Big Community Center
Week 18: Shoestring Budget

Week 18: Shoestring Budget

UPDATE:
I found out earlier this week our grant was denied. The opportunity to scale our Make Every Dream Count program fell short. It’s always disappointing to learn you weren’t funded, but you have to keep going.
Over the last 10 years, we’ve always operated with a shoestring budget. When

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Week 17: No Physical Location

Week 17: No Physical Location

UPDATE:
For some that don’t know, sorry to burst your bubble- but we don’t have a physical location. With many meetings with the county and city (of Vancouver, WA in Clark County) for the last 10 years, we don’t want to depend on the taxpayers for several reasons. Our goal

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Week 16: All About the Grind

Week 16: All About the Grind

UPDATE:
We are in October. YESSIR, it’s about the grind. It’s almost like hitting the reset button on your favorite game in the middle of it, but we understand it’s a necessary action. October means that we begin the work of focusing on our families.
For the next few months,

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Week 15: Run with Dream Big

Week 15: Run with Dream Big

UPDATE:
This week is all about earning 100% on our Run with Dream Big campaign (not entirely, but you know what I mean). I have one of my former board members running the Portland Marathon to raise funds and awareness. Unfortunately, we haven’t made it just yet!!
Fundraising through this

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