Half Ironman Triathlon Benefits LH
On July 13 one of our great friends and supporters, Luke Warford, ran (and swam and biked!) a Half Ironman to raise money for Lori's Hands. Luke wrote about his experience overcoming "30-mph headwinds, torrential downpours and grueling hills" here on our blog
. We can't thank Luke and his donors enough for their support!
Introducing our new officers
We are proud to introduce the new UD chapter officers for the 2014-2015 school year! These ladies are all avid LH volunteers and we know they have what it takes to make Lori's Hands at UD bigger and better than ever. Pictured at right, the new officers are Emily Floros (left, Finance Chair), Nicole Rodriguez-Hernandez (center, Vice President) and Ashley Lewis (right, President).
Fall Curriculum Update
This semester, before our students’ first visits, we spent half of one of our classes going through simulated client visits with theater students. They presented some typical visits as well as worst case scenarios to prepare our students for meeting their clients. It was a great ice breaker and got everyone excited for their first visits! You can learn more about the UD Healthcare Theatre program here.
Upcoming NAIFA Delaware Gala
The Delaware chapter of the National Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors will be hosting their First Annual Dinner Gala on Friday, September 26. Lori's Hands was selected as one of four organizations that will benefit! Tickets are $100 per person or $175 per couple, and Downton Abbey-themed attire is encouraged. More information and registration can be found on the NAIFA De website here.
Sight Sound Emotion
We are very excited to be featured on Sight Sound Emotion, a new platform for spreading the word about social causes online. Special thanks to Ben Keener and Dustin Muncy (of LH mini documentary
fame) for shooting our 15-second video, which can be found on the Sight Sound Emotion website
Largest Ice Bucket Challenge in Delaware
By now you've all seen (or completed!) the #ALSicebucketchallenge, but did you know that our volunteers participated in the largest ice bucket challenge in the First State? A group of LH volunteers took on the challenge in memory of our client Ron, who passed away earlier this year with ALS.