The Wittman Fund is set up specifically to benefit “the poor, homeless, and disadvantaged” and is always given at the discretion of the Archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Teach for Christ was given the grant to support our work at the Ascension Academy Schools, which include Ascension, John Paul II, and Peter Claver. All three are inner city schools serving underprivileged students, and we work with all of them.
You’ve just experienced a year of change, of learning, of giving. So, what do you do with yourself and the group of people you’ve undergone this adventure with? You go on another adventure!
Teach for Christ is thrilled to have hired John as Vice President of Development for this upcoming school year. In this capacity, John will be advocating and fundraising on behalf of the organization, while remaining a part of the residential community. We look forward to working with John as we advance the mission of supporting Catholic schools and reflecting Christ’s love to the students we encounter!
As with anything humorous, when we take things to their necessary extreme, amazing things can come about. There have been mentions of the "Narwhal", the name of the men's living quarters. Well, look no further as this story of its name unfolds.
“There is something about working with and for children that makes it all so worth it,” she says. “It is not something that you can explain unless you do it yourself.” Having served in this way, tired as she is, every night she goes to bed confident that, today, she has done something good.