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So far Susan Zuidema has created 40 blog entries.

Leaders In Training

Leaders In Training One of the hallmarks of Why Not’s influence in the lives of youth is our leaders in training (LIT)

Leaders In Training2021-03-17T18:06:44+00:00

Going Deep

Helping kids to learn how to thrive doesn’t happen by accident.  Rather, it requires planning, purpose, and intention.  This is where Robbie

Going Deep2021-03-17T18:07:00+00:00

Addressing Childhood Trauma

Addressing Childhood Trauma We see it in their anxiety about new or challenging situations, the anger that simmers just below the surface,

Addressing Childhood Trauma2021-03-17T18:07:23+00:00

The Face of Homelessness

The Face of Homelessness Two of our "grown up" friends showed up at Why Not tonight, a bitterly cold evening. Erin gave

The Face of Homelessness2021-03-16T15:11:33+00:00

Homelessness is Complicated

Homelessness is Complicated "Did you see what's back here, Sue?" I poked my head out the back door and sighed.  My first

Homelessness is Complicated2021-03-16T15:04:41+00:00

The Tale of a Christmas Blanket

The Tale of a Christmas Blanket This past Christmas, thanks to you, every one of our youth received a fuzzy blanket.  They

The Tale of a Christmas Blanket2021-03-16T23:07:34+00:00

A Beautiful Why Not Christmas

A Beautiful Why Not Christmas Overheard when opening gifts at the Christmas gift give-away: “Is this really for me?” “These are probably

A Beautiful Why Not Christmas2021-03-16T14:36:50+00:00

Congrats Bryan! Our newest citizen!

Congrats Bryan!  Our newest citizen! Remember Mike? (If not, click here to read the full story)  Here is his brother Bryan celebrating

Congrats Bryan! Our newest citizen!2021-03-15T21:25:33+00:00

You. Are. Amazing.

You. Are. Amazing. Do you know that you are wonderful? And so important?? 2020 has given us some real challenges at Why

You. Are. Amazing.2021-03-16T13:53:39+00:00
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