THINK Together staff gives thanks
I am thankful for the blessing received this pass year. Two new nieces (Jessica and Janice), new home, and wonderful friends and co-workers. But most of all for my health and being able to do what I love to do, which is to work with kids.
Martha Ramos, Site Coordinator at Estock Elementary
I am thankful for my wonderful family, friends, and job. I am thankful that everyone is different because each person is able to bring something unique to the dynamic and their surroundings. I am also thankful for the holidays because it always seems to bring people together and bring about happiness as well.
Erika Chevez, Human Resource Coordinator, South Los Angeles
I am thankful form my hard working Site Coordinators, the LA North office staff; who make work fun, the opportunity to work with all the families and students in my 3 districts (CVUSD, BUSD, DUSD), and for my principals who have been so supportive with our THINK programs.
Jami Mendoza, Quality Assurance Coach/Trainer, North Los Angeles
I have to say I am thankful for my husband, my two wonderful children and for having such a loving and caring family. I am very blessed to have wonderful friends and co-workers at THINK. I am also thankful for working for an organization that puts the needs of children first.
Maria Sanchez, Human Resources Coordinator, Home Office
I am thankful to be blessed with the ability to create opportunities for student development and success. I am thankful for the ability to create a safe place for students, staff, family, and friends. I am thankful to know and experience unconditional love. I am thankful for the ability to see the best in people. I am thankful to be a counselor at heart.
Perris High School S3
I am thankful for an organization that is making such an impact on individuals and communities. We can’t change the whole world, but for those we are able to help, their worlds have been changed.
Erin Brinker, Executive Director, Inland Empire
I am thankful for the support and love given to me by my wife. I am also thankful that my children are healthy and that my family has been supportive of me in both good and bad times. Lastly, I am grateful/thankful that I am employed (in these trying times), and that I am able to provide for my family.
Garcia Elementary, Site Coordinator
I am thankful for my wonderful friends, family, boyfriend, and a roof over my head. I am also very blessed to be healthy and have such a wonderful company to be working for. THINK Together allows children to be thankful for something even if they have nothing to be thankful for at home. We are very lucky to change little lives and create a healthy environment for these awesome kids. For that I am thankful.
Morgan Elementary, Site Coordinator
I am thankful for my students. Every day, they teach me compassion, humility, patience, wisdom, understanding, and so many other characteristics. They inspire me to be the best person and educator I can possibly be.
Natalie Platon, California Elementary, Site Coordinator
I am thankful for family, friends, health, freedom and opportunity; for living in a community rich in ethnic and cultural diversity. I am thankful to have a job that not only provides support for my own livelihood but promotes opportunities for others. I am thankful for the dreams and memories, successes and failures, joys and sorrows which I have shared in my lifetime. Most of all, I am thankful for my faith in God which nurtures hope and gives the deepest meaning and reason to live and love. I don’t know where I would be, what I would be doing, who I would be, or how I would ever survive, without knowing that the source of all my blessings comes from a loving, caring, nurturing, forgiving, saving, intelligent and personal God.
Tom Linnert, Director of Volunteer Development
I am thankful to have the privlege to take care of my grandmother everyday. At times it I difficult but to spend time with her and hear stories is something you can not get back when there gone. I am also thankfull for my parents who instilled great values to me growing up. I am thank for my niece Sarah. She is so precious. Last but not least im thankful for my friends who are very dear to my heart.
Elizabeth Portugal, Torch Middle School, Site Coordinator
I am truly thankful for a workplace that is supportive, that welcomes and encourages ideas and promotes both personal and professional growth.
Erin Wallace , Lugonia Elementary, Site Coordinator
Beccie Dawson, Chief People Officer
I am thankful everyday for my wonderful family; My husband and my two beautiful children are such a blessing to me. I am also thankful for being a part of a great organization that enables me to make such a positive difference in the lives of kids.
Birney Elementary, Site Coordinator
I am obviously thankful for such a loving and supporting family. We are all a quirky bunch, but that is what I love most about them. My significant other, he is such a loving, dedicated, and selfless individual. He inspires me to be a better person every single day. My beautiful friends, I consider family, they each bring something special to my life. I admire those who dedicate their lives to children. I am thankful for children, their smiles are enough to warm my heart. I am grateful for the many opportunities I have had in my life, that have led me to today and for those waiting for me around the corner. And of course, I am thankful for the people I have met working for THINK Together. You all have hearts of gold. Thank you for your kindness and smiles!
Jennifer Chavez, Executive Assistant to Randy Barth