Finding a New Family

Many times, inspiration comes from a place of heartache and pain. It takes going through a difficult situation or surviving the unthinkable to realize what is truly important in life. This week’s inspiring story was submitted by Lena Otolski, one of our board members. It is the story of Susanne Janson, a Swedish woman, who lost her children to the tsunami in Thailand and ended up moving there to help run a home for children and families in need. This story contains two links; the first is her story and the second is a link to the home. Be Inspiring! Heather Read the article: Grief-stricken...

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it started with an idea…

The idea for this blog started with a weekly assignment given to our 7th grade daughter. You see, she needed to bring in a current news article every week, and one week, she asked me to be on the look out for an interesting world news article. To me, the news was very depressing and scary for a 12 year old. I realized that this assignment had my innocent daughter seeing the bad of the world, and I had to work hard that week to find her the good in the world. Could we create a place to collect the “good news” in the world? The first article of this blog is not the article I found that week,...

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You’re invited! Open House on Jan 29th

Come join us as we kick off the new year with our new Chanhassen office grand opening. Come network with community and business leaders to: Learn how A Better Society can jumpstart community projects Brainstorm new ideas that will have a significant impact in our community Create a network that will enable a diverse volunteer base to accomplish BIG goals Tour our new office and warehouse space that will be the launch point for new projects Please RVSP to Heather Tran at heather @ abettersociety.org or (612) 325-4435. WHEN Sunday, January 29th 1-3 pm WHERE 1453 Park Rd., Chanhassen, MN 55317...

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