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Director of Fundraising

Job Title: Director of Fundraising At project AVA, we search for team leaders and members who will embrace and align with our vision, our values and our mission statement: “To support at-risk children and families by aligning with established community agencies; providing financial resources and a community of dedicated volunteers.” Position Description: project AVA seeks […]

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Casual Kindness

Alicia Ralston is the Director of Procurement at Archer Daniels Midland in Decatur, IL. On the last Friday of every month her department has the option to wear jeans for a $5 contribution. Those employees who contribute are then eligible to recommend specific charitable organizations to be voted on to be the recipient of the […]

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#thea

She is sweet.  She is silly.  She is almost seven.  Her name is Thea Dimitroff, and she is a remarkable young lady.  Thea will soon celebrate her February 27th birthday at a East Alton, Illinois skating rink.  There will be cake, there will be fun, but there will not be any gifts to unwrap.  Sure, […]

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Capes and Crowns

Our project AVA team would like to thank the Edwardsville community for such a successful event benefiting at-risk children and families not only in the Edwardsville community, but other communities across the country. On Saturday, February 14th 2015, project AVA, partnering with Charming Events St. Louis, held a Capes and Crowns pancake breakfast at the […]

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Happy Birthday!

Happy 7 month birthday to our sweet angel and heavenly inspiration, Ava Lee Cary. You have made otherwise strangers, friends; connecting our hearts by a common thread, love. You’re legacy will live on through friends near and far whom you’ve inspired to spread messages of kindness, hope, and compassion. Trisha and Brad, our Project AVA […]

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So…. What Now?

AVA Community – thank you for being here! “Liking” our daily posts, writing in with ideas, commenting on our “Called for Kindness” Challenge; thank you for your participation and for believing in Project AVA.

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Called for Kindness

Project AVA’s “Called for Kindness” Challenge is about demonstrating kindness, and about witnessing kindness. Looking for generous, loving acts changes the way you see the world. In the next few days pay close attention to how others interact; tell us where you’ve seen light. Then go out and be the light! Big and small acts…we […]

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