Learning to live well

A loving parent prepares their kids for life in countless ways until they take those first tenuous steps out into the world. By giving a gentle reminder about manners, sharing a personal anecdote about weathering a life challenge or even showing how to tie a tie, a parent will guide their children to grow into [...]

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Cooking for her life

When Sophie’s mom was angry at the world, it was Sophie who would suffer. Her mom was overwhelmed and alone with six kids. They were all boys except Sophie, so her mom would be especially hard on her. Sophie would escape the chaos around her by keeping to herself and listening to her music, but [...]

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Employers with great taste

Just past its two-year anniversary, our culinary arts job training program Cooking for Life is on fire right now. It is thanks to chefs in the community who believe in the potential of our kids.

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Mike is cooking with gas

“My stepdad and me really didn’t get along and my mom and me have never gotten along since I was four or five years old,” Mike recalls.

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