Hero Amongst The Stars

Semahj In Tunnel

On a quiet Sunday night, Semahj Ware sat at her kitchen table waiting for a call she hoped would bring good news. “Until the moment the phone rang, I still wasn’t confident in myself or that I won,” says Semahj.  As she answered the phone, Lindsey Horan appeared on the screen to tell Semahj she was the U.S. Women’s National...Continue reading 

Operation Breakthrough Children Helping Others

Abdou With Bags Web

Eight-year-old Makenzie stacks five cans into a tower of green beans and briskly carries it to the veggie shelf in Operation Breakthrough’s food pantry. Mykia, age 9, slits open taped cartons of pancake mix with a door key. Sorting, stacking and stuffing – our students have quickly become expert helpers! As a childcare provider, Operation Breakthrough is exempt from...Continue reading 

Sisters in the Time of Pandemic

Nuns With Advocates

     In the days leading up to the Super Bowl, Sister Berta got a lot of compliments on her Chiefs gear. Her deadpan response? “If they lose, I’m going to have to change my clothes.”      Now, almost two months out from the big game, there’s still an arrowhead on her slippers, her sweatshirt, her pants. Even her...Continue reading