Tag Archives: Katie Meyler

From Teaching to Saving Lives

by Emily Bell Everything was ready. Rice in bags – check. Workbooks prepared – check. Informational handouts on Ebola prevention – check.  The More Than Me students and their families waited patiently to receive their care packages. School was closing, … Continue reading

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Happy New (School) Year from More Than Me!

Thanks to you, we raised $194,930 for the Top Gift of 2014 campaign! AMAZING. As if that wasn’t enough good news, President Sirleaf just announced that schools are allowed to reopen in February! We are SO EXCITED for our girls. … Continue reading

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Katie Meyler named an Ebola Fighter and TIME Person of the Year

NEW JERSEY – Katie Meyler, Founder of More Than Me, joins the Ebola Fighters named  TIME’s Persons of the Year with her work highlighted in the Ebola Caregivers list. Meyler and the Ebola Fighters group join a list that in … Continue reading

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15-YEAR-OLD CANCER SURVIVOR SENDS SIX AT-RISK LIBERIAN GIRLS TO SCHOOL THROUGH MAKE-A-WISH® NEW JERSEY

Chester, NJ – Sarah Stover isn’t your typical 15-year-old. When she was 12, she helped raise $10,000 to build a well and cistern in Haiti. She’s currently in her fifth year of studying Mandarin and recently decided to teach herself … Continue reading

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NEW SCHOOL IN LIBERIA OPENING

MONROVIA, LIBERIA: In a post-conflict Liberia, many institutions are still struggling to get on their feet, made clear by the recent news that 100% of students seeking entrance to the University of Liberia failed the exam. Filling the gaps in … Continue reading

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A Letter From Katie

Hi Friends, Family, & People I don’t know but I can Feel, I have to stop for a few minutes and just process all that has been going on. Every day feels like history is happening, I have goosebumps half … Continue reading

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Time to Celebrate: Don’t miss Celebrating with More Than Me on March 8th!

Join us on March 8th for a celebration! As you may have heard, we won $1MM at the Chase American Giving Awards on NBC! In honor of this exciting milestone, More Than Me is hosting a party in New Jersey … Continue reading

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Volunteer Spotlight: Demi Boards a Plane

This entry in our continuing series, Volunteer Spotlight, posts five questions for Demi. Demi lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, and has helped More than Me with PR advice, proof reading, and spreading the word about our work in Liberia. What … Continue reading

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Angel Flying

It was a hot day in the slums. Sweat poured down my face, the smell of feces burned my nose as I walked around asking young girls if they had any dreams. I met Angel.  She took me by the … Continue reading

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Katie’s Story, Our Story, and Why You Need to Vote

In the last week, More than Me has gone from number 11 out of 100s of groups in the CHASE Community Giving Facebook contest to number eight. It is amazing to see so many people inspired by the prospect of … Continue reading

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