Tag Archives: West Point

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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If I Were a Ten Year Old Female Prostitute in a Country Shattered by War

Wow. What a title. If you spent much time on Twitter or “the blogs” this week, you likely came across mention of Gene Marks’ provocative Forbes column, “If I Was a Poor Black Kid.” Plenty of people have weighed in … Continue reading

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One Bag’s Journey, One Girl’s Education

At some point, in the City of Bedford, Texas, a person called Sydney S. received a neon-green backpack. Like most people who get free promotional backpacks, Sydney S. probably used it for a little while, at least enough to write … Continue reading

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A Walk In West Point

West Point is an assault on your senses. It is loud, the air smells of sweat and cooking oil, and it is full of people running in all directions. The kinetic feel to the place is exhausting, yet energizing. You … Continue reading

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Dealing With Difficulty, Praising Performance: More Updates on the Children

Last week we introduced a few of our teacher reports, and mentioned some of the issues to consider while reading them. Rather than introduce everything, I thought I would just post a few and then provide a few thoughts. One … Continue reading

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From the Schoolyard: Updates on the Children

More than Me receives regular updates from the principals of the schools our scholarship recipients attend. Reading through the reports, you get a glimpse of how amazing, resilient, and bright the children are. While the reports have your standard school … Continue reading

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