20th birthday & ‘Champion of Children’s Wellbeing’ WINGS turned 20 this year and for 20 years we’ve been helping kids reach the sky. To celebrate, we collected 20 stories of inspiration, hope and learning that make us soar. Watch, read and view our 20 stories for 20 years. The icing on our cake came last week when Ashoka and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation named WINGS a ‘Champions of Children’s Wellbeing.” Out of 289 applicants from 49 states, we were one of 10 chosen. Read full press release on ‘Champion of Children’s Wellbeing.’ Happy birthday to us!
Piotr Malachowski Piotr is a two-time Olympic athlete who won a silver medal in Rio this year. Not only is he incredible at shot put, he just sold his medal to help a family in need. When a woman wrote a letter to let the athlete know her son needed $126,000 for cancer treatment, he sold his Olympic medal to help. Read more.
It’s the little things…. That tend to drive us insane! Our Social and Emotional Learning Coaches share how to “disregard & divert” your attention away from the negative behavior that irks you towards the positive behavior you desire. Read more.
Kids Consoling Kids ICYMI: Take a look at this genuine example of how to have compassion in victory. Watch here.
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