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Sunday, April 26 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Inspirational Morning: Make Giving Part of Your Wellness Plan

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Jen, Hope and Kate all have powerful stories of triumphing over adversity. And each one, with their positive spirits and creativity, has created something beautiful from challenging life events. In this session, they share their inspirational stories of launching Kate's Club, the Giving Kitchen, and Hope for Steve and Hope Malas. Kick off the day by feeling inspired to be involved in something that positively impacts both your wellbeing and the world's.

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Kate Atwood

Kate Atwood was 12 years old when her mother passed away after a long and courageous battle with breast cancer. Twelve years later, she founded Kate’s Club, a nationally acclaimed not-for-profit organization that provides support to children and teens facing life after the death of a parent or sibling. Her journey from motherless child to social entrepreneur sheds inspiration and education on how sometimes our biggest gift to... Read More →
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Hope Cross Dezember

Hope for Steve
When Hope Cross Dezember's husband becoming diagnosed with ALS, life became clear and she realized she wasn't meant to continue her job as a mental health therapist. She quit to be his fulltime caregiver. As he became more advanced in the disease, they began having to spend more time at home. Hope began her journey with yoga to bring peace and strength through the journey and was searching for a creative outlet and fell in love with... Read More →
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Jen Hidinger

Co-Founder, The Giving Kitchen Initiative
In her role as co-founder of Staplehouse Restaurant, Jennifer Hidinger orchestrates the development and execution of all aspects of the restaurant, including the design, operational features and all business management. As co-founder and spokesperson for The Giving Kitchen Initiative (TGK), Jennifer advises on brand awareness and community involvement while providing a personal account in telling the story of TGK on a local and national... Read More →

Sunday April 26, 2015 10:30am - 11:30am
Cowie Weiss Theater