๐ŸŒŸ The True Impact of Caring at Sunlight Home ๐ŸŒŸ

Reflecting on the words of Charles Schulz, the creator of the ‘Peanuts‘ comic strip, we are reminded of what truly matters in life:

Consider these questions:

  1. Can you name the five wealthiest people in the world?
  2. How about the last five Heisman trophy winners?
  3. Do you remember the last five winners of the Miss America pageant?
  4. Can you list ten people who have won the Nobel or Pulitzer Prize?
  5. How about the last half dozen Academy Award winners for best actor and actress?
  6. Can you recall the last decade’s worth of World Series winners?

How did you do?

The point is, most of us struggle to remember the headliners of yesterday. These individuals are not second-rate achievers; they are the best in their fields. But the applause dies, awards tarnish, achievements are forgotten, and accolades and certificates are buried with their owners.

Now, let’s try another quiz:
  1. Can you list a few teachers who aided your journey through school?
  2. How about three friends who have helped you through a difficult time?
  3. Can you name five people who have taught you something worthwhile?
  4. Think of a few people who have made you feel appreciated and special.
  5. Can you think of five people you enjoy spending time with?

Easier, right?

The lesson here is profound: The people who make a difference in your life are not the ones with the most credentials, the most money, or the most awards. They are the ones who care the most.

At Sunlight Home, this philosophy is at the heart of what we do. We may not be in the headlines, but we are dedicated to making a real, lasting impact on the lives of abused and battered pregnant women. Our mission is to save both the mother and the unborn child, offering them a safe haven and a chance to rebuild their lives.

Through our Long-Term Empower Program, we provide more than just shelter. Our residents engage in Bible study, attend church, and follow a personalized case action plan to achieve their goals. With essential childcare support and educational opportunities, we help them thrive and live independently.

This wouldn’t be possible without the caring hearts of our donors and supporters. Your generosity enables us to offer parenting classes, financial planning, and provide necessary supplies like formula, bottles, and food.

Join us in our mission and be part of our upcoming events. Together, we can continue to make a difference.

Thank you for caring.

๐Ÿ’› E.B. Newberry Yarnell
CEO, Sunlight Home of Collier County