As we draw close to Thanksgiving, we want to take this opportunity to say "Thank You" for partnering with us to support the positive development of children in our community!
Quote of the month: “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” – William Arthur Ward
LIVING THANKFUL
When we instill thankfulness in our children, they grow up happier and more sensitive to the needs of others. Here's a few ways you can incorporate thankfulness activities with the children in your life.
ASAP In Demand!
Carey Thornell
"Seventeen years ago when I first joined AfterSchool Activities Program (ASAP), I was interviewed by the Williamson County Sun about my role at ASAP," said Carey Thornell, ASAP Coordinator (left, front row, center). I told them the best part of my job was working with middle schoolers. 'They are so me-centric – listening to their stories makes your problems melt away,'" she told the reporter.

ASAP is a middle school afterschool partnership among The Georgetown Project and Georgetown ISD. Today, Carey still loves working with middle schoolers and providing activities that will help them grow and develop into strong and responsible adults. However, this year has been especially challenging because of social distancing and increased demand for the after school program.
"We have more kids than we did a year ago but not the increased funding needed to accommodate every student," she said. "Some families don't have the money to send their kids to ASAP."

Regardless of the challenges brought on by the pandemic, Carey remains steadfast to the mission of ASAP. “I’m thankful for the amazing resiliency of these middle school children. Middle schoolers are awesome. They are so called-to-action and they are motivated. There is so much hope in them. It’s awesome to see. It gives me hope."

Check out this short clip of ASAP students "gone fishing."Regardless of the challenges brought on by the pandemic, Carey remains steadfast to the mission of ASAP. “I’m thankful for the amazing resiliency of these middle school children. Middle schoolers are awesome. They are so called-to-action and they are motivated. There is so much hope in them. It’s awesome to see. It gives me hope."

Check out this short clip of ASAP students "gone fishing."
YOUR TIME IS NOW!

#GivingTuesday

We need your help. We're experiencing an increased demand for our AfterSchool Activities Program (ASAP). And some families can't afford to send their children. We want to serve every single middle school student who wants to attend. Will you please help by making a donation today? Your donation will help cover expenses and provide much needed scholarships for middle school students.

Check out this special message from Leslie Janca, Chief Executive Officer of The Georgetown Project.

WE THANK YOU!
DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME ENDS
NOVEMBER 1, 2020
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