The Friends Project

Sorry bank teller, but this is happening (simply)

The bank teller hates me. But kudos to her for putting on a patient, smiling face as I deposited six different checks with descriptive notes, then the $1,411 we raised at Soup’n Music Jam fundraiser for the Las Minitas school in cash, checks and cash kept in a plastic baggie, and then me removing it from the account again so we can get it to Nicaragua this Friday,


I apologized profusely, but this is how it goes when you’re rocking it old school – or simple school to make big changes.

It’s you, me and no red tape.

Got a soda? Get high school.

Honeoye Falls-Lima senior and my neighbor Katie Hill collected bottles and cans and returned them to help The Friends Project.

$30. Just $5 shy of a full year scholarship for school in El Sauce! Thanks !! Image


Elated. NINETY TWO people supported the friends project and the school WE all are building at the “Soup ‘n Music Jam” tonight at the Rabbit Room.

Exhausted. Soup. I didn’t have any there. And i hear it’s delicious. Thin mints. Exciting updates tomorrow when I can do it proper!!!

People are awesome. They rally. Don’t listen to naysayers.

Goodwill, from anyone.

My father, a 40-plus year volunteer firefighter in Mendon, NY, hung a poster for the school fundraiser in the station.
And then drove over with an anonymous donation from a fellow firefighter.

He knows who it is, but they didn’t want me to know.

I love that it could be anyone.


The Friends Project

The Las Minitas, Nicaragua, preschool project


I am excited to share that The Friends Project is taking on its most ambitious project — to help a community in rural Nicaragua realize a dream to provide a preschool for their children.

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