“THIS PROGRAM IS THE PERFECT COMPANION FOR YOUNG PEOPLE WHO ARE ENGAGED IN COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECTS. SANDE'’S APPROACH IS TO COACH THEM IN HOW TO SUCCEED AND TRULY MAKE A DIFFERENCE. SHE HAS A PROVEN TRACK RECORD IN PRODUCING EVENTS HERSELF AS WELL AS WITH HER OWN CHILDREN. WITH HER HIGH ENERGY AND ENTHUSIASM, SHE OFFERS TIPS AND TECHNIQUES FOR ALL ASPECTS OF PROJECT DEVELOPMENT AND COMPLETION. MAKING A DIFFERENCE 101 IS A "MUST HAVE" RESOURCE FOR INDIVIDUALS, SCHOOLS, CHURCH GROUPS - ANYONE WHO WORKS WITH YOUNG PEOPLE.”

 

REV. KAY LINDAHL, INTERFAITH MINISTER AND ACTIVIST, LEADER AND FACILITATOR, AUTHOR OF THE SACRED ART OF LISTENING

 

“YOUNG ADULTS OFFER A POTENTIALLY POWERFUL FORCE TO BRING ABOUT POSITIVE CHANGE IN OUR WORLD.  NURTURING THIS POWER FOR PHILANTHROPIC WORK IS BEST TAUGHT AT AN EARLY AGE.  THIS BOOK EMPOWERS CHILDREN WITH THE “HOW” OF ORGANIZING A SUCCESSFUL EVENT. THE STRATEGIES ARE SIMPLE TO FOLLOW AND OFFER A VALUABLE GUIDE TO TAKING ONE’S VISION AND MAKING IT REALITY.”

 

VICTORIA OLIVADOTI, EDUCATOR AND AUTHOR OF HOMEWORK SOLUTIONS FOR THE WEARY STUDENTS AND THEIR PARENTS, AND RECOGNIZED BY THE “WHO’S WHO OF TEACHERS.”

 

“THINK BIG”, A SESSION LED BY SANDE HART  HAS INSPIRED MANY FAMILIES TO COMBINE SOMETHING THEY ENJOY DOINGS (SPORTS, BOARD GAMES, ART) WITH A WAY TO RAISE FUNDS FOR A CAUSE THAT HAS MEANING TO THEM.  FOLLOWING THE HART’S SIMPLE PROCESS HAS GIVEN FAMILIES AT THE BJE’S (BUREAU OF JEWISH EDUCATION) MITZAH MANIA PROGRAM THE JOY OF TRULY MAKING A BIG DIFFERENCE FOR THE PAST 8 YEARS.”

 

SHERI GROPPER, YOUTH PROGRAM COORDINATOR FOR THE BUREAU OF JEWISH EDUCATION