Nathaniel Rochester Community School No. 3
Every week a dozen of us volunteer to tutor 5th graders. And we were able to play a role in helping the students write a book report about a hero who has inspired them.
We were even able to secure a printing company to generously print books of all of the students’ stories. The impact and response were overwhelming for everyone involved. As the tutoring and relationships continue, the lines begin to blur and we sometimes wonder who’s teaching whom.
True Heroes: Making a Difference
This book was a project for Ms. Michelle Cope and her fifth grade class at Nathaniel Rochester Community School Number 3. This is a special book. It’s about heroes. Written by future heroes. Inspired by real heroes. It is the result of the dedication of students, teachers, tutors and volunteers. A compilation of special perspectives on what a hero is to the 5th grade students. We are honored to be a part of this amazing journey.
Mary Cariola Children’s Center
Through generous donations of time and contributions, Catalyst participated in the largest fund-raiser of the year. Over the years, we’ve done market research, created direct mail fund-raising appeals and built their website pro bono. Our contributions were acknowledged with the Special Friend of the Children Award.
The journey of producing and shooting a 30-second commercial takes many hours and a lot of dedicated people. Here is a peek behind the scenes in the making of the Ad Council TV spot.
Meals on Wheels. Catalyst Cares
Every week, Catalyst volunteers make a difference in the community by delivering a warm smile and a warm meal to our neighbors in need.