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APSU student Mallory Fundora wins state’s Harold Love Outstanding Community Service Award

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University (APSU) social work student is one of five students in the state to win the Harold Love Outstanding Community Service Award. 

Mallory Fundora – who just finished her second year at Austin Peay State University – won the award for her work with Project Yesu, a charity she founded when she was 11 to feed and educate children in Uganda. 

Austin Peay State University student Mallory Fundora. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University student Mallory Fundora. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University freshman nonprofit executive Mallory Fundora finishes first year at APSU

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University freshman Mallory Fundora, founder and chief operating officer of the nonprofit Project Yesu, recently completed her first year at APSU, but before she can relax and enjoy her summer, she has to make a three-week business trip to Africa.

Austin Peay State University freshman Mallory Fundora has the words "Be the Change" tattooed across her forearm. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University freshman Mallory Fundora has the words “Be the Change” tattooed across her forearm. (APSU)

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Project Yesu to hold Annual Orphan Luncheon Fundraiser November 18th

 

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Project YesuClarksville, TN – Project Yesu, a Clarksville nonprofit which supports orphaned and vulnerable children in Uganda, is holding their annual Orphan Luncheon fundraiser on Sunday, November 18th, 2018 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm at the Belle Hollow.

The theme of this year’s luncheon is “Celebrations & Stories,” where organizers will share memories of where they’ve been, and where they plan on going in the future.

7th annual Project Yesu Orphan Luncheon to be held Sunday, November 18th.

7th annual Project Yesu Orphan Luncheon to be held Sunday, November 18th.

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Austin Peay State University freshman Mallory Fundora’s nonprofit feeding children in Uganda

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a warm afternoon in the African nation of Uganda, two young boys named Elvis and Kalvin took turns writing the words “Be the change” on a piece of paper. That paper eventually made its way across the Atlantic Ocean to Clarksville, Tennessee, where 18-year-old Austin Peay State University freshman Mallory Fundora took it to a tattoo artist and had the mantra permanently written across her forearm.

Mallory Fundora visits children in Uganda.

Mallory Fundora visits children in Uganda.

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Montgomery County Volunteer Stars Award Recipients Named

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Congratulations to Mallory Fundora, David Wesner and Serenity House Women’s Shelter for being selected the Montgomery County recipients for the 2015 Governor’s Volunteer Stars Awards.

Fundora, the Youth Award recipient, is a child with a passion and vision like no other. At age 11 Mallory saw an issue, the many needs of the children of Uganda, and decided to create her own non-profit organization, Project Yesu, and focus on helping those children.

The first need she identified was children wanted education, but the costs were prohibitive. «Read the rest of this article»

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Alley Poet’s Pen: Providence in Franklin: “Turning the Tables on Greed and ‘Tuning Up’ the Power of Giving”

 

Sandee Gertz - Author/WriterNashville, TN – Generous to a fault. Treats you like you’d like to be treated. Classic looks and charm. Biblical beliefs but not preachy. Loves hugs.

Sound like an ad in an online dating service? Or perhaps language that would be well-served for a non-profit organization?

The description certainly doesn’t display the typical characteristics of a company in an industry known more for greed, rather than generosity—one that includes another billion-dollar industry within itself to advocate for consumers and to protect them from being taken.

Simon Lawrence, working with a child in Uganda.

Simon Lawrence, working with a child in Uganda.

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Austin Peay State University Provost Lecture Series to feature geography professor’s field work in Uganda

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University geography professor will discuss her field work in Uganda last summer as part of the next Provost Lecture Series session at APSU.

Dr. Christine Mathenge, associate professor of geography, will speak at 3:00pm, Thursday, February 23rd in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. The event is free and open to the public.

The title of her talk is “HIV/AIDS and patterns on the landscape.” «Read the rest of this article»

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