Fruition: Meet Kevin and Maria

Maria has been a neighborhood leader in the Maple community for 12 years and counting.  Her son Joey and Freddy, who we read about a couple weeks ago, were regular participants in the Mapel Learning Center for all of elementary and middle school. 

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Fruition: Meet Teresa and Loly

Part of celebrating fruition is reflecting on how we arrived to where we are today.  Even without knowing any background information, the leadership Loly and Teresa (Tere) provide for our community is incredible in and of itself.  

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Fruition: Meet Mr. Phil & Freddy

Ten years ago, when Freddy was in fourth grade and Phil Klunzinger had just started volunteering at the Maple Learning Center, no one could have realized what a gift this relationship was going to be for years to come. Mr. Phil invested in Freddy and the lives of other students at the Maple Learning Center,  and always goes above and beyond the typical “call of duty” as a tutor for the many years he has devoted to Mika. 

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