Mission: Head Start of Greater Dallas, Inc. provides children with the foundation of skills and knowledge they need to be successful in school and life and fosters self-reliant families and communities.
What has Heroes done: Mustang Heroes put in well over 500 hours at this agency and has developed even further this semester, bringing 30 hours of fun and additional curriculum to the Head Start children each week in the winter of 2011 Mustang Heroes.
Dates for Fall 2012: Thursday trips leave from the flagpole at 3:30 pm. Friday trips leave at 3:00 pm.
Contact: John-Mark Malouf email@example.com
Mission: To Support KIPP's mission to motivate and support underserved students on their way to college. KIPP Dallas Changes the lives of 6 – 8th graders by putting learning first hand and expecting success. We will participate in Mustang Mentor Night on Tuesday's - mentoring and tutoring KIPP graduates who need support through high school to make sure they stay on track for college.
What has Heroes done: Heroes has been tutoring in math, science, English, Spanish and college prep for the past three semester.
Dates for Fall 2012: Tuesday trips leave at 4:20 pm from the flagpole, back by 7:00 pm.
Contact: Eric Mercado firstname.lastname@example.org
Project of Peace
Mission: To develop and maintain the Promise of Peace Community Garden, a non-profit seeking simple solutions for increasing high school completion rates and healthy life styles as a result of positive community engagement.
What has Heroes done: Heroes have helped mulch, garden, and maintain the Community Garden this past semester.
Extended Service: One-Time Projects
One-Time projects generally occur two or more times each month in the academic year. These projects are open for all SMU students and faculty, not just members of Mustang Heroes. Please contact Jordan White at email@example.com for information on available upcoming projects.
Heroes Week February 18th-23rd, 2013: A weeklong service awareness week. The focus for 2013 will be HUNGER. We will be spreading the mission of Mustang Heroes to all of campus and to leaders from the Dallas community.
Sleep In A Box August 31, 2011 6-10 pm: Raised $3,600 for the Vogel Alcove, a school for the homeless children of Dallas. Mustang Heroes and students of all groups on campus came together to build and decorate boxes to raise awareness for the issue of child homelessness. On average 1,157 children go to bed each night without a permanent home. This event was a great success, look forward to it again next year.
All Campus Service Day October 29: This event is an all campus day of service that is a 20-year tradition. In 2011, Mustang Heroes in conjunction with the Emerging Leaders, planned a service day with 150 participants.
Mustang Heroes Executive Team
President - Carissa Grisham - firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice-President - Jordan White- email@example.com
Secretary - Eleanor Rosler - firstname.lastname@example.org
Finance Chair - Eleanor Rosler- email@example.com
SMU Community Public Relations - Lauren Packer - firstname.lastname@example.org
Dallas Community Public Relations - Fantine Giap - email@example.com
Education Chair - Will Slack - firstname.lastname@example.org
Social Chair - Molly Murer - email@example.com
Advisor - Katie Bell - firstname.lastname@example.org
Projects and Development
Development Team Leader – Tyler Scott - email@example.com
Head Start Coordinator – AJ Walker - firstname.lastname@example.org
Head Start Development – John-Mark Malouf - email@example.com
KIPP Coordinator – Eric Mercado - firstname.lastname@example.org
KIPP Development – Kenny Finch - email@example.com
Project of Peace Coordinator – Andy Fisher - firstname.lastname@example.org
Project of Peace Development – Paul Curry - email@example.com
Extended Service Committee
ESC Chair – Jordan White - firstname.lastname@example.org
Heroes Week Chair - Anna Norkett - email@example.com