When a really good idea shows up, it’s hard to turn away. It’s harder when the idea comes from a compassionate young woman who is dedicated to making a difference.
Annie Kirschbaum is a young special-needs teacher in the Chicago school system. She is an idealistic, forward thinker whose personal goal is to assist others who are less fortunate than she.
Recently, Annie shared dinner with her family — Mickey and Phil — and they started talking about the tax rebate checks. Annie expressed her outrage over the wasted expenditure of $42 million simply to notify citizens about the program. Phil said something along the lines of “wouldn’t it be great if people did something really good with the money?” After some thought, Annie suggested, “How about a Donation Day?”