Stories & Projects

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Funded Projects in 2023

The LMC Legacy Foundation funded the following projects in 2023, for a total of $158,000. Shira Zimmerman, The Factory Ministries Project Title: Reading Together Growing Together Grant Focus Area: The Factory Ministries’ mission is to empower people, connect resources, and build community.  We envision a… Read More

How Parents Can Help Kids Cope With School Shootings

Many children have seen video of the school shooting in Nashville. Just because there are many mass shootings doesn’t mean your child isn’t affected. Your children may be watching video of a school shooting.

4 ways to break the cycle of intergenerational trauma

A parent’s unresolved trauma can affect a child’s well-being. By cultivating a healthy relationship with anger, making space for all feelings, knowing that true love comes with understanding and by meeting your child’s need, you can break the cycle.

Funded Projects in 2022

Kathleen Rutt Beiler, Bridge of Hope Project Title: Commitment to Action: Addressing Trauma, Race and Homelessness Grant Focus Area: Bridge of Hope’s mission is to engage Christian faith communities in ending family homelessness through neighboring relationships that demonstrate Christ’s love. Our vision is for communities… Read More

Innovation and Inspiring Positive Change

Human beings are uniquely equipped to create, though there are some who are naturally innovative. According to Psychology Today, there are three commonly shared tendencies of an innovator: frequent exposure to new stimuli and different viewpoints, questioning authority, and trying to find new ways to… Read More

Remote Working and its Impact on Mental Health

The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in many societal shifts, not the smallest of which was the transition to remote working for countless employees. Now, nearly two-and-a-half years later, many businesses are still allowing employees to work partly or exclusively from home, with no plans to change… Read More

Is Sunshine Good for the Soul?

Bright blue skies. Soft breezes. Grass beneath your feet. Birds chirping. Being outside in God’s creation can have a profound impact on mental health, and sunshine may be one of the best medicines for those who are struggling. This assertion is not only intuitive but… Read More

Harness the Liberating Power of Forgiveness

Glenn R. Schiraldi, Ph.D. Psychology Today blog post, October 3, 2022 Research has established that forgiveness frees us from the painful chains that bind us to the past. Those who practice forgiveness have been shown to have less anxiety, depression, and anger—and greater happiness, self-esteem, inner peace,… Read More