Leadership Spotlight: Stephanie Dercks

Meet Stephanie Dercks, our Social Media Specialist for Box of Balloon’s Facebook page. We have a quick interview with her so you can learn more about our leadership team! How (and why) did you get involved with Box of Balloons? I moved to Madison a few years ago, where I was introduced to and fell in love with the Box of Balloons mission. As a proud Auntie who loves to spoil her nieces, the thought of any child going uncelebrated pulls at my heart strings! I volunteer with the hope that I am bringing just a few more smiles and happy memories to kiddos in need! Tell us a little about you: I am a product marketer, lover of pasta, and Fur Mama to my sweet Dachshund pup, Finley. I love crafty pr

Modifiable Entertainment: Obstacle Courses

When my sister turned eleven, we had a big party with our family at my grandparents’ farm. The cousins span in age by 25 years so as my mom was planning the party, she was looking for activities that would engage everyone. A giant obstacle course including large hay bales was perfect. We had to crawl under them through a tunnel and then climb over them too! All of the cousins (and some adventurous aunts and uncles) were divided into age brackets so adults weren’t competing with children. The obstacle course was modified as needed, but entertained us all for quite awhile! If you’re looking for a game to entertain your kids, an obstacle course is fun and active go-to activity. Easily modified,

Leadership Spotlight: Marlecia Setz

Meet Marlecia, our Kids Helping Kids Coordinator and team leader for the Waterloo/Marshall chapter. We have a quick interview with her so you can learn more about our leadership team! How (and why) did you get involved with Box of Balloons? I learned of Box of Balloons from a family member and immediately knew I had to be a part of this organization. Our mission is simple, but can have such a big impact on the lives of the kids and families we serve. My life’s mission is to provide hope for better days ahead to those experiencing hard times. I believe “to touch someone with kindness is to change someone forever.” Through the kindness and generosity of the volunteers, we are providing hope to

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