Designed to reach the most vulnerable children and provide pathways for their success, our Outreach Program provides new character education books to low-income communities. Donors have a unique opportunity to underwrite books—for a class, grade, or primary school—and the option to facilitate the story time and book signing. We encourage donors to present their gift in person.
Since 2014, EWF has benefited over 16,379 children with their award winning character education books and programs and provided author visits and signed copies of Tame Your Manners and Sip Tea with Mad Hatter books, to thirty (30) academies and schools and seventeen (17) charities.
“Thank you again for sharing your kindness, sincerity, and passion with our students and staff! The feedback is all so positive! Your book helps highlight skills our kids need to be good, honest and kind humans. It is written in such a fun and whimsical way that kids can’t help but be drawn in. The generous donation from S. Daniel Abraham has given the students of our school a treasure, a book that will help guide and lead them to be the BEST they can be!”
– Michelle Siegel – Diamond View Elementary – Title I School
“Loretta’s assembly program was simply remarkable. She masterfully intertwined humor and storytelling to captivate our kindergarten through fifth-grade students. What impressed me most about Loretta’s presentation was her natural ability to manage the group and connect with the kids. She allowed the audience to express excitement and enthusiasm, while quickly refocusing their attention without wasting a second of time. The teachers, students and I loved participating in the presentations.”
– Raymond Payton, Memorial Elementary School Principal
“Mrs. Neff was by far the best motivational kids author we have experienced. The journey took the students through the different animals of KAMP Safari to be the best they can be using the pillars of character. She was insightful, meaningful, and comedic at the same time.”
– Mrs. Henderson Grade 5 Teacher
“I have had the pleasure of working with Loretta as both a donor and volunteer for Defiance College. She has been a member of the Presidential Circle of donors since its creation in 2006. Additionally, Loretta has given her time by sharing her professional skills with Defiance College students and staff. With the creation of the Elegant Way Foundation Loretta has taken her philanthropy to a new level.”
*KAMP – 2015 Promising Practices National Award Winner by Washington, DC based Character.org
*Character Education KAMP Book Series – 2016 Promising Practices National Award Winner by Washington, DC based Character.org