Meet Cathy McDonnell

Cathy spent many years as a volunteer and leader in the HISD schools attended by her sons. Thanks to her years of PTO and community involvement in west Houston, she …

Meet Kathy Kim

When did you get involved with Making It Better? I originally got involved with Making It Better in 2016 during Read Aloud Month and jumped on the opportunity to get involved …

Meet Michelle Cordier

When did you get involved with Making It Better? I got involved with Making It Better in the Fall of 2017 as a Lunch Bunch mentor. How did you get …

Meet Ann Green

When and how did you get involved with Making It Better? In 2016, I was sitting with a friend watching our boys play baseball, and she was telling me all about …

Meet Spencer Hills

  When did you get involved with Making It Better? I was lucky enough to have been introduced to Making It Better over 10 years ago! How did you get …

Meet Janet Menefee

When did you get involved with Making It Better? I began volunteering at Making It Better during the 2017-18 school year.  How did you get involved? I was invited by my friends …

Meet Nestor Natareno

Which year did you begin your involvement with Making It Better? I started in the Fall of 2016. How did you get involved? I was discussing the program with a …

Meet Sally Burgett

How did you get involved with Making It Better? A number of my friends including Linda McSwain, Janette Smith, and Karen Swerdlow, invited me to the Guild Luncheon in 2014. …

Meet Sydney Emerson

With her positive attitude and eagerness to always lend a hand, Sydney Emerson has made a significant impact over the years on the kids and families we serve. She is …

Meet Linda McSwain

  Which year did you begin your involvement with Making It Better? In 2013 when I assisted in the Reading Intervention program with a Kindergarten group at Walnut Bend.   …