Developing programming for young adults and their families
July 15, 2009
Introduction to LiA as a Lead to the Garden Committee, volunteer
Began classes in Pet Parenting and the Seed Program (continuing)
Presented a LiA Staff Training–Bernadine Janzen, MP Director, presenter
Outcome: before additional training for staff board must develop a safe and secure environment which will allow the staff to feel safe and secure.
Letter of Agreement between LiA and Mariposa Project (MP)
August 25, 2011
Strategic Planning with LiA – Mac Whyte, MP President, facilitating
Outcome: Identification of “Where We Want to Be”
(2 out of 8 may support the work MP could support)
Employment, job skills, life skills in place for older girls
Structure at the facility to build a better future
LiA Founder expressed to MP her desire for a vocational textile program which
would teach sewing to the older girls.
Applied for Tax Exempt Status
MP participated in Needs Assessment with LiA Volunteer
Dunes Manufacturing agrees to partner with MP for Textile Project
July 14, 2011
Applied for 501 3© status in US
MP began participation in a LiA Policy and Procedure Committee
MP approached Rotary with outline draft for financial support of a textile program asking for partnership in the project.
Presented to the Sparks, NV. Rotary group Draft Proposal of a classroom environment for teaching
girls work skills.
November 2, 2011
Received EIN number for non-profit
November 16, 2011
MP supplied an Informal Assessment outlining the infrastructure development needed of the LiA board and site in order to make a textile vocational program possible. Board approved proposal to move ahead with a Textile Class which would ready the older girls for a future textile program in 3-5 years.
Donations clarification for AC in Mexic
Children’s facility decided it was not prepared to commit the older girls to a vocational program.
March 1, 2012
Applied for non-profit status checking account in USA
April 2012 – January 2014
Continued pet parenting, APEH, seed program, cooking classes and supported a library group on children’s site.
Met with children’s site to share information about use of MP volunteers.
Redesign of the programming for organization
February 14, 2014
Procurred a Accion Civil (not-for-profit in Mexico) under the name of “Butterflies en México”.
April 14, 2014
Obtained our tax ID number for “Butterflies en Mexico”.
Finalized a dry food program for low-income communities
Vocational Skills Survey at lakeside
Team of people gathered to organize and develop Vocational Skills
First Pilot of Front-of-Restaurant Apprentice
First Financial Development Program Team Meeting
Applied for “donatario” status in Mexico
Developed curriculum for Front-of-Restaurant Apprentice Program
Second Pilot of Front-of-Restaurant Apprentice