Today, I had to leave a phenomenal event that highlighted the success of the Urban League to tutor 1 student at Bond Hill. I truly felt a bit of conflict.
1. Envision doesn't have the funds to attend an event for 1 hour.....then leave
2. That child will be okay for one day of me not attending. That student will be okay. It's just one day.
Now it is 12:40pm (tutoring @ 1pm) and I just couldn't do it. I made a commitment to these children and if I have to sit there and stare at the walls for an hour, they will know my commitment.
I showed up at 1pm and the sweetie was excited to see me.
One day does make a difference. She was successful in her assignment that we worked on and wanted to make sure that I would be there next week.
I wouldn't miss it. We all make choices. It's so easy to forget how crucial our presence is when it comes to our youth. Events.....galas.....networking parties.
Watching one student grow..............