How the city of Lakeland, Florida is responding to domestic human trafficking.
Feature story by Brooklyn Lindsey & Kelly Green-The Lakelander Magazine
The young student scribbles the words “I don’t care” across his test paper. Later, when the teacher goes to the student to ask why, the child says, “I don’t know why I wrote it. I’m hungry and just can’t think.”
He just can’t think.
Because he hasn’t eaten since Friday.
And he can’t tell anyone his situation.
And he’s restless, frustrated, and unsure of his future.
Imagine if this same young man was in your care. Lakelanders and other Polk County citizens are paving the way nationally to bridge the hunger gaps that exist in the lives of impoverished children. And they need your help.
Story by Brooklyn Lindsey -Lakelander Magazine
The inked words spell out all is grace. Permanently imprinted, it’s an external symbol of an internal transformation.
This year, a few friends did something remarkable together. They lived on the brink of impossible things. For Ida Mundell, a homeschooling mother of three, this year has been her own personal rebellion against living a life without purposeful intention…
-Story by Brooklyn Lindsey -Lakelander Magazine
…So how in the world does he [Tim Mitchell] fit into this urban neighborhood? It’s simple; he doesn’t try to fit in. He just loves people, whoever they are and wherever they are.He treats the wealthy entrepreneur and the homeless man the same, with respect and interest.”
-Brooklyn Lindsey and Trish Hogan (Philanthropy: Sep/Oct 13 Issue) -Lakelander Magazine