thank you for joining our fundraiser!

Thanks to all of you who came out on Sat. night to support The MRP Project at our first annual fundraiser. It was a fun time and successful fundraiser. If you couldn’t make it this year, we hope you can join us next year! As always, thank you all for your support, we couldn’t do our good work without you!

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It’s hard to believe The MRP Project is starting it’s fifth year. I’m grateful for how it’s taken off and the support we’ve received from all of you. We tried to have in an-person fundraiser in March of 2020. And we all know how that turned out. So, we’re trying again this year. See below for details. It’s going to be a fun night, and we hope you can join!

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thank you and happy new year

I hope everyone had a great holiday season, and 2023 is starting off well. We’d like to thank all of you for your donations throughout 2022. And also, for all of the wish list items we recently received for our bags for a boost. We had more than 35 bags delivered last year to individuals who were facing a difficult time. The feedback we’ve received from the bag recipients continues to amaze me. Our work is making a difference. And …

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our amazon wishlist is now available

Want to help fill some bags for a boost to brighten someone’s day this coming year? Consider purchasing some items from our Amazon wish list. Your donation will go along way to help someone going through a hard time. Visit our wish list here: If you are having trouble accessing the wish list, please email — Happy Holidays from The MRP Project!

donate to the mrp project today!

Today is GivingTuesday, a movement that unleashes the power of radical generosity around the world. It’s a day that reimagines a world built upon shared humanity and generosity. At The MRP Project, our mission is to provide rays of hope through social support. We hope on this GivingTuesday you’ll consider donating to us so we can continue to deliver bags for a boost to brighten the days of men and women going through a tough time. And to provide classes …

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Register Today for Raising Resilient Kids

The MRP Project’s fall session of Raising Resilient kids will begin on Tuesday, October 4. This six-week session will run until November 8. We’ll meet each Tuesday night for up to an hour and 15 minutes, and the cost is $75 for the entire session. Email us today to register. You’ll come out of the session with strategies and specific tools to use to help your kids become more resilient. Watch our 1-minute promo video. To learn more watch our …

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Our Venmo Has Changed and Other News

I hope everyone is having a good summer. I’m so grateful for the memories I’ve made with my family and friends. If I had to sum up my summer in three words it would be baseball, fun, and relaxation! I hope you’ve been able to take some time off to recharge and spend time for family and friends.  We’ve had a bunch of bags go out this summer so please take some time to think of those who are dealing …

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Spring Session of Raising Resilient Kids in Full Swing and Call for Water Bottles

We have a great group of participants attending the Spring 2022 session of Raising Resilient Kids. During our meetings, there’s been lively discussions and helpful problem-solving. In our most recent meeting, we focused on 10 ways to building resilience in ourselves and in our children. See the list below. We examined the 10 ways to build resilience by providing detailed explanations. Then, our facilitators and/or participants offered real-life examples of how we’ve used each of the ways (identified below) to …

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Now Registering for Raising Resilient Kids Educational Series Starting March 29

How many times have you told your kids life isn’t fair? Can your child positively and productively overcome life’s obstacles? Does your child adjust well to change? If your answers aren’t a resounding yes, keep reading. At the MRP Project, we define resilience as the ability to adjust to misfortune or change. Research shows: 1 in 7 school-aged children experience mental health problems 65% of adolescents will not actively seek help for mental health issues Academics, sports, and social pressures …

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Thank You and We Can Help with New Year’s Purging

I hope everyone had a good holiday season. I wanted to thank all of those individuals and families who recently donated items for our bags. These donations will help sustain our bags for a boost program throughout the beginning part of the calendar year. Again, thank you very much!   I’ve also received messages from people who are purging in this new year. They’ve offered to donate items they received from the holidays that they don’t want or need. If …

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A New Way to Support The MRP Project this Holiday Season

  Since our inception, we’ve partnered with an organization each holiday season to sustain our bags for a boost for much of the following year. This year, we’re asking individuals to help. It’s easy as 1,2,3!   Obtain an MRP Bag. Visit the bin next to the mailbox at 1 Maria Lane or if you’re local send an email to and request a volunteer deliver a bag to you. Fill the bag. Fill the bag with approximately 10 fun …

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MRP Project Updates You Need to Know

It’s been awhile since I posted. The last few months have been more hectic than any others in recent memory. It’s been one thing right after another. So, when I didn’t get enough interest to run the fall session of Raising Resilient Kids, I was a bit relieved. Don’t get me wrong. I’ve loved both sessions that we’ve held: the group camaraderie, sympathetic support, and everything I’ve learned from each participant. So, it worked out well when I had so …

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