Crayons Matter Update!

by Courtenay Fields and placed under: Media
illy recently did a moving story about Making Life Better Through Volunteerism and included a short video on Crayons Matter – the piece hit Lillypad, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter last week – wow! I am speechless and humbled by this piece!


“If children feel like they can dream – they can draw their own stories – then that’s what’s going to help us build communities.” Lilly employee Courtenay Fields reveals the story behind @Crayons Matter, a foundation inspired by her volunteer experience in Ghana through the Lilly Connecting Hearts Abroad program.



What is the impact of a crayon? What is the impact of one #volunteer experience? Maybe more than you thought. http://goo.gl/vvRJPj (links to video)

Why was Courtenay Fields inspired to start a new foundation after a #volunteer experience in Ghana? Because “Crayons Matter”