"With extremely limited support from home, I turned to the Boychoir family for help. I didn’t realize the mess I was in. Parents of other members saw my challenges and I was offered a job at a family restaurant, beds to sleep in and homes to stay in, and offered the acceptance I missed at home."
During its history, One Voice Mixed Chorus has partnered with 20 local nonprofit organizations, commissioned more than 30 new choral pieces, performed with over 50 middle and high schools, and brought their mission and music to greater Minnesota for more than 15 years.
It’s one week where kids can truly be themselves, and hundreds of campers look forward to it all year. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, the camps for youth living with or affected by HIV/AIDS, operated by One Heartland, are canceled, leaving the nonprofit facing an uncertain future.
Originally published in Lavender Magazine, November 2019
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Gift that special someone in your life with hair and skin care products from Minnesota companies.
Article originally published in Lavender Magazine, November 2018
Life changes for the better when you take pride in your appearance. Confidence skyrockets and you end up with more pep in your step.… Read the rest