Anne Nolan

Anne Nolan

Nolan was 52 and bored with her 30-year career in corporate management, but she was neither financially or emotionally ready to retire. She just wanted to feel proud and passionate about her work. Visiting a struggling homeless service program, she was inspired by the...
Kathleen Marie Chromicz

Kathleen Marie Chromicz

Nearly 25 years ago, teaching school in Southern California, my principal said she was going to Zimbabwe to start a school – and that I should join her. Two years later, when my sons were 12 and 16, she called to invite me to teach in the new middle school. I...
Pam Koner

Pam Koner

I started Family-to-Family in 2002 in response to a New York Times article that described an Illinois community so poor that many houses had dirt floors and children went to bed hungry. Moved by the news piece, and up for a challenge, I got on the phone, called the...