Helping kids experiencing homelessness

Thrive Insurance reached their goal of 500 votes + shares and won a $10,000 donation from Liberty Mutual and Safeco Insurance for Positive Tomorrows, whose mission is partnering with homeless families to educate their children and create pathways to success. Congrats to the team and thank you for supporting them!

Far too many children in the United States experience homelessness, and with that, diminished access to schooling too.

Helping kids experiencing homelessness 2Barb Olson, of Thrive Insurance, delivers 100 stuffed toys to Precious Timmons, development associate at Positive Tomorrows, for the annual Merry Market.

A shared goal

The only elementary school in Oklahoma devoted solely to educating children experiencing homelessness, Positive Tomorrows focuses on three areas: reducing barriers, supporting families and providing a robust education.

When Thrive Insurance Founder and CEO Taylor Richardson first learned about Positive Tomorrows, he knew it was the perfect partnership for his agency. To give back to his community, Richardson had recently developed a community outreach program, called Thrive Kids, to provide meals to food insecure children. While researching the best way to achieve his goal, he came across Positive Tomorrows, which was the leading organization supporting children who are not part of a regular school lunch program in Oklahoma.

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Students at Positive Tomorrows enjoy a break from class on the playground. The work of Positive Tomorrows and their partners like Thrive Insurance, allow kids who are experiencing homelessness, the chance to be kids and learn in a positive growth environment.

“We learned just how many needs in the community were being met by Positive Tomorrows …”

 – Taylor Richardson, founder and CEO of Thrive Insurance

As Richardson notes, “We met with the Positive Tomorrows team, and we learned just how many needs in the community were being met by Positive Tomorrows – such as food, clothing, schooling, housing stability and the Merry Market at Christmas too. The partnership just made sense.”

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Cassie, Barb and Taylor of Thrive Insurance at the entrance to Positive Tomorrows.

From gift-giving to mentoring

All ten employees of Thrive Insurance lend a helping hand to Positive Tomorrows. For each policy written, Thrive Kids provides funding for a meal at Positive Tomorrows. Around the holidays, Thrive Kids sells Christmas-themed T-shirts through social media and donates 100% of the proceeds to Positive Tomorrows. The whole Thrive team supports the Merry Market event by coordinating gift donations, wrapping gifts, assisting parents with gift selection and supplying snacks.

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The Thrive team spends the day wrapping presents and assisting parents with toy selection at the annual Merry Market.

Thrive employees Karen Jackson and Barb Olson also serve as school volunteers, where they spend time with the kids and add stability, encouragement and support to the children’s lives. “The team at Thrive Insurance is truly dedicated to the children that we serve,” said Margaret Creighton, executive vice president of Positive Tomorrows. “It’s these consistent, personal relationships that really have an impact on these children’s lives.”

“The team at Thrive Insurance is truly dedicated to the children that we serve.” 

– Margaret Creighton, executive vice president of Positive Tomorrows

Dreaming big

The Thrive Insurance team looks forward to continuing to feed and mentor children through this time of uncertainty and beyond. “The impact of $10,000 on an entire family, who will have the opportunity to be on a path to success, is limitless.” said Richardson.

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Taylor Richardson, of Thrive Insurance, seated at Clayton’s Clubhouse, a custom reading nook at Positive Tomorrows.

Vote by using the social share buttons to the left or by leaving a comment below. The more votes and comments, the closer Positive Tomorrows gets to a $10,000 donation, which would provide a scholarship for one child’s entire year of education and after-school programming, and support for their family to get into and maintain housing. Visit Thrive Insurance or Positive Tomorrows to learn more.

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Barb
4 months ago

Positive Tomorrows is a wonderful organization! We love the kids!

Megan
4 months ago

Thanks to Thrive Insurance and Positive Tomorrows for all they do to help the kids! ❤️

Nancy Lyons
4 months ago

I love seeing the partnership that Thrive and Positive Tomorrows has. Great job.

Jessica Wrigley
4 months ago

You are awesome!

Karen
4 months ago

Positive Tomorrow’s makes a difference in the lives of children! Wonderful organization!

Marilyn
4 months ago

What a great service you are providing to the homeless children!

Melissa
4 months ago

Great cause!

Randi Spalvieri
4 months ago

Awesome! Love this partnership between Thrive and Positive Tomorrows!

Amy
4 months ago

Fantastic program. We all love to help out kids because they are our future.

Ryan
4 months ago

A great team supporting a great cause. Well done, Thrive!

Rebecca
4 months ago

What a wonderful cause, great job!

McKalyn Danner
4 months ago

Thank you, Thrive Insurance, for all you do for our kiddos at PT!

E R
4 months ago

Yay Positive Tomorrows and thank you to Thrive for the great work!

Beth
4 months ago

Proud of being a Thrive client. Way to go THRIVE!

Juan
4 months ago

Amazing group! Love seeing them supported!

Amy
4 months ago

Wonderful to see the support!

Dianne
4 months ago

Positive Tomorrow’s – educating children
who might slip through the cracks. They’re changing our community and our world.

Wes
4 months ago

Best of luck and great job

Jon Skelly
4 months ago

What a great organization and great work!

Margaret Creighton
4 months ago

Amazing!

M C
4 months ago

🙂

Stephanie
4 months ago

Love seeing this partnership!

Jordan Livingston
4 months ago

Thanks to Thrive Insurance and Positive Tomorrows for all they do to help the kids! 

Stacey
4 months ago

Thanks to both organizations; you’re making a significant difference in the lives of children!

Jenn
4 months ago

I love Thrive Insurance and Positive Tomorrows!

Kelly
4 months ago

This organization truly changes lives.

Amanda Martinez
4 months ago

We are so thankful for all the work you do with our organization!! It airs a village!

Chase Ruiz
4 months ago

After being recently introduced to this organization and researching, I can whole heartedly say that this is an organization you can believe in and that wants to spread positivity and kindness however they can!!!

Last edited 4 months ago by Chase Ruiz
Michael
4 months ago

Great organization to support! Thank you!

Jim Ratchford
4 months ago

Big thanks to Positive Tomorrows, Thrive and all who support them!

Karen Brigance
4 months ago

Positive Tomorrow’s is a wonderful organization and Oklahoma is blessed to have them. Thank you Thrive Insurance for supporting such a worthy program.

Eric
4 months ago

Way to go Thrive!

Robyn
4 months ago

It’s all about the kids! So important.

Sarah
4 months ago

Amazing!

Weylin Miller
4 months ago

This is fantastic!

Chad
4 months ago

Positive Tomorrows is AWESOME!!!

J S
4 months ago

Thanks to Thrive and Positive Tomorrows for all the work they do!

Amanda
4 months ago

Great organization!

Alicia
4 months ago

This is a wonderful organization!

Reg
4 months ago

This is an awesome partnership for a great organization!!!

Sally Manlove
4 months ago

This sounds like a great partnership!

Cassie
4 months ago

I’m so encouraged by the work Positive Tomorrows is doing in our community!

Melissa
4 months ago

Thank you for supporting such a life-changing organization!

Janet Wilson
4 months ago

Positive Tomorrows is such a huge benefit to these kids!

Traci
4 months ago

Wonderful!

Carrie
4 months ago

Love this!

Bianca
4 months ago

I am for Positive Tomorrows

Aubrey
4 months ago
Sandee K Endres
4 months ago

Well done Thrive Insurance

David
4 months ago

Amazing place!

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