Tracy Hayes is a parent of a Wiesbrook Elementary student. This spring, Mr. Idonije addressed the school in an assembly. His message: "Regardless of obstacles, always set goals and never give up!". Here are Tracy's reflections on the assembly and subsequent fundraiser, the Tiger Trot 5k, which raised funds to support the Israel Idonije Foundation.
Recently, our elementary school hosted a fundraiser with the proceeds going to the IIF. All the parents and kids involved were so very impressed with Israel's dedication to this foundation. He came to an assemble and gave such an exhilarating talk to all the elementary school kids and then showed up again for about 2 hours to the actual 5k race. He was overly generous with his time, autographs and pictures. He did not rush, but took time to hug all the kids and take pictures. Israel, you are a very impressive humanitarian and the world is a much better place with people like you in it. God Bless!