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Peace Art Garden at Cardinal Valley Elementary: a Danaus Plexippus success story

In the fall of 2014 we created a native plant garden at Jesse’s Elementary School here in his neighborhood of Cardinal Valley. The garden was a supplement to the Science teacher’s outdoor classroom and the surrounding area is filled with … Continue reading

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Monarch Butterflies in the classroom

We like to say “If you plant it, they will come” and we’ve planted a lot of Milkweed (the larval host plant for Danaus Plexippus) at various locations around our Lexington Kentucky community. One of our favorite ways to introduce … Continue reading

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Monarch Watch “Milkweed for Restoration Projects”

We are thrilled (as is evident by Jesse’s dads expression) to participate in the Milkweed for Restoration Projects program of Monarch Watch. Since 2014 the Jesse Higginbotham Technology Trust has been the key steward for the  Deauville Riparian Buffer Project … Continue reading

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The Mindtriggerz Project (and why I love being a volunteer)

We had a slow couple of weeks at Mindtriggerz last month as far as new families go; probably due to the cold weather.  But we’re seeing an increase in activity in February and are excited to reach our goal of … Continue reading

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From Technology to Trust

When you’ve got a big name like the “Jesse Higginbotham Technology Trust, Inc.” you’ve got a lot to live up to. First there’s that little guy with a big name and a big heart, Jesse himself. Everything we do we … Continue reading

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Creating and supporting safe and inclusive environments

At the Jesse Higginbotham Technology Trust we have committed to a year of giving. Volunteering and working towards change has become a major part in my life, and it mostly started with working with the Dunbar GSA and at the … Continue reading

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The gift that keeps on giving – give your computer a second life

As we enter the gifting season, we want to remind our friends and supporters that working computers and peripherals are tax-deductible when donated to the Jesse Higginbotham Technology Trust, Inc. CPU’s with a minimum Pentium 4 processor, LCD monitors, speakers, … Continue reading

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CommUnity

Jesse loved using the word “Unity” and I think he’d be proud of what we have accomplished and continue to do in his honor. I also like to think he’d have a good chuckle at how we have involved the … Continue reading

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The Jesse Higginbotham Neighborhood Center

Formerly the “Valley Park Shelter” On Saturday, October 6th in conjunction with the annual opening of the Mindtriggerz Project Training Lab at the Valley Park shelter, the Trust hosted its fall picnic. We were honored to have in attendance members … Continue reading

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So many to thank but where to begin? The incredible success of our 3rd Native Plant Sale

We could not have done this without you. Today we hosted our “3rd annual Native plant sale” at Dunbar and raised just under $800 ($770 to be exact) – our most successful Garden event ever. Between the high-fives, group hugs … Continue reading

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