SevenDays campaign will be virtual again this year

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The annual SevenDays campaign is about to begin. It’s happening as a result of the shootings at two Jewish centers in Overland Park in 2014.It’s been almost seven years since Mindy Corporan lost her father and son in the shootings.”I think today I would say today I feel healthy, but there are days when I don’t. There are days when I, when I don’t feel great. There are days when I still have a whole crying day or very unsettled day,” Mindy Corporon said.And it’s why she keeps working on finding that ripple to help change the world.Whether it’s prayers in a local Hindu temple or pausing for a moment at a big gathering, the 2014 Jewish Community Center killings of her son, Reat, her father, William, and Terri LaManno marked the beginning of an annual search for understanding called SevenDays: Make a Ripple, Change the World.Last year’s event was virtual but it was successful nonetheless, reaching 300,000 people.”Isn’t that an amazing number? It is fantastic and that’s where I am elated that something is so tragic that affects me every single day is reaching other people,” Mindy Corporon said.This year, the event will be virtual again with a different theme on each of the seven days with a big faith walk at the end.”And you asked me, what is the highlight? And I can’t just tell you one thing because the whole thing is really fantastic,” Mindy Corporon said.It all starts April 13, with a celebration of love and examples of how young people are causing ripples of kindness.

The annual SevenDays campaign is about to begin. It’s happening as a result of the shootings at two Jewish centers in Overland Park in 2014.

It’s been almost seven years since Mindy Corporan lost her father and son in the shootings.

“I think today I would say today I feel healthy, but there are days when I don’t. There are days when I, when I don’t feel great. There are days when I still have a whole crying day or very unsettled day,” Mindy Corporon said.

And it’s why she keeps working on finding that ripple to help change the world.

Whether it’s prayers in a local Hindu temple or pausing for a moment at a big gathering, the 2014 Jewish Community Center killings of her son, Reat, her father, William, and Terri LaManno marked the beginning of an annual search for understanding called SevenDays: Make a Ripple, Change the World.

Last year’s event was virtual but it was successful nonetheless, reaching 300,000 people.

“Isn’t that an amazing number? It is fantastic and that’s where I am elated that something is so tragic that affects me every single day is reaching other people,” Mindy Corporon said.

This year, the event will be virtual again with a different theme on each of the seven days with a big faith walk at the end.

“And you asked me, what is the highlight? And I can’t just tell you one thing because the whole thing is really fantastic,” Mindy Corporon said.

It all starts April 13, with a celebration of love and examples of how young people are causing ripples of kindness.

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