A blog about fashion might not be the first place one would imagine seeing photos of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) school kits, but The Coral Court isn’t your typical fashion blog. Kristi Stalter ’11, from Bloomington, Ill., started the blog about a year ago, and it has blossomed into a popular lifestyle blog with close ties to MCC. For Stalter, MCC has provided a way to connect her passion for education with her desire to give.
In March, Chicago Public Schools social worker Dan Coyne ’80 gave one of his kidneys to a beloved grocery store cashier who was incredibly ill, garnering national attention. Coyne is slated to be honored as a humanitarian at a luncheon for Chicago Public Schools social workers on Thursday–but after that, he might be fired.