MindShare Archives

2014 - Igniting Dreams

On April 22, 2014, the SAF celebrated the 11th annual MindShare. Vianna Gant shared her original poem "Ignite"...

...the second through fifth graders from the Gerald R. Ford Academic Center Strings Program delighted the crowd with their performance:

...and Rufus Jackson inspired the crowd as he shared his personal story about why he believes education is the way to a better life and reaching your full potential.

2013 - Milestones, miles to go...

On April 23, 2013, the SAF celebrated 20 years since our founding at the 10th annual MindShare. 

City High Middle School Drum Corps started the evening off with a bang... 

...and the Jewell Tones wowed the crowd with their jazz numbers. 

2012 - Brighter Together

Students from Coit Elementary, Alger Middle, and Ottawa Hills High perform at MindShare 2012. 

This video highlighted the stars aligning in our community to support GRPS students.

2011 - Believing Starts Here

Check out the vocal stylings of Grand Rapidians you know and love in this video from the 2011 MindShare event. 


2010 - Building Bridges to Success


2009 - Reaching Dreams, Step By Step