2020. What happened?

2020 was supposed to be a lot of things. My main goal was generate enough work (doing what we love, educating kids about health) that we could employ all the puppeteers full time. Lofty. But doable. When COVID hit, we had just set ourselves up for a nationwide tour of schools, had 4 shopping centers ready to sign LPO’s – we were gonna make
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“It’s not the plan, it is the planning that will determine your success.”  The baritoned voice of the DeSoto City councilman growled at me.  This was early advice as Project HAND UP started down the path of being a real entity that existed in the world, and not merely a hyped up idea of an ambitious performing artist. So we adjusted the plan.  The
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Custom Puppets As Fundraiser?

Why not? We have been very fortunate to work with custom puppet “engineers” here at Project HAND UP.  They had designed and built our animal puppets when we first launched. When we began our charity in tandem with the project from the Rotary Club of DeSoto, the District Governor Elect of District 5810 came to visit our office. Now it must be noted that our DeSoto storage/office is
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