WordPlay Co-Founder and Executive Director Libby Hunter Bids Farewell

Jul 30, 2020

As we bid farewell to our beloved co-founder and executive director, Libby Hunter, we reflect on the immense impact she has had on the Fountain of Hope community. Libby's journey with WordPlay has been nothing short of extraordinary, and her dedication to empowering individuals through education and creative expression is truly inspiring.

The Remarkable Journey of Libby Hunter

Libby's story is one of passion and perseverance. Her deep-rooted belief in the power of words and storytelling led her to co-found WordPlay, an organization committed to providing literacy and writing programs to underserved youth in our community.

From the early days of WordPlay's inception, Libby worked tirelessly to create a nurturing environment where children could explore their creativity, build confidence, and develop essential literacy skills. Her vision was to create a safe space for young minds to flourish and discover their unique voices.

Empowering Through Education and Creativity

Under Libby's leadership, WordPlay has become a beacon of hope for countless children and families in our community. Through the organization's innovative programs and dedicated mentors, children have discovered the joy of writing, storytelling, and self-expression.

Libby firmly believed that education and creativity go hand in hand. By integrating literacy development with artistic exploration, WordPlay has transformed the lives of many young individuals, helping them overcome personal challenges and discover their full potential.

Impacting the Community and Society

Libby's commitment to the Fountain of Hope community extends beyond just literacy. She recognized the significance of addressing broader social issues and used WordPlay as a platform to create meaningful change.

Through collaborations with community organizations, educators, and volunteers, WordPlay under Libby's guidance has implemented initiatives that tackle pressing social challenges, such as amplifying diverse voices, promoting inclusivity, and fostering empathy among youth.

The Influence of Faith and Beliefs

Libby's work at WordPlay has been undoubtedly shaped by her faith and beliefs. Her deep-rooted spirituality has been the driving force behind her tireless efforts to make a difference in the lives of young individuals.

Her unwavering commitment to kindness, compassion, and justice stems from her faith, and she has fearlessly used her platform to instill these values in all aspects of WordPlay's work. Libby believes that empowering young minds with literacy and creative expression is a way to build a more just and compassionate society.

Farewell, Libby Hunter

As we say goodbye to Libby Hunter, we recognize the immeasurable impact she has had on our organization and our community. Her tireless advocacy for literacy, education, and creativity will continue to inspire us in the years to come.

While Libby may be moving on to new adventures, her legacy and the foundation she has built with WordPlay will endure. We remain committed to carrying forward her vision of a community where the power of words transforms lives and shapes a brighter future.

Thank you, Libby Hunter, for your love, compassion, and unwavering dedication. You truly are a remarkable force in our community, and your influence will be felt for generations to come.

Lemore Hecht
Thank you, Libby! 🙌🌟
Nov 8, 2023