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Bonner leaders @ lc

Bonner Leaders @ LC

A Glimpse of Who We Are and What We Do!

Historical background

Historical Background

The Corella & Bertram F. Bonner Foundation

The mission of the Bonner Scholars and Bonner Leaders Programs is to transform the lives of students and members, the life of their campuses, their local communities, and the world through service and leadership.

So what do we do

So what do we do???

  • The Bonner Program consists of approximately 20 students who work within the community at various sites for a two year period

  • Students also participate in regular training and reflection activities sponsored by the campus, their community partners, and the Bonner Foundation

  • Contribute 900 hours of community service to local non-profits

  • Attend various conferences & trainings throughout the country

  • Adventure-based, experiential activities to explore leadership and entrepreneurial risk-taking

  • Developing awareness of social justice issues, where respect and understanding for cultural diversity is nurtured

  • Opportunities to participate in community-based research (CBR) projects with faculty and community partners


Current bonner family

Current Bonner Family

Senior Interns: Tyler Curtis and Katie Goode

  • Bonner IV’s

  • Jessica Slater

  • Abe Garang

  • Vincent Milone

  • Latoya Scott

  • Laura Davis

  • Kristin Bell

  • Heather Morris

  • Chevy Booker

  • AnelCoss

  • Tiffany Nious

  • Bonner V’s

  • Shannon Lynch

  • Dianna Borow

  • Angela Massino

  • Jessi Pugh

  • Kathryn Napoli

  • Conor McFarland

  • MaddieCoultrip

  • Anahi Martinez

  • Hannah Sizemore

  • Brett Schwartz

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Orientation 2008

Welcoming in the new members of our Bonner family!



Each week we meet to discuss our service experiences, up coming events, and current events and topics.

Where we serve

Where we Serve


College Hill Neighborhood School

All over lynchburg

All Over Lynchburg…

  • Red Flag

  • EELC

  • YMCA

  • YWCA

  • Boys and Girls Club

  • Health Clinics

  • Astride with Pride (Equestrian Therapy)

  • Daily Bread (Soup Kitchen)

  • SARP

  • Center for Aging

  • Head Start

  • Challenge Sports Exchange

  • And More…

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Service Plunges

@ lynchburg grows

@ Lynchburg Grows

September 2008

In westover

In Westover

  • Wrapping Christmas Presents for the elderly in the Lynchburg community.

December 2008

Common commitments

Common Commitments:

  • Diversity

  • Spiritual Exploration

  • International Perspective

  • Community Building

  • Civic Engagement

  • Social Justice

Spiritual exploration

Spiritual Exploration

Explore personal beliefs while respecting the

spiritual practices of others.

Social justice

Social Justice

  • Advocate for fairness, impartiality and equality while addressing systemic social and environmental issues.

Community building

Community Building

"We establish and sustain a vibrant community of place, personal relationships, and common interests" (Bonner Foundation).Meeting the needs of members in our community.Daily Bread – Homeless and Hungry

Boys and Girls Club/YMCA - YouthLynchburg Grows - Special needs work training, hunger, environmental awarenessAlzheimer Association - Seniors

Civic engagement


Participate intentionally as a citizen in the

democratic process, actively engaging in public

policy and direct service.

International perspective

  • Develop international understanding that enables Bonner Leaders to participate successfully in a global society.

International Perspective

Bev in St. Lucia

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The abolition of child sex slavery and exploitation. Nothing less.


ABOLITION & RESTORATION! We combat child sex slavery & exploitation with the unexpected and restore survivors with excellence.

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Thank You Bonners for always having my back!

D i v e r s i t y


Respect the many different dimensions of diversity

in our public lives.

Bonner leader s pledge

Bonner Leader’s Pledge

I believe it is my duty and privilege to build and serve my community and to make society itself, a better place!

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