2019 Preview


Program Snapshot (projected)


(Kids in Served)
Like a Lion is projected to serve 60+ students in 2019, 30 at the Otterbein location and 30 at Brookside. Otterbein will focus on kids in grades k-5th and Brookside will serve students in grades 5th-8th.
Like a Lion will have 3 full time employees in 2019. Maddy and Rachel will oversee the organizaiton and the Otterbien location and Sara will act as the program director for Brookside. Otterbien will have an additional 2 part time staff members and Brookside will have 3 part time staff.


(Paid Positions)
  • Will serve k-5th grade
  • Will implement an intensive reading program for k-3rd graders to prep for IREAD
  • Focus on SEL, STEM, academics and bible studies
  • 2 part time staff and 2 full time
  • Will serve 5th-8th graders
  • Focus on STEM, character building, academics, career exposure
  • Meals provided through Second Helpings
  • 1 full time staff, 3 part time staff


  • The official launch of a second location.

  • Like a Lion will go from 2 to 3 full time staff members

  • Implementation of reading program for younger students