Category: Community Partners

In a world that often prioritizes uniformity and conformity, celebrating diversity becomes an act of profound significance. Every individual, regardless of cognitive, physical, or emotional challenges, deserves acknowledgment, support, and celebration. That’s precisely what the Full Circle Foundation’s “Purple in the Pointes” campaign aims to achieve.

Throughout the entirety of April, a month symbolizing renewal and growth, the Full Circle Foundation invites citizens, businesses, and schools to join hands in honoring and celebrating individuals facing various differences. The campaign encourages participants to illuminate their surroundings with the vibrant hue of purple, wear clothing in shades of violet, or unleash their creativity through colorful expressions of support.

Purple is more than just a color in this campaign—it symbolizes unity, resilience, and inclusivity. By adorning communities with purple lights and garments, participants showcase their support and spark conversations about acceptance and understanding. Each illuminated storefront, every purple-clad individual, serves as a beacon of hope and solidarity, reminding everyone that differences should be embraced, not shunned.

But Purple in the Pointes is not merely about surface-level gestures. It’s about fostering a culture of empathy and compassion. It’s about recognizing the unique strengths and contributions of every individual, regardless of their challenges. Through this campaign, the Full Circle Foundation seeks to create a world where everyone feels valued, accepted, and celebrated for who they are.

The beauty of Purple in the Pointes lies in its simplicity and inclusivity. Whether you’re a business owner, a student, a teacher, or a community member, there’s a place for you in this movement. You don’t need grand gestures or elaborate displays—just a willingness to embrace diversity and spread kindness.

As April approaches, Ford House will illuminate our Main Gate in spectacular purple lights and acknowledge the month-long campaign with an outdoor banner to raise awareness. In The Shop at Ford House, you will also find products that support those with cognitive, emotional, and physical challenges.

So, let’s paint the town purple with pride and joy. Let’s show the world that in our communities, everyone belongs. Together, we can create a world where differences are not barriers but catalysts for connection and growth. Join us in celebrating Purple in the Pointes, and let’s illuminate the path towards a more inclusive future.

“Why fit in when you were born to stand out!” – Dr. Seuss