Cris Collinsworth, noted sports announcer, lives in our little suburb of Cincinnati—Fort Thomas, Kentucky. A few years ago he and some other well-to-do citizens donated money to replace the Highlands High school football field surface. An article appeared in our local newspaper about the generous donation.
The reporter had been in the school and seen that the chemistry and biology labs were critically lacking in state-of-the-art equipment. So she said to Cris, “The school’s labs are in terrible shape. Why didn’t you donate money for the academic needs of the school?”
His response was a simple one: “They did not ask.”
You never know until you ask. Don’t be afraid to ask questions—and to ask for help.