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If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together – African Proverb

I think about this quote a lot in the context of building Helium Books. We've known from the outset that our journey to elevation is a marathon, not a sprint. It's about building and growing a family around the core mission and using the power not only of raw numbers, but that of an engaged community, to advance the cause. No impact that is worthwhile, far-reaching, and enduring can be made by just one or two individuals. As the saying goes...it takes a village.

All of us, you included, that comprise the Helium Family, are a testament to this being true. You are the catalyst for the positive change we've been able to make here in Milwaukee. Through ordering books which lead to donations to local causes, participating in our reading- and elevation-focused communities such as the Helium Book Club, listening to (and sometimes even starring in) our