Natalie Boehm has battled epilepsy and is on a mission to ensure epileptic patients get their share of equal opportunities.
Listen to Nancy Miller narrate stories that this 95 year old non profit has seen or rather, helps people see.
Non-profits are taking inspiration from Lucky Duck Foundation in sheltering the homeless.
Gervonni Leggett creates learning modules to get low income individuals get back on track to financial independence. Listen to her story.
Did you know that around 50 million people worldwide have epilepsy, making it one of the most common neurological diseases globally. Epilepsy is a chronic noncommunicable disease of the brain that affects people of all ages, often causing mental issues and stigma to the patient. The Purple Warrior Pooches Program is a community-based program helping individuals with uncontrolled epilepsy gain access to a seizure alert dog. Natalie Boehm teaches how to defeat epilepsy.
VISIONS-Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired is a non-profit rehabilitation and social service organization that celebrated its 95th anniversary last year and the 6th year as #1 in job placements of legally blind New Yorkers. VISIONS purpose is to develop and implement individualized programs to assist people who are blind and visually impaired of all ages to lead independent and active lives, and to educate the public to understand their capabilities and needs.
If you have a warm bed, a roof over your head, you thank your stars. Some of us choose not only to thank our stars, but be humble. And some extraordinary people, go beyond that and start a movement to donate their time, knowledge, and “Share Your Luck” motto with others, for others. Lucky Duck Foundation funds, activates and leads high-impact, collaborative programs that alleviate the suffering of homelessness throughout San Diego City & County.
A helping hand, a caring heart and some firm advice makes Gervonni the teacher for survival. The ABC of finance needs to be learnt by every individual, and there's someone who's making it happen, especially for the needy.
Male breasts can get serious, why the surprise? In 2022, about 2,710 American men are expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer, and about 530 are expected to die from the disease. An average man’s risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer in his lifetime is about one in 1,000 (compared to one in eight for the average woman).
Gavin Phillips, Founder of Life-Learners Canada who’s on a mission to have every child entering public schools in Canada step into a safe, fun, and intrinsically rewarding world. And as he puts it - every teenager who graduates and walks out of our public schools for the last time to be life-learners with life skills that are community-driven.
River Jordan is run by Aland Stamps, a man who has been through some extreme situations. It takes courage to get back up and give back to society.
Steven's passion for shaping lives has garnered immense support locally and globally. The satisfying job of shaping young lives, done the fun way! Listen to Steven Dye and the success story of how a street kid went on to join the navy on a submarine.
In our quest to lead a life of purpose and meaning, we often have to make efforts through sustained behavioural and perspective changes. Getting Out by Going In has devised certain tools to reach this goal. Listen to Coach Taylor's journey at GOGI
As a human, we tend to be judgemental. What if everyone realised their inherent nature? This would be a very different world indeed! Elliott Cisneros from The Sum Organization does just that.
James Taylor from VHCDC has taken it upon himself to educate and empower individuals by enabling house ownership and giving them a piece of heaven. Listen to what his non-profit offers.
Renee Beeker from National Family Court Watch Project had her epiphanous moment when she realised most court watch programs did not look at the same data points in every jurisdiction. Listen to this courageous lady to understand how her non-profit helps protect families.