Inspirational Organization – Solo Eyewear -One Idea. One Person. One Action. Can Change the World!

OUR STORY At SOLO Eyewear, we create environmentally responsible sunglasses that fund eye care, encourage adventure and inspire individuals to change the world. #LiveandGive The concept for SOLO Eyewear was developed as a class project at San Diego State University. While completing an International Entrepreneurship course, Jenny Amaraneni read Paul ...
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Inspirational Organization – Living Heart Peru – Helping Empower Peruvian Communities through Education, Literacy, and Creating Self-Sufficiency.

Our Founder In 2002, at the age of 71, Sonia Newhouse decided to leave her life in England and move to Peru. She began her adventure by dedicating five years to volunteering in Cusco, where she lived and worked closely with the people of the Sacred Valley. While she formed ...
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Inspirational Organization – Courts for Kids – Transforming Lives Through Building Courts and Cultural Exchange.

Stats Courts Built: 113 U.S. Participants: 2179 Partner Countries: 24 Authentic Relationships - Through building courts and cultural exchange, we provide opportunities for meaningful relationships. Genuine Partnerships - Our community-driven work is empowering as we collaborate with aligned partners. Transformational Experience- We provide opportunities that expand worldview, foster cross-cultural understanding, ...
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Inspirational Organization – Mercy For Animals – Imagine a World Free of Cruelty.

Inspiring Compassion. Ending Cruelty. Mercy For Animals is dedicated to preventing cruelty to farmed animals and promoting compassionate food choices and policies. Imagine a world free of cruelty, the world in which we nurture our bodies, minds, and spirits with wholesome, healthy food that is kind to animals and sustainable ...
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Inspirational Organization – Kindred Spirits Care Farm – Helping Children Reconnect with Animals, the Earth, and Each Other

Kindred Spirits Care Farm is a non-profit helping the children reconnect with animals, the earth and each other by providing the space, a care farm, where that can happen. Our first project is a high school for at-risk kids in Los Angeles where we helped transform an acre of land ...
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Inspirational Organization – 88 – Vegan. Affordable Luxury Fashion. Handbags – Empowering Women around the World

The Brand's Mission. Vegan. Affordable Luxury Fashion. Outstanding Quality Vegan: 88 is PETA approved. No animal products used, ever! Affordable: 88 is passionate about creating great products without having to break the bank! How do we do this? We manufacturer and sell directly to the customer, no boutique or department ...
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Non-Profit Spotlight: Gentle Barn – Teaching Compassion for All Beings- We Inspire People to Be an Integral Part of the Solution

A Founders Message The Gentle Barn - Main GateWe live in a concrete, violent, noisy, high tech, busy world. We have lost our connection to animals, to nature, and most of all, to ourselves. Animals are living lives of torment from beginning to end, their cries are unheard, their pain ...
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Non-Profit Spotlight: Barn Sanctuary – 70 Acres of Animal Love – Where You can Cuddle with Chickens.

Mission at Barn Sanctuary Barn Sanctuary at McKernan Farm provides rescue and shelter to horses, cows, pigs, chickens, turkeys, ducks, sheep, goats, and rabbits who have been rescued from cases of abuse, abandonment, and natural disasters. We are a place where visitors can come face to face with the animals ...
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Non-Profit Spotlight: Aaron Trieu: Running to Support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

This story told by Aaron Trieu. For the longest time, I was the guy who didn't like to run - I gave up quickly when I tried it and I definitely didn't think running a marathon would be for me. That all changes this November, when I will run my ...
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Non-Profits Spotlight: Summit for Vets- Founder Creed Piel – Climbing Mountains to Help Disabled Vets

Summit for Vets My name is Creed Piel. I served for five years in the navy and 10 years in the army. I did multiple deployments worldwide. I have been through many specialty schools that will help me transition into this career. Or I like to call it my "calling" ...
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Non-Profit Spotlight: Women in Construction (WinC) Giving Women Tools of Empowerment

Story shared by Holly Wilhelm. Women in Construction (WinC) did more for my family than I am able to put into words. When my son was about 18-months old, I woke up one morning and grabbed our emergency bag out of the closet and left our home and our life ...
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Non-Profit Spotlight: The SMART Program – Helping Teens make Better Social Media Decisions

Inspiration can come from anywhere. My best friend Brandon and I started volunteering at our alma mater a few years ago when a friend became the Varsity basketball coach. There was no grand plan. We were just two former high school & college athletes who decided to give some time ...
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Non-Profit Spotlight: Project Angel Food

By: Alex Daley When the afternoon shift is over at 3:30 p.m. at Project Angel Food (P.A.F.), my feet are sore, I smell like cooked food, and I have talcum powder under my fingernails. Yet, I keep coming back to be of service. Project Angel Food is the place where ...
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Non-Profit Spotlight: The Sweet Destinee Foundation, Inc.

Originally outlined with her mom as a senior grad project, Madi’s ideas blossomed and it did not take long for her ideas to become a reality. The Sweet Destinee Foundation, Inc. began in April of 2016 and aspires to bring programs and opportunities to chronically and terminally ill youth, young ...
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Non-Profit Spotlight: The Kilimanjaro Initiative

Personal Experience by: Yohannes Skoda Instagram: @skodamac It was there in the cramped dining area of Kibo Hut, Mount Kilimanjaro, that I heard the story. In just a few hours I would be embarking on the final ascent to the rooftop of Africa, Uhuru Peak, elevation approximately 20,000 ft. above ...
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