Storytelling

Crēdo

For one woman in Illinois watching the horrors of 9/11 on her television sparked her own personal call to action. Surely, she thought, New York City hospitals would be in great demand for blood donations and as a young, physically active mother of four – donating blood was the least she felt she could do. …

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Rescued

What animals bring to society – to our families, into our homes or our work – is priceless.   But sometimes, their lives don’t start out or end up so great.  From Houston to Wisconsin, for two women, their passions in life have come as a calling and they care for souls, both two and four-footed, with a…

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Dumpster

For one woman in Teton County, Wyoming, education exposed her to concepts and truths about nutrition’s roll in the health of our communities. A most unconventional date with a guy named Alex piqued her interest – refocusing her life’s work path to non-profit food rescue.  It’s called Dumpster and our story starts here. Sponsored by: JLB…

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Take Me Home

West Virginia is home to spectacular river valleys, stunning mountainous terrain, important natural resources and a strong sense of belonging.  Its a state of unimaginable beauty with more than 24,000 square miles of it being Appalachian forest.  It’s a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. A group of locally sourced leaders from West Virginia feels SO strongly about the…

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Beehold

From his work with local nuns looking for answers about their barren apple trees to his consulting with golf courses in natural habitat management to classrooms, and his own design workshop – he is a true beeliever in the good story – the gospel of abundance as taught by bees and he’s helping protect Wisconsin’s…

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Respect

Here we are a year into Covid and it’s still part of the landscape. But as restrictions ease, there is light at the end of the tunnel for those struggling to make ends meet. But, there’s one issue that cannot be fixed by open doors, micro-grants or stimulus checks, and that is the inequity of representation of women in the music industry.

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Testimony

For two Jewish women whose parents miraculously survived the Holocaust, storytelling as a means of remembering the tales of horror and heroism are part of their family legacies.  While their stories of loss and survival are different, they are bonded in their work as active voices of the Second Generation.  It’s called “Testimony,” and our story starts here.  Hanna Bloch…

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One’s Breath

We may call nurses humanitarian super heroes for any number of reasons, but at the end of the day they are people just like the rest of us.  For one nurse who for decades has been a champion and advocate for her patients and their families through some tough medical therapies – even death, the…

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Sound of Silence

Imagine, or maybe you don’t have to, caring for a dependent with a sensory processing disorder.  In the United States alone 1 in 20 people – children, teens and adults, experience some degree of difficulty filtering information from one or more of their heightened seven senses.  An overload of stimuli to their sight, hearing, sense…

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Brother Can you Spare a Quarter

Modern philanthropy is known as the powerful impact of kindness directed towards stranger, setting out to improve the human experience.  Put giving and wealth together, these two very complimentary instruments allow us to address and work to answer global issues creatively, constructively and with purpose.  But with giving patterns focused on 60+ US population and…

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