Mina Girgis, The Nile Project

Our Flow Fund partner, Youth for Environmental Sanity, brought us Mina’s project, The Nile Project.

The Nile Project was founded in August 2011 by Egyptian ethnomusicologist Mina Girgis and Ethiopian-American singer Meklit Hadero to address the Nile basin’s cultural and

Sarah Hanson, Labyrinthine

Sarah Hanson runs Labyrinthine, a nonprofit retreat center in the Garry Oak Habitat ecosystem on the San Juan Islands.  She and her team have been studying the forest and the endangered species who inhabit it, and have decided to bring

Laura Henderson, Growing Places Indy

Our flow fund partner, Off the Mat Into the World, funded Laura Henderson and her project with their Pollination Project flow fund.

Laura is the founder of an urban garden project in Indianapolis, Growing Places Indy.  Growing Places Indy works to cultivate

Greg Singer, Veg Toons

Greg is an accomplished production manager and story developer and has worked with  companies like DreamWorks Feature Animation, Fox Feature Animation and Cartoon Network.  He tells us that one of his early mentors said that “we should do the work

Carolyn Mullin, National Museum of Animals and Society’s Oral History Project

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Carolyn’s project is part of the mission of the National Museum of Animals and Society, which enriches the lives of animals and people through exploration of our shared experience.  The museum collections include humane education, animal protection history and animal

Megan Pincus Kajitani, Giraffe Revolution

Megan came to us as a flow fund grantee through our partnership with World Peace Earth.  Megan is a mother of two, writer, educator and vegan lifestyle coach.  Giraffe Revolution helps women revolutionize their lives, the lives of their families, and

Chloe Falkenheim, Youth Vegetarian Alliance

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Chloe is a highly motivated, ambitious 15 year old who is deeply committed to making change. Chloe is passionate about vegetarian diets (She became vegetarian at age 9) yet finds that when she talks to other teenagers about changing their

Shital Mehta, Generosity at Shantivan Gardens

Shital is a long time art teacher.  She developed this project after noting that children, when exposed to generosity and kindness show profound transformation in their ability to be compassionate and creative.  ‘Generosity at Shantivan Gardens’ is an umbrella name

Gwen Sofer, The Women’s Circle

Gwen Sofer’s project, The Women’s Circle, was initially inspired by Gwen’s observation that women’s quilting circles from the past were a way for intergenerational women to come together and form safe and supportive community.

The Women’s Circle involves collecting stories from women

Megan Lipsett, Copia Health

Megan Lipsett came to us via our flow fund partnership with Off the Mat into the World.   Megan’s project, Copia Health, will provide trainings, consulting, coaching, and community projects to ignite citizens to engage in empowered health and well-being practices. These programs help

Elizabeth Rider, International Charter for Human Values in Healthcare

Elizabeth Rider is an MD (pediatrician) and medical educator at Harvard Medical School and co-founder of a volunteer collaborative effort, started in 2010, that involves people, countries, organizations and institutions around the world working together to restore the human dimensions

Jennie Kay- Detroit Sanctuary Project

Jennie Kay is a Michigan native, raised in a very conservative Christian environment. After leaving that environment, she found that many communities were trying to emulate the sense of community structure that she found in the church environment. She began

Keith McHenry- Food Not Bombs Free Skool

Keith McHenry is a founder of Food Not Bombs, a decentralized organization that provides free vegan meals with the public in over1,000 cities mostly by recovering food that would be wasted.  Over time, Keith and his fellow volunteers saw the number

Adam Sugalski – Circus Protest.com

Adam’s project, CircusProtest.com is a comprehensive resource that provides individuals with the tools they need to start effective circus protest groups.  Adam and his team believe that community-based activism is one of the most impactful forms of activism available, and that intensive, strategic activity on

Steven Prussack- VegWorld Magazine

Through our flow fund partnership with World Peace Earth, Steven Prussack was funded to support his brand new digital monthly, VegWorld Magazine.  The magazine was launched about 6 months ago and can be downloaded from the apple newsstand and many other

Janet McKee- Bethany’s Story

Bethany’s Story is a compelling documentary about the healing power of food. The film is a touching story about one girl’s triumph over debilitating health challenges. After becoming paralyzed by a bad reaction to medication, and being told she would never

Meg Stockdale- Imagine Yoga Project

Meg Stockdale came to us via our flow fund partnership with Off the Mat, Into the World.  Her project, the Imagine Yoga Project, bridges the gap between impoverished families and  individuals and small local business in the Lafayette, Colorado area that provide

Nora Kramer – Protecting Playas

Protecting Playas supports tourists in helping to preserve beautiful, tropical places they visit. Protecting Playas works with local businesses, such as hotels/hostels and restaurants, in popular tourist destinations to plan and publicize litter clean-up events that will attract eco-minded tourists who value the

Ingrid Cordes- Neighborhood Cat Advocates

Ingrid and a team of four other women, Sarah Downs, Armeda Ferrini, Sue Evans and Judy Alberico, are starting a new organization, Neighborhood Cat Advocates, in Chico, California.  They have identified and studied the expanding problem of feral cat colonies in their community