Grantees in the News2016-12-11T19:23:35+00:00

Grantees in the News

Carly Wilson featured in ABC Australia

Rubber jellyfish vs sea turtles: who wins?, November 2018 Go to article "How does a helium balloon get from your hand to the digestive tract of a sea turtle? A new documentary explains how our celebrations are shutting the party down for marine life. Rubber Jellyfish examines the relationship between helium balloons and their impact on the world's oceans including six endangered species of sea turtles in waters around Australia." Read the whole article, Rubber jellyfish vs sea turtles: who wins? [...]

November 15th, 2018|

Stacy Bannerman featured on NBC 5

Medford woman returns Freedom Medal to former President Bush, November 2018 Go to article and watch the video "Former President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush were honored with Liberty Medals at the 2018 Liberty Medal Ceremony this past Sunday in Philadelphia. But a Medford woman’s actions at the event made headlines after she denounced the former president and gave back a medal she received for her family’s service in the Iraq war." Read the whole article and watch the [...]

November 14th, 2018|

Denise Burry featured in TechSoup blog

Helping Vulnerable Young People Stay on Track, November 2018 Go to article "The world can be a hazardous place for youth who age out of foster care without the proper support behind them. In Florida, more than 3,000 teens face this reality, according to the state's Department of Children and Families. The statistics for this group are alarming... Lake County's Forward Paths Foundation seeks to address vulnerable young people's needs. Forward Paths provides temporary housing, job skills training, and both educational and financial [...]

November 13th, 2018|

Eric Omwanda Nehemiah featured in Daily Nation

How are you serving your community?, November 2018 Go to article "The idea to start a charitable organisation came to Eric Nehemiah, 27, while he was taking a walk in Mathare slums. It was 2012 and he was 20 years old. “I thought of the children I often came across in the slum, how many of them ended up dropping out of school due to lack of school fees or didn’t go to school at all and felt compelled to do [...]

November 9th, 2018|

Maria Omare featured in the Bright Magazine

Meet The Woman Who's Transforming How Kenya Sees Disability, October 2018 Go to article "Maria Omare greets me warmly when we meet at Kibera Drive, one of the few major roads in Kibera, a slum in Nairobi, Kenya that is home to an estimated 250,000 residents. “Welcome to Wakanda,” she jokes, referring to the fictional land in the film “Black Panther.”" Read the whole article, Meet The Woman Who's Transforming How Kenya Sees Disability here. Learn more about Maria Omare's project, [...]

October 25th, 2018|

Cheeraz Gormon featured in Time

Why TIME Devoted an Issue to Guns in America, October 2018 Go to article "In his 2015 book, the artist JR asks, “Can Art Change the World?” Artists see beyond walls, across divides, around corners. Through their eyes, we understand the world in new, clearer ways—which is why TIME since its founding has worked with great artists to create our covers, from Andy Warhol to Andrew Wyeth, Robert Rauschenberg to Ai Weiwei, Christo and Jeanne-Claude to Shepard Fairey. Fifty years ago, [...]

October 25th, 2018|

Padmanaban Gopalan featured in The Times of India, India

International laurels for Coimbatore social entrepreneur, October 2018 Go to article "It might have been just a few years since he launched his initiative- No Food Waste- but Coimbatore-based social entrepreneur Padmanabhan Gopalan is already going places. The youngster was recently invited as one of the speakers at the prestigious Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium which was held from October 17 to 19 as part of the World Food Prize annual series of events in Des Moines, Iowa, USA. Padmanabhan was recognized [...]

October 21st, 2018|

Jose German featured in The Montclaire Local

Town Square: A demonstration garden is the new kid in town at Crane Park, October 2018 Go to article "Montclair has a reputation of as green town with the privilege of having great parks and wonderful open spaces. Montclair also has a group of well-known gardens that are part of the town culture and history, such as Presby Memorial Iris Garden, Van Vleck Garden, and the Avis Campbell Gardens, to name a few" Read the whole article, Town Square: A demonstration [...]

October 21st, 2018|

Elizabeth Alberts featured on

EarthVoice Episode 1: Saving the Dogs of Blikkiesdorp, October 2018 Go to article "This first episode of EarthVoice will take you to Cape Town, South Africa, where a team of animal lovers sacrifice their time, money and even their personal safety to care for dogs and cats in the city’s poorest communities. We’ll hear from Rosie Kunneke, cofounder of Tin Can Town, a local animal welfare group, as well as several volunteer." Read the whole article, EarthVoice Episode 1: Saving the [...]

October 16th, 2018|

Sophia Hanson featured in CBS Sports

Jalen Mills takes on bullying, has confidence in defense despite Eagles' 2-2 start, October 2018 Go to article "Before Jalen Mills sat euphorically on confetti-coated turf, a "Super Bowl LII" logo stitched to his jersey and Philadelphia's first Lombardi Trophy in the vicinity, he was just another name in a football league full of them. Before he started for the Eagles as a personal favorite of defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz, he was just another seventh-round draft pick, the 21st-to-last player taken out of 253 in 2016." [...]

October 5th, 2018|
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