Category: non-profit

Daily Inspiration: Alex, Griffin & Einstein

On September 6, 2007, Dr. Irene Pepperberg’s  science colleague of 30 years died, and left a big hole in the world of animal research. Alex the parrot helped to prove that the phrase “bird brain”, was actually a compliment. Dr. Pepperberg’s research is showing that Alex,…

Daily Inspiration: Beyond Type 1

When Nick Jonas was 13, he was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, and his life was never the same. He describes it as a time of confusion, fear and unknowing.

Daily Inspiration: Active Heroes

  On April 17, 2010, Troy Yokum set out on a 17 month hike across America, but the story of the non-profit organization Active Heroes goes back much farther than that, to December 7, 1941 to be exact, the day Japan bombed Pearl Harbor.

Daily Inspiration: There’s a Better Way

“Someone believed in them today.” As Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry was driving around his city, talking to panhandlers, he had an idea. Since there is always something to do throughout the city, Mayor Berry decided to bring work to these panhandlers, instead of trying to…

Daily Inspiration: To Mama Molen, From Kibera with love

“My dream would be to leave the slum, live in the city and be able to have a stable life. We were much happier before living in the slum. I came to Kibera 40 years ago, my daughters and grand-daughters were born here. Kibera…

Daily Inspiration: Flights of Hope

There are thousands of sick children across the nation in need of transplants or medical services who are restricted from public flying due to scheduling conflicts, infection control or other restrictions, such as oxygen tanks. This is where flying services, such as Wings Flights…

Daily Inspiration: Hearty Start

There is a lot of talk in the media, recently, about people needing help in other countries, and, I 100% agree. My heart goes out to these and all people throughout the world who are in danger or without homes or who need assistance. This…

Daily Inspiration-A Mother’s Wish

As part of his mother’s dying wish, in 2008, Kevin Upshur transformed an old building in Philadelphia into the Strawberry Mansion Learning Center,  a non-profit organization which serves as a neighborhood education and resource center. The organization works with the youth of the community, inspiring…

Daily Inspiration: Bent On Learning- Where inner city kids find inner peace

Today, on Meditation Monday, our nonprofit for daily inspiration is a group called: Bent on Learning

Daily Inspiration: Thanks to you!

Today I reached 200 followers. I am eternally grateful for each and every one of you. Today’s daily inspiration is a bit unusual. I am combining my daily inspiration with my thanks to you. I found a video of an individual saying thank you to a…