A Look Back on 2017

This is a look back on the organizations we wrote about in 2017... The founders and visionaries, staff and volunteers of these organizations continue to inspire as they work on important social problems and create positive change in the world. It should come as no surprise that Danielle Butin, founder of AFYA, responded to the... Continue Reading →

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Awake and Aware: Saving Medical Supplies To Save People

AFYA means health in Kiswahili, the language spoken in East Africa.  Danielle Butin, Founder and Executive Director of AFYA, is a dynamic visionary who heard the stories of people who were in need and answered with saving and delivering medical supplies around the globe. She is awake and aware, and couples her leadership skills with the art of listening.... Continue Reading →

Help for our youngest survivors

Children are especially vulnerable during emergencies.  How do the children who have survived the earthquake in Nepal cope with the trauma?  They may have lost their parents, their homes and/ or their schools. Art therapy has been used in disaster relief to help children cope with loss and displacement in a natural catastrophe and in... Continue Reading →

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