I am huge on giving back to community, whether it’s my local living space or the world as a whole. As a mom, I am always looking for ways to support good people and good causes that affect the world my daughter and all our kids are growing up in.
Missions taken from their respective sites...
The Dragonfly Foundation
Providing comfort and joy to children and young adults with cancer as well as their families and care givers. An excellent organization.
Change the way you give. The United Way of the Bluegrass via their LexGive program is working toward assisting the homeless and eradicating panhandling.
Kentucky Heartwood seeks to protect and restore the integrity, stability, and beauty of Kentucky’s native forests and biotic communities through research, education, advocacy, and community engagement.
charity: water is a nonprofit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing countries. Since 2006, charity: water has funded more than 28,000 water projects around the world to help 8.2 million people get access to clean water, hygiene and improved sanitation.
Love146 is an international human rights organization working to end child trafficking and exploitation through survivor care and prevention. The trafficking and exploitation of children is one of the darkest stories and most severe human rights abuses imaginable. Love146 is helping grow the movement to end child trafficking while providing effective, thoughtful solutions.
Navajo Water Project
“Navajo are 67 times more likely than other Americans to live without running water or a toilet. Many Natives can’t get enough clean water, creating a cycle of poverty that limits health, happiness, educational opportunity, and economic security.” The Navajo population numbered 147k in 2010. Of that, 40% of the families live without running water, 44% of their children living in poverty.
Red Feather Development Group
Red Feather partners with American Indian nations to develop and implement sustainable solutions to the housing needs within their communities.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Fighting blood cancers. (In memory of my husband’s father, Frank.)