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Category: Designer Stories

Music Brings Hope and Joy

Playing For Change Positively Transforms Reality

“Music education can help spark a child’s imagination or ignite a lifetime of passion. When you provide a child with new worlds to explore and challenges to tackle, the possibilities are endless. Music education should not be a privilege for a lucky few, it should be part of every child’s world of possibility.” – Hillary Clinton […]

You can be one of the many thousand “Points of Light”

You can be a big help

Get Inspired. Get Involved. Transforming Organizations Through Strategic Volunteer Engagement A national change-management approach, the Service Enterprise Initiative helps organizations gain a greater return on volunteer investment to meet their missions by tackling tough questions like: How do we address myths or misconceptions about volunteers among our staff? How can we get more resources for […]

An Enlightened Vision for Foster Care

SPACES OF HOPE & PLACE OF HOPE - Makeover for Extended Foster Care Compound

Place of Hope provides traditional faith-based, family-style foster care, with placement priority given to sibling groups and other special needs (“hard to place”) foster children in need of consistent, structured long-term care. The organization provides family cottages located within a safe, serene, gated neighborhood in Palm Beach Gardens. Although individual circumstances and the courts determine […]

Vision of Ending Extreme Poverty

Global Citizens Help Fulfill Mandela’s Vision of Ending Extreme Poverty by Taking 5.6M Actions “Here, in the southernmost tip of Africa, we too have heeded the call!”  SHARETWEETEMAIL By Neha Shah  DEC. 3, 2018 Over 5.65M actions led to 58 commitments and announcements worth $7,096,996,725 (ZAR 99,503,546,297), set to affect the lives of 137,368,628 people.  On 2 December, 2018, Global Citizen […]

Be K.I.N.D. to a Student in Malawi

Working to provide school desks to children in Malawi through the groundbreaking project, Kids In Need of Desks. Contribute to the K.I.N.D. program here or by calling 1-800-4-UNICEF.

Every day, 70% of children in Malawi struggle to learn while sitting on the ground. Giving them a desk empowers their educational journey and fuels their dreams for the future. Join UNICEF USA and MSNBC’s “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell” in an ambitious campaign called K.I.N.D.: Kids in Need of Desks to provide desks to eager young learners. To date, […]

Spreading the Love with Reggae Music

Good Vibes RadioReggae.com

Reggae Music and it’s primary promoter, Bob Marley, had it’s birth in the 1960’s, the same prolific period for cultural development that promoted social change on a global level in a variety of ways.  As developed by Marley and others in Jamaica, it grow way past the boundaries of the small island nation to become […]

Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development

The Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development is a ground-breaking event powered by the UN SDG Action Campaign with the support of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the German Federal Foreign Office and partners. The Festival’s overall aim is to gather and inspire SDGs campaigners and multi-stakeholder partners to […]

BrandStar Helping Grow Gateway Community Outreach

BrandStar to Promote Gateway Community Outreach

BrandStar’s mission is to positively impact people’s lives. Gateway Community Promotional Video from Paton Marketing on Vimeo. We fulfill that mission by offering valuable content solutions through brand integration, social media, performance-based marketing and creative storytelling. Whatever it Takes We live at the intersection of content and commerce, specializing in producing solutions-driven content from conception […]

Scentability’s Making The World Brighter Every Day

ScentsAbility’s mission is to provide job training, employment and supported housing to young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

Scentability’s The Bright Side ScentsAbility’s mission is to provide job training, employment and supported housing to young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).  Here’s an update about adding some light to the world! Fall 2018  It’s Fall!  Here in Florida, we don’t get crunchy fall leaves, cozy nights by the fire or bundling up […]

These South African Students Have Made the World’s First Eco-Friendly Brick Using Human Urine

Suzanne Lambert, a civil engineering student at UCT.

 “Urine is liquid gold.” Students from the University of Cape Town (UCT) have created the world’s first bio-brick using human urine.  Announcing the innovation, the university described it as “signaling an innovative paradigm shift in waste recovery.”  It’s the brainchild of Suzanne Lambert, a civil engineering student, and Vutheka Mukhari. Lambert’s supervisor and senior lecturer in water quality at […]