Our 2nd season focused on the organizations making an impact on our future and our youth, the torchbearers of the next generation.
Fair Farms and Waterkeepers are working to create a sustainable food system that nourishes the environment and feeds the world for generations to come. Through their work we are moving towards a healthier and cleaner agricultural future. Fair Farms and Waterkeepers focus on the importance of local farming, conservation, […]
United Way of the New River Valley unites individuals and businesses to improve the lives of the community members. During the holiday season, United Way of the NRV shines by providing underprivileged families with food boxes through their Holiday Assistance Program. This program gives hundreds of local families the […]
Art Resource Collaborative for Kids (ARCK) uses art as a vehicle for social impact to engage underserved students to innovate. They partner with Boston Public Schools to teach K-8 students arts integration programming for 36 weeks. Their trained artists and classroom teachers offer weekly, in-school arts integration lessons free […]
Plenty! is a farm in Floyd, Virginia that feeds hungry neighbors, fosters community, and supports nutrition education. The farm uses organic practices, like crop rotations and cover crops to sustain the health of their farmland. Plenty! was founded in 2014 on 18 acres of land along the Little River […]
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) is an osteopathic medical school whose mission is to prepare globally-minded, community-focused physicians to meet the needs of rural and medically underserved populations and promote research to improve human health. VCOM has since expanded […]
A New Jersey family turns unimaginable loss into everlasting impact. Joshua Harr Shane passed away as a Rutgers student in 2000. He was studying to be a doctor. His parents, Judy and Mark, launched the Joshua Harr Shane Foundation shortly after. Through the foundation, they are helping other families […]
IRQR is an organization providing assistance and protection to LGBT refugees seeking safety in and outside of the Middle East. Often these individuals are put in situations requiring them to sacrifice their way of life, safety, and the possibility of leaving all family members.
Just Bakery of Atlanta is a non-profit that partners with our neighbors who were resettled as refugees on paid job training, professional certification, and a living wage. They bake with local and sustainable ingredients whenever possible and work to build a more diverse, compassionate, and connected community for all. Just […]