The Connecting Project: Finding Love Benefits Locks for Love – SAVE THE DATE

What a way to end my 16 days of The Connecting Project!!!!! And to end 2014. Kimberly Fernandez is a pretty tough broad who keeps me in line once a week. She is one of my mentors and has a very big heart. I love her upcoming event and would be there if I wasn't … Continue reading The Connecting Project: Finding Love Benefits Locks for Love – SAVE THE DATE

The Connecting Project: Raising Money for Lee

As you know it doesn't take a whole lot to tug at my heartstrings especially when I see preserverance. My friend, Amanda Fredette, is raising funds for her brother-in-law, Lee who is a member of the USA Wheel Chair Rugby Team! That's pretty kickass. He needs equipment for his team. Amanda is near her goal of $2500. … Continue reading The Connecting Project: Raising Money for Lee

The Connecting Project: Support Soma’s Youth

I have many people in my life with big dreams! I am lucky to have Goncagul Ay in my life who plans to rise to the top of the mountain in support of women and children's rights in Turkey. As part of her climb to the top, she started a fundraiser supporting children who lost their … Continue reading The Connecting Project: Support Soma’s Youth

The Connecting Project: buildOn Empowers Youth

This is another wonderful education-based program that empowers youth. My friend, Giselle Martinez, is raising funds for buildOn which focuses on high school students graduating and moving onto college. "95% of buildOn students not only graduate from high school, they go on to college." That's a huge percentage especially when "82% of all prisoners in … Continue reading The Connecting Project: buildOn Empowers Youth

The Connecting Project: Chidinma’s Education Fund

As a former teacher and a lover of education, I believe everyone deserves a chance to be in a classroom. I also believe that since dreams come true everyone should dream big. My friend, Precious Ugwumba, is raising funds to send Chidinma to university in Nigeria. Admission into higher education institutions is very difficult but … Continue reading The Connecting Project: Chidinma’s Education Fund

The Connecting Project: Erica Simone is a Shooting Star

Erica is a photographer that sees the soul of her subjects through her lens. As she says, her purpose "to render all things beautiful: both physically and spiritually, and to put a smile on people’s faces". When Erica isn't travelling the world capturing amazing shots, she teaches at-risk teens photography with Shooting Stars. Check out … Continue reading The Connecting Project: Erica Simone is a Shooting Star

The Connecting Project: Will You Eat Today?

I am currently enrolled in Leadership Training at Momentum and one the many gifts that has come out of my work has been the connection to the number of people who are homeless and/or hungry. A few have reached out to me regarding my volunteer work with God's Love We Deliver. They are one of many … Continue reading The Connecting Project: Will You Eat Today?