It was Mister Rogers’ mom who said, “Look for the helpers. You’ll always find people who are helping.” I’ve always held onto that quote, and now I’m on a quest to look for the helpers. I’m excited for you to join me as I have amazing conversations with helpers doing amazing things and making our world a better place.
Tiffany's family has committed to a year challenge to do something every month in their community. Her boys have witnessed the best of human nature through Tiffany's cancer journey. Now she hopes they connect the gift of giving as they step forward.
Megan is the CEO & Founder of Sweet Cheeks Diaper Bank. Their mission is to eliminate diaper need and raise awareness of the basic health need for diapers in their community.
Tessa is the Volunteer Coordinator at Lighthouse Youth & Family Services. She talks about what they are doing to advance the dignity and well-being of children, youth and families in need.
Dana is known as 'The Bra Fairy'. She started I Support The Girls after hearing four simple words. Homeless women need bras. To date, they have helped 180,000 girls and women retain their dignity by collecting 350,000 bras and 1,100,000 menstrual hygiene products and distributing them worldwide to 350 vetted shelters and organizations.
Danielle is the Executive Director of Welcome House of Northern Kentucky. She talks about their vision to be a leader in guiding clients from housing uncertainty to housing stability and how their mission is to provide a continuum of services that will end homelessness and promote stability for each person they serve.
Sara is the Director of Cinderella's Closet of Southwest Ohio. Cinderella's Closet provides formal wear to girls who could not otherwise afford to attend their prom. Through donations of new and gently used formal dresses and accessories, they are able to "Turn Dresses Into Dreams" for juniors and seniors referred by their school, community organization or social care agency. Even more than a dress, Cinderella's Closet provides an unforgettable, amazing experience.
Liz is the Founder of #KindFlash, a group of volunteers of all ages/backgrounds who care about building connections and community. Her group coordinates acts of kindness with the intention of improving lives and creating opportunities for people to come together and interact. These events are like a flash mob of kindness.
Adopt a Book is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization started by 15 year-old twins, Hannah and Alex. These two book-loving twins were inspired to start Adopt a Book in November 2011, when they were just 8 years old after they heard about kids in the Greater Cincinnati area who didn’t own books of their own. To date, they have donated over 136,000 books to over 100 organizations, schools and programs serving children in need.
Sarah is the Executive Director of Hope's Closet, an organization that exists to enrich the lives of families that are impacted by children’s services. She talks about being one of the founders and how the goal of Hope's Closet is to make a difference, break the cycle of brokenness and be a catalyst for change to restore families, when possible. Hope's Closet offers a clothing closet, foster parent support groups, foster parent recruitment and training, and a birthday club program.