50 Stories in 50 States
Meet our fourth “50 Stories in 50 States” heroes, Chad Harper and Johwell Saint-Cilien. Their program, “Kids Helping Kids: A Hip Hop Experience,” reaches out to hundreds of at-risk New York City youth with the goal of teaching humanity through hip-hop.
12-year-old Thomas Ponce from Florida has a special gift of inspiring people to protect animals through his infectious poise and passion.
Tony Tolbert is a UCLA lecturer and attorney who is carrying on his family’s tradition of generosity by giving his house to a homeless family for a year.
The Be ONE Project is a life-changing program created for middle school students in Arizona to stop bullying behavior before it begins.
What started out as a crazy idea is about to become a reality. Our goal of spotlighting 50 heroes in 50 states has resulted in
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Every day I wake up and count my blessings. I’m grateful to have a roof over my head, food in the fridge and most importantly,
Amid the long hours of work put into GIG, there are many accomplishments that give us pause and joy. It’s most validating when we hear from those whom GIG has touched. One recent connection brought me to tears and reminded me why this is all worth it.
I believe that a story well told can make people care. It can awaken your power to take action. That’s why we’re taking Go Inspire
Go Inspire Go is proud to present a weekly blog series written by GIG Board Member Connie Chan Wang every week leading up to our
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As Go Inspire Go embarks on our “50 Stories in 50 States” campaign, here are seven powerful crowdfunding ideas that have been our guiding light.
Go Inspire Go is the brainchild of Toan Lam, one of the most passionate, positive people I’ve had the honor of working with. You can’t not be inspired after you hear his story. So let’s get started.
A few months ago, GIG’s Chief Inspirator Toan Lam had a “crazy” idea. What if we highlighted 50 of the most amazing stories across 50 states to inspire the whole country to act? Turns out, it’s not such a “crazy” idea after all.
HIGHLIGHT YOUR COMMUNITY HERO
Look around and you will see everyday heroes who use their power to help other people. We want to hear about them!
We’re looking for everyday “street-corner style” heroes who are doing what they can with their own resources to make a difference in their community.
If their actions have inspired you, tell us their story and give them the spotlight and support they need!
Please share a brief description about your community hero (150 words maximum). Pictures and video links are welcome but not required.
Describe their inspirational actions: