Month: September 2016

Celebrities come together to end gun violence across America

Over 350 events and over 5,200 performers came together on Sunday Sept 25th to end gun violence for the first time. Being called #concertacrossamerica. That’s right, it wasn’t all in one place, stars united and came together performing from all across america.  The state with the lowest gun violence, Hawaii was the first to get it started with a peace chant then NYC, San Franciso, The Standard in downtown LA. There’s just too many to list but so many of us can remember this day as a day when performers united. During his performance, Eddie Veder said: “Together we have power....

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Elton John fights to end Aids by 2030!

“DID YOU KNOW”  The AIDS epidemic is going to end in 2030?! Well, according to the Elton John Aids Foundation they have announced a goal to do everything it can to make that happen. The foundation partnered up with the US governments’ PEPFAR programme and launched a new $10 million fund. They also established an initiative called Young Survivors to link all adolescents living with HIV to medical care in five major cities! Elton John has been part of this fight to end AIDS for 25 years. At the United Nations General Assembly this year, world leaders committed themselves to the 2030 target...

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Spider-Man healing kids has one Heart of a Hero

Our spotlight is featuring an organization founded by Ricky Mena from Pittsburg, CA called Heart of a Hero. Ricky had a dream that he became Spider-Man and made kids that didn’t have much to look forward to laugh and smile. Ricky efforts are to Inspire, Motivate, and Empower children in need all around the globe.  He dresses up in a life like Spider-Man suit that took 4 months to make and as of October 2014 he has visited well over 7,000 children which include the homeless, special needs, foster and both children battling life threatening illnesses and kids who...

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Homeboy Industries providing opportunities to former gang members

We wanted to tell you little bit about the organization that benefits from all Prison Ramen books sold. An organization we love and support. Homeboy industries, provides support to formerly gang-involved and incarcerated men and women, providing opportunities for them to re-direct their lives and become contributing members to the community.  in 1988, members of the Dolores Mission Church and Father Greg Boyle found a few caring business owners willing to hire former gang members and “Jobs For a Future” was created. Seeking a way out of gang life, 70 young people started work. Per info on the website Father...

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Fetty Wap making dreams come true at the happiest place on earth!

6 years old Eva Espinoza from Marysville, Washington was diagnosed with eye cancer at 18 months old and ultimately had to lose her eye to save her life. This sweet girl is the biggest fan of the rapper Fetty Wap. Her dream is to be a back up dancer for him one day. Her adoration of Fetty started a couple years ago when she found out that he was missing an eye just like her.  She heard in an interview that Fetty Wap doesn’t wear his prosthetic eye because he feels comfortable without it and that he is the same...

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