Willa Johnson is a mother and grandmother who quit her job in 2011 to dedicate her life to feeding hungry children. Willa owns a catering business called The Soul Food Kitchen, which funds her work to feed hungry children during holiday breaks (Thanksgiving, Christmas, Spring Break, etc) and the summer months. Ms. Willa feeds hundreds of children every day, and over Thanksgiving break she fed over 450 children a day, and she expects the same numbers or more during the upcoming Spring Break.
Angela Patton, founder of Camp Diva and CEO of Girls for a Change, joins the podcast this week to talk about her life and the incredible work she’s doing to empower young black girls. Camp Diva provides girls with fun activities, cooking, dancing, and important social skills that develop the characteristics of strong women. And Girls for a Change empowers girls by inviting them to design, lead, fund and implement social change projects that tackle issues in their own neighborhoods and around the world.
The 1 Girl Revolution Gift Guide features a number of companies that donate a portion of their proceeds to good causes, and/or are working to make a difference in their communities.
12-year-old Ruby Kate Chitsey is the founder of Three Wishes for Ruby’s Residents, an organization that grants three wishes to the elderly living in nursing homes, regularly visits them, sends them postcards, and so much more – and they encourage people around the world to do the same. Ruby Kate joins the 1GR podcast to share her story, to talk about her inspiring work, and so much more.
Elizabeth Melendez Fisher Good is the co-founder of Selah Freedom, and the CEO and co-founder of Selah Way Foundation. And …