During this incredibly difficult time, it’s easy to focus on all of the darkness, pain and suffering going on around the world and within our own communities. But, amidst all of this, there are heroes. Look for the heroes, support the heroes, and be the heroes. Here are 15 Things You Can Do to Help Others During the Covid-19 Outbreak.
Liz Plachta, co-founder of Ruby’s Rainbow – an organization that works to grant scholarships to adults with Down syndrome and helps them achieve their dreams of higher education while also spreading awareness about DS – joins the 1GR podcast to talk about her own life journey, how Ruby’s Rainbow came to be and the incredible work they do, Down syndrome around the world and World Down Syndrome Day, and so much more! You don’t want to miss this inspiring episode!
Actress, director, film maker, professor, human rights advocate, and creator and director of the documentary, “26 seconds”, Kelly Galindo, joins the #1GirlRevolution podcast to talk about her life, work, and the endemic issue of #humantrafficking in the US and abroad. Kelly shares the eye-opening experiences she has had through her work to cover the issue of human trafficking worldwide – and explains what we can all do to bring an end to this modern day slavery.
Theresa Sumpter is the founder of Detroit Pit Crew Dog Rescue. Theresa and her incredible network of volunteers answer calls, anytime day or night, to rescue innocent dogs in need. DPC partners with a local veterinary clinic to make sure that each dog gets the medical treatment he/she needs and then works to find foster homes for these sweet animals until they find their forever home. In a few short years, Detroit Pit Crew has saved over 2,100 dogs.