Episode 173: Lily’s Angels – Kristen Friscia Benitez

Kristen Friscia Benitez, co-founder of Lily’s Angels, joins The 1 Girl Revolution Podcast this week to share her inspiring life journey, the story of how she ended up in Puerto Rico, and how her sweet daughter Lily, who has Down Syndrome, led to the founding of Lily’s Angels. 

Kristen talks about her own journey as the mother of a child with Down Syndrome and how her advocacy for her own child – led to her deciding to start something bigger to help and support other families in the Down Syndrome community. 

Lily’s Angels is a non-profit organization dedicated to spreading awareness about Down Syndrome, as well as increasing access to therapy, resources, community, and support to individuals with Down Syndrome and their families. .

You don’t want to miss this inspiring episode!

In this episode, you’ll hear:

  • Kristen’s own life story;
  • The story of how Kristen met her husband and how her life changed the day Lily (and each of her children too!) was born;
  • About Kristen’s struggle to find resources and support, but how she continued to fight for her daughter, Lily;
  • How Kristen’s own journey through her life and with Lily, led her to founding Lily’s Angels and Down Syndrome Foundations;
  • About the inspiring and innovative work of Lily’s Angels and Down Syndrome Awareness Foundations;
  • And so much more!

The 1 Girl Revolution Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, YouTube, and everywhere you listen to podcasts. 

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Episode 216: St. Francis Ministries and St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf in Uganda – Rannah

This week on The 1 Girl Revolution Podcast we welcome our friend Rannah to the show, founder of St. Francis Ministries + the St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf in Uganda. You may be familiar with Rannah and her work because we’ve covered her through the years, but this is a powerful, inspiring, and in-depth look into how Rannah decided to go to Uganda and how St. Francis Ministries and the St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf in Uganda came to be. 

The 1 Girl Revolution Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, YouTube, and everywhere you listen to podcasts.

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