In March 2020, Michelle Brenner was furloughed from her job (Covid-19). Michelle decided to use her $1200 stimulus check to buy ingredients and make lasagnas for anyone who wanted/needed one, including 1st responders, individuals and families in need, etc. To date, Michelle has given away over 1,500 lasagnas – and her “Lasagna Lady” legacy continues to grow. Michelle joins the podcast to share her life story, how the “Lasagna Lady” came to be, how she’s changing the world one lasagna at a time, and more!
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.
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.
Sherry McWilliam, co-founder of Eden Ridge Farm – a farm that donates almost all of the produce they grow to those in need, joins the 1 Girl Revolution podcast. Each year, the garden – which is literally in Sherry’s backyard – grows and donates thousands of pounds of fresh, organic produce to those in need, and after only a couple of years, the farm has donated over 10,000 pounds of fresh produce! Don’t miss this inspiring episode of the 1GR podcast!
Amanda Riggan, founder of Hungry Heroes, an organization that feeds and supports our nation’s first-responders, joins the 1 Girl Revolution podcast to share her life story, the story of one of her FedEx deliveries that went viral, her work with Hungry Heroes, and so much more.