Shreyaa and Esha Venkat, the sister-founders of the teen-led non-profit volunteer network dedicated to providing volunteer and leadership opportunities to make the world better through kindness. Shreyaa and Esha join the 1GR podcast to share their life stories, to talk about how NEST4US came to be and more about the amazing volunteer network that they’ve created, and more about their incredible work. They also share powerful stories from their work, ways we can all spread kindness, what’s giving them hope during this difficult time in our world, and so much more.
15 Things You Can Do to Help Others During the Covid-19 Pandemic and Everyday
6-year-old Lily Hake, founder of The Lilypad Project and the little queen from Michigan doing so many incredible things to help others, joins the podcast to talk about The Lilypad Project – which creates and distributes coloring books to children in hospitals, all of the acts of kindness she does including giving out hugs, paying compliments to strangers, helping people in need, cheering up the elderly, raising money to make sure that other kids are able to afford to eat lunch at school, and so much more. Her amazing mama, Amy, also joins us for part of this episode. Don’t miss this special and inspiring episode of the 1 Girl Revolution podcast!
June Tanoue, co-founder of the Zen Life and Meditation Center of Chicago, volunteered to teach mindfulness meditation to women at the Cook County Department of Corrections (CCDOC) in Chicago. June’s work has helped the women in CCDOC see their value and purpose, to recognize that they are not the sum of their mistakes, and has helped them realize they are good, beautiful, and powerful beings – that they have the power to make a positive change in their lives and in the world. June truly is a 1 Girl Revolution and she continues to transform women’s hearts and minds through the power of meditation.