Last January I attended the United Nation’s Foundation Shot@Life Champion Summit in Washington DC and became a global health advocate. Along with 45 women and men across the country, I was trained in all areas of advocacy, social media and fundraising in order to become a grassroots advocate for providing life-saving vaccines to children around the world.
As many of you know, In January I attended the UN Foundation’s Shot@Life Summit along with 45 other fellow Americans, who will be working hard to raise awareness and funding to provide vaccines to impoverished nations around the world. Since January, I have been steadily following all news vaccine-related and have been blown away by India’s quest to become a polio free nation. In one of the most populous nations in the world that has many places that are extremely […]
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Something spectacular happened today. Something completely unexpected but perhaps one of the greatest reassurance that my passion for giving back and volunteerism is finally sinking in through my children’s young minds. I walked in the door from picking my seven-year-old son Max up from school and did what I always do: Open his backpack and go through his paperwork, homework and art from the day. I pulled out a white sheet of paper that was located at the top, and […]