Causes I Support
“To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.”
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have a great many things in my life to be thankful for and believe that the best expression of gratitude is in action. So, I have chosen to support several good causes.
More children are lost to cancer in the U.S. than any other disease. Yet funding for research and support for victims of childhood cancer is a fraction of what it needs to be. The result is a lack of medical breakthroughs for
St. Baldrick's Foundtation is focused on aiding in the fight against childhood cancer and supporting those that have been ravaged by its effects.
For more information on St. Baldricks, visit their Web page Why We Exist.
ICICFO’s mission is to support and truly enhance the most vulnerable children including teenagers, to have equal rights and opportunities to be fully responsible for their own independent life:
Meat Free Monday
According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the livestock sector is “one of the top two or three most significant contributors to the most serious environmental problems, at every scale from local to global” One way we can limit the effects and improve our health is by going meat free just one day per week. Meat Free Monday is dedicated to educating individuals about the environmental and health benefits of going meet free just one day per week.
If you'd like to understand more about how slight changes in your diet can make a difference, watch New York Times contributor and author Mark Bittman's TED talk, What's wrong with what we eat?