Spring Into Action
FUNDaFIELD's soccer fields have the greatest impact on kids in areas that have recently undergone conflict or some sort of traumatic experience. It amazes me how soccer can break down barriers.
I wanted to find a creative way to capture the WHY for everyone -- the reason WHY they are the change they want to see. Our "why," or the reason we are the change, is also tied into our purpose on this earth, the reason we were sent here.
We all dream of reaching our potential. Social entrepreneurs, who often see the mission of their organization as the embodiment of their own personal mission, perhaps know this better than most of us.
Focusing her energy on experience and the joy that comes with it makes her world seem so much bigger than just cancer. This is all part of her therapy and the lifelong healing process she faces.
At a time of increasing social need and tight fiscal restraints across the country, we need more opportunities for service -- through programs like AmeriCorps or others -- to continue to foster the social entrepreneurs of tomorrow.
While it's obvious why these extreme acts of kindness tug at heartstrings around the world, I can't help wonder why these kids are thinking about social issues at such a young age.