With a history of hospitalizations due to severe eczema, Sophie Harris wanted to help other kids who are suffering. Seven years ago, Sophie, now 16, founded an organization that creates “Smile Packages” for ill children all over the world.
Amara has helped them with legal and emotional support, and provided a place for the kids to visit their biological parents. In turn, Fred and Adam’s family contributes to Amara with their money, time and expertise.
For Elisa Johnson, living in and traveling across Asia for most of her life until she was 7 gave her a chance to see firsthand the poverty and challenges faced by families in developing countries — and it made her want to help.