Bring the kids for a lesson on democracy! Organized by Children's Alliance, Have a Heart Day for Kids provides a chance for you to get trained on how to advocate and make sure your legislator hears about issues related to kids.
Joyce's encouragement of relative caregivers has been monumental. She always arrives with a smile, a
calmness, and quiet reassurance. [she has ...] served
100's of grandparents and relative caregivers along the way.
Some of the Unsung Hero honorees volunteer at local schools; some have started nonprofit organizations; some mentor others in their communities. All, however, are outstanding caregivers doing heroic work on behalf of children.
A bright-green, three-person, 10-feet long bicycle being pedaled by a dad and his two “tween-age” daughters is a rare and delightful sight. It’s even better when you find out that the bike is also a fundraising powerhouse for cystic fibrosis.
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.