Building a Soccer Field for Kids in Kenya

Vanessa Cote created two Bonfire campaigns to raise money for kids in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya. The organization she is partnering with, Missions of Hope International (MOHI), will be launching a sports ministry for the kids in their area and at their Joska school. The money will help them build soccer fields, provide proper…

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Family Farm Transforms into Bee Sanctuary

Amber R. and Alicia B., of Wild Harvest Honey Farm are working to save the bees any way they can. They’ve been in the process of transforming their family farm into a sanctuary for bees. This farmland has been a part of their family’s story for five generations. Why do Amber and Alicia care about…

Running to Fight Cancer

Christa Van Wieringen is a FABULOUS cancer survivor, raising money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society through their Team in Training program. Her goal is to raise $10,000 to support blood cancer research, clinical trials and provide financial services to patients. She started using “Lymph-homie Society” as a hashtag on Instagram as a way to…

Celebrating over 850 Rescued Animals

Brown Dog Coalition and Rescue, of Hopkinton, MA is a foster-based animal rescue. They work to help find homes and stray animals new forever homes. This year they are celebrating 3 years as a rescue. In that time, they’ve saved and rehomed over 850 animals. This rescue is 100% volunteer run, with no paid staff….

Melissa Monroy’s Journey to Spread More Love

Following the terrible events in Charlottesville, Virginia in August, 2017, Melissa Monroy, of design company Mint And Merit, felt overwhelmed by loss, grief, and sadness. She says, “Everything felt so heavy and I just wanted to scream—PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE MORE LOVE MORE LOVE MORE LOVE MORE LOVE MORE LOVE.” A few weeks later, she attended…

Celebrating Over 100 Years of a Family Business in Chinatown

Established in 1891, Quong Yuen Shing was a business and cultural institution of New York City’s Chinatown. It sold everything from restaurant and laundry supplies, to silks and satins, to medicinal and dry goods, even becoming a wholesaler and distributor to the U.S. and overseas. The store also served as a post office for the men who…

Messages Written on Rocks Inspire Kindness

Megan Murphy started The Kindness Rocks Project after her personal hobby of painting inspirational messages on rocks went viral on social media. This hobby quickly turned from a personal project into a community initiative. The belief of The Kindness Rocks Project is that “one message at just the right moment can change someone’s day, outlook,…

Mission Trip Fundraising with an Inspirational Design

Madisen Conner and her friends created this “Inspire Change” t-shirt design to fundraise for her mission trip to Peru this summer. Madisen chose to go to Peru because she wanted to serve, love, and inspire change there. This colorful and textural design reflects her mission to inspire change no matter where she is in the…

A Rescue Goat Finds Her Voice

Susan Klingenberg started Little Buckets Farm Sanctuary (LBFS) in 2018 to be a home for abandoned and rescued farm animals of all shapes and sizes. One of the first animals Susan rescued was a little goat named Hopie. When Hopie came into Susan’s care, she could not walk and had no voice. But Susan saw…

Raising Funds for Shoes That Grow

Each summer, Corey James Morris travels with a missionary group to the underserved areas of Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Here, they construct homes and host medical and dental clinics for people in need of care. While they were there last year, they noticed that many children in the area had not worn shoes, or were wearing shoes…

College Students Fight for Clarity About Sexual & Domestic Violence

Did you know that in most states, when a student is convicted of sexual misconduct and dismissed from their college or university, there is little to no indication on their transcript as to why they were dismissed? At some institutions, a small asterisk acts as a catch-all notation to symbolize that the student has been dismissed, but…

Young Professionals Give Back to Their Community, Together

Give Back Jax is a group of service-hearted locals living in Jacksonville Beach, Florida who want to make a difference in their community in a social and fun way. They meet monthly for social activities to network, share ideas, and raise money for local charities. The group created these Give Back Jax logo tees to…