Legion of Boone

When Boone was two months old, he had what appeared to be a semi-swollen right wrist. X-rays showed that his wrist was swollen because of an unexplainable, yet significant fracture. A full skeletal x-ray showed that Boone had multi-focal lytic lesions on his bones, which had weakened his radius to the point where it broke….

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Providing Homes for LGBTQ Youth

Trinity Haven will be Indiana’s first residential facility to focus on the needs of LGBTQ young people who are at risk for homelessness. LGBTQ youth who do not have a supporting family or stable living situation need special care and services to meet their needs, and Trinity Haven hopes to be that stable place for…

Wandering Soul

Bri Vieira is a blogger and writer who focuses on mental health and LGBTQ+ communities. She wanted to find a way to give back to her community through a nonprofit that is close to home and touches all the topics she is the most passionate about, including LGBTQ+ support, mental health, and giving back to…

Sea & Ivy

Sea & Ivy, a digital design brand, was created by Morgan Dufault. Once she decided to become a stay at home mom, Morgan knew she was going to need to find something just for her. She needed something that had nothing to do with her role as a wife or mom, nothing to do with…

Raising Funds to Keep on Dancing

Kaitlin Rice’s daughter, Ella, loves to dance. But, dance is one of the most expensive extracurriculars that a young person can be involved in. When Ella recently auditioned for and made the cut for her dance studio’s competition team, her mother decided to start a Bonfire fundraiser to help cover some of the costs. All…

Supporting Foster Families in Houston

As of July 2019, there are 2,762 children in the foster system, 678 of which are awaiting adoption in Region 6 of Houston. Hundreds of teenagers age out of the system each year, representing the most vulnerable, marginalized, helpless, and “at-risk” human beings in the city. Fostering Family is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit in Houston, Texas,…

Team Lindee & Lola

Lindee and Lola are identical twin girls with Juvenile Arthritis (JA). They are two years old and have been dealing with JA issues for almost a year now. Although most people hear about people suffering from arthritis at an older age, Juvenile Arthritis is actually very common. Nearly 300,000 children in the US have been…

Blind, Beloved Dog Raises Awareness of Dogs in Need

Sweet little Puddin arrived to the SPCA of Texas with severely infected eyes at 5 to 6 weeks old. She was immediately taken to the vet and it was determined her eyes were causing her a great deal of pain and the infection was so severe it left her completely blind. With her quality of life…

Love Goes the Distance

The Black Family is in the process of adopting a little boy with Down syndrome from China. Over the last two years, mom, Kelly, has been training to run a 100-mile ultra marathon and over this coming year they plan to us t-shirt fundraising as a way to help bring their son home from China….

Walking to Raise Money & Awareness for Breast Cancer

In September 2018, at the age of 33, Liz McCary was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer at Prisma Health’s Breast Center in Columbia, South Carolina. Given her advanced diagnosis, she and her husband Luke sought out the best healthcare team and most promising treatment plan. After numerous discussions with oncologists across the Southeast, they determined…

Metalsmith Society Celebrates 100K Followers

In February 2018, Corkie Bolton founded Metalsmith Society. Soon after its founded, Corkie realized she wanted to connect with other jewelers to share ideas, and chose Instagram to do so. She started Metalsmith Society, a community where people who are interested in jewelry making could ask questions, share their knowledge and support one another. Evidently…

Determined Like Debbie

On July 1st, 2019, Debbie Perry and her family’s life was shaken when she was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. When her friends and family heard the news, they reached out to see how they could support Debbie and her family in the midst of her battle. Friends created a Bonfire t-shirt fundraiser to raise…