The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination since 1865. Over 25 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. About 82 cents of every dollar raised is used to support those services in nearly 9,000 communities nationwide.
Border Angels is an all volunteer, non profit organization that advocates for human rights, humane immigration reform, and social justice with a special focus on issues related to issues related to the US-Mexican border. Border Angels engages in community education and awareness programs that include guided trips to the desert to place water along migrant crossing routes as well as to the border to learn about the history of US-Mexico border policy and experience the border fence firsthand.
The 2018 Salvation Army Women of Dedication
The Salvation Army Women of Dedication event, themed “Wonder Women,” turns 53 next year, and on Nov. 2, event chairs Kristy Gregg, Dee Ammon and Molly Cartmill hosted a reception at the La Jolla Country Club to reveal the 12 newest honorees. Women of Dedication 2018 Honorees: Back row: Kathryn Vaughn, Vickie Turner, Deborah Cross, Angela Harris, Rana Sampson. Front row: Claudia Thompson, Regina Kurtz, Dayna Hoff, Laurnie Durisoe. Missing: Suzi Day, Kimberly Hunt and Sally Watt Oxley (courtesy)
Richard Lawson and Tina Knowles-Lawson
Founders, WACO Theater Center (Los Angeles)
The WACO Theater Center is dedicated to the empowerment of artists within a diversified pool of LA communities. It's founders mission is to create a space Where Art Can Occur. WACO Theater Center, where artists and non-artists alike will be taught to develop their true purpose and awaken their own individual power source which fuels their art.
American Thoroughbred racehorse trainer
Steven Mark Asmussen is an American Thoroughbred racehorse trainer. He is a two-time winner of the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Trainer and was inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in 2016. His horses have won the Breeders' Cup Classic, Preakness Stakes, Belmont Stakes, Breeders' Cup Distaff and Kentucky Oaks.
Founded in 2010, The BGE Network inspires the world by bringing awareness to those that make a difference. With the belief that everyone has a story, the network's mission is to empower others by sharing great stories of change through digital media broadcasting and the power of social media.