On September 3, Hestia, a crisis support charity based in England, launched a new advice line for businesses supporting employees experiencing or at risk of domestic abuse has been launched by crisis support charity Hestia. This is part of Hestia’s Everyone’s Business project. 1 in 4 women and 1 in 6 men will experience domestic abuse […]
Los Angeles has emerged as a hotspot for human trafficking, where a sex trafficker makes, on average, $49,000 per victim.
Journey Out is an L.A.-based nonprofit leading the fight for the freedom and survival of all those whose lives have been destroyed by sex trafficking or commercial sexual exploitation. And, helping them rebuild their lives.
Steven Graham saw an opportunity to help those less fortunate in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
On January 26, America stopped, shocked by disbelief over the news that basketball icon Kobe Bryant had been killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. Not only did the crash take the life of the NBA MVP who had a 20-year career with the Lakers, but also his 13-year-old daughter Gianna. Nine people in […]
He’s a real-life superhero! On Monday, “Aquaman” star Jason Momoa had an important task to do before heading to set of a new Netflix film he has been shooting in Pennsylvania – that of “spreading aloha” to sick kids at the UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. The handsome 40-year-old actor lifted the spirits of the […]
Australia is facing an unprecedented disaster. Historic fires are raging across much of the country. People are fleeing from their homes and scientists believe half a billion animals are dead. A new petition on Change, org urges us all the take action. The petition, started by Tamara Key and has 165,000 signatures, writes: We ask […]
The gut-wrenching images of burnt koalas have been flooding social media, shattering hearts with every photo of their desperate bid to stay alive and hydrated. Ecologists at the University of Sydney estimate around 8,000 koalas (30 percent of the population) have perished. Watching the koala bear population being destroyed has been heartbreaking, as, after all, […]
As America pays tribute today (Monday, November 11, 2019) to those who have served, it is important to remember that some of those who did survive wars are still locked in a painful battle within. That of PTSD.
When Ricky was just one, he was surrendered into the South Los Angeles shelter. The sweet, shy Collie Terrier mix was riddled with health issues including abdomen fluid, whipworm parasite, and anemia. The little warrior is now being brought to good health by the Animal Wellness Foundation and needs a loving foster home while he […]
If you are in the Los Angeles area, here is your chance to make a difference in the lives of those who have suffered domestic violence. On Sunday, November 3, 2019, Safe Passage will hold its 17th Annual Fundraiser “Time to Heal” at the Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village. Safe Passage, a nonprofit organization serving […]
As Los Angeles’ homeless population soars, so too does the rate of animals discarded. Many animals, who once had a home, find themselves dumped at a local shelter due to having a negligent owner. Humans have the ability to understand their surroundings and the processing skills required to accept that life is a rollercoaster, filled […]
Get those running shoes on for a great cause. On September 29th, 2019 join Safe Passage at Women Run Orange County. Depending on your fitness level, you have three ways to join other women who are striving for the good of others. There’s a 1K fun run, 5K, 10K, or Half Marathon at Bolsa Chica […]
Farrah Fawcett was an icon, beloved by so many, but ten years ago on June 25, 2009, she succumbed to cancer. She fought so hard to live. Prior to her passing, she launched the Farrah Fawcett Foundation (FFF), which seeks to provide funding for cutting edge cancer research, to support prevention and awareness, and to help […]
The vast concrete jungle of Tokyo stretches almost seamlessly into the city of Yokohama. with its complex web of train lines and subways. But Yokohama has a number of relatively more quiet suburbs and smaller cities stretching off from it onto the nearby peninsula. It’s there that you will find Dokuonji Temple, a beautiful little […]
For three weeks now, the world’s largest tropical forest, the Amazon has been burning, with French President Emmanuel Macron calling it an “international crisis” at the G7 meeting over the weekend, and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro rejecting the €20 million promised by the G7 countries to help stop the fires. The Amazon is known as […]