Florida: 12-year-old, Thomas Ponce, knew his special gift was to inspire people to protect animals through his infectious poise and passion. Through his website, LobbyForAnimals.org, he teaches his global audience how to lobby for animal rights.
New York: Meet our fourth heroes, Chad Harper and Johwell Saint-Cilien. Their program, Kids Helping Kids (KHK): A Hip Hop Experience, is a collaboration of their passion projects, Hip Hop Saves Lives and Negus World. They reach out to hundreds of at-risk youth from New York City schools, incarcerated youth and homeless teen centers. The goal: teaching humanity through hip-hop and creating humanitarians.
Phoenix: After seeing his younger brother bullied, Matthew Kaplan, 16, took advocacy to a heroic level by creating the anti-bullying peer experiential program, The Be O.N.E. (Open to New Experiences) Project.
Go Inspire Go (GIG) is on a mission! There are countless unsung heroes across the country and we want to tell their stories. 50 of the most extraordinary individuals across our 50 states. http://www.igg.me/at/GoInspireGo5050
GIG is looking for a Thanksgiving Hero! The Pollination Project have stepped up and will give a $1,000 grant to our first Hero to help his or her cause. Apply today: www.thepollinationproject.org/thanksgivinghero Deadline: October 20, 2013