Sometimes, a life-changing adventure doesn’t begin with careful planning, but with the simple flip of a coin — literally. At least, that’s how it went for intrepid traveler Barry Hoffner. And while Hoffner has immersed himself in many far flung places, the one that truly stole his heart was Timbuktu, located in the in the West African […]
Grantee Ruth Moore is making an impact for survivors of sexual assault in the military. Her story was the focus of an article in All You magazine’s November issue.
A psychology major with background as a personal trainer, athletic instructor and support counselor for disabled adults,Jared Ciner channeled these passions into the Spirit Club Foundation with an eye toward creating and opening up health and fitness opportunities for people with disabilities. Founded in April 2013, the Spirit Club offers group and individual exercise and […]
A dozen drawings lined the wall next to Max Levitt’s lofted bed in his Syracuse fraternity house. They came from 12 kids at a small school near the Singita Game Reserve in eastern South Africa that his family visited on vacation. Levitt, a Rockville native, said he had delivered two duffel bags of sporting equipment […]
In the Israeli port city of Ashdod, two families with blind babies were eager to take courses at the country’s sole training center for parents of vision-impaired infants. But the center is in Petah Tikva, a three-bus journey from Ashdod, and these families did not have cars. How could they get the specialized guidance they […]