Revolutionizing the Health Care Industry: UCLA Division of Digestive Diseases

Science is constantly changing and adapting. New technology is being created and developed that is heavily influencing how we live our lives. Specifically, health care innovations are improving substantially and are dramatically influencing patient care and scientific development for the better. The grandeur of the impact these new technologies bring compelled me to partner with the UCLA Division of Digestive Diseases to aid them in enhancing their technology and scientific research. [Read more…]

Opportunities to Improve Women’s Rights

“One of the most courageous things you can do is identify yourself, know who you are, what you believe in and where you want to go.” — Sheila Murray Bethel

Some of the best people I know are also the strongest, smartest, and most powerful women I know. We make up more than half of the population of the world and many have paved the way for us to stand where we do today, and we all should be so proud to be women. While things have improved greatly from the days of Cady B. Stanton, women, at times, still have a harder time obtaining high profile jobs or making equal salary to men. [Read more…]

No One Should Suffer From Hunger: The Story of Gleaners Food Bank

I am always awe inspired when I encounter truly dedicated individuals who are making a positive difference in their communities. They are selfless, compassionate people who devote their lives and jobs to making other people’s lives a little bit better. These people motivate me and make me strive to be a better person. These are the kinds of neighbors you find at Gleaners Food Bank.

Gleaners Food Bank is the largest charitable provider of food in Indianapolis, Indiana. They started in 1980 and currently serve 21 counties and 350 agencies. Gleaners is in its 4th generation of service and would not be possible without its donors or volunteers. [Read more…]

A Peaceful Sky Garden for Continuing Recovery

When you or a loved one is ill, the healing process can be daunting whether it is recovering from the common cold or other times when it requires months of medical treatment and patience. For those times when the healing process is extended, patients find themselves under the care of physicians in sterile, clinical environments. While this atmosphere is necessary to the speedy improvement of health, sometimes smelling the crisp morning air, sitting amongst flowers, or watching the birds play in the sky can help with healing all in its own beauty. [Read more…]