“No Different Than You” Video Screening

Stigma plagues all communities, and in my attempts to reduce that stigma the youth and I created a video for Children’s Mental Health Awareness Month (May). With support and help from BRIC Arts Media, we were able to put together this dynamic film  where the youth were able to share their experience about their mental health journey. Developing this video […]

Kidney Fundraiser 2014

In 2014 I decided that my 2nd fundraiser was going to be bigger than the first. My goal for this fundraiser was to promote more kidney awareness through a fun and educational form. “What’s something that would draw a crowd for a good cause and also educate them at the same time?” Happy Hour• Raffle Prizes • […]

Kidney Fundraiser 2013

Back in 2013 my grandfather was officially diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease and watching him deteriorate hundreds of mile away pained me. It caused me a lot of heartache because here this man,  hurting and there was nothing I could do to help him feel any better. I often say “If you don’t like something, […]

Kidney Walk 2013

As I walked to Foley Square to The Kidney Walk, I couldn’t help but to realize that I was alone. I was doing an entire walk alone. As I got closer to the registration table I began to cry. I saw signs, I saw families, I heard music…I saw hundreds of people  supporting the same […]