Please have a look at the final video from Amy’s TEDx Monterey talk!
If you feel inspired to support the project, today (Tuesday the 6th of May, thru midnight) is GiveBig day, and any donation you make THROUGH THIS LINK will be 100% tax deductible and will be S T R E T C H E D !!!
There is so much happening right now! It is so exciting. Even if I had time to sleep, I might not be doing such a thing because I am so wired from all the BIGNESS that is going on.
But before I give you the highlights, I have an INVITATION for those of you who live in the Seattle area:
I think of the New Year as beginning in September. It’s my mindset. I taught school for ten years. Every fall I get swoony over school supplies and feel wistful when I see nervous kids in crisp clothes at bus stops. It is the time of new things and beginnings—empty notebooks, sharpened pencils—fresh starts.
We just wrapped up a
In honor of give BIG day, we created a trailer with some of our latest footage!!!
All the money we raise today will go toward
You are awesome for reading this. And Seattle is awesome. Thank you, dear reader. And thank you, The Seattle Foundation!
GiveBIG is a remarkable one-day donation ‘stretching’ event backed by a ton of great organizations, and we are honored to be part of it this year.
Then, if you are so inclined, click on the picture below to
It is hard to believe that Shanta’s village exists in the same time and world as the life I lead in West Seattle. It just seems impossible.
But here is the proof. When Scott and Shailendra returned to the village to film Shanta’s mom’s journey to the city, they called me. I got to talk to Sarita on speakerphone while
Hiring Kristin was never exactly a decision. It just happened. Sort of like we always knew it would. We toasted to it and talked about money and all that. But, it was so natural. She has been our neighbor and dear friend since the beginning. It was Kristin who created a ceremony of mourning for Shanta shortly after her death.