LEAD 360 Reflection: Dream Boxes

February 10, 2016 by

2015 was a monumental year for LEAD360 winner, Patricia Manubay. Her project, Dream Boxes, inspired students to dream big by giving them a box of school supplies along with a note of encouragement. The LEAD360 program helped activate and scale Dream Boxes, and thanks to her hard work, over 67,000 Dream Boxes were donated across the […]

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National Ceremony Wrap-Up

July 1, 2015 by
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A NOTE FROM OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR HILLARY SCHAFER We did it! Our 43rd Annual National Ceremony in Washington, DC was a huge success. The overall event spanned three days and included a summit for our Champion companies, a youth empowerment event, a GlobeChangers bootcamp, a service project that engaged all of our constituents, and the […]

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Valerie Weisler: Lights, Camera & Taking Action

January 12, 2015 by
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Since I was little, I’ve been a sucker for cheesy movies. Make some popcorn and put on a sappy chick flick about love and adventure and I’m all yours. Whenever I would watch these movies when I was younger, where the main character goes through struggles but finds their way, I would think about what […]

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Past Recipient Check-In: Dr. Jim Withers & The Street Medicine Institute

November 26, 2014 by
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There are people – there human beings out on the streets of cities that are living and dying and it doesn’t need to be that way. The Jefferson Awards highlighting the work that we do enabled us to have the credibility within the medical community, it inspired so many of the volunteers early on to […]

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Past Recipient Check-In: Dan Bassill & The Tutor Mentor Institute

February 25, 2014 by

I’ve been here at the Jefferson Awards for 6 weeks now. The time has flown! The one thing that constantly strikes me and quite often moves me to tears (in the best way!) is the sheer number of stories – the incredible moving public service feats that people all over the country are accomplishing. The […]

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