Dr. Ted Goodfriend – #VoicesofJAF

July 15, 2016 by
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 16:  Attendees and award winners are seen at the Jefferson Awards Foundation 2016 National Ceremony on June 16, 2016 in Washington City.  (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images for Jefferson Awards Foundation)

“They carry that message of help to the underserved into their practices and people have come back to me and said this inspired them to start to work for the underserved in their communities after they graduated.” – Dr. Ted Goodfriend on his students at the MEDiC program Dr. Ted Goodfriend’s medical students were bored. Tired […]

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Rafael Sarango – #VoicesofJAF

July 14, 2016 by
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 16:  Attendees and award winners are seen at the Jefferson Awards Foundation 2016 National Ceremony on June 16, 2016 in Washington City.  (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images for Jefferson Awards Foundation)

“I’m so grateful for the Jefferson Awards and the inspiration I’ve gotten today. I’m 100% inspired to keep working every day even harder to make their voices heard.” Rafael Sarango calls it “love in action.” To the homeless youth he serves, it’s called hope. As Manager of the Young Adult Resource Center in Houston, each day Rafael offers […]

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Skyler James – #VoicesofJAF

July 13, 2016 by
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 16:  Attendees and award winners are seen at the Jefferson Awards Foundation 2016 National Ceremony on June 16, 2016 in Washington City.  (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images for Jefferson Awards Foundation)

“This experience has been so humbling for me to see how many amazing people there are out in our country that are serving and helping others. Everyone that I have met has motivated me to do more to honor them.” Soon after Skyler James was born, she was abandoned in a cemetery wrapped in a […]

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