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John Stamos and Childhelp, Making Children Safe “We live in a world in which we need to share responsibility. It’s easy to say, ‘It’s not my child, not my community, not my world, not my problem.’ Then, there are those who see the need and respond. I consider those people my heroes.” In 1959 two young actresses, Sara (Buckner) O’Meara and Yvonne (Lime) Fedderson, rescued eleven homeless children from a typhoon in Japan. [...]

NEW YORK RESTORATION PROJECT PREVENTING CRIME, ONE GREEN SPACE AT A TIME

NEW YORK RESTORATION PROJECT PREVENTING CRIME, ONE GREEN SPACE AT A TIME Jose Reyes us ab unlikely community crimefighter. The 65-year-old retired mechanic is the de facto mayor of El Cataño Garden, an East Harlem community garden that is part of a growing network of green spaces maintained by New York Restoration Project. Jose sweeps the paths and shovels snow. He plays dominos with his brother Raul and neighborhood friends. He is also helping [...]

The Queen of Country; Reba McEntire

The Queen of Country; Reba McEntire Heads up the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards By Lisa Lee & Taylor Payne There are really not a lot of things that Reba McEntire hasn’t done in iconic career, but co-starring with a 40-year-old 100-pound tortoise wearing his own tiny cowboy hat may just be one of them. That’s the surprise that awaited her on the Hollywood soundstage for this year’s CBS promo shoot, but [...]

The Meaning of Home: The Scott Brothers Join Habitat For Humanity

The Meaning of Home THE SCOTT BROTHERS JOIN HABITAT FOR HUMANITY Few memories evoke a sense of nostalgia quite like those of your childhood home. Warm, welcoming, and inviting, this was a place where you always felt safe and secure. As adults we strive to give our kids the carefree upbringing they deserve. Unfortunately, reality is far less idyllic for many families living in substandard housing. Since 1976, Habitat for Humanity International has [...]

MICHAEL JORDAN & MAKE-A-WISH

MICHAEL JORDAN & MAKE-A-WISH THE IMPOSSIBLE IS POSSIBLE 30 YEARS OF TRANSFORMING LIVES, ONE WISH AT A TIME In the next hour, more than three children will be diagnosed with a critical illness. With every one of these diagnoses, a family finds itself in a lonely, helpless, scary moment in time. Parents are forced to evaluate what their new “normal” will be. Siblings will witness their brother or sister undergo painful medical procedures. [...]

Kevin Bacon & Sixdegrees

WE ARE ALL CONNECTEDJoin The Movement to Harness Kindness and Create ChangeWhen the trivia game Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon became a trend over two decades ago, there was no way of predicting it would one day inspire an entire movement. The game, which required players to link celebrities to Kevin in as few steps as possible, derived from the concept of six degrees of separation — the theory that any two people are [...]

No Laughing Matter

No Laughing Matter Amy Poehler and the Worldwide Orphans Foundation Over the years, actress and comedian Amy Poehler has certainly worn many hats. Beyond her hilarious on-screen performances, Amy has delighted fans as a writer, director, even as a DJ. While much of her professional career has focused on comedy, her commitment to her personal passion, philanthropy, is no laughing matter. Much like her character, Leslie Knope, in the NBC sitcom Parks and [...]

Empowering Students Today for a Brighter Tomorrow

Empowering Students Today for a Brighter Tomorrow Founded by Matthew and Camila McConaughey in 201_, the *just keep livin Foundation(JKL) is dedicated to empowering high school students by providing them with the tools to lead active lives and make healthy choices. Implementing after school fitness and wellness programs at inner-city high schools across the country, Matthew, Camila and the rest of the enthusiastic* JKL team teach students important life skills that will set them on the [...]

GEORGE CLOONEY & THE SENTRY INVESTIGATE WAR ECONOMIES

https://horizontravelmag.us/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/georgeee1.png GEORGE CLOONEY & THE SENTRY INVESTIGATE WAR ECONOMIES For those of us living in peaceful, democratic countries, it’s nearly impossible to fathom an existence rooted in instability, fear, and extreme violence. Unfortunately, over the past two decades, this has been the reality for millions of people living in East and Central Africa. For years, the people of Sudan, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Somalia, and the Central African Republic [...]

Ted Danson Save The Oceans, Feed The World

https://horizontravelmag.us/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/sunshine.png Ted Danson Save The Oceans, Feed The World In 1982, Ted Danson landed his breakthrough role as Sam Malone, the charming bartender on the hit TV series Cheers. Since then, Danson has gone on to appear in many popular movies and TV shows including, CSI: Crime Scene Investigations and the cult favourite, Curb Your Enthusiasm. While acting has been a big part of Danson’s professional life for over forty years, perhaps his [...]