Jordan Smith

Oct 5, 2015

An Interdisciplinary Approach to Patient Care

The Allergy & Asthma Network’s success stems from their interdisciplinary approach to patient care. Each of their four focus areas and their related programs bring different stakeholders together to benefit allergy and asthma patients.

Sep 8, 2015

Making the Impossible Possible

Equine therapy begins with sitting down with a rider and setting goals that may seem impossible. Given time, Bennie’s Barn is confident that their riders will be able to accomplish what seems impossible.

Aug 3, 2015

NC State Alums Return Home To Do Good

After successful NFL careers, Torry and Terrence Holt, former NC State football stars, created the Raleigh-based Holt Brothers Foundation in memory of their late mother Ojetta Holt-Shoffner. The Foundation works to mentor kids who have a parent with cancer and provides them with the tools needed to understand and cope with such a life-threatening disease.

Aug 3, 2015

Embracing the Community for Healthier Living

Recognized as the entertainment industry’s resource in times of personal or family crisis, The Motion Picture Television Fund is committed to expanding a proactive and comprehensive population health strategy to meet the needs of its community, prevent problems before they occur, and extend the reach of its services.

Aug 3, 2015

Measuring Outcomes Opens New Doors

Nurse-Family Partnership provides high-risk low-income first-time mothers with a trained nurse to help her through her pregnancy and the child’s first two years of life. NFP emphasizes data-driven outcomes resulting in successful implementation in 43 states, 6 tribal entities, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Jul 6, 2015

Raising Cain: Using Conservation Education to Change Perceptions

In order to work towards a future where wild cat sanctuaries are no longer necessary, the Carolina Tiger Rescue works towards changing perceptions about wild cats through education, guided tours of their facility with staff members and a summer camp for children.

Jun 1, 2015

Biking for Environmental Engagement

Climate Ride is the first organization to host bike-a-thons in support of organizations who hold environmental sustainability at the core of their mission.

Jun 1, 2015

Community Focus in Conservation Efforts

The Tyonek Tribal Conservation District was established to engage with an entire community and its stakeholders to see conservation goals become a reality.

May 4, 2015

Using Adventure to Promote Literacy

Through the Youth Exploration Society and Travels with Gannon & Wyatt, Keith Hemstreet and Patti Wheeler encourage young people to read and write with confidence, while teaching valuable lessons about world geography, cultures and the environment.

May 4, 2015

Mentoring Program Empowers Students

The John Andrew Mazie Memorial Foundation gives disadvantaged high school students in Massachusetts a chance at a better future through mentorship with local business owners.