High-res Congratulations to Lisa C., our third Travel for Good award recipient! Lisa lives in Spartanburg, South Carolina and will be traveling to Portland to attend the World Parkinson Congress. “Since first being diagnosed six years ago, I have felt that it...

Congratulations to Lisa C., our third Travel for Good award recipient! Lisa lives in Spartanburg, South Carolina and will be traveling to Portland to attend the World Parkinson Congress. “Since first being diagnosed six years ago, I have felt that it is an opportunity, as well as my responsibility to educate others on the effects of Parkinson’s Disease,” said Cox. “I am eager to participate in the World Parkinson Congress and help bring awareness to the need for finding a cure for this debilitating disease.” Held every three years, the World Parkinson Coalition Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing an international forum to learn about the latest scientific discoveries, medical practices, caregiver initiatives and advocacy work related to Parkinson’s disease. 

High-res Congratulations to Pauline L., our second Travel for Good award recipient! Pauline lives in Portland and will be visiting Ethiopia to volunteer with Selamta Family Project. “Working with nonprofits has been a lifelong passion of mine,” said Lewis. “I...

Congratulations to Pauline L., our second Travel for Good award recipient! Pauline lives in Portland and will be visiting Ethiopia to volunteer with Selamta Family Project. “Working with nonprofits has been a lifelong passion of mine,” said Lewis. “I can’t wait to immerse myself by meeting the families, learning from them and working to bring back individual stories so that people in the U.S. can feel as connected to Selamta families as I do.” Selamta Family Project unites orphaned children and marginalized women to create forever families, complete with stable homes, excellent education, and developmental resources.

High-res Congratulations to Courtney V., our first Travel for Good award recipient! She will be traveling to Central America to volunteer with World Vets, an organization that is committed to providing veterinary and disaster relief programs to animals in...

Congratulations to Courtney V., our first Travel for Good award recipient!  She will be traveling to Central America to volunteer with World Vets, an organization that is committed to providing veterinary and disaster relief programs to animals in developing countries around the world.  To accomplish this, World Vets relies on over 3,600 volunteers per year, each with varying skills, expertise, and experience.  Their programs are found on 42 countries around the world.

Courtney lives in the Los Angeles area and in addition to her day job as an attorney, she is an advocate for animal-related causes.  

Joel Chapple and Keland Holmes talk about their recent trip to Make-A-Wish in San Diego, where they helped build a backyard to fulfill a child’s wish.