Erica Andrews

Photos courtesy of Waves for Water

Sustainable surfing

Waves for Water partners with surfers, teachers and government agencies to bring clean water to developing countries.  Professional surfer and Waves for Wat... Read More
Sandy and Erik Weber stand in front of The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in San Diego, Calif.

Without limits

Author, Olympian and recent law school graduate Erik Weber continues to defy the odds. Erik Weber interrupts his whirling dance to throw his arms around his ... Read More
Actor Ty Burrell of "Modern Family" with Kids In The Spotlight participants.

Script to spotlight

Kids In The Spotlight trains young filmmakers and connects them to industry opportunities. Kids In The Spotlight Founder Tige Charity Dressed in a golden... Read More
Ian Butler

Fighting for success

“I died and came back—overdosed actually,” Ian Butler said. “My vision was getting blurry and I was getting ready to go, getting ready to die so I said my last ... Read More
Person walking through tunnel with graffiti

Plotting a new course

Teens Exploring Technology works to curb youth involvement in gangs. Oscar Menjivar’s parents knew they needed to leave El Salvador––an epicenter of Central ... Read More
Three Salvation Army Officers

Remaining true

When Richard did arrive, she told him he could only visit the kids one day a week. Edith said each time he visited she would do a “proof and search” to ensure h... Read More
Man singing on stage

On the Record

Everything is dark—you can’t make out figures and shapes, and you stumble to gather your footing. This is every day for Louis Posen; he’s legally blind. Lou... Read More

Embracing stillness

Chris Heuertz grew up in a struggling lower middle class home in Omaha, Neb., and was the first of his family to attend college. He double majored in theology a... Read More
Dianne Callister

Paying it forward

Former Booth baby becomes Mother of the Year and starts her own nonprofit. Dianne Callister received a tremendous shock from her parents at just 8 years old—... Read More