Vol 21 No 01

A lemonade stand like no other

At 4, Alex made it her mission to end childhood cancer. In 1996, Jay and Liz Scott joined the fight against pediatric cancer when their daughter Alex was dia...

Joyful giving

An executive’s thoughts on the motives behind giving. At its core, Bolder Giving's mission is all about inspiration, to help people reimagine what is possibl...

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 ...

Prisoner to programmer

The Last Mile teaches inmates coding and programming in prison so they can put it to use once they’re out. Inmates in San Quentin State Prison sit just a sho...

Just the ticket

Tix4Cause flips empty seats for charity cash. Another weekend, another game day. Though routine in Mary Nemetz’s household, she still hadn’t come to grips...
Photo courtesy of Rickett & Sones

‘It all starts in the soil’

Ron Finley threw some seeds in the ground and got the whole world talking food in 2011. Now he’s transforming a vacant lot behind LA’s oldest library into a foo...

Enjoying art

What is it that draws us in? Just west of Albuquerque, N.M., is Petroglyph National Monument. The centuries-old symbols inscribed in the rock faces are the art...