2018 Nation of Neighbors

Help YOUR Community Champion

There is only one thing as good as making a difference in your community – helping your community champion who goes above and beyond to inspire and make lives better. Royal Neighbors members have a unique opportunity to support local community champions by nominating them for a Nation of NeighborsSM empowerment grant. 

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    A new life begins with a stable environment and strong support

    Oct 24, 2018
    Since 2012 Karina Lamorandier has undertaken the task of helping women who have been incarcerated as they get a start on a new life. Wings of God Transitional Home gives women a stable environment and a strong support system.
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    Beautiful Spirited Women enhances the lives of teens

    Oct 22, 2018
    Crystal Chatman, founder of Beautiful Spirited Women (BSW) in Memphis, Tennessee, is providing mentorship, resources, free educational workshops, and leadership programs to girls 4–19 years of age.
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    The Degree Experience maximizes higher education success

    Oct 16, 2018
    By overcoming personal obstacles and having a passion for education and helping others, Jasmine Bozeman is now the Founder and CEO of an impactful social enterprise, The Degree Experience (TDE).
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    Tapestry Farms provides guidance to female refugees

    Oct 16, 2018
    Tapestry Farms began with Ann McGlynn’s vision to embrace and empower refugee women in the Quad Cities area of Iowa and Illinois. She saw the need to support women who were stepping off a plane into an unknown country.
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    ELLA inspires Hispanic women to reach their full potential

    Oct 16, 2018
    Experiencing education and career opportunity gaps as a student and then professionally was eye-opening for Zenaida Landeros. She started Empowering Latina Leadership Alliance (ELLA) to close those gaps and inspire Hispanic women.
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    Community garden brings sustainable living to Michigan

    Oct 15, 2018
    Finding a community garden in the Detroit, Michigan, area is not a common sight, but it was a vision of Jamie Gabriel. After the recession, her Interfaith Community Garden project was initiated to bring sustainable living to residents of the community.
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    Sewing together builds a community

    Oct 4, 2018
    Founded by Elizabeth Bunbury, Sewn Together is a 16-week program for low-income women. It provides a unique way to build community and creates a support network in the St. Petersburg, Florida, area.
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    Fresh Start offers women a fresh start

    Sep 21, 2018
    Monica Zinke, Executive Director of Fresh Start Home, has an unwavering dedication to making the Lincoln, Nebraska, community stronger by helping those at a disadvantage or in the most need.
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    Faces of Courage offers support to cancer patients

    Sep 17, 2018
    As a two-time cancer survivor, Peggie Sherry of Tampa, Florida, understands first-hand the struggle to heal emotionally, physically and financially from the disease. Faces of Courage was founded by Peggie to bring cancer patients together.
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    Caring for those who serve

    Sep 14, 2018
    Operation: Military Matters started at a Veteran’s Day school assembly in Florida when 9-year-old Graci Tubbs was inspired by listening to veterans speak. Her mother, Kadi Tubbs, leads the non-profit.
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Form #: P00339; Rev. 11-2019