Nation of Neighbors Recipients

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. 

MAFB

Fighting Hunger in Apple Country

On donation days, the Mattawa Area Food Bank distributes 300-600 boxes containing fresh produce, donated tortillas, beans and meat to families struggling to make ends meet in their rural central Washington area.
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wellspring

A Wellspring of Hope in Metro Atlanta

Wellspring Living's multifaceted programs provide much-needed support, education, and career development opportunities for sex trafficking victims and at-risk women and girls.
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A Heart in the Heartland: Rebuilding the Lives of Human Trafficking Victims

“The women we serve have endured unimaginable trauma,” says Kellie Markey, founder of Dorothy’s House, Des Moines, IA, a residential and community-based program to help human trafficking victims reclaim their lives.
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Walking into a New Life with Tangible Support

Joyce Kyles started Walking Into A New Life back in 2010 when, following her transition out of an abusive marriage, she became aware of the gaps in support available for women looking for a fresh start.
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Pi515

Preparing Tomorrow’s Technology Entrepreneurs Today

Nancy’s Mwirotsi founded Pursuit of Innovation 515 (Pi515) to help create an inclusive culture wherein students can learn both STEM and the employment skills needed to launch them into new planes of achievement.
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CampBYOC

Camp BYOC (Build Your Own Computer) Promotes STEM Study

Robin Walker, founder of Camp BYOC (Build Your Own Computer), Cincinnati, Ohio, knows what it’s like to be a woman and minority in the computer technology field.
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selmaoutreach

A Life-changing Haven for Homeless Women

Delfina Vazquez began her work back in 2014, feeding the homeless in her community from the back of her car. Five years later, Ms. Vazquez had formed Selma Community Outreach Ministries (Selma C.O.M.).
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A Mother and her Daughter’s Grief Becomes Hope for Others

Brittany Day, a Fayetteville, NC, mother, describes herself as a “loss mom,” following the stillbirths of her twins, Sophie and Ruby. She channeled her grief into providing support and education for others.
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The Beautifull Project: Encouraging Women to Embrace Their Space

In 2016, after spending a decade as a health care executive, Sarah Stevens decided to depart her high-stress career and follow a path defined by her passion for supporting other women.
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fifabq

Garden Boxes are a Gift of Growing During Trying Times

For Co-founders Erin Garrison and Trista Teeter, Food is Free Albuquerque (FIFABQ) started in 2014 as they were brainstorming ideas for obtaining fresh produce for their families without breaking the family budget.
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From Humble Roots Grow Blessings

For Nebraskans Candace “Candi” Benge and her husband, David, running a family vegetable farm is more than just a business offering farm fresh food. It’s also food for the soul that touches their east-central Nebraska community of Gibbon.
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