Rally Stories

People rallying to change their world.


The Power of Intention 

Rallying for a Yoga Teacher and Her Son


Just about any yoga class begins with the instructor inviting everyone to “set an intention” for…


Rebuilding from the Ashes

Owners of Burned-Down Barn Seek New Home


When Tropical Storm Irene swept through the mid-Atlantic and northeastern U.S. in August 2011…


Healthy Hearts and A Fresh Start

Using Entrepreneurship to Give Back to the Community


As an inmate at San Quentin State Prison, Heracio “Ray” Harts had no idea…


Crowdfunding and Innovation at Manor New Tech High School


Innovation, relationships, and technology inspire the students at Manor New Tech High School near Austin, Tex.


Big Sisters-Style Mentoring Goes to India


A shy, artistic girl named Pinkie, standing in a corner by herself in a classroom, got Dayoung Lee thinking about creating a one-on-one mentoring…


Sustainability and Solar Shine on Earth Day


A 1969 oil spill in Santa Barbara, Calif., inspired the idea behind Earth Day, a collective protest to urge the U.S. government to take better…


Cycling for Safe Houses: ‘Mojo’ and His Cross-Country Bike Tour to Fight Human Trafficking 


Josef “Mojo” Kainrad always wanted to bike across the U.S., but his jobs kept him…


From the Heart to the Lens: Helping Non-Profits, One Photo at a Time


Pictures inspire awe, joy, anger, or contemplation. As Steve Moakley knows, photos can also spur people to action…


For the Grace of God and Man: Pastor Defends Gay Marriage, Loses Church, Seeks to Rebuild  


Last week, while the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in suits challenging the…


Longhorns Longview: Texas Business School Rallies for Investments in Ethical Entrepreneurship


The spring stampedes (yes, stampedes plural) in Austin have begun: Students fleeing…


A Blood Brother, Unconditional Love, and Food for AIDS Orphans in India


When you’re open to the unexpected, travel brings surprises that look nothing like the vacation brochure…


Dumb Ass Cancer


Matt Fahey is a modern swashbuckler in every sense of the term: braving the cold and extreme elements to film such hit TV shows as Deadliest Catch and Ice Road Truckers…


Molly and Suzanne rally for gun control


In the wake of Newtown, and now Taft, Molly and Suzanne of March on Washington for Gun Control are rallying all citizen activists to demand that…


We are rallying for Glide and so should you.


Glide is a beloved San Francisco charity, an iconic institution and pillar of our community. Since the 1960s, the Glide Foundation has…


Christmas comes to the South Coast


For many families it is a constant struggle to meet daily needs. When the holidays come around, expenses can be downright daunting. The community resource…


We have it in our power


In January of 1776, a pamphlet titled “Common Sense” became a viral hit in the American colonies. The American Revolution had just begun, and the pamphlet presented…


Live in Three, Two, One …


Who can resist a middle school student? They are full of personality and eager to learn new things. The arts provide an excellent avenue for these youngsters to…


Give, and it will be given to you


Recently, Evangelist Beverly Smith was asked for her favorite quote. Though she had never asked herself this question, at that moment she realized she knew…


November is Movember


Since its beginnings in Melbourne, Australia, Movember has grown to become a truly global movement.


What would America look like without libraries?


“The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man” ― T.S. Eliot

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