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Beating Cancer and Giving Hope

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Beating Cancer and Giving Hope
Empowered by her Maker kit, Sara saw the potential to touch even more people. Rays of Hope is a breast cancer charity in her town. Along with another survivor, Sara formed a team to raise money for them. And she knew just the perfect way to raise money. Sara made over 200 bracelets stamped words like BALANCE, STRENGTH, LOVE, and HOPE.

Making Faith Tangible: The Children's Inn at NIH

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We are constantly awed by the stories our Makers share - stories of courage, passion, connection, and resilience. We are so proud to spotlight The Children’s Inn at NIH and their work spreading hope and courage to all patients and families that stay with them. The Children's Inn at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) uses MyIntent as an activity to support and uplift children as they fight through daily challenges.​ Amani, a 13-year-old boy from Kenya who is undergoing treatment at the NIH in Bethesda, Maryland, is one such story.   Amani chose, “FAITH because my family and I...


Living with Anxiety: A Journey of Acceptance

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Baylee, a mental health advocate, shares her journey with anxiety and one tip she uses as a reminder everyday to stay present and accept herself. In her own WORDs: Seven years ago, I was first diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. I was living like a child with chalk: drawing beautiful designs and experiencing this colorful life I had created for myself. But there were cracks in the sidewalk and weeds poking through that I would just fill in with color. In reality, there was a lot of pain that was demanding to be felt, feelings calling for attention, a past...


Journey Spotlight: Mental Health Awareness

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Journey Spotlight: Mental Health Awareness
May is Mental Health Awareness Month! We would love to share a glimpse into the mindful journey of one woman on finding acceptance and celebration with Anxiety.  
"I have this responsibility to take care of myself, and it’s not always easy. There is an ebb and flow to my life, and I’m still accepting there is nothing linear about it."

 


Journey Spotlight: Autism Awareness Month

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Journey Spotlight: Autism Awareness Month
April is Autism Awareness Month. We would love to share a glimpse into the courageous journey of one mother and her family on finding peace, acceptance, and celebration with Autism. 
"Every turn from the moment he received the diagnosis seemed like an epic battle.  What did Autism, this unexpected journey, mean for Arthur and our family?" -Katrina D.

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