Robert Crowell and Barbara Crowell Roy

Robert Crowell and Barbara Crowell Roy

In 2005, Robert Crowell and Barbara Crowell Roy’s lives changed forever. Their daughter, a 30-year old successful corporate attorney, Eve Crowell, accidentally died from a drug and alcohol overdose. Robert was months away from retiring from his long neurosurgery...
Richard Fox

Richard Fox

When Richard Fox learned in 2002 that some of the Lakota people living on the poverty-stricken Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota freeze to death every winter because they can’t afford to heat their poorly insulated or completely unheated homes, he was moved to...
June Barrett

June Barrett

Each year, an estimated 1.7 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI), and 80% are released from the hospital. What happens once they leave? As Tennessee real estate developer June Barrett discovered in 1981 when her then 14-year-old daughter Lori suffered...
John Squires

John Squires

As executive director of a community development organization, John Squires has long worked to help the rural poor escape poverty. But the plight of poor Hispanics living in Third World conditions on this side of the border spurred him to action. In 2000, when he was...
Susan McWhinney-Morse

Susan McWhinney-Morse

After a career in marketing and fundraising, Susan McWhinney-Morse was haunted when her mother-in law, after being placed in a nursing home, said, “Here, I’m just an old woman. I’ve lost my identity.” In 2002, at age 69, McWhinney-Morse and a...