Recent Profiles

Kenedi Board Believes Volunteerism Can Touch Young Lives

By Emma Claire Everett | December 5, 2019

Kenedi Board displays the qualities of a passionate public servant through her dedication to transforming the lives of those younger than her. A resident of North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, […]

Richard Gainey Has Mastered Sharing Joy As Santa Claus

By Angela Nicholas | November 27, 2019

Being Santa is no easy job — especially when you are a Real Bearded Santa who looks the part year-round. For Richard Gainey, a professional Santa who frequently shares his […]

Dorian Veliky Found Her Niche Advocating For Homeless Animals

By Emma Claire Everett | November 20, 2019

Dorian Veliky, a 16-year-old junior at Socastee High School in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is a dedicated volunteer at the Grand Strand Humane Society, advocating for local animals in need […]

Marlisa Small Showers The Power Of Beauty And Healing Over Cancer Patients

By Angela Nicholas | November 14, 2019

A cancer survivor, Marlisa Small has a deep and personal understanding of what it feels like to face death and knows the heavy toll the disease takes on one’s body […]

Corinne Gerwe Finds Joy Drawing Children Into The Arts

By Angela Nicholas | November 9, 2019

For those around her, Corinne Gerwe, Ph.D., appears as an unassuming, humble retiree with the patience of a saint as she wrangles youth theater participants ranging from elementary to high […]

Faith Keeps Nash McElveen Inspired To Give Back To His Community

By Emma Claire Everett | November 7, 2019

Born and raised in Lake Charles, Louisiana, Nash McElveen stays active in philanthropy through his church, First United Methodist. He spends much of his volunteer time helping the homeless population […]