Alexander Kovarovic

Alex Kovarovic started the National Youth Internet Safety and Cyberbullying Task Force at just 17 years old after struggling with depression and bullying. Beginning as an online support group with over 50,000 followers, the organization quickly became one … Read More

Michelle Metje

Michelle Metje started Corey’s Network, Inc.  after her oldest son, Corey Laykovich, was murdered in 2013. Their mission is to provide immediate support, advocacy and services to surviving victims of homicide in the Kansas City metropolitan precincts.  Corey’s Network, Inc. connects … Read More

Gia Hoffman

Gia Hoffman started Missing Persons Awareness Network NFP, a nonprofit that provides aid for all missing children and adults across Illinois. Missing Persons Awareness Network works with Law Enforcement at the local, county, and state level to aid … Read More

Sherita Harmon

Sherita Harmon created Blessed to Be a Blessing Foundation (BTBAB) which provides a helping hand through selfless love and giving by providing fellowship, meals, personal hygiene supplies, clothing, and other essentials to those in need. The foundation has … Read More

Taylor Pyles

Taylor Pyles, a survivor of abuse and former foster youth, founded The Blue Ribbon Project which is a 100% Volunteer Organization dedicated to supporting children in our communities who are victims of Child Abuse, Neglect, and Child Sexual … Read More

Yoshiko Burney

The Butterfly Project is an organization that provides support to survivors who have recently left their abusers. Leaving an abuser and rebuilding your life is not easy, and The Butterfly Project is here to provide resources and coaching … Read More

Kirk Smalley

Since losing his son in 2010 to suicide due to being bullied for over two years, Kirk and his wife Laura co-founded Stand for The Silent. They have dedicated themselves to traveling anywhere they are invited to speak … Read More

Elizabeth Savage

Elizabeth Savage is the CEO and Founder of Stand Together Against Nationwide Domestic Violence (S.T.A.N.D). The organization helps victims of domestic violence with employment, counseling and overall support. Elizabeth is a victim of physical abuse and tragedy and … Read More

Randa Fox

Randa Fox is the founder and CEO of Not On Our Watch America Foundation, a non-profit focused on eradicating child sexual abuse. As a child sexual abuse survivor herself, Randa started this organization after joining her friend’s family … Read More

Dese’Rae L. Stage

Dese’Rae Stage is an artist, suicide awareness activist, and public speaker. She struggled with self-injury and survived a suicide attempt catalyzed by an emotionally and physically abusive relationship. It is these experiences, coupled with the loss of friends … Read More