Compassion


Today is my fourth birthday since cancer

“Today is my fourth birthday since cancer and I’d like to recognize someone very special to me, Eric ——-. Many of you know how tough this period of my life was and how lonely. Eric,vowed that every night he would...

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Asking the homeless to draw a picture

  “I asked some homeless people to draw a picture of whatever they wanted. This is what they did.” Zamboni “Eric said “I used to love hockey. I could draw that.”  I thought it was interesting that he said used...

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Jennifer won’t be stopped.

It’s not easy being the odd one out. We often say this when we’re talking about children, but imagine being the only student in your 40’s trying to join a college student organization. You get a lot of looks. You...

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His sister’s kidney…

You could say it was a sister’s duty, but remember that family does not have to show up for you. Being there for your family is still a choice. Often a difficult one. He was going to die without it....

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“I love you.”

This video is a part of series of promise stories from the lives of everyday people. Filmed and released by because I said I would. Because I said I would is a social movement and nonprofit organization dedicated to the...

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“Quitting was never an option.”

On April 7th, Matt Stoltz, age 22, would begin a six-month journey… on a bicycle. As a former big brother mentor in Big Brothers Big Sisters, Matt promised that he would ride 11,750 miles, to all 30 Major League Baseball...

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