About Spotlight

Spotlight‘s aim is to draw attention and give recognition to hard-working individuals and organizations that make a difference by bringing light and joy to the lives of others.

In the Spotlight

#1: Soi Dog

Soi Dog is a nonprofit organization for the welfare of dogs. Its headquarters is in Phuket, Thailand, and it has been legally registered in the United States, Australia, France, United Kingdom, and the Netherlands. Its primary goal is to care for homeless and abused dogs in Thailand.

Read my interview with Steff from Soi Dog.

#2: Geanco FoundationChiwetel Ejiofor, #BringBackOurGirls, Nigeria, and the amazing Onyema family.

“We save and transform lives in Africa. We lead regular surgical missions to Nigeria. Our Clinton Global Initiative program screens and treats vulnerable children and pregnant women for anemia, and we help mothers deliver babies safely. We also donate computers, books, medicine and sports fields to schools in Nigeria.”

Read my interview PART ONE with Afam Onyema, CEO and CO-Founder of Geanco Foundation about Chiwetel Ejiofor, #BringBackOurGirls, Nigeria, and the amazing Onyema family.

#3: Geanco FoundationBenedict Cumberbatch and Fundraising.

Read my interview PART TWO with Afam Onyema, CEO and Co-Founder of Geanco Foundation, about Benedict Cumberbatch, Omaze, and Facebook Fundraising.

#4: Geanco FoundationDavid Oyelowo and Medical Missions.

Learn more about David Oyelowo’s Scholarship for Girls and Geanco’s Medical Missions.

#5: Finally Family Homes – Helping foster youth who’ve aged out of the system.

#6: Conejo Players Theatre – Offering Entertainment to the local community and FREE opportunities to local artists.

#7: Geanco Foundation – 2019 Hollywood Gala with special guest Charlize Theron!

#8. Toast Kitchen & Bakery – 5 Ways Chef John Park Inspires with His Philanthropy.

#9. Dorothea Gloria (TeamTheatre) – Fights for Inclusive and Diverse Artistry

#10. Shawn Miracle & United States Institute Against Human Trafficking – Interview with former Dodgers’ Kevin Malone

#11. Geanco Hollywood Gala 2021 – Get your tickets to this star-studded event supporting Geanco’s work in Nigeria.

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