Modest Needs

The closest Keith Taylor ever came to being homeless was when he received a three-day pay-or-quit notice from his landlord. But then an unlikely character bailed him out in an act that ultimately helped change the direction of Taylor’s life. Today he’s the president of Modest Needs, an organization that has given more than $13 […]

Her Second Home

Maria Bello is knee-deep in bubbles, leaning over to wash the face of a small child who is grin

Inside the Shark Tank

For eight hours last summer, Dallas Robinson and Mike Buonomo stood in line to audition for the hit ABC reality TV show Shark Tank. The producers loved their concise and clever pitch, and a couple months later, the 24-year-old Salt Lake City residents are on the set in Culver City, Calif., getting ready to pitch […]

Off the Beaten Track

Ashley Fiolek grew up in a house off the beaten track. A beaten motocross track, that i

Raising Her Voice

When Academy Award-winning actress Marlee Matlin travels to underserved areas to help children and

Information = Power

Tavis Smiley grew up sharing a three-bedroom trailer in rural Indiana with nine younger siblings,

To Live Life Fully

When Dottie Lessard was in first grade, she would race the other kids some 60 to 80 met