Who's Making a Difference
We are collecting stories that we believe are the embodiment of “doing something good.” These are stories about men and women or organizations that are active in their community or making an impact in foreign countries.
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We are looking for a few good men. Or women. Or even children. Is there someone in your world that is “making a difference” for others? It can be an individual or an organization; the impact can be local or global. We want to share the story in hopes of inspiring others to make time in their life to “do good” too. Tell us about him or her. Click here
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I believe it is our civic duty to be open to possibilities and to reaching out beyond our comfort zone. This is your civic duty.
Sometimes in life we have to compromise. Not necessarily our values. We do however learn to see things from different perspectives and in doing so we grow.
This poem from Tony Haynes expresses the lasting impact of Nelson Mandela and the effect he has had on the lives of us all by performing his civic duty.
As a physician, Michael Omidi, MD has always had a soft, caring heart for people, their health and well-being. This is why stories about like-minded folks who routinely respond to the needs of others have always fascinated him. Providing these everyday heroes with the deserved recognition and honor is the reason for Civic Duty, a charity he co-founded with his brother Julian Omidi.
Everyday heroes are all around us. They are our friends, neighbors, and family members who through acts of kindness and generosity make the days and sometimes the lives of others just a little better, easier, and brighter. The mission of Civic Duty and the Omidi brothers is to increase the awareness today’s of everyday heroes and celebrate their contributions, both large and small, toward improving life on this earth.
According to Dr. Michael Omidi, “Benevolent acts come in all shapes and sizes and their impact may be small or large. They may benefit deployed U.S. troops, impoverished children in developing countries, or homeless families across America. Whatever their passion, I am thankful for these self-less people and their caring attitudes and actions.”