Your Life is Better Than You Realize
What would you sacrifice for the one you love?
But what if your version of “hard” was actually a blessed life for someone else?
In a world where people are praying for drinking water, living on the streets and fighting terminal illnesses, we have to realize that our “bad” is another person’s dream life.
As a successful actress in Hollywood, it would be easy for her to live the fabulous life that many dream of. She could easily find contentment on the set of (one of my #1 favorite shows) Secrets and Lies, on ABC, or her film, Zealous.
But my sister has dedicated her life to making a global difference as a human rights activist. She serves as President of her organization, Together1Heart, where she and her team rescue girls sold into sex trade. Helping to rehabilitate them at their center in Cambodia, these girls receive unconditional love, food, education and a future.
Understanding the reality of the situation is heartbreaking. How can I complain about tiny inconveniences in my life, knowing that these girls, some as young as two and three years old, are living lives of hopelessness when sold into slavery.
This heartbreaking epidemic serves as a reminder that without the work of incredible people like my sister, Somaly Mam and their team, these beautiful souls would be forgotten.
I know it sounds like a lot but you can make a huge difference! This holiday season, why not challenge yourself to bring some much needed cheer to these beautiful girls who have seen so much pain in their lives?
Here is how you can help!
- Attend the fundraiser in Los Angeles this Saturday, December 10 2016. Go #BeyondTheVeil and play dress up at their masquerade ball. Your support would provide the necessary funding to keep Together1Heart around to heal. Tickets include yummy cocktails, appetizers and some surprise entertainment! Purchase your ticket for only $75 here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/masquerade-ball-beyond-the-veil-tickets-29699024582.
- Even if you can’t attend, you can still donate on Together1Heart.org. Even small amounts of $5 make a huge difference. No amount is too small or too big. They need you!
- Volunteer to help support at Together1Heart.org. There are so many things you can do from anywhere in the word. Use your voice on social media or in your community to give voice to the voiceless.
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