As you know, I've been transitioning from my first adventure in life, working at Raising Cane's, into work focused on improving the lives of hourly workers through my new company Good Workforce. I'm excited to say the transition is going well and I'm grateful to your for your encouragement and support.
Perhaps a downside of leaving a high growth company is having too much time to consume the barrage of bad news, especially about international refugees. Recently, an opportunity presented itself to join leaders from the www.safespaceslebanon.org American Methodist Alliance of Love (AMAL) on a scouting trip to Lebanon with two purposes: raise awareness & return with insights on how to help.
An upside of my new work life is that I have the flexibility to pursue adventures when I'm called to them. Though nervous, I'm looking forward to joining a small group of leaders from the Dallas area to experience the humanitarian crisis unfolding around Syria firsthand and document it through the lens of my camera. I know the AMAL leaders are genuine people and focused on doing good work.
The purpose of this post is to seek your spiritual and financial support for my fellow travelers. I'll be funding my own expenses but to make this trip 100% successful, please considering donating to the AMAL=Hope Go Fund Me page to defray the necessary costs for this exploratory visit to various refugee and NGO sites in Lebanon. No donation is too small or too big to be supportive.
Regardless of your position to donate, I appreciate your prayers, love and light toward a safe and constructive journey for me and my AMAL friends. I look forward to sharing my own story with you through words and photographs upon my return.