I’ve always been drawn to David and Goliath stories. Over the years, I helped folks on their journey to get life-saving drugs covered, raise funds when the coverage was turned down, and share the stories of those who beat seemingly insurmountable odds to raise millions, make change and visit The White House. Every time, the person going up against the big system or power had to believe one thing, that they could make a difference.
When I look at Ukraine, my eyes well up at the thought of the mountain so many are trying to climb. President Zelenskyy surviving multiple assassination attempts, Ukrainian grandmothers making Molotov cocktails in their basements for the fight, millions streaming out of the country to safety and being greeted by those offering food and a place to stay, Ukrainians, whether residents of the country or from around the world, standing up to join the cause on the front lines. Continue reading