Monthly Archives: November 2017

1,000 Dreams Fund Kicks Off Our First-Ever Annual Fundraiser & YOU Could Win a Trip to the Olympic Trials!

The holiday season is here and we have a big announcement for you – consider it an early gift! The 1,000 Dreams Fund is excited to announce that we’re kicking off our first-ever annual fundraiser #FundGirlsOnTheRise with World Cup Ski Jumper and member of USA Nordic, Abby Ringquist, leading the charge. It has been Abby’s

Selena Davant Spreads Good Vibes With Her ‘Smile A Day’ Mission

Selena Davant took a dark time in her life–a painful breakup–and found something to smile about.  In 2016, the art director, content creator, photographer, videographer and digital campaign director launched Smile A Day, a social media-driven project that captures smiling portraits of people. She asks them:  “What makes you happy and why?” With her passion

Congratulations to Our ‘MyCollegeCosts’ Challenge Winners

Did you know? 74% of students can’t afford the important costs of college. This past October we brought you a big announcement: the 1,000 Dreams Fund was teaming up with Charles Schwab to launch MyCollegeCosts, a new challenge seeking to fund the “hidden costs of college” for young women in America. The response was overwhelming. We received over

Meet Our 10 ‘MyCollegeCosts’ Finalists!

Thanks to everyone who entered our MyCollegeCosts Challenge! We received over 500 amazing entries! The 1,000 Dreams Fund is THRILLED to announce our ten MyCollegeCosts finalists: Rapulu Okolo, Sara Venier, Angie Sempertegui, Brie Turner, India McCoy, Chanel Mahop, Kristin Birkhoff, Brittany Reaves, Andrea Duarte and Miribel Tran!! Today also kicks off our week-long public vote

How The Trend Sisters Turned Their Passion For Fashion Into A Successful Blog

Gabby Rose and Claire Alena Gammon are two sisters with a love for fashion. When Claire was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), she decided to turn her love for creative writing and fashion into a blog as a creative outlet. She enlisted her sister Gabby for help and The Trend Sisters blog was born.