Kim Street is passionate about her volunteer work at a soup kitchen in Syracuse, New York. This short documentary tells the story of what motivates her to devout 20 plus hours a week cooking for the hungry and disabled who visit the Franciscan Church of the Assumption.
"Its all about living a balanced life" according to this remarkable creator of hand-built bike frames from Santa Fe New Mexico. Charlie O'Leary, Executive Director of the Santa Fe Conservation Trust by day, labors at night and on weekends in his garage to produce these beautiful, artisan one-of-a-kind custom bikes for racers, commuters and nature lovers. This video was produced by Jon McCormack and Lauren Major for the National Geographic Photographic Workshop in the spring of 2012.
Over 3000 volunteers gathered at Union Station to hear inspirational speeches by Governor Quinn, Senator Durbin and others before heading to many sites around Chicago for service projects coordinated by Chicago Cares. Great example of corporate social responsibility in action - with participation by Discover, HSBC, Target and others. Target alone had over 1500 employees participate.