CASE STUDY 1
Children of parents suffering from AIDS. Through matching grants and entertainment ticket trade outs, we were able to secure gifts and present them to children of parents suffering from AIDS.
These young people were made to know that the world cared about them and would support them even as those in their households could not due to medical bills and the costs of prescription medicines. The year was 1994 and it was the beginning of many projects and of Gifted.
CASE STUDY 2
ALEXANDRIA ROUSSET - MODEL
At 15 years old, Alexandria was brought to us with an interest in modeling and acting. We took her in and began training her and giving her on camera experiences. Alex's talent shone through and we assisted in getting her first serious management deal. This gave her the boost she needed to begin shooting national commercials, print and modeling for many agencies and clients all over the world. A strong family, great mentoring and the opportunities, training and care we offered helped get Alex on the right road to success. Alex graduated from Loyola Marymount with Honors.
CASE STUDY 3
CODY CASTRO - HOCKEY PLAYER
At the age of six we began supporting the career of Cody Castro. A standout prospect as a junior player he was drafted to the Canadian Leagues at 15 where he began truly learning the game after a stellar youth career.
We've provided equipment, funding, support, training and more so that this phenom could grow into his dream of becoming a world class, player, coach, role model and volunteer for the younger players around the globe.
Cody is currently under contract for the 2017-2018 Season.
CASE STUDY 4
THE HANK GARRETT AND HAROLD L. BROWN YOUNG STORYTELLER AWARDS
Blaze Tucker, Makenzie Scone, Maia Costea, Kiana Downey, Alexander Arzu, Farboud Farokhnezhad were all inducted into the Hank Garrett and Harold L. Brown Young Storyteller Awards. Initially it was offered to one child,but grew to include more. We were able to offer the award, the continued support of the AOF Festival, our producers, directors, mentors and experts to more children as they grow from young talents into professionals.
CASE STUDY 5
RACHEL V. SCOTT
Only with us for one season. Rachel came to us very early in her amazing career and we were able to give her interview training and camera experience for interviews, junkets and live events.
Since then this rising star has been hired as an on air personality for ABC Networks where she has been a staple for a number of years.As a corespondent she travels the world bringing light to important stories and issues
CASE STUDY 6
PAINT 'N PLAY EVENTS
For years we have found a way to bring international artists and kids of all ages and skill levels together to celebrate art in a very unique way. Paint 'N Play unites Award Winning Artists, Filmmakers, Writers and Performers together with kids from local communities who are thirsting for visual, mental, tactile and emotional stimulation.
No judgements, no pressure, just the chance for our superstars to help a new group of kids.