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How One 16-Year-old Girl Is Still Changing Lives

Carla Alpert And Diane Prefontaine | Posted 01.28.2012 | Impact
Carla Alpert And Diane Prefontaine

Her goal was simple -- to make teen girls living in a foster care facility feel beautiful; her idea -- BIG. She set out to have a fashion show where these girls would be the stars of the runway.

Home Sweet Home

Carla Alpert And Diane Prefontaine | Posted 09.06.2011 | Impact
Carla Alpert And Diane Prefontaine

Before going to a Madonna Heights home, the images in my mind of what women's shelters must be like were of darkness and sadness. These images would soon take on a very different look.

Not Your Average Holiday Dinner

Carla Alpert And Diane Prefontaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Carla Alpert And Diane Prefontaine

Try to envision nine teenage girls sitting around a small dining room table, sharing stories, and giggling as they discussed Christmas plans. A typical scene right? Well, this dinner was anything but.

What Are You Thankful For? (VIDEO)

Carla Alpert And Diane Prefontaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Carla Alpert And Diane Prefontaine

Personally, we believe that being thankful can come from the actual act of giving and not only receiving.