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Helaina Hovitz

Why Beyoncé Wants You to Buy This Backpack (and We Do, Too)

Helaina Hovitz | Posted 10.28.2014 | Impact
Helaina Hovitz

Operating on the TOMS Shoes model--for each backpack bought, a backpack is donated to a child in need -- STATE Bags was born out of a desire to help provide children in need with healthy snacks, school supplies, a reliable carry-all, and a group of positive role models.

Rescue Dogs Bring Joy to Homebound Elderly

Helaina Hovitz | Posted 06.11.2014 | Impact
Helaina Hovitz

OK guys, be warned: this is one of the most heartwarming stories you'll read on National Pet Day.

Hollywood Stylist Gives Survivors New Hope

Helaina Hovitz | Posted 05.13.2014 | Impact
Helaina Hovitz

Christine, who lives in Los Angeles, was more than deserving of this gift. She had become a champion for cancer related causes while still in the hospital herself, believing she only had weeks to live.

Pencils of Promise Founder Reminds Us to Focus on the Children, Not Just the Statistics

Helaina Hovitz | Posted 05.07.2014 | Impact
Helaina Hovitz

Feeling helpless and struggling to reconcile the urge to help them all, he asked one child on the side of the road what he wanted most in the world. The boy answered, "A pencil."