Following his diagnosis with bipolar disorder at age 16, Ross turned his experience into an opportunity to educate others.
Using their popularity, resources and large group numbers, fraternities and sororities have been raising awareness and funds for philanthropies for years. Each is associated with a national or local philanthropy in which they dedicate time to help those in need.
It started with a single voice, Italian opera singer Lucia Amato singing a traditional Jewish folk melody while she was imprisoned in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland during World War II.
An Urbana High School graduate is working to raise money to improve handicap accessible amenities in camps this summer.
Most college students take a break during the summer to relax by the pool or spend time with friends, but one Missouri State student will be using his break to help those with disabilities.
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 17, 2014 Ð Pi Kappa Phi hosted an Empathy Dinner for the second year in a row to increase awareness of people who live with disabilities. Each participant experienced a disability for the night; some were blindfolded while others could only eat with one arm.