Run for Life Haiti

Heartline Maternity Center provides pre-natal, birth, and early childhood education to women in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Co-director and midwife Beth McHoul says repeatedly, "women don't need to be dying in childbirth." To help raise support and awareness for maternal healthcare in Haiti, Australian Barry McDonald set out to run 315 miles across Haiti over twelve days. The run became a true team effort as Barry's body and mind struggled to cover the distance and complete the run.

 

Finnegan's Here's to Doing Good

Finnegan's beer donates 100% of their profits to food banks and thus turns beer into food. Short video I helped shoot and produce explains all you need to know.

 

Marathoning for Mamba

In 2009 Tara Livesay, took on the challenge of training for a marathon during the hottest months of year in Haiti, where temperatures raise to over 100 degrees (F) shortly after the sun rises at 6:00am. A veteran marathon runner, Tara added an additional challenge and set her Twin Cities Marathon completion as a fund raiser for Medika Mamba, a feeding program for malnourished children in Haiti being used at Real Hope for Haiti.

Tara set out to raise $2600, what no one expected was how far one woman running through the streets of Haiti could reach and the how many children would eventually be helped by Medika Mamba.

 

Origins: Jazz in New Orleans

You can find it on Frenchman. You can find it on Bourbon, Napolean, Rampart, Decatur, or Lesseps streets. Down by the river, even on a sidewalk. In New Orleans, jazz is everywhere. It infuses the souls of generational locals and first time visitors alike. Come and listen as jazz musicians walk you through the connection between their music and their town. This is the place where it all started.

 

 

Gettin' Her Hands Dirty

Brenda Croshaw went from manicured nails and panty hose, to delivering and raising dairy cows in Danville, Kentucky. Produced during the 2008 Mountain Workshops as part of the 65th Pictures of the Year Competition Best Use in Multimedia - Small Market, Third Place award.