Community

Stories of vision, collaboration and impact

Seeing blue at El Paso’s Rainbow Center

Volunteers lend a hand at a community center that believes in helping everyone.

Providing comfort and connection through a home-cooked meal

Chris Snowardt explains how a sudden diagnosis caused him to rededicate his life to helping others battling cancer.

How do you build a fin-lit program teens use? You ask them to help.

Building a financial literacy program teens liked required listening to what they want.

Expanding a heart for service

Denise Hopkins explains how joining two non-profit boards has opened her eyes to the issues impacting her community.

Food and family in Brooklyn

See how one proud stay-at-home mom and immigrant achieved her dream of owning a family restaurant.

Financial ed through cookie sales? Tell me Samoa.

Casey Cortese, Schwab's philanthropic giving program leader and former Girl Scout, discusses the evolution of fin-lit in today's Girl Scout program.

Delivering a human connection

Andrea Ruiz shares her transformative experience of volunteering with Meals on Wheels.

A sisterly bond forever honored

After suddenly losing her twin sister, Mary Anne was able to turn her sorrow into something special for the town's history.

Caring for seniors in Central Texas

Inspired by their mission to help seniors, learn how Chip has created a lasting volunteer relationship.

Changing lives with financial knowledge

Rick Kinnard was so inspired to help others he spent a week of vacation time volunteering to help formerly homeless men.