“Dear beautiful sister…don’t be afraid. Your life is about to get better.”
The most powerful conversations about homelessness happen when people who have actually experienced it get the chance to speak. That is evident in the video “Dear Beautiful Sister,” which features women at Calvary sharing their experiences, and offering words of hope to others.
“Dear Beautiful Sister” premiered at the 13th Annual Hope Awards Dinner in May 2014 and continues to be one of the most-watched and loved videos that focuses on Calvary Women’s Services’ mission and the women we serve. It was filmed and produced by Michael Skinner and his team at Pendragwn Productions.
Now, “Dear Beautiful Sister” is in the running to be selected as a finalist for a 2015 DoGooder National Award in the category of Best Nonprofit Video.
Sponsored by YouTube, See3 and the Nonprofit Technology network (NTEN), the DoGooder National Awards invites nonprofit organizations and individuals from around the world to submit videos that tell compelling stories of positive change. Award finalists will be selected by a panel of judges, but the winner is determined by votes from the general public. Finalists and winners will be prominently displayed on YouTube and will be recognized at the 2016 Nonprofit Technology Conference.
Click here to watch or re-watch “Dear Beautiful Sister” through the DoGooder Awards website. If selected as a finalist, you will have the chance to cast your vote for “Dear Beautiful Sister” during the public voting period from February 17 to March 3! Help us raise awareness and spread hope among those who are overcoming homelessness.