Spotlight – Bill Bernat Uses Humor To Normalize Mental Illness

After a lifelong struggle with mental illness, Bill Bernat used his background in stand-up comedy to return to the stage with a new mission: to share his mental health journey and make people laugh at the same time.

Now Bill uses storytelling and […]

Spotlight – Rex Butler Helps Prevent Prescription Drug Overdoses After His Brother’s Death

KCBS Radio afternoon anchor and A2A founder Jeff Bell Spotlights Rex Butler, whose younger brother Bill died of an accidental overdose of medication prescribed for his chronic back pain.

After being trained by the National Safety Council Advocacy Program, Rex began sharing his […]

Spotlight – Norma Loeb Provides Resources and Support for People Living with LBD

KCBS Radio afternoon anchor and A2A founder Jeff Bell Spotlights Norma Loeb, whose mother Lillian suffered from Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) for 18 years and was misdiagnosed multiple times.

Loeb is the founder of the Lewy Body Dementia Resource Center which provides support […]

Spotlight – Sex Trafficking Survivor Helps Other Victims Build New Lives

KCBS Radio afternoon anchor and A2A founder Jeff Bell Spotlights Susan Munsey, who was trafficked by a much older boyfriend when she was fifteen.

Munsey is the founder of the non-profit GenerateHope, which provides housing, medical care, therapy and education for victims of […]

Spotlight – Harvard Grad Helps First Generation College Students Succeed

KCBS Radio afternoon anchor and A2A founder Jeff Bell spotlights Due Quach, founder of the non-profit The Collective Success Network.

The organization supports first generation college students who experience culture shock. Prior to settling in Philadelphia, Due and her family lived in a […]

Spotlight – Spoken Word Poet LeDerick Horne Empowers People With Disabilities

KCBS Radio afternoon anchor and A2A founder Jeff Bell spotlights Le Derick Horne, who was diagnosed with a learning disability in the third grade.

Spotlight – Adaptive Surfing Champion Helps People With Disabilities Surf And Skateboard

KCBS Radio afternoon anchor and A2A founder Jeff Bell spotlights Jesse Billauer, whose spinal cord was severed in a surfing accident when he was only 17-years-old.

Jesse is the founder of the Life Rolls On Foundation which provides people with spinal cord injuries […]

Spotlight: Mother of Eight Helps Provide Creative Opportunities For Children With Special Needs

KCBS Radio afternoon anchor and A2A founder Jeff Bell Spotlights Julie Lyles Carr who has two daughters with special needs.

Julie is the founder of 2 Dance 2 Dream, a non-profit that provides inclusive and meaningful dance, performance and art opportunities for children with […]

Double Mastectomy Survivor Supports Breast Cancer Patients’ Recovery

KCBS Radio afternoon anchor and A2A founder Jeff Bell Spotlights Angela Grojean who underwent a double mastectomy in 2018.

During her recovery Angela received a hoodie with inside pockets that held her post surgery drain tubes securely and comfortably. Today Angela offers other […]

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Spotlight – Dr. Haidi Demain Helps Keep Kids With Severe Food Allergies Safe At School

KCBS Radio afternoon anchor and A2A founder Jeff Bell Spotlights Dr. Haidi Demain, the founder of Allergy Safe Kids (ASK): a non-profit that trains school nurses and teachers to recognize and treat severe food allergies.

Dr. Demain started ASK shortly after her two-year-old […]