We are so excited to share with you our impact report highlighting Born This Way Foundation’s progress and acknowledging you, our Born This Way Foundation community, who make this progress possible. For our 2020 impact report, click here.
Snapshots of Kindness
Here are some highlights of what we've accomplished together as a Born This Way Foundation community.
Launched billboards with #PleaseStayPledge messaging, sharing urgent suicide prevention tools.
Released 'Kindness Is Action' survey identifying how young people define kindness and its impact on mental wellness.
Fully funded 1,238 classroom projects focused on mental health in 793 schools through partnership with DonorsChoose.
Welcomed a new Advisory Board cohort of 29 young people from across the globe to inform the work of the Foundation and serve as ambassadors.
Further supported LGBTQIA+ youth by contributing to and amplifying organizations that serve them and creating live-event activations.
Launched fourth annual #BeKind21 campaign, recruiting over 400 partners, 6.8 million participants, and 143 million pledged acts of kindness.
Released 'Youth Mental Health in Las Vegas,' a survey noting changes in prioritization, access, and preference of resources among young people.
Updated ChannelKindness.org to include action steps and resources with stories, a 'For Educators' page, and an interactive map of kind acts and stories.
Teamed up with corporate partners to meet unmet needs of nonprofits across the country for second annual Channel Kindness Holiday campaign.
Kicked off the Channel Kindness Awards to support youth-led projects.
Established the Kindness in Community Fund to support local nonprofits and Black-led organizations.
Created #TeaWithMrsG video series to provide online resources and encouragement during the pandemic.
Produced #BTWFTalks to promote mental health awareness across communities, generations, and sectors.
Launched #BeKindBeThere with Jack.org to support youth mental health education.
Initiated the #KindlyMask campaign to raise awareness on the importance of wearing a mask as an act of kindness.
Organized the third annual #BeKind21 campaign.
Published CHANNEL KINDNESS: Stories of Kindness and Community.
Developed the #PleaseStayPledge with Find Your Anchor to offer support and resources.