Everyone can be an everyday hero

Devorah knows that inside each one of us there is a yearning to make a mark and give back to the world, which is why she seeks to empower young women (and men) by regularly extolling the virtues self-acceptance, personal wellness, and anti-bullying. A lifelong animal lover, she is currently working to spread awareness about the dog meat trade in Asia and champions several charities fighting for animal rights.


Devorah believes that regardless of background, income, or experience, anyone can help others—whether through a small donation, a phone call, or a share. Read on for information on the causes closest to her heart.


“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”

—Anne Frank


Humane Society International

Mission Statement: Humane Society International is one of the only global animal protection organizations working to help all animals—including animals in laboratories, animals on farms, companion animals and wildlife—and our record of achievement demonstrates our dedication and effectiveness. HSI: Celebrating Animals, Confronting Cruelty. Charity Type: 501(c)3 non-profit organization Location: Global…
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Friends of Yang

Mission Statement: A small team of volunteers dedicated to help Yang XiaoYun, otherwise known as Mrs. Yang, of Tianjin Common Home in China to improve the lives of the animals in her care. Mrs Yang attended a dogmeat festival in Yulin in June 2016 and at this festival, thousands of…
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Animal Hope & Wellness Foundation

Mission Statement: The Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization focused solely on rescuing abused dogs and dogs from the meat trade throughout Asia. We rescue them, provide full rehabilitation services, and then work to find them perfect homes. What makes this organization different from other rescues…
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Social Tees Animal Rescue (S.T.A.R.) or Social Tees NYC

Mission Statement: Social Tees Animal Rescue is a not-­for-profit, strictly no-­kill 501c3 organization in the East Village of NYC that takes abandoned animals from kill shelters and provides them with a safe haven and veterinary care before placing them in proper forever homes. Social Tees Animal Rescue is a long­standing…
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