Touch-A-Life Foundation 2019 Heroes
Touch-A-Life Foundation is proud to honor those individuals who strive to make a difference in their communities.
Committee Co-Chair of the JDRF One Walk
At age 13, shortly after being diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D), Garrett attended his first JDRF One Walk. JDRF offered him a support group. People who knew what he was going through, and offered him encouragement and knowledge. Since that first event, Garrett has been heavily involved in the community. Organizing teams for the annual JDRF One Walk and volunteering with organizations that serve families impacted by Type 1 Diabetes. He is nominated by his colleagues who say Garrett is a volunteer extraordinaire connecting many different pieces to make a huge impact in the community.
Touch-A-Life Foundation recognizes Garrett Jensen as a 2019 TAL Hero for his impact on the local community and the kindness he spreads to those impacted by Type 1 Diabetes. We applaud Garrett’s work as the Committee Co-Chair of the JDRF One Walk.
DR. Aseem Shukla
Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
For more than a decade, Dr. Aseem has been making his mark in the field of urology. Currently, he is the Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Aseem’s passion for alleviating the global burden of surgical disease led him to organize and demonstrate at live surgical workshops. These workshops spanned worldwide throughout Asia, Africa, South America and Europe. In its 10th year now, the collaborations between leading American children's hospital and India's most respected pediatric surgeons has been growing strong! Each surgery takes almost 12 hours to perform. Till date, nearly 200 children from India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Kenya, Uganda, Turkemenistan, Iran and more, have received life-changing surgery in India for absolutely no charge, as a result of the collaboration. Dr. Aseem is nominated for his outstanding contributions in the field of urology.
Touch-A-Life Foundation recognizes Dr.Aseem Shukla as a 2019 TAL Hero for his impact on the local and international community and the kindness he spreads to those impacted by urological diseases. We applaud Dr.Aseem’s work as the co-founder of the Hindu American Foundation and Assistant Secretary of the American Urological Association in developing pediatric urology as a discipline globally.
Executive Director and Co-founder of Eddie’s House and The ABLE Center
Marion Campbell is on a mission to empower lives by providing the disenfranchised members of our society a sense of belonging, a sense of self-worth and hope. For over 10 years Marion has tackled issues of homelessness, food insecurity, and supporting the underprivileged. She has overseen a variety of community programs, helping with job placement, education, fundraising, and shining a spotlight on the troubles facing the disadvantaged in our country.
Touch-A-Life Foundation recognizes Marion Campbell as a 2019 TAL Hero for her work as Executive Director and Co-founder of Eddie’s House and the ABLE Center where she has touched so many lives through her outreach, donations, and advocacy.
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