|About Russell and his Society Philosophies...
|Who is not, but should be newsworthy today?|
|I believe that more issues that effect society as a whole, with less emphasis on the rich and famous.|
|What current events or circumstances should receive more news coverage?|
|I believe homelessness, with emphasis on homeless youth.|
|Who is today's most absurd role model?|
|What cause do you believe in enough to take action?|
|Russell rescues youth. Russell T. Hartsaw has a burning passion for making a difference in the lives of homeless youth, at risk youth and their families. He experienced firsthand what it means to be homeless and abused. He also knows the potential dangers that lie ahead for kids who are homeless and at risk. But what can one person do?|
Russell discovered an area in his city where homeless youth hid and supported each other in order to survive. He took food to them that he paid for and received from friends also wanting to help. Eventually, a few of these kids began to trust Russell. They were Gerald and nine of his friends, all between the ages of nine and fifteen years old.
When Russell received money for a gift from a friend, he chose to use it to take these ten kids out to a local restaurant for a meal. It turned out to be a tremendous experience. The manager at the restaurant matched the money so it provided meals for the group and allowed them to take food back to other kids who remained in seclusion.
Providing meals for this group of friends was only the beginning. Due to Russell's enthusiasm and initiative, area churches and members of the community tirelessly knocked on doors until they found homes for all ten kids!
Russell Hartsaw has now founded an organization to provide resources and support for homeless youth, at risk youth, their families and related organizations. The Invisible Youth Network is made up of volunteer members from every continent in the world, go to:
and learn more about the mission of the Invisible Youth Network and how you can get involved.
What can one person do? Russell has proved you can change lives!
Join us at the Invisible Youth Network - Online Community, and help us make a difference!
|For what causes have you taken action in the past?|
|I am the Chairman & CEO of the Invisible Youth Network, an organization that provides resources and services to homeless and at risk youth youth.|
|What is the best book you've read about bettering the world?|
|I do not beleve that I have read any book that even comes close.|
|What is a socially-conscious website that everyone should know about?|