Advancing Life Reflects on a Year Full of Impact in 2019


The Advancing Life Foundation has had quite an amazing year. We’ve continued working with longtime partners—and adding new ones—to impact as many people as possible and make a difference in communities worldwide. Our partnerships were strengthened in good works this year, both with Choice Humanitarian and Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.), as well as our newest … Continue reading Advancing Life Reflects on a Year Full of Impact in 2019

Inta-Kara Students Begin Inaugural Courses at the Advancing Life Center


Ever since the Advancing Life Foundation partnered with CHOICE Humanitarian to fund, aid, and build the Inta-Kara Advancing Life Center in the Intag region of Ecuador, volunteers and donors have excitedly awaited to see the results of implementation in the community. Now that the school’s first class of students has officially started their vocational courses, … Continue reading Inta-Kara Students Begin Inaugural Courses at the Advancing Life Center

ASEA’s Advancing Life Foundation Focuses on Others for Giving Tuesday


It’s a wonderful time of year, and the most deserving recipients of the spirit of giving are those who make it possible for us to live the way we do. Generally given less attention than highly advertised days like Black Friday or Cyber Monday, perhaps the most important event every holiday season benefitting folks nationwide … Continue reading ASEA’s Advancing Life Foundation Focuses on Others for Giving Tuesday

ASEA & Advancing Life Pledge to ‘Do Something’ This Holiday Season


Now is the time of year when our thoughts—and social media posts—turn to what we’re thankful for most. This act of recognizing our blessings serves to increase our gratitude. One of the ways we do that at ASEA is by giving, and the volunteers at the Advancing Life Foundation have made that a focus throughout … Continue reading ASEA & Advancing Life Pledge to ‘Do Something’ This Holiday Season

Champion Triathlete Shawn Burke Finds Healing from Veteran PTSD Through Service in Ecuador


Triathlete Shaw Burke is known for competing in over 200 triathlons and 19 Ironman competitions, winning 50 gold medals and 3 silvers over the course of his career. But behind his tough-guy exterior lived an untold story about his time spent in the military and the ways his experiences during that time have plagued him … Continue reading Champion Triathlete Shawn Burke Finds Healing from Veteran PTSD Through Service in Ecuador

Advancing Life’s ‘Ride for Freedom’ with Orange County Choppers Raises Proceeds for O.U.R. Initiatives


When the Advancing Life Foundation heard that ASEA was pairing up with Orange County Choppers, they jumped at the chance to help organize a special event to raise money for their charitable partners, Operation Underground Railroad and St. Jude’s. The OCC team was on-site at ASEA’s Convention to unveil the custom ASEA bike they had … Continue reading Advancing Life’s ‘Ride for Freedom’ with Orange County Choppers Raises Proceeds for O.U.R. Initiatives

Advancing Life Partners with Vision Cambodia for a New Education Center, ASEA Annual Convention Brings in Record Donations


At the recent ASEA 2019 Global Convention in Las Vegas, the ASEA Advancing Life Foundation announced its newest partnership for breaking the cycle of poverty, suffering, and abuse: The organization is called Vision Cambodia, and their sole focus is improving the quality of life for rural Cambodians. At the convention where the announcement was made, … Continue reading Advancing Life Partners with Vision Cambodia for a New Education Center, ASEA Annual Convention Brings in Record Donations

Champ the Dog Is Thriving in New Job Fighting Crimes Against Children


When Officer Alyssa Burrows started her first job out of her graduate program, she had no idea her closest coworker would be a dog. “As I began to develop relationships with different co-workers, another officer in the sex offender unit mentioned he had once tried to earn an assignment with an electronics detecting dog,” remembers … Continue reading Champ the Dog Is Thriving in New Job Fighting Crimes Against Children