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

2019 Ecuador Expedition Offers Villagers & Volunteers a Life-Changing Experience


Every year ASEA volunteers look forward to joining the Advancing Life Foundation for an extraordinary hands-on expedition. With past efforts focused on building the foundation of the Inta-Kara Advancing Life Center—a unique learning institute—in rural Ecuador, this year’s expedition began with enough work completed to see student enrollments just around the corner! On Sunday, 14 … Continue reading 2019 Ecuador Expedition Offers Villagers & Volunteers a Life-Changing Experience

Advancing Life Volunteers Share Heartwarming Stories from Cotacachi, Ecuador


Now in its third year, the work of ASEA Advancing Life in Cotacachi, Ecuador, continued this summer with the first of 2019’s two expedition groups making an unforgettable impact in June. The volunteers who aided in the building of a vocational campus furthered progress toward the end goal of training local villagers with skills for … Continue reading Advancing Life Volunteers Share Heartwarming Stories from Cotacachi, Ecuador

Asistentes a ASEA Ascent donan kits escolares a niños en México


Mientras ASEA recibió a los mejores emprendedores de negocios emergentes de todo el mundo para una recarga gratificante en el paraíso, algo aún más inspirador sucedió detrás las escenas. Los vacacionistas hicieron una prioridad de devolver a la comunidad local en México. Ubicados en la hermosa Riviera Cancún, los asistentes al evento anual Ascent trajeron … Continue reading Asistentes a ASEA Ascent donan kits escolares a niños en México

ASEA Ascent Attendees Donate School Kits to Children in Mexico


While ASEA hosted the best up-and-coming business entrepreneurs from around the globe for a rewarding recharge in paradise, something even more inspiring was happening behind the scenes. Vacationers made it a priority to give back to the local community in Mexico. Located in the beautiful Riviera, Cancun, attendees of the annual Ascent event brought donated … Continue reading ASEA Ascent Attendees Donate School Kits to Children in Mexico

Tracking down Evidence, Preventing Suicide


The ASEA Advancing Life Foundation has funded the training of a third electronics storage detection (ESD) law enforcement dog for Operation Underground Railroad. Once trained, this dog will be able to locate hidden electronic devices as small as thumb drives in the investigative work of bringing child sex traffickers to justice. The dog’s name is … Continue reading Tracking down Evidence, Preventing Suicide