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philanthropy

Partial proceeds of Groovy Girl will benefit the following nonprofit organizations:

Strides for Life Colon Cancer Foundation
www.stridesforlife.org

Casey Cui met Strides for Life’s founders, Barbara and Larry Cappel, during the Two-Day Colon Cancer March in Washington, D.C. Barbara and Larry’s son, Dylan, succumbed to colon cancer at the age of 23, while training for a berth on the U.S. Olympic rowing team. Strides for Life’s

mission is the prevention and early detection of colon cancer, via programs of public education, screening programs, and risk-reduction programs directed toward populations at high risk.

Lori Ann Foundation

Website coming soon

Casey Cui met Lisa Ingalls in San Francisco, California, where they discovered their mutual passion for dogs and their well-being, as well as giving back to the community. Lisa established the Lori Ann Foundation after the sudden loss of her sister, who was also a dog lover. The organization promotes mental health awareness and held an inaugural event in 2020 to raise funds for adoptable dog rescues.

Lumitala 
www.lumitala.com

Charity Nicolas, one of Casey Cui’s dearest college friends, founded this coaching, mentorship, and life design consultancy, which has the goal of igniting energy, illuminating pathways to joy and purpose, and empowering others to redesign their lives to dream, shine, and thrive.

Mona Foundation
www.monafoundation.org/

Casey Cui’s whirling dervish entrepreneur and passion coach of a friend, Debbi DiMaggio Betta, is closely connected with the Mona Foundation, which promotes global education, empowerment of women and girls, and community building.

These nonprofits are included on the back cover of the book: