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 WE ARE CHANGEMAKERS
IN ACTION

Collaborations

OUR WORK

WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE BY WORKING TOGETHER

NONPROFITS | UNIVERSITIES | GOVERNMENT | BUSINESSES | INDIVIDUALS | MEDIA | FILM

Benefactions (verb): the act of benefiting

origins Latin: bene (good); facere (to do, action)

 

From grassroots to global initiatives,

we work with people and organizations to make a difference. 

We provide social impact consulting for

social impact programs, projects, and productions.

Benefactions Collaborations
Benefactions Collaborations
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Benefactions Collaborations

AWARD-WINNING | CERTIFIED B-CORP | WOMAN-OWNED

Forbes Coaches Council Social Impact
Benefactions Certified B Corp
Women Owned Business

OUR AREAS OF IMPACT

PURPOSE-DRIVEN

PARTNERSHIPS, PROJECTS & PRODUCTIONS

Nobel Peace Laureate Initiatives
Public Figure Philanthropy
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Social Impact Film & TV
Advocacy Iniatives
Social Impact Media Commentary

OUR COLLABORATIONS.

YOU'RE IN GOOD COMPANY.

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UNA USA
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Cornell University logo
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Benefactions is proud to be selected as a network member

for Billion Acts, a Nobel Peace Laureate-led initiative creating change.

Nobel
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NOBEL PEACE 
LAUREATE INITIATIVES

PROJECTS:
Advocacy | Educational & Content Design | Fundraising |  Marketing & Communications 
Project Management | Public Relations | Social Impact Campaigns
Dalai Lama
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His Holiness, the Dalai Lama
PeaceJam nonprofit lef by 14 Nobel Peace Laureates
Peacejam
Nobel Peace Laureate-led NGO
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu
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Billion Acts of Peace
Nobel Peace Laureate-Guided Initiative
Shirin Ebadi Nobel Speech
The Honorable Shirin Ebadi
Day Without Hate
Day Without Hate
Peacejam Award Recipient
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Nonprofit Initiatives
Global Orphan Prevention Nonprofit Initiatives

NONPROFIT,UNIVERSITY
& COMMUNITY

INITIATIVES

PROJECTS:

Advocacy | Annual Report Design | Event Planning | Community Engagement | Grant Writing | Fundraising |

Mission-Based Marketing | Nonprofit Operations | Nonprofit Start-up | Nonprofit Regulations Compliance |

Polices & Procedures | Project Management | Public Relations

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University of North Carolina:
James Cates Initiatives
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University of North Carolina:
Center for the Study of the
American South
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University of North Carolina:
Commission on History, Race and
a Way Forward
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University of North Carolina:
School of Medicine
Duke University: SNCC Legacy
global orphan prevention
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Duke University: School of Divinity
Private Reception & Public Event
Children of the Light
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Global Orphan Prevention
The Foundlings Orphanage NGO 
The Color of Education
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InPower Foundation
Second Chance Bikes
Ardas Family Clinic & Mango House
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Apprent.io
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Fox Street Compound
The Lion Project
The Lion Project
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Bridging the Gap
JoeDance: Pediatric Cancer Research
Thinking Huts
Lance Powers Sigmend
Open Labs
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A Lotta Love
TutuDesks
Public Figure Philanthropy
Ms. Colorado Sarah Marie Social Impact Interview

 PUBLIC FIGURE
PHILANTHROPY

PROJECTS: 

Large-scale Humanitarian Event Management | Social Impact Campaigns | Production |

Public Figure Charitable Appearances | Philanthropic Public Relations | Charity Vetting | Media Commentary

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Ms. Colorado
Sarah Marie
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Producer & Elton John's 1st Manager
Ray Williams
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Actor, Halloween's 'Michael Myers'
James Jude Courtney
Josh Escandon Celebrity Poker
Celebrity Poker Emcee
Josh Escandon
Mrs. North Carolina Nichelle Sublett TEDx
Mrs. North Carolina
Nichelle Sublett

AS MICHAEL MYERS

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Richard Branson | Snoop Dog | Global DJ
Sammy 'Shoebox Moses' Taggett
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Nine-Time Emmy Winning Producer
Nathan Clendenin
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Peabody, Telly & Emmy Winner
Josh Woll
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Emmy Nominated Director
Lotje Sodderland
Dr. Amy Wheeler, PhD
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LA Lakers, Olympic & UCLA Instructor
Dr. Amy Wheeler, PhD
Wimbledon & ATP Tennis Athlete
Jeff Salzenstein
ABC & SPIKE TV Host, 1st Female Black Belt
Theresa Byrne
Virtual Volunteer & Hollywood Philantropy KTLA with Sarah Hamilton
RNC medical humanitarian event
RNC 2008 Minnesota
KTLA 5 News Hollywood Gives Back:
Ryan Reynolds, Jennifer Garner, Amy Adams, Ciara & Russel Wilson
Republican National Conventions:
Humanitarian Aid Philanthropy Events
Laura Bush, Princess Zulu
Democratic National Conventions:
Humanitarian Aid Philanthropy Events
American Idol Chris Daughtry, Princess Zulu
Films
Red Chairs

SOCIAL IMPACT
FILM & TV INITIATIVES

PROJECTS:

 Community Engagement | Productions | Executive Producer | Marketing & Communications

Film Festivals | Film Screenings | Emmy Judge | Film Guides Design | Project Management

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Filmfest 919
Rocketman Preimer
TED
TED and TEDx
Limbo Cannes Film Festival
FILM: LIMBO | Executive Producer
Cannes Film Festival
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LIMBO
SOCIAL IMPACT FILM
CANNES FILM FESTIVAL
Black History Month Film Series
Cornell University | University of Chicago
Duke University
Center for Documentary Studies
Partner in Good Productions, Los Angeles
Social Impact TV Pitches and Productions
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Nobel Legacy Films
 
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Author: Film Guide for Study & Discussion
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Film: The Dalai Lama: Scientist
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Emmy Judge & MidSouth Chapter Member
National Academy Television Arts & Science
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In Production:
Day Without Hate Documentary
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Licencee of Film Screening Rights
Contact us to schedule a film screening
ADVOCACY
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ADVOCACY
INITIATIVES

Sarah is a member of the United Nations of the U.S.A., UN Women, and appointed to the U.S. Department of State's Fulbright Specialist Roster. She served as a delegate for the 65th Commission Status on Women.

PROJECTS:

Advocacy | Social Impact Campaigns | Drafting City & State Proclamations | Consulting

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Delegate 2021
UN WOMEN CSW65
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Member
UN Women
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Fulbright Specialist Roster
U.S. Department of State
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Drafted Official State Proclamations accepted by North Carolina Governor
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Drafted Official State Proclamations accepted by Colorado Governor
Drafted Official City Proclamations accepted by Mayor of Denver
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Member
United Nations Association  the USA
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Drafted Official City Proclamations accepted by Mayor of Charlotte
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Drafted State & City Proclamation
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SOCIAL IMPACT
MEDIA COMMENTARY

Media Commentary

PROJECTS:

Print & Television Media Commentary | Recognized Expert on Social Impact

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NBC Social Impact Segment
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Aired on the KTLA 5 Special Report at 7p
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KTLA | Los Angeles, California

Special Report 7pm

Hollywood  Jennifer Gardner, Ryan Reynolds, Amy Adams, Ciara & Russel Wilson, Alisha Keys, Jimmy Fallon, Dave Grohl, and Social Impact Specialist Sarah Hamilton raise funds, give back, and plead more virtual volunteers are needed in the COVID-19 crisis.

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Welcome to Duke University's 90th birthday celebration of Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Introduction his daughter, Thandeka Tutu, CEO of his nonprofit TutuDesks. This University event was held virtually.

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Why We Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day and how to explain the holiday to kids

"Although MLK Jr Day is designed as "a day on, not a day off," says Sarah Hamilton. It is the only holiday designated as a national day of service. Honoring the life and work of Dr. King, this day encourages all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities."

Forbes Nonprofit Article with Sarah Hamilton
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The Nonprofit Sector is Growing: ​​Why nonprofits should act now to leverage their position

"Creating more than just social impact, nonprofits have risen to become the third-largest employers in the U.S. economy. The growth of the nonprofit sector means stronger communities in terms of both human capital and dollars," writes Sarah Hamilton.

PBS Rewire Nonprofit Board article with Sarah Hamilton
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Why Boards Need Young Professionals and how to join

“While millennials and young professionals will gain leadership experience serving on a board, they also have a lot they can bring to the table," said Sarah Hamilton, a social impact and community engagement expert.

Thrive Global Virual Volunteer Article with Sarah Hamilton
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The Rise of the Virtual Volunteer: 7 ways you can make a difference from your couch

The Coronavirus limited our capacity to connect in person, but not our ability to make a difference. What do the Crisis Text Line, TEDx, The Smithsonian Institution, National Park Service & United Nations Volunteers have in common? Virtual Volunteering.

Washington Informer social impact article with Sarah Hmilton
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Millennials Thriving in D.C. Study Shows

"Millennials seek social impact as part of their everyday lives and one of the best places to be for that is Washington, D.C.," says Sarah Hamilton, Fulbright Specialist and social impact expert.

Best Life Article with Sarah Hamilton
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24 Ways to Find Happiness (without therapy)

While the effectiveness of therapy has been proven here are 24 ways to find happiness on your own. "Volunteering can help combat depression, reduce feelings of isolation by widening social circles, increase your skills and confidence, and give a sense of purpose and meaning," says Sarah Hamilton.

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Social Impact Heroes:

How Sarah Hamilton works with changemakers from all walks of life to address some of our most urgent challenges.

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