Live Your Best Life & Create the World You Want to Live In: Here's My Story! by Ash Benton

Live Your Best Life & Create the World You Want to Live In: Here's My Story!

As parents, we are always busy. Work, school, after-school activities, doctor visits, etc. We rarely have time to unwind for ourselves let alone make time for others. Yet every now and then you find that someone in the world who wants to be the change, wants to make a difference, no matter how tough it is.

Almost six years ago I decided I would make a difference in the lives of those less fortunate. I started out with $18 and a dream. The first week I fed 18 people sandwiches, chips and bottled water. Yes, with $18 and a thrifty Dollar Store.

My dream turned into a vision. Before I knew it, I was setting up tables and feeding lines of hungry people. At that point I knew I was walking in my purpose. Every time my hand reached out to pass a hot meal, clean clothes or a fresh bottle of cold water in 100-degree weather, I knew the calling was upon me. I could feel it in my heart. Through smiles, through gratitude, through the faces of young children (their frowns turned into smiles), I knew I was making a difference.

Today I have been blessed to start a nonprofit, The Green Team Helping Hands, that feeds hundreds a month! Moms, you can take care of your families and have your dreams. too! Live your best life.

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Anna Johnson
You are so humble. Your story is so much bigger then people know. Lord knows we need more Earth Angels like you. Please help Ashley feed the homeless. Any amount helps. She started with $18!
You sure know why we are here the grand Angel you are! Blessed to know you and support you ๐Ÿ’š
Victoria Torij Johnson
Ashley Pontious, you are amazing. Keep doing God's work because he has his hands on you and the Green Team Helping Hands! I just love you!!
Shelly Campbell
Hi Ash.. Iโ€™m so proud of you, keep going sis youโ€™re doing a great job. Wishing you much more blessings and success. Love you! โค๏ธ๐Ÿ˜˜
Elisa Schmitz
You are amazing, Ash Benton ! Thank you for all of your hard work and vision to make this happen. You are truly a gift to so many. Thanks for inspiring us and encouraging others to pursue their dreams and also give back. We are so grateful to have you as part of our tribe! โค๏ธ
Laura Greenwald
What a wonderful story @AshBenton. Thanks so much for sharing what a difference $18 and a dream can make!
Shannon Richardson
Beautiful story. Beautiful girl!
Ash Benton
Thank you all so much! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’š
Terri Kendrick
This is so incredibly inspiring! Thanks for sharing your story!
Michael Kennedy
This is absolutely wonderful, I will share your story in our house and with many others. Thank you.

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