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Ueblacker, Sigrid

Sigrid Ueblacker of Lakewood CO devotes her life to taking care of wounded birds and returning them to the wild. Her Birds of Prey Rehabilitation Foundation is one of the most successful programs of its kind, having cared for thousands of birds. Ueblacker works seven days a week and uses her own savings to support the birds.

  • animal protection
Giraffe work location(s): North America, US, Colorado
Home when commended: North America, US, Colorado
Home now: North America, US, Colorado
Gender: F (female)
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Ugalde, Rosalinda

Rosalinda Ugalde, Angie Camacho, Paloma Camacho, Sarah Cardona, Fernando Becerra, Annette Martinez, Dana Page, Horacio Romero, Raul Velasquez and Alejandro Velasquez are leaders of Earth Niños at the Humphreys School in East Los Angeles. Giving up endless hours of their own time and braving the ridicule of other kids, these 6th-graders planted more than 100 trees at their school and at Occidental College, beautified their neighborhood by planting flowers, picked up tons of litter on their school grounds and around the neighborhood, and led Los Angeles' Unified School District in starting an aluminum recycling project.

  • environment
Giraffe work location(s): North America, US, California
Home when commended: North America, US, California
Home now: North America, US, California
Gender: F (female)
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Usry, Becky

Becky Usry of Vancouver WA created the Mary Magdalene Ministries, a program to get prostitutes out of "the life." Despite angry pimps' threats to kill Usry and serious damage to her house and car, she actively recruits prostitutes from the streets and protects them from vengeful pimps.

  • poverty
  • womens issues
Giraffe work location(s): North America, US, California
Home when commended: North America, US, California
Home now: North America, US, Washington
Gender: F (female)
For more information, click on the Giraffe's name.
 
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