To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; to know that even one life has breathed easier because you have lived — that is to have succeeded.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.
Drawn from Valor is a non-profit 501(c)(3) animation studio helping to educate and empower children and families impacted by physical and mental health conditions. We create free animations to help them understand and manage their conditions so they can live longer, happier, healthier lives.
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Kara & the (Not So) Dire Beastie is an 8-episode medical education animation series for families of and patients with type 1 diabetes. Kara & the (Not So) Dire Beastie is meant to empower children and their families in managing and demystifying type 1 diabetes, helping increase their retention of important facts, and increasing their access to information in remote areas — all with the purpose of better long-term health. The short Kara and the (Not So) Dire Beastie videos are currently available for free in English and Spanish.
The Tales of the Golden Acorn is an animated series that focuses on the effects, issues, and strategies for living with trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in a family setting. Though intended for young people who are impacted by trauma, The Tales can be helpful to anyone of any age who is contending with the effects of trauma. The recurring theme of the series is no matter how dire things may seem, there is always room for hope.