The Brain Energy Support Team (BEST) is pleased to announce our BEST Superhero of the Month for November 2017. BEST congratulations to Ellen Krawiecki! Ellen is Rocky Horror shadowcaster, animal lover, vegan, Pacific Northwest native and brain injury survivor. Here’s what Ellen’s nominator had to say: Ellen gives a new meaning to the word thrive. She pursues her passions with high energy. Ellen was featured in the 2015 BEST Brings Hope video where her powerful words served not only as an inspiration, it also showcased her positive journey forward. I think Ellen is the BEST! Our BEST thanks and appreciation to Ellen for all that she does for
The Brain Energy Support Team (BEST) is delighted to offer this extra special holiday giveaway created by some of our BEST Superheroes for one lucky winner! The BEST Superhero Gift Giveaway will take place on the BEST Facebook page, beginning on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 beginning at 10 a.m. PST. A holiday treasure trove of gifts have been provided by our very own talented BEST Superheroes! These empowered real-life superheroes have taken the journey forward after brain injury by exploring their passions, talents and dreams through empowerment skills and peer support. Here’s what’s in this special superhero-sized gift package: A
What a great day of engagement, energy and empowerment! Thank you for supporting our celebration of superheroes yesterday on Giving Tuesday 2017, the international day of giving back. However, this is just the beginning of the celebration! The Brain Energy Support Team is planning to close out 2017 in the BEST way possible–superhero-style! We plan on celebrating our BEST superhero mission along with sharing our BEST stories of real-life superheroes who have done more than survive brain injury–they have learned to thrive through empowerment and peer support from fellow superheroes just like them! Join us with your membership and/or contribution
Who: Diane Rasch, real-life superhero. What: Discovering empowerment, new dreams and hope after brain injury. When: Since 2013. Where: The Brain Energy Support Team (BEST). How: Diane began her superhero journey of empowerment in 2013 through BEST peer support groups and educational and social programs. Along the way, Diane discovered new passions, dreams and goals after her brain injury. With the support of her family and BEST friends, she pursued her new life with energy and determination. Today, Diane is a thriving working artist and the owner of Heartfelt Tidbits of Creativity, a handcrafted-cards and paper crafts company. Her work has
It’s almost time to celebrate! Tomorrow, November 28, 2017, superheroes from all over the world will team up on Giving Tuesday (#GivingTuesday), the international day of giving, to help support and empower superheroes of the brain injury community to soar to new heights! Never fear, the superheroes are near! Click here to learn how to join in the celebration! Share your special giving story and you may even help BEST in more super ways–here’s how.