The Foundation’s laser-focused mission is health equity. “To end differences in health due to social or structural disadvantages. To improve population health through inspiring and empowering people, ideas, organizations, and relationships.” As a private foundation still in its toddler years in Pinellas County, the Foundation is still grappling with how to listen and communicate with the nonprofits it funds.
Six years ago, at 50, I took early retirement, sold almost everything I owned and began traveling the world. I had been living a good life but longed for something more. My passions have always been travel, photography and writing, so I decided to take a calculated risk and create a new life on “the road less traveled.”