Maytag Salutes: Deborah Nix

Name: Deborah Nix Hometown: Montgomery, Alabama Why We’re Saluting Deborah: Deborah has taught at a small Catholic school for more than 30 years. She has taught many grades, from kindergarten to eighth grade, and is now the art teacher. Her passion is to make sure that every child can be successful in their creativity. Whether pouring molds, working free-handed with clay, painting, or sketching, Deborah brin...

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Maytag Salutes: Leslie Searcy McFarlane

Name: Leslie Searcy McFarlane Hometown: Lithonia, Georgia Why We’re Saluting Leslie: Leslie is a fifth grade Special Education teacher in a co-taught classroom in DeKalb County. Although her focus is students with special needs, she embraces all students within her class with whatever support they may need, be it academic or emotional. She constantly looks for ways to encourage her students by sharing an in...

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Maytag Salutes: Karen Donovan Godt

Name: Karen Donovan Godt Hometown: Shaker Heights, Ohio Why We’re Saluting Karen: Karen is the founder and president of the Hope for Honduran Children Foundation, an organization with a mission to reduce poverty through education and social development for underserved youth in Honduras. She started the charity in 2004 after taking a medical mission trip to Honduras. On the trip, Karen and her husband met 24 ...

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Maytag Salutes: Jessica Henry

Name: Jessica Henry Hometown: Fort Wayne, Indiana Why We’re Saluting Jessica: Since becoming director of the Allen County SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), Jessica has set new adoption records at a No Kill animal shelter in her community. She works endless hours, even spending the night in a snowstorm because she was afraid she might have trouble making it back in the morning. Jessica ...

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Maytag Salutes: Vince Cook

Name Vince Cook Hometown Colerain, Ohio Why We’re Saluting Vince Vince spends his free time with local children through basketball activities in order to help keep them off the streets of Cincinnati. He has also become involved in their lives and helps them “do the right thing” day in and day out. By giving back to his community, Vince says he hopes it will set an example and help these kids repeat th...

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Maytag Salutes: Walter Feather

Name Walter Feather Hometown Roanoke, Virginia Why We’re Saluting Walter Walter Feather started the second fire and rescue station in all of Bedford County, Virginia in 1974 with the help of his brother, Robert Feather. Together, Robert and Walter worked many days and months going door-to-door in order to seek donations, along with hours of community fundraising, to build the fire and rescue station. In addi...

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Maytag Salutes: Amanda Prak Sam

Name Amanda Prak Sam Hometown Richmond, Virginia Why We’re Saluting Amanda Amanda started her charity, One Hundred Pounds of Hope, to help struggling families in Cambodia. Originally from Cambodia, Amanda and her family fled the country to escape the mass genocide of the Khmer Rouge. Today, Amanda gives back to the people of Cambodia through her charity. She explains, “One Hundred Pounds of Hope strives to...

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Maytag Salutes: Amy Hendrix

Name Amy Hendrix Hometown Marietta, Georgia Why We’re Saluting Amy Amy embodies the everyday American hero through her generous volunteer work for a local homeless shelter. Among the various jobs she helps out with, most of her work consists of facilitating a back to work class. She also has play dates for parents who are in need of a break or have something come up and need help with childcare, allowing par...

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Maytag Salutes: Bailey Allred

Name Bailey Allred Hometown Raleigh, North Carolina Why We’re Saluting Bailey Bailey Allred’s passion for children’s art museums, volunteering at local schools and coaching softball led her to building something great for her community. Last year, Bailey began running a nonprofit organization, cleverly named Canstruction, that holds annual design/build competitions to construct giant sized structures mad...

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Maytag Salutes: Julie Taylor Wilson

Name Julie Taylor Wilson Hometown Jeffersonville, IN Why We’re Saluting Julie Julie is the Development Director for LifeSpan Resources, the Area Agency on Aging for Clark, Floyd, Harrison and Scott counties in Indiana. She’s tasked with raising funds to support the vital services the agency provides through grant writing and hosting special events. But over the last 20 years her involvement has transitione...

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