Mary Fisher has spent many years as a Special Representative of the United Nations, traveling the globe and working to assist those most affected by poverty, violence, and AIDS. Partnering with vulnerable women in Africa and around the world for the last decade, Fisher has designed jewelry made by the women to help them earn a dignified livelihood. Her latest project? Creating the 100 Good Deeds Bracelet to encourage an international movement for positive change. The bracelet, which comes in a variety of colors, is both a call to do good deeds and a strategy to empower women, and has launched a worldwide 100 Good Deeds movement...
Susan Sarandon and Mary Fisher discuss The 100 Good Deeds Bracelet: "Even with a lifetime of achievement behind her, the 67-year-old is still adding new roles to her resumé. She just became the first celebrity face of the 100 Good Deeds Bracelet, a nonprofit helping at-risk women in Uganda, Rwanda, Zambia, South Africa, and Haiti, and she is about to become a grandmother..."
Mary and Susan Sarandon discuss the cause and effect of The 100 Good Deeds Bracelet: "The Oscar-winning actress already has her hands full working as a celebrity ambassador for The 100 Good Deeds movement, a charity that sells handcrafted bracelets made by women in developing nations like Haiti and Uganda. The jewelry is meant to inspire its wearers to pursue selfless, anonymous acts of kindness. These gestures can be as simple as opening the door for someone or waving to a stranger having a bad day, Sarandon explains...."
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