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July 18, 2013 – Turning the Tables with Lance Weiler | Filmmaker Magazine

May 13, 2013 – Black Markets, Phenomenal Work, and Foster Care at DIY Days with Michael Andersen | Wired Magazine

June 5th, 2012 interview ‘Incorporating the Topic of Love in Your Writing‘ with Dr. Tim on Write Here, Write Now Business RadioX

Press Release – ODBF Honors 25 At-Risk Youth Graduating from Intense 12-Week Life Skills Coaching Course

Fostering Hope for At-Risk Teens
– Points North Feature


The Orange County Register (CA) piece on CASA luncheon where Kevin Montgomery was keynote speaker.


Business RadioX Write Here, Write Now with Vanessa Lowry aired Oct. 19


Heart of Atlanta with Mo Reilley aired on Nov. 20 on Cox Radio stations B98.5, 97.1 The River and WSB Talk Radio AM/FM/re-aired Nov. 27/28


NBC Atlanta/11 Alive News with Bill Liss aired on Nov. 23 at 6 p.m. featured Echo on its homepage, which goes to thousands of runners across the nation.


Nonprofit gives hope to students without families – Marietta Daily Journal Nov. 28


Collegiate Foster Kids Need Homes for the Holidays, Huffington Post


PSA featured on Healthtopia Radio WAEC 860 AM


Utah News: Utah hopes to help youth who are homeless, in foster care.


My Orange Duffel Bag: A Journey to Radical Change” wins international and national book awards.


My Orange Duffel Bag” App Celebrates the iPad2 – Authors to donate $2 from each eBook sale to buy iPads to expand educational opportunities for at-risk youth.


11Alive – Stimulus Money Funds Orange Duffel Bag Foundation.


“My Orange Duffel Bag” selected as Book of the Month for November by Pulpwood Queens, the largest book club in the nation with more than 400 chapters.


My Orange Duffel Bag” authors selected as the keynote speakers at Books Alive book festival.


Certified Orange Duffel Bag Coach filmed for Soledad O’Brien’s series Foster Care in America on CNN.


The Orange Duffel Bag Foundation Certifies Inaugural Class of 25 Foster Youth as Orange Duffel Bag Coaches.


Singer/Songwriter Kevin Montgomery Launches his 50 States in 50 Days Tour and Partners with Orange Duffel Bag Foundation to Help Teens Aging Out of Foster Care and Homeless Youth. 


Fashion for Foster Care at Sterling Hall Benefiting Orange Duffel Bag Foundation.


My Orange Duffel Bag” mentioned in Sports Networker blog for executives with pro sport teams.


My Orange Duffel Bag: A Journey to Radical Change” Book Trailer.


CNN – Sam Bracken: Helping Kids in Crisis