BJ Caldwell is showing Fort Worth, TX frontline and essential workers how much they are appreciated by an entire community.
Ostan is the founder and president of Arc of Justice (ARC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to reforming the military’s medical separation process by representing active-duty Servicemembers from all branches pro bono and establishing future safeguards via a Wounded Warrior Bill of Rights (WWBoR.)
Samantha Mandel hopes to make an impact in her community by working with and supporting youth and their families who have struggled with mental health and developmental barriers.
Beth Kirchner (‘08) lives out the Pepperdine mission as a volunteer with Mercy Ships.
Niki Sandoval serves as a Trustee at the Santa Barbara Foundation, which exists to improve the lives of the residents and communities throughout Santa Barbara County.
Jeanna focuses on providing mentoring and social entrepreneurship experiences for youth and young adults and makes positive impressions in others to leave her section of the world a little better.
Gabrielle Rockwell serves to provide charitable assistance to Firefighters and their families in times of need. She strives to promote awareness of Firefighter health and safety issues and the impacts they have upon their families and communities.
Andrew Marr founded the Warrior Angels Foundation (WAF) to support brain injury prevention and care for Service Members and Veterans.
Shanetta Weatherspoon (EdD ’13) and Monica Pereda (’19), staff members at Pepperdine’s Foster Grandparent Program, have been supporting the isolated elderly volunteers during the pandemic.
Mallory Bockwoldt ('16) designed a customized Facebook Parent frame for parents of students at Los Cerros Middle School in Danville, California.
Pepperdine Alumnus Robert Sellman (‘97) is helping set protocols and flow for treating the new influx of COVID-19 patients. He is currently serving as the Chief PA, Mount Sinai Emergency Department, New York.
Pepperdine alumnus Josh Burker (EdD ‘07) started making personal protective equipment (PPE) using a 3D printer and soon started producing masks for doctors and nurses all over the country.
Pepperdine alumna Laura Carmichael (‘02) is currently working with a team to provide safe care on the labor and delivery floor at Swedish Hospital in Issaquah, WA
Pepperdine alumnus Joel Ornelas (‘05) works as an interventional radiologist in the Austin area, serving patients who have experienced massive traumas.
Pepperdine alumnus Alan Semsar (MBA ‘09) is providing free marketing, creative, and public relations help for any businesses in need during this time.