“I choose to not be defined by my past, but instead, I am defining my future. I want to empower all youth in foster care to find their passions, go after their dreams and give themselves a chance to be who they were born to be.”
– Cassidy Mack
About Cassidy Mack
Actress and Foster Care Adoption Advocate
Spending her early years in the foster care system, Cassidy joined her forever family by adoption at the age of 6 which changed her life dramatically. She started her career on the stage doing musical theatre, where she caught the acting bug. After a chance meeting with Ryan Gosling, she decided that her destiny was actually going to be as a film and television actress and she set out to find herself representation. Luckily for her, she was immediately signed and her journey began. Since then, Cassidy has enjoyed working in commercials, short and feature films and has had several co-star roles on television. She uses her past experiences to bring more depth to her performances.
Charity work is very important to Cassidy. She is very passionate about what she believes in and is determined to give back to those who have and continue to believe in her. In November 2012 she founded her own nonprofit organization called “Love Gives Chances.” Her goal is to empower foster youth and encourage them to find the courage to go after their dreams. At the same time letting the world know how incredible adopting a child from foster care can be, bringing hope to more children before they age out of the system.
– IMDb Mini Biography By: JCMC
About Harold “Lefty” Williams
Born Harold Williams, Lefty grew up in Jersey City, New Jersey. Accomplishing much in his basketball career, Lefty proclaims one of his defining moments was being asked to join the World Famous Harlem Globetrotters! He made Globetrotter history by becoming the first left handed showman to sign with the team.
Off the basketball court, Lefty found great inspiration from his maternal grandfather Thomas Williams. Because of his grandfather, Lefty has tried to live his life in such a way that it would be motivational to all who crossed his path. Lefty has often said that Shyneefa, his wife and childhood friend, is one of the reasons that he is who he is today. In 2008, they launched the Dare2Dream Campaign- which has grown into the Harold Lefty Williams Dare2Dream Foundation- in an effort to provide young people with life changing experiences that would not only broaden their perspectives of all that the world has to offer them, but also regarding the treasures within them that they can give to the world!
Through the Dare 2 Dream Campaign, Lefty has enriched the lives of youth all across North America through such initiatives as the Keeping Promises & Dream Keepers Campaign, the Lefty Williams Ambassador Program and the Dare2Dream Basketball Camp. Lefty is passionate about helping all youth in need. For more information visit www.Leftysfoundation.com