Detroit, MI (PRWEB) October 24, 2013
Wish Upon a Teen (WUaT), the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping teenagers dealing with chronic illnesses and/or Autism Spectrum Disorders, is honored to announce Tiphany Adams (star of Sundance Channel’s “Push Girls”) as its newest celebrity ambassador.
“We are thrilled that Tiphany has committed to working with us,” said Michelle Soto, founder and president of Wish Upon a Teen. “She is a strong woman who has overcome her share of personal challenges so she understands the difficulties our teens are experiencing. Her inspirational story and outgoing personality will help rebuild and rediscover their self-esteem. ”
Tiphany Adams is a star of Sundance Channel’s “Push Girls,” an award-winning docu-series chronicling the lives of four dynamic women who have been paralyzed by illness or accident. She is a model, actress and motivational speaker that enjoys educating by bringing awareness on numerous topics including drunk driving, health and wellness and overall acceptance.
“I am incredibly grateful to become a part of such an uplifting foundation, “ said Tiphany Adams. “Experiencing time in the hospital as a teenager was certainly a challenging time in my life and I’m familiar with what these teens are facing in theirs. Building a sense of confidence and gaining self-love are essentials for any young adult and Wish Upon a Teen does just that.”
As Wish Upon a Teen’s celebrity ambassador, Tiphany will work closely with the nonprofit to help teenagers address and adjust to new circumstances and situations they find themselves in – from dealing with baldness due to chemotherapy, to learning stress-relieving techniques during long-term hospitalization.
About Wish Upon a Teen
Wish Upon a Teen aims to make a difference in the lives of these challenged teens one life at a time. Our mission is to provide resources, time, and opportunities to teenagers dealing with Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or recovering from injury or chronic illness. Through creative and interactive social and educational events, these teens will rediscover and rebuild their self-esteem as they continue their journey to adulthood.