074: No One Deserves to Be Invisible — Beauty Night with Caroline MacGillivray

Everyone deserves to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of socioeconomic status. 

Caroline MacGillivray is the Founder and Executive Director of Beauty Night. In the 16 years since its creation, Beauty Night has done well over 60,000 life-makeovers for women who live in poverty. The concept was born out of a request from various domestic violence survivors who wanted to look and feel fabulous. Caroline shares how she got started and the beautiful things that are happening within the organization on this episode.

Key Takeaways:

[4:00] In the last 16 years, Beauty Night has done over 60,000 makeovers.

[5:05] Why does Caroline do what she does for those who are struggling?

[9:20] Caroline works with both men and women.

[10:50] Caroline tries to get male volunteers to come in and act as ‘knights in shining armor’ for the ladies.

[16:30] Connecting with others and being validated are human needs.

[23:35] Rob reads Beauty Night’s value statements.

[27:15] What has some of the feedback been from the volunteers?

[38:05] Does Caroline have any highlights to share?

[42:55] How can individuals help Caroline?

[50:15] Be kind to the people who are in your life. Hug them!

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