The most powerful ideas create lasting change. They start with questions: “What if there were a better way?” “What can I do to help?” “How can we build a brighter future?” One idea can impact our community, our country and even our world. Learn more about The Universal Sphere’s™ featured change-makers, and find out how you can help make a difference.
Hippo Roller works with rural and impoverished communities to help improve access to water, enabling people to transport up to ﬁve times more water to their homes and food gardens.Donate
Dr. Carl June
Dr. Carl H. June, M.D.’s groundbreaking work genetically engineering T-cells has led to remarkable remissions of advanced cancers.Learn More
Emily Whitehead was the ﬁrst pediatric patient to be treated with Dr. Carl June’s T-cell therapy, which saved Emily’s life. The Emily Whitehead Foundation, run by Emily’s parents, now provides access to T-cell therapy to children throughout the world.Get Involved
Liter of Light
Most provinces in the Philippines do not have access to electricity. During his time in the Philippines, Illac Diaz discovered a way to use plastic bottles and water to bring light to these communities. Today, Liter of Light volunteers teach communities around the world to use recycled plastic bottles and locally sourced materials to illuminate their homes, businesses, and streets.
Hearts For Hearing
Hearts for Hearing provides life-changing opportunities for children and adults with hearing loss to listen for a lifetime. As one of the largest providers of Cochlear implant services in the region, Hearts for Hearing greets a diagnosis of hearing loss with hope.Donate
Dr. Don McPherson, Ph.D. developed lenses intended to protect surgeons’ eyes from lasers. At an Ultimate Frisbee tournament, he lent a pair of his glasses to a friend who happened to be colorblind. His friend could suddenly see the color orange in the goal-line cones across the field, which compelled Dr. McPherson to develop the EnChroma lens technology and eyewear for color blindness.Find Out More
Enabling The Future
The e-NABLE Community is a global group of individuals who use 3D printers to create free 3D printed hands and arms for those in need of an upper limb assistive device. This group includes everyday people who want to make a difference and “Give The World A Helping Hand.”