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“We have to be really deliberate, brave, and bold when it comes to the things we believe in, and I think that we can care and that can be a badge of honor.”

– LaRayia Gaston

LaRayia Gaston is the founder of the nonprofit Lunch On Me, a Los Angeles based charity dedicated to ending starvation and enriching the minds, bodies, and spirits of people experiencing homelessness. LaRayia is also the author of Love Without Reason: The Lost Art of Giving a F*ck, and today’s episode is all about tapping back into our humanity and being intentional with our love. You’ll hear how LaRayia began feeding those in need at age 14, and what she saw and experienced during her 43 days on Skid Row. LaRayia’s heart and passion for people shines through in this conversation—you can’t help but feel inspired by her.

In this episode of The SimplyBe. Podcast:

  • LaRayia’s 43-days on Skid Row

  • How LaRayia tapped into a need within the nonprofit world

  • How to begin loving without reason on a daily basis

  • Micro-gestures for being intentional with your love

  • How LaRayia reached a new level of vulnerability by writing her book

  • Being deliberate & brave around the things we believe in

This show is produced by Soulfire Productions


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