A world renowned philanthropist, Betty is invited to work with many different people and groups on a multitude of projects. While Betty herself rarely publicizes these projects, it's important to recognize how her work has affected those other than her immediate clients. Betty's work has inspired innovators and entrepreneurs to give back to their community and help alleviate the problems homeless individuals face.
Betty Chinn x USC MADWORKSHOP Homeless Studio: Betty worked with Architecture graduate students to create temporary houses for the homeless. One particularly innovative project built a home for the back of a motorcycle. To learn more, click on the links below.
Missionary Trips: A few times a year, Betty receives different groups of teenage missionaries who come for the week to learn about homelessness and help out at her facilities. Below is a link to a recap video that one of the participants made from a few years ago.
Media Appearances: In past years, Betty was featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show as a recipient of the 2008 Minerva Award given by Maria Shriver. This summer Betty was asked to be a participant in an informative commercial about HIV/AIDS through the University of California, San Francisco. In addition, Betty was featured as one of CNN's Heroes.