Name: Allison Yacht, BraveHoods
Title: Founder and Executive Director
Kids: Zach, 17; Merry 14
City you live in: Longmont, CO
A typical day in my life includes… a typical day includes yoga, working, dog walking, and a nice dinner.
I was born… in New York.
My favorite thing about Arizona… The Heat!
I’m listening to… Podcasts, podcast, podcasts!
My family… My family is the best thing that has ever happened to me. I learn, laugh, and love more every day.
If I could have dinner with anyone, it would be… Michelle Obama.
One thing I cannot live without… I cannot live without yoga and cheese.
When I was younger, I wanted to be… A professional baseball player.
I’m inspired by… I am inspired by people who make lemonade from lemons.
The one person who motivates me is… We serve kids with cancer and their families. These families motivate me to keep going.
If I could change anything in the world, it would be… I would cure cancer.
My perfect day would include… yoga, a long hike, a movie (in a theater!), and a nice dinner (in a restaurant!)
My first job was… I was a life guard! I loved that job!
My favorite escape… paddleboarding!
I’m currently working on… I am still adjusting to COVID and look forward to 2021!
Favorite Quote… And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in.