Most recently, Sara, along with co-founder Yvonne Fedderson, have been nominated for the fifth time for the Nobel Peace Prize.
YVONNE FEDDERSON, CO-FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT
For more than four decades, Yvonne Fedderson
has devoted her
life to helping needy children.
As a Childhelp® co-founder, Mrs. Fedderson is actively involved in the development and oversight of a leading national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping victims of child abuse and neglect.
Childhelp's approach focuses on prevention, intervention and treatment.
As president of Childhelp, Mrs. Fedderson's focus is upon developing and supporting the organization's more than 25 chapters and auxiliaries.
More than 2,500 volunteers nationwide organize fund-raising events in their communities, which raise more than $2 million annually.
Since 1994, Mrs. Fedderson has also served as president and CEO of her late husband's company, Don Fedderson Productions.
responsibilities include managing the rights of the television programs he
produced, including Family Affair, My Three Sons, and The Betty White Show.
She has served on the company's board of directors for more than 30 years.
, a graduate of the Pasadena Playhouse, under the name of Yvonne Lime, has had an extensive acting career in film, television and stage.
has been active in a number of humanitarian organizations including the Assistance League
, and the Mary and Joseph League
, as well as several professional organizations.
She also has served on the board of directors of Children to Children, Inc., the International Alliance on Child Abuse and Neglect, and is an honorary board member for The Dyslexia Foundation.
has received more than 100 honors and awards for her
service to children, some of which include the National Children
's Alliance's Champions of Children Award, the State of California's Legislature's Woman of the World Award, and the Women's International Center's Living Legacy Award.
and Mrs. O'Meara have been given the Kiwanis World Service Medal
, the American Ireland Fund Humanitarian Award
, The University of California Riverside Chancellor's Founder's Award
, and Family Circle Magazine's
"Women Who Make a Difference.
Most recently, Yvonne, along with co-founder Sara O'Meara, have been nominated for the fifth time for the Nobel Peace Prize.
Mrs. Fedderson was born in Glendale, California and now makes her home in Paradise Valley, Arizona.