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MISSION

Our mission is to promote a sustainable world in enhancing the dignity and improving quality and safety of life of individuals, families, and communities through education, leadership, advocacy, and self reliance programs.

'Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.'
Nelson Mandela

Disaster Relief

Children & Education

Empowered Women

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Please help earthquake survivors in ECUADOR and JAPAN!

On April 16, 2016, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Equador with recorded Casualties of: 654 killed, 58 missing and 16,600 injured, 12,492 wounded.

Same day, a magnitude-7.0 earthquake also struck Japan's Kyushu Island, where two days earlier rattled by a 6.2 quake. Casualties of: 25 deaths in both Japan earthquakes.

Here's how you can help!

Your support changes lives, educate children, empower women, and build resilient communities.

“When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.” ~ Maya Angelou

About Us

iDARE is an acronym for integrity Diversity Adaptation Resilience Empowerment.
iDARE®, Inc., a registered non-profit 501(c)(3), is organized and operated exclusively for charitable and education purposes.

iDARE is dedicated to enhance the quality of life by promoting a sustainable world to invidividuals, families, and communities through disaster relief, education programs and campaigns. We strive for excellence with our dedicated volunteers and mentors who selflessly help to cultivate education, leadership, and skills development.

  • Children and Education
  • Community Development
  • Empowered Women
  • Disaster Relief

Advisory Board

Our team is comprised of results-oriented philanthropists, community leaders, and passionate social entrepreneurs seeking scalable solutions to major social challenges.
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Nicky Dare

Founder
Nicky Dare’s skills and areas of expertise include Management Consulting, Corporate Strategic Planning, and serving as the Founder of the GMMC Consulting firm (Global Meta Management Consultants, Ltd.) since the early 1980’s. Spanning over twenty-five years, Nicky’s illustrious career in international management consulting, specializing in Business Process Re-Engineering “BPR” and Change Management, leadership, team, and relationship-building in corporate environments is an outgrowth of her time-honored commitment to excellence, loyalty, dedication and integrity. Raised in Houston, Texas in the 1970’s, she completed her B.A. at the University of Houston, and traveled throughout the U.K., Scotland, and Southeast Asia. Nicky pioneered her own management consulting business at the early age of twenty one, received her MBA degree from IPMI Business School, and relocated to Southern California in the 1990’s, where she raised her children and currently resides with her family. As a woman advocate, Nicky continues to support her community by serving as committee members to various charity and networking organizations. She has been a loyal advocate to The Arthritis Foundation, committee member and volunteer to Habitat For Humanity, The American Cancer Society, Relay For Life, and local churches. She has served as President to NAPW National Association of Professional Woman, Santa Clarita Chapter since 2012. For decades, her selfless dedication in volunteering to various groups have been her personal passion since her early youth. The credo of iDARE is the signature of her proven self journey to convey such passion into helping others in life. Nicky is the author of “The Audacity of Veracity” (2014). Currently, she is working on her next two books.
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Sharon Ventrice

Board Advisor
Sharon Ventrice has lived in the Santa Clarita Valley since March 1973 and has been involved with Veteran causes for many years. Her husband is a Vietnam Veteran (101st Airborne, Bien Hoa, 1967 – 68) and their Military is very near and dear to her heart. Her father was on Okinawa during WWII, her grandfather was in the Spanish American War and her great grandfather was in the Union Army in the Civil War. Sharon is a board member of the Santa Clarita Valley Veterans Memorial, Inc. which hosts the Tribute to Veterans each year on Memorial Day at Eternal Valley Park and Mortuary. She is a Lifetime associate member of the Vietnam Veterans of America, 355, and associate member of the American Legion, Post 507 where she assists with events to honor Veterans. She is also part of a group of three ladies who put on an event honoring local women at a Gold Star Mothers Day Tea in late September each year. She is on the committee through the City of Santa Clarita which plans the Veterans Day event at our Veterans Historical Plaza each November and the Military Honor Christmas Tree Lighting the first Saturday of December. Nevertheless, Sharon Ventrice assists other Military support non-profits to promote their causes for the Veterans and Active Military. Sharon is a seasoned philantrophist and volunteer in the community.
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Roosevelt Scott

Board Advisor
Roosevelt “Rosie” Scott has served in the United States Marine Corps, USMC, for 13 years. Mr. Scott’s military and law enforcement background includes Special Response Team (SRT), who provided security for executives of the U.S. Department of Energy, team leader of the SRT who trained with L.A.P.D. SWAT, British Special Air Service (S.A.S), the FBI’S Hostage Rescue Team (HRT), and numerous specialized teams from all over the United States. After the September 11, 2001 massacre, Roosevelt worked with a security detail to provide protection for executives at Disney, Sony, Paramount and Warner Brother Studios and Warner Brother Records. After completing a thirteen year tour in the Marine Corps, Roosevelt settled down and went to work as a police officer at the Bakersfield Police Department. After serving 10 years on the police force, Roosevelt joined the Kern County District Attorney’s office as an Investigator, where he worked for 12 years. Roosevelt is a Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certified Rangemaster, and a P.O.S.T. certified Handgun, Rifle and Shotgun instructor. One of Roosevelt’s other duties at the D.A.’S office was Terrorism Liaison Officer (TLO). As one of the TLO’S, he networked with agencies, both public and private, who came together as one under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to combat terrorism. Roosevelt earned a dual major Associates Degree from Bakersfield College in Psychology and Administration of Justice. Roosevelt also still serves with the U.S. military providing weapons instruction and training to deploying and home based California National Guard and California Air Guard troops.
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William Kinsey

Board Advisor
In the past 20 years, Mr. Kinsey has developed successful organizations throughout Asia, concentrating in China. He has been in the analytical instrumentation market for over 30 years. Mr. Kinsey has held most positions in sales and marketing organizations, as an Application Chemist, Application Manager, Product Manager, Marketing Manager, Sales Manager, VP of Sales and Marketing and International Sales and Marketing positions. Currently, he is the Managing Director of TSI Inc. based in China. He has set up and managed successful and profitable distribution organizations globally.
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Michelle Bunyan

Accountant
Michelle Bunyan is CTEC Tax Preparer with over 15 years experience preparing taxes, business bookkeeping and payroll management for various types of business entities, specializing in non-profit organizations.
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Maria Valencia

Board Assistant

iDARE®, Inc. does not discriminate in any hiring or volunteering services.

Partners / Sponsors

If you wish to become one of our Partners or Sponsors to support programs or future programs or simply donating In-Kind gifts, please contact our office:
Email: info@iDAREworld.com or Phone 1-888-879-6718

For more past and new Sponsors, visit our Partners & Sponsors page

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All testimonials are obtained from recent Events and Courses, Seminars, Training, and Community Workshops. Please go to Testimonials page to read more!

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