Ari  Nessel

Ari Nessel

Ari Nessel gives away a thousand dollars a day, every day, to individual change-makers and activists who are working to make the world—or just their own community—a better, more peaceful and more sustainable place. He is the founder and president of a new organization, The Pollination Project, which awards $1000 grants as seed money to passionate individuals working for the benefit of people, planet, animals in areas like environmental sustainability, social justice, community health and wellness. He lives in Dallas with his wife, a doctor, who cares for underserved populations, their two young sons and a dog. He also teaches meditation and yoga workshops and is an activist for peace, nonviolence and animal advocacy.