Having your hands tied and not having the supplies to save a life is crushing.” In 2010 Andy went on a life defining mission to Kenya with Team Worldvision, an organization that brings basic supplies and clean water to children throughout the world. (Of course.)He immediately sponsored a little boy, Cosmas, orphaned by HIV/AIDS, and for around $35.00 a month provided basic food and water for Cosmas.
Andy headed out with a team of other marathoning do-gooders to visit Cosmas’ remote village of Bartabwa.
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“I learned a lot about myself through that whole experience.
I’d done a lot of charity work before, but really the springboard The Bachelor had was powerful.
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Being able to flip it and use it to help others is where I really realized the point of being on TV.” When Andy was in Laos he treated hundreds of children with gastrointestinal worms which robbed them of the basic nutrition they needed to grow and develop.
“It became very clear for the tremendous need for basic medical care.