bbcon 2014: RJ Mitte and the Importance of Celebrity Ambassadors Living the Cause
FS/NM: What are your goals for the Love the Rescue campaign moving forward and your plans for championing Shriners Hospitals and the life-saving work it does for children?
RJM: As long as I can continue to work with Shriners Hospitals, I'm more than happy. Whatever they need me for — I'm sure my manager loves when I say that … I love Shriners. I love the organization, the Shriners themselves. It's an amazing brotherhood of people all caring for the well being for children, and that's why the brotherhood is in place. It really makes a difference. We're just very lucky and blessed to be able to be a part of it. It's just an honor.
FS/NM: What can people take away from your story personally and, in addition, the story of Shriners?
RJM: To grow. You can have that same effect on children. You can have that same effect on your own life. It's not just Shriners. It's everyone. And we have the abilities and we have the growth and we have the social media to show this and to continue to grow this, and they do make a difference. … You can really have an impact. You don't always see it, but it's there.