Myrlia has always enjoyed volunteer work and in the past has involved herself with literacy programmes, education non-profits and feeding the homeless, as well as volunteering to teach children’s dance classes in village schools.
She and her husband began the Look to the Stars project in 2005 in a bid to encourage people to become more active in philanthropy.
Myrlia also writes a blog about personal development and spiritual topics, and has been an Inspirational Luminary on InspireMeToday.com. Myrlia sits on the Advisory Board of Pause to Support a Cause.
In 2013, Myrlia was listed as one of America’s Top 20 Women in Philanthropy, and she is featured in the book, The Power of Legacy – Personal Heroes of America’s Most Inspiring People.
Most recent articles by Myrlia Purcell
- Look To The Stars Is Feeling Inspired on April 15, 2016
- Editorial: Have Oxfam and Scarlett Johansson Destroyed Celebrity Giving? on February 3, 2014
- will.i.am's TRANS4M Concert Unites Hollywood for Youth Education on January 29, 2014
- Bill Gates Looks at 2013's Successes on December 31, 2013
- Joanna Lumley Funds Life-Saving Inventions on October 25, 2013