Established in 1986 by Larry Miller, the Corinthian Foundation has donated $12,915,702 to charities over the years. Here is a list of the contributions:
Corinthian Employee Directed Donations
A Promise to Peru, Inc. provides an annual cataract surgical and medical mission to the remote villages of the Sacred Valley of Peru and other regions in need. Physicians and other health professionals from across the U.S. along with medical, optometry, pharmacology and public health students and undergraduate students volunteer their time towards this effort.
Conducts seminars to inspire special teachers and reward those teachers with access to top people in their fields.
The Association of Community Employment Programs for the Homeless (ACE) works with homeless men and women throughout New York City, providing job training, work experience and a lifetime support network to help program participants achieve their goals and establish economic independence.
Advocates for Youth champions efforts that help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health. Advocates for Youth believes it can best serve the field by boldly advocating for a more positive and realistic approach to adolescent sexual health. Advocates focuses its work on young people ages 14-25 in the U.S. and around the globe.
To curb the slaughter of elephants, lions, rhinos, and gorillas on the African continent, the foundation takes a multi-pronged approach: discouraging poachers, aiding in the prosecution of traffickers, and raising awareness among would-be consumers of products derived from these animals.
American Cancer Society is committed to saving lives from cancer, while maintaining the highest standards of stewardship with platforms that allow ACS to remain focused on our mission: to help people stay well and get well, finding cures and by fighting back.
Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC) is one of the largest animal welfare organizations in the country, taking in approximately 30,000 animals each year. They never turn away any homeless, abandoned, injured or sick animal in need.
The Ali Forney Center is an LGBTQ+ youth homeless center that has supported the rehabilitation of thousands of homeless New Yorkers age 18-26. A LGBTQ+ center is necessary to tackle the unique issues that face this population, considering that approximately 60% of homeless youth in NYC are LGBTQ+ identified. The center has a “take you as you are” policy, and then works with clients until full rehabilitation is complete, working with the youth with everything from obtaining identification, to clothing, to household chores, to resume building and job preparedness. The center takes time with its clients, having each go through a program of 6 month crisis housing, where the youth can learn to regulate their schedule, to 2 years of transitional housing, where the youth get jobs, and start to pay a portion of their income to the center. Then, when it is time for them to move on and graduate, all of that money comes back to them so they can spend it on their first month’s rent. It is a great organization that has changed many people’s lives.
Allergic Diseases Research Laboratory at Mayo Clinic: conducts research on the causes of and cures for food allergies.
Advances research to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease and dementia while enhancing care and support for those affected. To reduce the risk of disease through the promotion of brain health.
American Cancer Society is committed to saving lives from cancer, while maintaining the highest standards of stewardship…with platforms that allow ACS to remain focused on our mission: to help people stay well and get well, finding cures and by fighting back.
Adanu’s mission is to ignite the passion of Ghanaian communities to bring about a future filled with opportunity and hope. “Yes, we build schools, but schools are just the beginning. Through them we build hope, because in Ghana an education is the critical bridge to a life of genuine opportunity” says founder Richard Yinkah.
Through Animal Care Fund, ACC raises support for the direct care of the lost, mistreated, surrendered or neglected animals of NYC and strives to keep them safe and stimulated in their new surroundings through medical care, basic animal husbandry, and enrichment and behavior programs, while our staff seek other placement and adoption options for them.
Now the nation’s premier civil right/human relations agency, ADL fights anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry, defends democratic ideals and protects civil rights for all.
We comprise three shelters located in Newark, Forked River, and Tinton Falls. Established in 1977, Popcorn Park is a sanctuary for abandoned, injured, ill, exploited, abused or elderly wildlife, exotic and farm animals, and birds. The Society prides itself on our devotion to the thousands of animals that we care for annually and the chance for a better life we offer them.
Mission: Association to Benefit Children (ABC) is dedicated to bringing joy and warmth to disadvantaged children and their families through compassionate, sustainable, comprehensive an integrated services, designed to permanently break the cycle of abuse, neglect, sickness and homelessness. ABC’s humane and innovative programs include early education advocacy, housing assistance, mental health services, family support and preservation, crisis intervention, therapeutic out-of-school and summer day camp programs, youth leadership development and mentoring.
Provides low-income children ages 0-12 with diapers, clothing and all the basic necessities that every child deserves.
The mission of the Books for Kids Foundation is to promote literacy among all children with a special emphasis on low-income and at-risk preschool-aged children. Books for Kids creates libraries, donates books, and implements literacy programs to develop the critical early foundation and skills which young children need to be successful in life.
The mission of the Brady organization is to create a safer America for all of us that will lead to a dramatic reduction in gun deaths and injuries. Brady has announced the bold goal to cut the number of U.S. gun deaths in half by 2025, based on an innovative and exciting strategy that centers on the idea of keeping guns out of the wrong hands through three impact-driven, broadly engaging campaigns: (1) a policy focus to “Finish the Job” so that life-saving Brady background checks are applied to all gun sales; (2) to “Stop ‘Bad Apple’ Gun Dealers” – the 5 percent of gun dealers that supply 90 percent of all crime guns; and (3) to lead a new national conversation and change social norms around the real dangers of guns in the home, to prevent the homicides, suicides, and unintentional shootings that happen every day as a result.
The mission of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation is to prevent and cure breast cancer by advancing the world’s most promising research.
Shakespeare and other cultural activities.
The organization focuses on issues such as leadership development and educational achievement, sexual responsibility, sexism and misogyny, political education and social justice, Pan-African and Latino history, and global awareness. Bro/Sis provides four-six year rites of passage programming, thorough five day a week after school care, school and home counseling, summer camps, job training and employment, college preparation, community organizing training, and international study programs to Africa and Latin America.
Camp Opportunity is for at risk and abused children and is 100% run on donations and is run 100% by volunteers. All the money raised goes directly to the children. It costs $900 to send each child through our program each year.
Camp Ramah in the Berkshires is a vibrant summer camp community, where children grow in a beautiful and safe setting, surrounded by life-long friends and nurtured by spirited role models. Ramah is a transformative Jewish experience for its campers, staff, families, and the communities of the New York metropolitan area — a place where Judaism is lived, Shabbat is cherished, and every moment is elevated.
Their mission: Donations will benefit individuals with intellectual disabilities and give them the best start through therapy when they are young.
The mission of CaringKind* is to create, deliver, and promote comprehensive and compassionate care and support services for individuals and families affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, and to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research. We achieve our mission by providing programs and services for individuals with dementia, their family and professional caregivers; increasing public awareness; collaborating with research centers; and informing public policy through advocacy.
The Center for Family Violence Prevention is helping to complete construction on a safe house in Greenville, NC in order to house women and children who are victims immediately after escaping violent homes.
A non-profit organization, was founded in 1988 by dedicated parents, physicians and friends. Our mission is to improve the treatment, quality of life and the long term outlook for children with brain and spinal cord tumors through research, support, education, and advocacy to families and survivors.
A donation to this food-delivery program helps pay for the more than 2.2 million nutritious meals the group provides each year to low-income and home bound people.
City Harvest serves and feeds New York children who don’t know where their next meal is coming from. They work with homeless shelters, soup kitchens, senior citizen centers as well as supporting hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico, Texas & Florida. City Harvest has been around since 1982 and has rescued more than 500 million pounds of food.
The Coalition for the Homeless is the nation’s oldest advocacy and direct service organization helping homeless men, women, and children. We are dedicated to the principle that affordable housing, sufficient food and the chance to work for a living wage are fundamental rights in a civilized society. Since our inception in 1981, the Coalition has worked through litigation, public education and direct services to ensure that these goals are realized.
Support the fencing team.
Jennifer (a Sloan Kettering patient) and David Linn co-founded Cycle for Survival in 2007 to raise funds for rare cancer research. Cycle for Survival is a national movement, and, along with Memorial Sloan Kettering and Equinox, is now one of the fastest growing national fundraising events. More than $76 million has been raised with 100% of every dollar funding research studies and clinical trials.
The DDI Foundation was created to raise funds to support the mission of service of Developmental Disabilities Institute. The funds that are raised by the DDI Foundation are used for the wide array of essential programs DDI provides to over 6,000 children and adults with Autism and other developmental disabilities we serve each year.
Destiny Rescue is dedicated to rescuing children trapped in the sex trade. Our vision is to rescue the sexually exploited and enslaved, restore the abused, protect the vulnerable, empower the poor and be a voice for those who can’t speak up for themselves.
This organization helps people worldwide where the need is greatest, delivering emergency medical aid to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from health care.
The Doe Fund’s centerpiece initiative Ready, Willing & Able ends devastating cycles of homelessness, incarceration, and addiction through paid transitional work and training, safe and comfortable housing, education, job readiness and placement, and lifelong graduate resources.
Enhances the life quality of life for all people who are touched by Down Syndrome.
A public interest law firm dedicated to protecting natural resources and wildlife and to defending the right of all people to a healthy environment. We bring about far-reaching change by enforcing and strengthening environmental laws on behalf of hundreds of organizations, coalitions and communities. Earthjustice uses federal and state environmental laws to protect the environment by taking government agencies to court for failing to enforce our nation’s environmental laws, and corporations for breaking them.
The EJ Autism Foundation aims to “fight the mystery” of autism by increasing autism awareness and by raising funds for programs that work with children on the spectrum in Long Island, NY. They also help fund Islip school district with an integrated summer day camp program for children with special needs, grades kindergarten through seventh.
A non-profit organization dedicated to helping meet the needs of those affected by the Okanagen Complex (WA) Wild Fires. Helping those who lost everything to recover stable housing, water systems, electricity, winter heat, and other basic necessities.
Every year, hundreds of ultra-Orthodox Jewish men and women attempt to explore the world beyond their insular communities. These courageous individuals struggle to redefine their lives despite punitive reactions from family and friends, little if any secular education, a lack of experience with modern gender roles, and, in some cases, a limited command of English. Footsteps is the only organization in North America assisting people on this journey. Based in New York, Footsteps provides a range of services, including social and emotional support, educational and vocational guidance, workshops and social activities, and access to resources. Thanks to Footsteps, former ultra-Orthodox Jews have a safe, supportive, and flourishing community to turn to as they work to define their own identities, build new connections, and lead productive lives on their own terms.
The mission of FIRE is to defend and sustain individual rights at America’s colleges and universities. These rights include freedom of speech, legal equality, due process, religious liberty, and sanctity of conscience—the essential qualities of individual liberty and dignity. FIRE’s core mission is to protect the unprotected and to educate the public and communities of concerned Americans about the threats to these rights on our campuses and about the means to preserve them.
Unlike some other organizations who have facilities provided by the municipal government, we pride ourselves in the fire station we built without the use of a single tax dollar and is maintained with donations.
The center is a place to connect and engage, find camaraderie and support, and celebrate the vibrancy and growth of the LGBT community in NYC. The center fosters a welcoming environment where everyone is celebrated for who they are. They offer the LGBT communities of NYC health and wellness programs; arts, entertainment and cultural events; recovery, wellness, parenthood and family support services. Some of the resources available relate to: Anti-Violence, Homelessness & Foster Care, Legal Assistance, Suicide Prevention & Crisis, HIV/AIDS Testing Centers, Gender Identity, Insurance Enrollment, and Affirmative Identification
Australia’s first independent, not-for-profit public interest litigation fund. They identify people in need of relief and give financial support to significant public interest litigation that helps people or groups who are suffering as a result of unjust laws.
Since 2010, they have distributed over 1,345,000 hard copies of their puberty books to girls and boys in Cambodia, Tanzania, Ghana, Ethiopia, Madagascar and Laos. In-country reports suggest that each copy reaches more than five girls and boys, so we estimate that nearly 6.5 million children have improved health and educational outcomes because of these materials. In 2018, they are aiming to complete a book for older adolescents in Tanzania and a develop a new Kenya girl’s puberty book.
They help place specially trained guide and service dog free of charge to people who are blind, have low vision or other special needs.
Unites a diversity of New Yorkers to transform lives by building quality homes for families in need of affordable housing.
HIAS rescues people whose lives are in danger for being who they are. They protect the most vulnerable refugees, helping them build new lives and reuniting them with their families in safety and freedom and they advocate for the protection of refugees and assure that displaced people are treated with the dignity they deserve. HIAS provides services within 20 counties today without regard for religion, nationality, or ethnic background. HIAS (which used to stand for Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society) was originally founded in response to the late 19th- and early 20th-century exodus of Jewish emigrants from Imperial Russia. Since its inception HIAS has helped resettle nearly 4.5 million people as well as provide an array of legal and support.
Dedicated to stimulating timely global action to prevent genocide to catalyze an international response when genocide does occur.
Homes for Our Troops
To build and donate specially adapted custom homes nationwide for severely
injured post – 9/11 Veterans, to enable them to rebuild their lives.
Dedicated to helping children with childhood cancers. Money donated to the foundation goes towards advanced cancer research, special projects such as funding the region’s first sedation-free MRI, helping families defray the cost of cancer treatments, providing computers, TV, furniture, and video games at oncology units, and custom built Brady Buggy wagons ( an animal shaped wagon created specifically for use in healthcare settings that is child friendly and gives them some semblance of normalcy while navigating through the hospital and receiving chemo treatments)
InMotion is a nonprofit center devoted to the health and well-being of those affected by Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders. We’re a community of medical professionals, specialized trainers, dedicated staffers, volunteers, clients with movement disorders, and the people who care about them. Our team understands what it takes to improve and maintain quality of life with a movement disorder. InMotion is a bold new concept – one that is virtually cost-free. We offer programs that advance the mind, body and spirit to push the management of movement disorders in a promising new direction.
The International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) organizes law students and lawyers to develop and enforce a set of legal and human rights for refugees and displaced persons. Mobilizing direct legal aid and systemic policy advocacy, IRAP serves the world’s most persecuted individuals and empowers the next generation of human rights leaders.
The vision of the Joyful Foundation is a world free of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse. Our mission is to transform society’s response to sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse, support survivors healing and end violence forever.
To realize the end of AIDS for children & families, by combating the physical, social and economic impacts of HIV.
Supports and empowers adults, youth and children to lead safe and healthy lives based on dignity, compassion and mutual respect. They are committed to preventing and ending domestic violence, sexual assault, and relationship abuse, and creating a violence-free society. Their counseling, education and advocacy programs for individuals and families in the New York tri-State area are provided in a culturally and linguistically appropriate setting.
An orphanage in Netanya, Israel which provides for orphaned and disadvantaged girls … providing for their physical, social, emotional, educational and spiritual needs from early childhood until a career or vocation has been established for financial self-sufficiency.
Preserve America’s literary traditions.
The Lone Soldier Center in Memory of Michael Levin was founded in 2009 by a group of former lone soldiers aware and concerned with the needs and struggles of the more than 5,700 lone soldiers serving in the IDF before, during and after their service. The Lone Soldier Center is the first and only organization solely dedicated to meeting all of the physical and social needs of lone soldiers.
Each day Make A Wish grants the wish of a child diagnosed with a life threatening medical condition in the Garden State. Child can range from the age of 2 ½ to the age of 18.
Help restore fire damaged communities in Israel. Masorti is conservative movement…advocates for equal recognition from the Israeli government for all Jews, no matter how they converted, or where they fall on the spectrum of Jewish observance.
The Melanoma Research Foundation is the largest independent organization devoted to melanoma. It is committed to the support of medical research in finding treatments and eventually a cure for melanoma. It also educates patients, physicians, and caregivers about the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of this disease.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, NY is ranked nationally in 4 adult and 1 pediatric specialties. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is a 469-bed cancer facility with 24,597 admissions in the most recent year reported. It performed 11,370 annual inpatient and 8,321 outpatient surgeries. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is a teaching hospital.
Camp for underprivileged children.
The Monmouth County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was founded in 1945 to care for the community’s homeless, neglected and abused animals. In addition to animal adoption and surrender services, the MCSPCA provides a Spay and Neuter Clinic, Cruelty Investigations, Humane Education, Pet Assisted Therapy, Dog Training, Pet Bereavement Counseling, Lost and Found.
The Mount Kisco Interfaith Food Pantry offers weekly distributions, providing households with enough nutritious groceries for four days worth of complete meals.
As a “choice” pantry, we offer clients a selection of fresh eggs, bread, frozen meats, non-perishable staples, and fresh produce. Home delivery is available for residents with a documented physical or mental disability.
Move This World builds capacity for educators and school leaders to address the emotional well being of themselves and their students in order to foster safe and supported learning environments.
The Center’s educational arm, founded in 1993 challenges visitors to confront bigotry and racism, and to understand the Holocaust in both historic and contemporary contexts. Over 200,000 adults have been trained in the Museum’s customized, professional development programs which include Tools for Tolerance®, Teaching Steps to Tolerance, Task Force Against Hate, National Institute Against Hate Crimes, Tools for Tolerance for Teens and Bridging the Gap.
The National Center for Law and Economic Justice (NCLEJ) was founded in 1965, in the heyday of the civil rights movement. From the very start, NCLEJ joined with southern civil rights lawyers in landmark cases, worked with community-based organizations around the country, won ground breaking victories in the courts and committed resources to bring about legislative reform. NCLEJ’s mission is to advance the cause of economic justice for low-income families, individuals, and communities across the country. Specifically they work to: secure major reforms in the administration of a broad array of programs that promote economic security; eliminate unlawful patterns and practices that deny aid to eligible persons; promote policies that address barriers to employment; and much more.
Established in 1979, the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) is the only national legal advocacy organization in the U.S. exclusively dedicated to defending and advancing the rights and opportunities of low-income immigrants and their families. Over the past 34 years, NILC has won landmark legal decisions protecting fundamental rights, thwarted policies that would have devastated the well-being of low-income immigrants and their family members, and advanced policies that reinforce and promote equality, opportunity, and justice for all.
Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information with the brain, and between the brain and the body. People affected by MS can live their best lives as we stop MS in its tracks, restore what has been lost and end MS forever.
At the National Parkinson Foundation, we make life better for people with Parkinson’s through expert care and research. Everything we do helps people actively enjoy life with their friends, families, children and grandchildren until there is a tomorrow without Parkinson’s.
This program supports young leaders ages 25-40 who are dedicating their lives to building a clean energy economy. The program provides three retreats or a total of twelve days of convening through the year, assembling 30 diverse leaders from private companies, government, non-profit groups, and academia. The program has three primary objectives: 1) to equip each leader with cutting edge leadership skills; 2) to explore effective strategies for accelerating clean energy solutions; and 3) to build a deep and cohesive network so that participants leave with lifelong colleagues and friends. The world is changing very rapidly and will continue to do so.
This conference will explore the state of our scientific understanding, results from field trials, emerging policy frameworks, and proposals to accelerate progress and build the field of soil-based carbon sequestration globally. It has attracted tremendous interest and will include some of the top scientists, policy leaders, farmers, ranchers, government officials and investors from every continent. It aims to build rapid momentum for practices and policies that will help rapidly remove carbon emissions from the atmosphere and put them into the soil.
New York Bully Crew
A not-for-profit rescue organization based on Long Island with nationwide outreach. They specialize in rescuing pit bulls, however no animal in dire need of rescue is turned away.
Legal immigrants of all ages and from dozens of countries―bound together by the shared aim of becoming U.S. citizens―are using our great collections to learn the answers to the 100 questions aspiring Americans must be able to answer correctly on the U.S. Naturalization Test.
Scholarships for deserving students in need.
English based center for Jewish learning in Jerusalem.
Founded in 2006, PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center actively leads social change so that bullying will no longer be considered an accepted childhood rite of passage. PACER provides innovative resources for students, parents, educators, and others, and recognizes bullying as a serious community issue that impacts education, physical and emotional health, and the safety and well-being of students
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is a nationwide network of people dedicated to working together to advance research, support patients and create hope for those affected by pancreatic cancer.
By giving to this organization, their leadership circle will double. This is a national non profit to find a cure.
Partners In Health (PIH) creates health centers in some of the poorest, most disease ridden areas of the world — places like the plateau of Haiti, the villages of Peru, the prisons of Russia, and parts of West Africa. They’ve brought down to a manageable level the rates of TB, Ebola, Cholera and other diseases that we just don’t see here in the US — they’ve given people their hope back.
Partners in Torah is the Jewish world’s largest organization offering a personalized learning experience to Jews across the spectrum of affiliation and religious observance.
Through 240 locally-rooted field offices worldwide, Plan implements programs with expert staff members, who have a deep understanding of local languages, cultures, and norms. Programs are designed in collaboration with communities and local governments, based upon collectively-identified development priorities. Community members and government officials are also engaged in program implementation, from advocacy to monitoring impact and results.
They help people in the developing world lead healthier lives, by maintaining franchises that provide affordable health care products and services, as well as empowering communities through health education.
Supports emerging artists and sponsors Shakespeare in the Park.
The Queens Library Foundation is to raise funds from foundation, corporation, and private individuals to support the tens and thousands of the free programs and services offered by the Queens Library.
Rachel Cooper Foundation
Performed 45 heart operations in 2015 on children worldwide. Contributed to research in prolonging the quality of life for children with heart disease.
Their mission is to assure that no one battles cancer alone. In memory of Rema Hort (a former Corinthian employee) they support expenses such as airfare, calling cards, and childcare, uniting hundreds of families with loved ones from around the world.
Provides new computers for our counseling, advocacy and administrative departments. We have not had our computers updated in a long time. This will provide a faster and newer computer for more efficient staff time.
Your donation to the RMHC Global Chapter helps children and families in communities across the globe. 84 cents of every dollar spent supports programs like the Ronald McDonald House around the world.
Our mission is to rescue homeless pets that suffer from abuse, neglect, and indifference. Our goal is to create awareness of the epidemic of homeless pets and educate on the importance of spaying and neutering, ID tagging, and training these pets. Through our rescue efforts we are both saving lives and cultivating the natural connection between man and his best friend.
Founders Catherine and William Booth sought to bring salvation to the poor, destitute and hungry by meeting both their “physical and spiritual needs”. It is present in 128 countries, running charity shops, operating shelters for the homeless and disaster relief and humanitarian aid to developing countries.
They help children in the United States and around the world with a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and care when disaster strikes
Provide the highest quality care to children with neuromusculoskeletal conditions, burn injuries and other special healthcare needs within a compassionate, family-centered and collaborative care environment.
Shatterproof is a national organization committed to protecting our loved ones from addiction to illicit and prescription drugs, and alcohol, and ending the stigma and suffering of those affected by this disease. Together we are breaking the barriers and speaking with one voice in calling for equitable addiction research funding, policies, programs, and support. That means convening a formidable coalition of those in science, medicine, public policy, recovery, business and parents to conquer the public health crisis of addiction – and continuously seeking new allies as Shatterproof builds a true movement to prevent, treat, and ultimately end this disease.
The Sierra Club, since 1892, is America’s largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization, working to safeguard the health of our communities, protect wildlife, and preserve our remaining wild places, coordinating through grassroots activism, public education, lobbying, and through litigation in order to achieve the most productive results. The Club has been a popular donation spot since the 2016 election for those looking to fight harmful policies in the upcoming administration.
The center is a global human rights organization researching the Holocaust and hate in a historic and contemporary context. The Center confronts Antisemitism, hate and terrorism, promotes human rights and dignity, stands with Israel, defends the safety of Jews worldwide, and teaches the lessons of the Holocaust for future generations.
Skylands Animal Sanctuary & Rescue
Saves animals that have escaped from slaughterhouses and gives them sanctuary. Since these animals belong to the farmers who own them, that entails waiting outside Police compounds overnight and begging for their freedom. From Associated Press: “A cow that was captured by the police after escaping a New York City slaughterhouse has been taken in by an animal sanctuary and named for the rock legend Freddie Mercury.Videos posted on the Internet showed the brown-and-white cow trotting past shops and restaurants on Thursday afternoon.”
The climate conference that Corinthian funded last year was a huge success. 206 people from 35 countries gathered and defined what is needed to pull carbon pollution out of the atmosphere and into the soil to improve food security, food production, habitat for other species and to help mitigate climate change.
Soles4Souls disrupts the cycle of poverty by creating sustainable jobs and providing relief through the distribution of shoes and clothing around the world. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, the organization re-purposes product to supply its micro-enterprise, disaster relief and direct assistance programs. Since 2006, it has distributed more than 30 million pairs of new and gently worn shoes in 127 countries.
SP promotes 100% renewable energy in the United States. Most Americans do not yet have access to the benefits of affordable, clean energy. This group unites science, business, culture and community to accelerate the transition towards 100% clean, renewable energy for all people. The SP has studied the clean energy potential of each state and created graphic and analytic tools through a partnership with Stanford University. With this analysis in hand, SP is equipping elected officials, clean energy business leaders, and environmental groups in every state with plans that can demonstrate how to actually shift to clean energy.
The charity provides homes for 52,000 orphaned or abandoned children in 131 countries, including the U.S. Recently, it expanded its operation in Africa, where the AIDS epidemic has left many kids without parents. Every SOS “village” consists of about ten group homes, each with six to eight children and two adults. The goal is to make each village feel like a community, and each home feel like a family.
It does research and treatment for children with cancer or other catastrophic diseases. The families never receive a bill from St. Jude. They have spent more than a century finding cures and saving children. There groundbreaking research has helped the survival rate for childhood cancer from less than 20% in 1962 to more than 80% today.
Brooklyn based center for arts and theater.
Works to create a world in which extreme poverty is unacceptable. They inspire and support the poorest and most vulnerable to build sustainable livelihoods and take their first transformative steps out of extreme poverty.
Provide assistance to individuals and small businesses devastated by Hurricanes Irma and María accelerating their recovery by supporting the reestablishment of their home, food & to satisfy their needs of shelter, food and health to help rebuild their lives, communities and Puerto Rico.
UNHCR humanitarian workers are working hard in Italy, Greece, Serbia, Hungary, Turkey and other countries in Europe to protect refugees and provide life-saving assistance at every point in their journey, providing 24-hour service in many locations. At the same time, we continue to provide desperately needed aid and services in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and across Africa where refugees are facing food cuts and insufficient critical support services. Your gift will provide life-saving assistance and support.
A living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum inspires citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity. The Museum provides a powerful lesson in the fragility of freedom, the myth of progress, and the need for vigilance in preserving democratic values. With unique power and authenticity, the Museum teaches millions of people each year about the dangers of unchecked hatred and the need to prevent genocide. And we encourage them to act, cultivating a sense of moral responsibility among our citizens so that they will respond to the monumental challenges that confront our world.
Provides life changing vitamins for undernourished children around the world.
Providing communities in sub Saharan Africa access to clean water and sanitation. They not only provide the financial support for construction, but also sustainability by training people in these communities.
Helps get key legislation passed. In 2016 it helped the most significant U.S. anti-wildlife trafficking legislation ever and it sends a powerful message to world leaders. Dedicated to saving the wild elephant.
WIN provides a holistic solution to safe housing, critical services and programming for homeless women and their children. Many of these women are the victims of domestic violence and have been thrown out of their homes. WIN provides over 1,000 units of housing in New York City as well as an Essential Kit, child care, job training, and overall assistance programs to help women and their families become self-sufficient.
Woodstock Farm Sanctuary
Sanctuary for abused, neglected farm animals saved from slaughter.
Provides funds for health and education the poorest people of India.
Helps communities reach self-sustainability and sufficiency in areas such as clean water, education and poverty in America.
Helps injured soldiers returning home and provides assistance to their families.
Yeshiva of Englewood
The Yeshiva was established in 1997 by HaRav Yosef Strassfeld with the goal of providing top notch chinuch, at the Mesifta and Bais Medrash levels, while still focusing on all areas of a Bochur’s growth and self development.