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ABOUT OUR CHARITIES

American Red Cross

Headquarters

2025 E St.
Washington, DC 20006
www.redcross.org

Mission

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. To learn more about the American Red Cross, please visit www.redcross.org


CARE Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere, Inc.

Headquarters

P.O. Box 7039
Merrifield, VA 22116
http://www.care.org/

Mission

CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. We place special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty. Women are at the heart of CARE's community-based efforts to improve basic education, prevent the spread of HIV, increase access to clean water and sanitation, expand economic opportunity and protect natural resources. CARE also delivers emergency aid to survivors of war and natural disasters, and helps people rebuild their lives.


Doctors Without Borders

Headquarters

333 Seventh Ave, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10001
www.doctorswithoutborders.org

Mission

MSF is an independent, international medical relief organization aiding victims of armed conflict, epidemics, natural and man-made disasters, and social marginalization. Each year, MSF doctors, nurses, logisticians, water-and-sanitation experts, administrators, and other medical and non-medical professionals depart on more than 3,800 aid missions. They work alongside more than 22,500 locally hired staff to provide medical care in more than 60 countries. In emergencies and their aftermath, MSF provides health care, rehabilitates and runs hospitals and clinics, performs surgery, battles epidemics, carries out vaccination campaigns, operates feeding centers for malnourished children, and offers mental health care. When needed, MSF also constructs wells and dispenses clean drinking water, and provides shelter materials like blankets and plastic sheeting. MSF was founded in 1971 by a small group of French doctors and journalists as the first non-governmental organization to both provide emergency medical assistance and to publicly bear witness to the plight of the people it assists.


Feed The Children, Inc.

PO Box 36
Oklahoma City, OK 73101
http://www.feedthechildren.org

Mission

Providing hope and resources for those without life's essentials

Programs

  • In partnership with NAEHCY (National Association of Educators for Homeless Children and Youth) distributes backpacks to homeless.
  • Established in 2009 to deal with the economic downturn in the U.S., the Americans Feeding Americans Caravan has provided help to more than 260,000 families to date. The program provides food, personal care items and Avon products to families in cities that have experienced job losses, foreclosures, plant closings, high unemployment and increased poverty rates.s students enrolled in U.S. public schools.

JHR

Friends of Journalists for Human Rights

Headquarters

38 Lincoln St
Sag Harbor, NY 11963
www.jhr.ca

Mission

The creation of public awareness and debate about human rights issues is the best vehicle to stop abuse--and the media plays the most important role at creating such awareness and debate.


Habitat for Humanity Intl.

National Headquarters

121 Habitat St
Americus, GA 31709
www.habitat.org/

Mission

SEEKING TO PUT GOD'S LOVE INTO ACTION, HABITAT FOR HUMANITY BRINGS PEOPLE TOGETHER TO BUILD HOMES, COMMUNITIES AND HOPE

Programs

DESPITE ONGOING SLUGGISHNESS IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY AND RESULTING CHALLENGES IN THE CLIMATE FOR CHARITABLE GIVING, HABITAT FOR HUMANITY MANAGED TO SERVE A RECORD NUMBER OF FAMILIES IN FISCAL YEAR 2012 (JULY 1, 2011 - JUNE 30, 2012) WORLDWIDE, 94,618 FAMILIES BENEFITED FROM HABITAT'S AFFORDABLE, SELF-HELP HOUSING SOLUTIONS DURING THE YEAR, UP MORE THAN 16 PERCENT FROM FY'll U S PROGRAMS HABITAT FOR HUMANITY INTERNATIONAL WORKS WITH ABOUT 1,500 AFFILIATES IN ALL 50 STATES OF THE UNITED STATES.


Lawyers for Children, Inc.

Headquarters

110 Lafayette St, 8th floor
New York, NY 10013
http://www.lawyersforchildren.org

Mission

LFC is dedicated to protecting the rights of individual children in foster care in New York City and compelling system-wide reform of the foster care system. Every child we represent receives free legal and social work services in cases involving foster care, abuse, neglect, termination of parental rights, adoption, guardianship, custody, and visitation. Our attorneys and social workers collaborate on every case to insure that when a desperate child is placed in foster care, their temporary home provides them with the safety, comfort and support that every child needs. And we reduce the time a child must spend in foster care by vigorously advocating for court ordered plans that achieve permanency for children by returning them to their families or speeding their adoption. Our goal is to help find a safe, permanent and loving home for each child we represent by providing them with the highest quality legal and social work services, as well as to advocate for the rights of children in foster care on a system-wide basis.


The Nature Conservancy

Headquarters

4245 N Fairfax Dr
Ste 100
Arlington, VA 22203
http://www.nature.org/

Mission

The Nature Conservancy is a global organization dedicated to protecting the lands and waters on which the diversity of life depends. Our 1-million-plus members have helped us protect more than 15 million acres of habitat in the United States and more than 102 million acres in Canada, Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, Asia and the Pacific. Become a member of The Nature Conservancy and make a world of difference, www.nature.org


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Headquarters

501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105
http://www.stjude.org/

Mission

To find cures and means of prevention for childhood catastrophic diseases through research and treatment.


Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc., National Office

Headquarters

5005 Lbj Freeway
Suite 250
Dallas, TX 75244
http://www.komen.org

Mission

Nancy G. Brinker promised her sister that she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. That promise is now Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, the global leader of the breast cancer movement, having invested more than $2.2 billion since inception in 1982. As the world’s largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists, we’re working together to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures. Thanks to events like the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® and the Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure®, and generous contributions from our partners, sponsors and fellow supporters, we have become the largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer in the world.


U.S. Fund for UNICEF

Headquarters

125 Maiden Lane
New York, NY 10038
http://www.unicefusa.org

Mission

UNICEF was founded in 1946 to help children in postwar Europe, China, and the Middle East. Today, as the United Nations Children's Fund, it serves children and families in developing countries worldwide and depends entirely on voluntary contributions. The U.S. Fund for UNICEF was established in 1947, the first of 36 National Committees set up globally to support UNICEF through fundraising, education and advocacy. Since its inception, the Us Fund for UNICEF has provided UNICEF and various NGOs with $4.4 billion in cash and gifts-in-kind.


WWF

World Wildlife Fund, Inc.

Headquarters

1250 24th St Nw
Washington, DC 20037
http://www.worldwildlife.org

Mission

WWF's mission is the conservation of nature. Using the best available scientific knowledge and advancing that knowledge where we can, we work to preserve the diversity and abundance of life on Earth and the health of ecological systems by protecting natural areas and wild populations of plants and animals, including endangered species; promoting sustainable approaches to the use of renewable natural resources; and promoting more efficient use of resources and energy and the maximum reduction of pollution. We are committed to reversing the degradation of our planet's natural environment and to building a future in which human needs are met in harmony with nature. We recognize the critical relevance of human numbers, poverty and consumption patterns to meeting these goals.


Wounded Warrior Project Inc.

Headquarters

4899 Belfort Road
Suite 300
Jacksonville, FL 32256
http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/

Mission

The mission of Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) is to honor and empower wounded warriors. We do this by raising public awareness and enlisting the public's aid for the needs of injured servicemen and women; by helping injured service members aid and assist each other; and by providing unique, direct programs and services to meet their needs. WWP accomplishes this by providing programs and services to injured service members and their families during the critical time between their initial rehabilitation while on active duty and their eventual transition to civilian life. We begin at their bedside providing essential items and services and support the warrior through his/her rehabilitation and transition to civilian life through education and employment training and opportunities. WWP employs staff with over 55 years of combined experience in providing direct services to active duty service members and disabled veterans, including benefits counseling, representation before the department of veterans affairs, bringing public attention to the needs of wounded service members, and advocating for regulatory and statutory changes beneficial to veterans and active duty service members. Few organizations devote their resources to assisting the wounded during this critical period. WWP fills this vital, unmet need, bringing comfort, support, and aid to severely injured service members and their families during this challenging time in their lives.


   
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