U.S. Friends of the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
U. S. Friends of the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust to support the conservation work of the DSWT in Kenya, which embraces all measures that compliment the conservation, preservation and protection of wildlife. These include anti-poaching, safe guarding the natural environment, enhancing community awareness, addressing animal welfare issues, providing veterinary assistance to animals in need, rescuing and hand rearing elephant and rhino orphans, along with other species that can ultimately enjoy a quality of life in wild terms when grown. Today, DSWT is the most successful orphan-elephant rescue and rehabilitation program in the world and one of the pioneering conservation organizations for wildlife and habitat protection in East Africa.
SOS CHILDREN'S VILLAGES--USA
"We impact the lives of vulnerable children and families across 134 countries and territories through our family support and care programs, medical centers, schools, emergency relief efforts and 570 SOS Villages. Founded in 1949, we are the largest nongovernmental organization dedicated to the care of orphaned and abandoned children."
Theatre On A Mission
Making a difference ONE ACT at a time. Theatre On A Mission (TOM) is comprised of performing arts students with a passion for the arts and the desire to make a difference in the world. TOM works with orphanages and schools in impoverished locations using the arts as a vehicle to raise funds, awareness and resources for the children.
Water.org is an international nonprofit organization that has positively transformed more than four million lives around the world through access to safe water and sanitation. Founded by Gary White and Matt Damon, they have been pioneering innovative, sustainable solutions to the global water crisis for 25 years, giving women hope, children health and communities a future.
American Foundation For Suicide Prevention
"AFSP is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide. AFSP creates a culture that’s smart about mental health by engaging in the following core strategies:
Funding scientific research, educating the public about mental health and suicide prevention, advocating for public policies in mental health and suicide prevention, and supporting survivors of suicide loss and those affected by suicide in our mission."
P.S. ARTS is dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing high-quality arts education to California’s underserved public schools & communities.
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) USA
"The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) works in more than 190 countries and territories to put children first. UNICEF has helped save more children’s lives than any other humanitarian organization by providing health care and immunizations, clean water and sanitation, nutrition, education, emergency relief and more. UNICEF USA supports UNICEF’s work through fundraising, advocacy and education in the United States. Together, we are working toward the day when no children die from preventable causes, and every child has a safe and healthy childhood."
African Wildlife Foundation
The African Wildlife Foundation, together with the people of Africa, works to ensure the wildlife and wild lands of Africa will endure forever through wildlife conservation, land and habitat protection, community empowerment, and economic development.
World Wildlife Foundation
The World Wildlife Foundation fights to conserve nature and reduce the most pressing threats to the diversity of life on Earth.The world’s leading conservation organization, WWF works in 100 countries and is supported by 1.2 million members in the United States and close to 5 million globally. WWF's unique way of working combines global reach with a foundation in science, involves action at every level from local to global, and ensures the delivery of innovative solutions that meet the needs of both people and nature.
Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
The Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, which launched on January 25, 2010, serves as an umbrella for the Smithsonian’s global effort to conserve species and train future generations of conservationists. The current priority for SCBI's animal collection is veterinary and reproductive research; findings from these studies provide critical information for the management of captive populations and valuable insights for the conservation and management of wild populations.
Natural Resource Defense Council
NRDC works to safeguard the earth—its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends. We combine the power of more than two million members and online activists with the expertise of some 500 scientists, lawyers, and policy advocates across the globe to ensure the rights of all people to the air, the water, and the wild.
Oceana is dedicated to protecting and restoring the world’s oceans on a global scale. Founded in 2001, is the largest international advocacy organization focused solely on ocean conservation. Our offices around the world work together to win strategic, directed campaigns that achieve measurable outcomes that will help make our oceans more bio diverse and abundant.
Stand Up For Kids
"During 2016 served 1044 individual unaccompanied youth and 472 young homeless families, providing 14,729 separate instances of support. We also gave out 15,501 meals or grocery bags, assisted 229 youth with housing, and helped reunite 38 kids with their families. StandUp For Kids provides basic and ongoing resources in the form of Street Outreach (in 17 of 17 our locations), Outreach Centers (9 of 17 locations), Mentoring (8 of 17 locations), and Apartment Support (7 of 17 locations). Within and outside of these services, we work tirelessly to assess youth in need, connect them to resources that can help them in their times of need, and help them develop plans to get out of their often untenable or unjust situations and move toward much greater stability."