The Akron-Canton Regional Food Bank leads a collaborative network that empowers people to experience healthy and hunger-free lives. We distribute food to feed people and we advocate, engage and convene our community in the fight to end hunger.
Akron Children’s Hospital was founded on the principle of serving the needs of our community. Within our doors, this means treating all children as if they were our own, turning no child or family away based on their ability to pay.
The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.
The American Heart Association is devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke – the two leading causes of death in the world. We team with millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide lifesaving tools and information to prevent and treat these diseases.
Operation Homefront provides emergency financial and other assistance to the families of our service members and wounded warriors. A nonprofit 501(c)(3), Operation Homefront has 23 locations serving 43 states nationwide and has met more than 740,000 needs of military families.
The Atrium Health Foundation is the point of contact for all charitable contributions benefiting Atrium Health, the largest healthcare provider in the Charlotte area. The foundatoin inspires transformational giving to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all.
Charlotte Bridge Home helps Charlotte-area Veterans successfully transition home after military service by identifying their education, employment and healthcare needs and connecting them to available community, state and federal resources.
We provide services and programs around Mental Health in our community, from Home Health to Independent Living Solutions. From serving families with children who need support to those who are aging, our programs lead the way in person-centric thinking! Many need housing--for Adult Foster Care or those in need due to financial situations--we pride ourselves on leading with some of the best options for those in our community.
The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation is dedicated to finding the cure to Crohn's Disease and ulcerative colitis, and to improve the quality of life of those affected by these diseases. Through funding cutting-edge studies, nurturing investigators and financing underdeveloped areas of research, the foundation unites and strengthens inflammatory bowel diseases research.
Founded in 1991 to provide music education to schools that did not have the resources to teach their children the arts. Education through Music (ETM) partners with inner-city schools to provide music as a core subject for all children, and utilizes music education as a catalyst to improve academic achievement, motivation for school and self-confidence. What started in one school is now in 48 schools serving nearly 27,000 students.
The mission of El Centro, Inc., a not-for-profit corporation, is “strengthening communities and improving lives of Latinos and others through educational, social, and economic opportunities.
Founded in 1994, FRAXA is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization based in Newburyport, Mass. Solely committed to finding a cure for fragile X, FRAXA has funded more than $25 million in biomedical research, yielding discoveries that are changing the lives of families coping with fragile X. FRAXA is one of the most efficient and effective charities in the world, with management and general expenses under 5 percent and research expenditures at 86 percent.
Gilda’s Club provides a sanctuary for cancer patients and their families to find support, resources and a community. The support and education offered helps restore a sense of control and hope in patients and their families. Gilda’s Club allows patients to better manage their care during and after treatment and makes their lives easier.
Founded by Nobel Peace Prize recipient Muhammad Yunus in 2008, Grameen America is dedicated to helping women who live in poverty build small businesses to create better lives for their families. Offering microloans, training and support to transform communities and fight poverty in the United States. Since opening, Grameen America has reached over 81,000 women in need and provided over 242,445 microloans.
The Kansas City Autism Training Center (KcATC) promotes state-of-the-art services for children with autism and their families. The center provides Applied Behavioral Analysis services customized for each child and the opportunity to practice skills that serve typically developing children. In addition, KcATC offers in-home therapy and support in community programs.
Kansas City Rescue Mission welcomes the poor, homeless, hungry and hurting to free them from their past and nurture hope for their future. They offer good food, safe shelter and clean facilities along with a recovery program and job and life-skills training for those in need.
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society leads the mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and to improve the quality of life of those affected by these diseases. LLS also helps patients navigate treatment and ensures access to quality, affordable and coordinated care.
Nonprofit organization who assist children and their families in South Florida who struggle with educational, financial, and medical hardships. Through a new paradigm of fundraising and awareness, Little Lighthouse Foundation financially supports its own programming and numerous partner organizations throughout South Florida, along with dispatching hundreds of volunteers who donate their time and hearts.
MDA is leading the fight to free individuals—and the families who love them—from the harm of muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle-debilitating diseases that take away physical strength, independence and life. We use our collective strength to help kids and adults live longer and grow stronger by finding research breakthroughs across diseases, caring for individuals from day one and empowering families with services and support in hometowns across America.
A grassroots advocacy organization that seeks to improve public policies surrounding breast cancer research, diagnosis and treatment. The NBCC was founded in 1991 by a group of breast cancer survivors including President Fran Visco. Coalition members include more than 600 member organization existing of breast cancer support, information and service groups, as well as women’s health and provider organizations and 60,000 individuals.
The National Kidney Foundation is the leading organization in the U.S. dedicated to the awareness, prevention and treatment of kidney disease for hundreds of thousands of healthcare professionals, millions of patients and their families, and tens of millions of Americans at risk.
The National MS Society is dedicated to understanding more about multiple sclerosis, an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system. The organization funds research, advocates for social and political change, provides education and sponsors services to those affected by the disease.
Noah’s Bandage Project has two goals – 1) to help provide cool and fun bandages to kids that need them, and 2) to help raise funds for pediatric cancer research.
Operation Care International (OCI) is a nonprofit ministry dedicated to caring for the homeless in Dallas and impoverished children around the world.
The world’s largest Christmas project of its kind, Operation Christmas Child, uses gift-filled shoeboxes to demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way to children in need around the world.
Founded in 1999, as a global leader in the fight against pancreatic cancer with a bold and comprehensive approach to Wage Hope through research, patient services, advocacy and community action. Their mission is to improve outcomes for patients battling the disease today and double patient survival by 2020.
Patriots Path is a non-profit organization that works with Veterans in transition to define their career goals, map out job search strategies, identify opportunities, create their personal marketing approach and connect within the community to peers, mentors and coaches for continued networking and support.
Perspectives’ comprehensive programs address substance and mental health disorders. Located in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, Perspectives’ initial mission was to create community awareness around substance abuse and its negative systemic effects on family and society. Today, Perspectives is the largest supportive housing program in the Midwest for homeless, dual-diagnosed mothers and their children.
The Salvation Army has been supporting those in need without discrimination for more than 135 years in the U.S. About 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through a range of social services including food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless, and opportunities for underprivileged children.
With its “Healing, Hope and Home for Every Child” slogan, SOS Children’s Village assures foster children grow up in safe and secure homes. Built as a neighborhood, the program creates a nurturing and vibrant environment to help children overcome past traumas and build a successful future.
The SoupMobile is a 'mobile' soupkitchen that was founded in 2003 on a wing and a lot of prayers. We are a faith based 501 ©(3) non-profit charity that ‘Feeds & Shelters’ the homeless in Dallas, Texas. Our Mission Statement is three simple words spoken by Jesus more than 2,000 years ago: “FEED MY SHEEP.”
The First Tee of Akron provides young people of all backgrounds an opportunity to develop life-enhancing values such as confidence, perseverance, and judgment through golf and character education.
Founded in 1995 as the Child Advocacy Center of Manhattan, the New York Center for Children (NYCC) is a child-friendly Center, providing free, comprehensive evaluation and therapy services to victims of child abuse and their families. NYCC also offers professional training on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of child abuse.
Victory Therapy Center provides therapeutic riding, physical therapy and counseling services by utilizing relationships that our clients form with horses. Our services provide the opportunity for improved quality of life for individuals of all life stages and a variety of physical and emotional needs.
As the only congressionally chartered organization, Vietnam Veterans of America’s goal is to promote and support the full range of issues important to Vietnam veterans by creating a new identity for them and changing the public perception. This community comprises more than 75,000 members who share similar experiences, needs and hopes.
The Wounded Warrior Project supports servicemen and women all across the United States. By offering programs for mental and physical recovery as well as helping people find workplace opportunities and engage in peer mentoring, the Wounded Warrior Project empowers veterans and gives back to the warriors that gave for our nation.
We promote the use of the right trees for the right application for a balanced, sustainable environment. We are creating living libraries of old-growth tree genetics by cloning these old growth trees through traditional and advanced horticultural propagation for the purpose of future research and functional reforestation.
The Foundation funds innovative clinical or basic science research that will lead to novel therapeutic approaches that could replace, or be used in combination with existing effective therapies for patients with leukemia and lymphoma. Such therapeutic approaches could include alternative or complementary medicine.
The world’s only dedicated day camps for children with cancer and their siblings, provided completely free of charge, Sunrise brings the simple pleasures of childhood back, changing months of loneliness and isolation into summers filled with sunshine, laughter and happiness. It does all this while allowing the children to continue their medical treatment and enjoy the comfort and safety of their own homes at night.
UNITAS began combating human trafficking in 2015 after founder, Lubo Krstajic, learned of the plight of trafficking victims. Believing in unity as the name suggest, UNITAS quickly forged partnerships with governments, NGOs, and experts to develop collaborative solutions in the fight against human trafficking.
Dedicated to making audio-visual interviews with survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides, a compelling voice for education and action.