Fresh Air Fund
New York, NY
Since 1877, The Fresh Air Fund has provided free summer vacations in the country to more than 1.7 million New York City children from disadvantaged communities. Each year, thousands of children visit volunteer host families in 13 states and Canada through the Friendly Town Program or attend Fresh Air Fund camps. In addition to the Friendly Town Program, each summer, 3,000 children enjoy themselves at one of the five Fresh Air camps in upstate New York. We also offer a career awareness program which focuses on expanding the education and career options of New York City adolescents.
National Forest Foundation
The National Forest Foundation, an American non-profit organization, was created by Congress in 1992 to be the official non-profit partner of the United States Forest Service. Its mission is to engage Americans in promoting the health and public enjoyment of our National Forests.
Bloomfield Township, MI
Tamarack camps, established by the Fresh Air Society, builds a vibrant community by providing enriching jewish camping experiences for children and families, respectful of financial ability.
Ramapo for Children
Through direct service youth programs and highly regarded training programs for adults, Ramapo works on behalf of children who face obstacles to learning, enabling them to succeed in the classroom, at home, and in life. With 90 years of experience, Ramapo for Children has developed a unique ability to create inclusive environments that promote positive behavioral change, foster skill development, and help support learning and personal growth. At the heart of the Ramapo approach is our ability to equip educators, caregivers, and youth with the skills they need to build trusting relationships, serve as effective role models, handle challenging behaviors constructively, and improve continuously through reflective practice.
Since its founding in 1900 by George 'Pop' Tibbitts, CAMP-of-the-WOODS has provided an environment where families, individuals and groups can focus on Jesus Christ. Now over 100 years old, CAMP-of-the-WOODS continues to minister to individuals and families. 'Pop' Tibbitts founded and served as director until his death in 1948. Gordon L. Purdy and Don Purdy then succeeded him in that role for many years. Norm Sonju served as Chairman of the Board and CEO of CAMP-of-the-WOODS from 1997 until he handed the CEO reins over to Jim Hammond on August 1, 2005. Norm continued to serve as Chairman of the Board until his retirement in the summer of 2018. The Lord has truly blessed this ministry with these godly leaders who desire to honor Him through CAMP-of-the-WOODS.
Camp Airy & Camp Louise Foundation
Camp Airy is a Jewish sleep away summer camp located in Thurmont, Maryland at the edge of the Catoctin Mountain Park. Boys between the ages of 7 and 17 attend for one to seven weeks, depending on their age and interest. Airy is a fully accredited member of the American Camp Association.
Camp Ramah in New England
Camp Ramah in New England, located in Palmer, Massachusetts, is one of the oldest Ramah summer camps, organized by a Jewish conservation center. The camp traces its roots to Ramah Connecticut in 1953, followed by Ramah at Glen Spey, and has evolved into Camp Ramah in New England.
Energy Outreach Colorado
Energy Outreach Colorado is dedicated to keeping Colorado homes warm, healthy and safe by raising money for energy assistance. We assist people in emergency situations by helping pay the balances on their utility bills. We also help limited income families to be more self-sufficient by funding energy efficiency measures that lower energy costs in affordable housing across Colorado. Through the Charitable Energy Network and the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP), we help those in need across Colorado. We also support Energy Efficiency Programs that provide long-term solutions to help needy Coloradoans control their energy use and lower their bills.
Wyman's mission is to enable teens from disadvantaged circumstances to lead successful lives and build strong communities. We envision a day when all young people in America will thrive in learning, work and life. At Wyman, we believe that every young person has the potential to succeed and lead, regardless of life circumstances; deserves to have connections with caring adults who empower them to share their voice and engage within their communities; and deserves equitable access to quality education, work and life experiences - ensuring a better future and a better world.
American Youth Foundation
Founded in 1925, the American Youth Foundation (AYF) inspires people to discover and develop their personal best, to seek balance in mental, physical, social and spiritual living and to make a positive difference in their communities and in the wider world. AYF is a national organization with regional centers in Tuftonboro, New Hampshire, Shelby, Michigan and St. Louis, Missouri. We own and operate two year round youth development centers. Miniwanca is set on 360 wooded acres and a mile of private Lake Michigan shoreline. It has a residential capacity of almost 1,000. Merrowvista is located on 600 acres in the pristine Ossipee Mountains of New Hampshire.