American Red Cross
Since its founding in 1881 by visionary leader Clara Barton, the American Red Cross has been the nation's premier emergency response organization. We bring shelter, food and comfort to those affected by disasters, large and small. We collect lifesaving donated blood and supply it to patients in need. We provide support to our men and women in military bases around the world, and to the families they leave behind. We train communities in CPR, first aid and other skills that save lives. And we assist our neighbors abroad with critical disaster response, preparedness and disease prevention efforts. We are able to do all this by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
Boys Town National Headquarters
Boys Town, NE
Boys Town, formerly Girls and Boys Town and Father Flanagan's Boys' Home, is a non-profit organization dedicated to caring for its children and families, with national headquarters in the village of Boys Town, Nebraska. The property was listed on the National Register of Historic Places and was designated as a National Historic Landmark on February 4, 1985.
Hospital for Sick Children Foundation
The Hospital for Sick Children, corporately branded as SickKids, is a major pediatric teaching hospital located on University Avenue in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Toronto.
Masonic Homes of California
Union City, CA
California Master Masons founded the Masonic Homes of California over 100 years ago to provide organized relief to those in need. Today, in residential and community-based programs, the Masonic Homes cares for seniors and children in the name of every Mason in California- past, present and future. The Masonic Homes of California are a unifying symbol of the fraternal commitment to provide relief for the betterment of our members in need and society in general. Working in collaboration with individual Masons and Lodges, we eliminate those conditions in life that prevent people from achieving their full potential, enjoying satisfying relationships with family and friends and contributing to their communities.
Harlem Children's Zone
New York, NY
The Harlem Children's Zone is a non-profit organization for poverty-stricken children and families living in Harlem, providing free support in the form of parenting workshops, a pre-school program, three charter schools, and child-oriented health programs for thousands of children and families. The HCZ is "aimed at doing nothing less than breaking the cycle of generational poverty for the thousands of children and families it serves." In part because not enough time has passed, there is not evidence available that the HCZ achieves its central goal.
Methodist Children's Home
Methodist Children's Home (MCH) is a child care ministry affiliated with the six United Methodist Annual Conferences of Texas and New Mexico. Founded in 1890, MCH began as an orphanage and has developed into a comprehensive program of care. MCH serves annually more than 6,000 children, youth and families through residential care, a Boys Ranch, foster care, in-home services to strengthen the family and a transition living program. MCH offers hope to children, youth and families through a nurturing, Christian community.
YMCA of Greater New York
New York, NY
The YMCA of Greater New York is a community service organization, the largest YMCA in North America and also New York City's largest private youth-serving organization. In 2013, the YMCA of Greater New York served more than one half-million New Yorkers, half of them under age 25.
Guide Dogs for the Blind
San Rafael, CA
Guide Dogs for the Blind is a guide dog school located in the United States, with campuses in San Rafael, California, and Boring, Oregon. It was founded in 1942 by Lois Merrihew and Don Donaldson to help veterans who had been blinded in World War II. Guide Dogs for the Blind has about 2000 Guide Dog teams across the United States and Canada.
AARP Foundation is working to win back opportunity for struggling Americans 50+ by being a force for change on the most serious issues they face today: housing, hunger, income and isolation. By coordinating responses to these issues on all four fronts at once, and supporting them with vigorous legal advocacy, the Foundation serves the unique needs of those 50+ while working with local organizations nationwide to reach more people, strengthen communities, work more efficiently and make resources go further. AARP Foundation is AARP's affiliated charity. Learn more at www.aarpfoundation.org.
Founded in 1922, Ohio Living is the largest and most experienced not-for-profit provider of life plan communities and services in Ohio. With headquarters in Columbus, we serve more than 73,000 people annually through its wholly owned subsidiaries Ohio Living Communities and Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice.