Thornwell Home for Children
Thornwell Orphanage opened in Clinton, South Carolina on October 1, 1875, to ten children orphaned by the American Civil War. It was founded by Reverend William Plumer Jacobs and named for noted theologian James Henley Thornwell.
Zero to Three - National Center for Infants Toddlers and Families
ZERO TO THREE is a national, multidisciplinary organization that supports the healthy development and well-being of infants, toddlers and their families. We carry out that mission through a range of activities that inform, educate and support the adults who influence very young children's lives. ZERO TO THREE informs, trains and supports professionals, policymakers and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers. Additionally, we offer comprehensive resources about early childhood development and child and family well-being. We build, prepare and inspire professionals; advance policies and build systems; and raise awareness and inform parents.
Melwood Horticultural Training Center Inc
Upper Marlboro, MD
Melwood advocates for and empowers individuals of differing abilities to transform their own lives through unique opportunities to work and play in the community.
Baptist Children's Homes of North Carolina
Baptist Children's Homes of North Carolina (BCH) brings hope and healing to children and families in crisis. For more than 130 years, the nonprofit has offered caring homes to countless boys and girls who come from circumstances ranging from family dysfunction to situations of abuse, neglect and abandonment. BCH provides a myriad of services including children's residential care, family care for single mothers and their children, homes for developmentally disabled adults, weekday education, and a resource-based program for aging adults. BCH and its highly-trained staff serve all 100 counties of North Carolina with 21 statewide locations plus an orphanage in Guatemala. BCH is accredited by the Council on Accreditation for Children and Family Services. The organization was reaccredited in 2015 receiving a perfect score on 96% of the 1,000 standards that were evaluated.
Big Oak Ranch
Big Oak Ranch is a Christian home for children needing a chance. Because that's what we offer: a chance. To find a normal life. To find God's love. To find that we are all more than our circumstances: we are what we have the strength to become.
Ymca of Central Ky
Founded in 1853, the YMCA of Central Kentucky strives to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. The Y is a powerful association of men, women and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility. We believe that lasting personal and social change can only come about when we work together to invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors. That's why, at the Y, strengthening community is our cause. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors in our communities to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.
YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit
The YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit is a values-based human development organization serving southeastern Michigan. A part of the worldwide YMCA movement, the YMCA of Metro Detroit is committed to strengthening and enriching the development of kids, families, and the community. The YMCA focuses special attention on children and families. It is a safe haven for young people who may otherwise be unsupervised and in need of guidance, encouragement and nurturing. Our child development, teen and camping programs are crafted to build the spirit, mind and body in a positive atmosphere and a secure environment. We offer academic, nutrition and career support for youth, and serve more than 3,500 in nursery, pre-kindergarten and after school child care.
Epworth Children's Home
Epworth Children's Home was established in 1895 by the South Carolina Annual Conference of the Methodist Church and chartered by an act of the South Carolina General Assembly as Epworth Orphanage. Epworth Children's Home ministers to children, youth and families through a caring, accepting and safe Christian community. Led by a professional team, the hurts of children, youth and families are healed; hope is given; and faith in God, self, and others is developed. Children ages 4-18 come to us from broken family systems and our goal is to nurture and love them by providing education, counseling, medical care and spiritual enrichment.
Highland School is an independent school located in Warrenton, Virginia. Highland was founded in 1928 by Dorothy Rust and Lavinia Hamilton as the Warrenton Branch of the Calvert School of Baltimore. It was renamed Highland School in 1957 and moved to its current location.
Midwest Food Bank
Midwest Food Bank (MFB), a faith-based, non-denominational nonprofit 501 (c) (3) charitable organization, was started in 2003 when the Kieser family began providing food out of a building on their family farm. MFB began by serving about 10 food pantries in McLean County, IL. Today we serve over 1,400 organizations across the Midwest, South, West, and East Africa from seven warehouse locations. The food given out reaches over 3.6 million people. The amount of food we distribute has steadily grown over the years as we strive to fight hunger. We receive donated food from manufacturers, distributors, grocers, community and organizational food drives, and from individual donations of time, food, & funds. Today, we distribute over $11.5 million in food each month. As a faith based organization, it is the mission of Midwest Food Bank to alleviate hunger and poverty by gathering and distributing food donations to not-for-profits and disaster sites without cost to the recipients.