1. Covenant House - www.covenanthouse.org - Covenant House is the largest privately-funded agency in the Americas providing shelter and other services to homeless, runaway and throwaway youth.
2. Childern's Charity of America - www.childrenscharities.org - Our mission is two fold: First, to heighten public awareness of children's issues and the solutions to their problems. Second, to help our member agencies raise funds mainly through participation in workplace campaigns. Through its member organizations, CCA is striving to give children all over the world a fighting chance at a brighter tomorrow and a more fulfilling future.
3. American Cancer Society - www.cancer.org - 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.
4. Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - www.mskcc.org - As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs.
5. St. Jude - www.stjude.org - St. Jude is unlike any other pediatric treatment and research facility. Discoveries made here have completely changed how the world treats children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases. With research and patient care under one roof, St. Jude is where some of today's most gifted researchers are able to do science more quickly.
6. CARE - www.care.org - CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. We place special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty. Women are at the heart of CARE's community-based efforts to improve basic education, prevent the spread of HIV, increase access to clean water and sanitation, expand economic opportunity and protect natural resources. CARE also delivers emergency aid to survivors of war and natural disasters, and helps people rebuild their lives.
7. Oprah Angel Network – www.oprahsangelnetwork.org - Oprah’s Angel Network works around the globe to give people the chance to live their best lives.
8. Make A Wish Foundation - www.wish.org - A network of nearly 25,000 volunteers enable the Make-A-Wish Foundation to serve children with life-threatening medical conditions. Volunteers serve as wish granters, fundraisers, special events assistants and in numerous other capacities.
9. Salvation Army - www.salvationarmyusa.org - The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
10. USO - www.uso.org - Supporting the Troops in a Variety of Ways. In addition to handing out pre-paid phone cards, the USO supplies departing troops with Care Packages of sunscreen, toiletries, and snacks that simply aren’t available where they’re going. USO volunteers meet arriving flights across the country every day, to make sure that returning GIs are welcomed home as heroes. USO Family and Community Centers help military families adjust to new surroundings and support families separated by deployments. USO Mobile Canteens, equipped with refreshments, televisions, and mini-stages for live performances, can go anywhere in the world to meet the needs of our forces in the field.
11. Wild Life Trust - www.wildlifetrusts.org - The MISSION of The Wildlife Trusts is to “rebuild biodiversity and engage people with their environment”
12. Rain Forest Foundation - www.rainforestfoundation.org - The mission of the Rainforest Foundation is to support indigenous and traditional people of the world's rainforests in their efforts to protect their environment and fulfill their rights by assisting them in: * Securing and controlling the natural resources necessary for their long term well being and managing these resources in ways which do not harm their environment, violate their culture or compromise their future; and * Developing the means to protect their individual and collective rights and to obtain, shape and control basic services from the state.
13. Red Cross - www.redcross.org - As part of a worldwide movement that offers neutral humanitarian care to the victims of war, the American Red Cross distinguishes itself by also aiding victims of devastating natural disasters. Over the years, the organization has expanded its services, always with the aim of preventing and relieving suffering.
14. ASPCA - www.aspca.org - “to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States.”
15. United Way - www.liveunited.org - United Way of America is the national organization dedicated to leading the United Way movement. Local United Ways create long-lasting community change by addressing the underlying causes of the most significant local issues. Common focus areas include helping children and youth achieve their potential, promoting financial stability and independence, and improving people’s health. Our goal is to create long-lasting changes by addressing the underlying causes of problems.
16. Keep-A-Breast Foundation - www.keep-a-breast.org - The Keep A Breast Foundation™ is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization. Our mission is to help eradicate breast cancer by exposing young people to methods of prevention, early detection and support. Through art events, educational programs and fundraising efforts, we seek to increase breast cancer awareness among young people so they are better equipped to make choices and develop habits that will benefit their long-term health and well-being.
17. AmericaCan.org - www.americacan.org - To provide a second chance for at-risk youth and their families to achieve economic independence and hope for a better life through relationship-based education and training.