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Mothers Without Borders offers hope in developing countries by strengthening communities, empowering women and youth, and caring for the most vulnerable children. We envision a day where every community is supported in their efforts to develop solutions to the problems that place their children in crisis. We partner with communities to create locally-led, love-inspired programs focused on long-term sustainable outcomes. We value local wisdom and recognize the importance of identifying the needs of the communities we serve by seeking input and direction from our local staff. We believe that love is at the center of all that we do and is essential to providing sustainable, individualized care.
Project Sunshine harnesses the healing powers of play and connection to help children and families cope with medical challenges. Our play-based programs - delivered by a dedicated corps of trained volunteers - alleviate the stress of hospital stays and medical procedures while promoting key aspects of childhood like socialization, creative expression, intellectual stimulation, and sensory integration. We partner with 425+ medical facilities in the United States and in four international locations: Canada, China, Israel, and Kenya.
Founded in 1988 by Paul Newman, The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp is a community dedicated to providing “a different kind of healing” to children and their families coping with cancer, sickle cell anemia, and other serious illnesses. Through summer sessions and family weekends at the Camp in Ashford, Connecticut and year-round outreach to hospitals and clinics across the Northeast, the Camp serves more than 20,000 children and family members annually. All services are provided free of charge.
The mission of Project Angel Food is to nourish the body and spirit of men, women, and children affected by HIV/AIDS, cancer, and other life-threatening illnesses. Our goal is to make sure no one in our community suffers the ravages of hunger and malnutrition while struggling with serious illnesses. Without our daily meal deliveries, clients risk malnutrition and deteriorating health since they are unable to provide their own meals. Project Angel Food acts with urgency as hunger and illness do not wait.
The Los Angeles LGBT Center (formerly L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center) exists to: EMPOWER people to lead full and rewarding lives without limits based on sexual orientation and gender identity, by providing the highest quality educational, cultural, and wellness programs to residents of Los Angeles County; HEAL the damage caused by discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, by providing the highest quality health and social services to residents of Los Angeles County in need; ADVOCATE full access and equality for all people regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, by promoting our communities' needs at local, state, and national levels; and LEAD through example, by living our values, sharing our expertise, and celebrating the full diversity of our lives, families, and communities.
Equitas Health (formerly AIDS Resource Center Ohio) is a regional not-for-profit community-based healthcare system founded in 1984. Its expanded mission has made it one of the nation’s largest HIV/AIDS, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) healthcare organizations. With 13 offices in 10 cities, it serves more than 67,000 individuals in Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia each year through its diverse healthcare and social service delivery system focused around: primary and specialized medical care, dental services, behavioral health, HIV/STI prevention, advocacy, and community health initiatives. Our mission is to be the gateway to good health for those at risk of or affected by HIV/AIDS, for the LGBTQ community, and for those seeking a welcoming healthcare home.
Founded in 1985, amfAR, the Foundation for Aids Research, is dedicated to ending the global AIDS epidemic through innovative research With the freedom and flexibility to respond quickly to emerging areas of scientific promise, amfAR plays a catalytic role in accelerating the pace of HIV/AIDS research and achieving real breakthroughs. amfAR-funded research has increased our understanding of HIV and has helped lay the groundwork for major advances in the study and treatment of HIV/AIDS. Since 1985, amfAR has invested more than $388 million in its programs and has awarded more than 3,300 grants to research teams worldwide.
The mission of Fenway Health is to enhance the wellbeing of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community and all people in our neighborhoods and beyond through access to the highest quality health care, education, research, and advocacy.