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Fondazione Banco Alimentare Onlus (FBAO) is non-profit organization that promotes – and is committed to – the recovery and collection of food surpluses and food products, redistributed to a network of partner charities which directly support people in need across Italy. Banco Alimentare, which is composed of FBAO and 21 Regional Food Banks (OBA) recovers foodstuffs that are still perfectly edible but have lost their commercial value and, thus, would become waste. Through its mission, Banco Alimentare contributes to the achievement of two Sustainable Development Goals defined in the UN Agenda 2030: Goal 2 “Zero Hunger” and Goal 12 “Responsible Consumption and Production”, by fighting against food insecurity and promoting virtuous actions for the reduction of food waste.
Save the Children Italy (STC IT) was established in late 1998 as a non-profit organization and started its activities in 1999. Today, Save the Children Italy is a Non-Governmental Organization recognized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs that operates both in developing countries and in Italy. The mission of Save the Children Italy is to protect children's rights, delivering immediate and lasting improvements to their lives worldwide, applying a child-rights-based approach. STC IT works on education, poverty and deprivation, child trafficking, migrant children and the impact of new information technologies on children's rights. The Association carries out different activities to pursue its mission, and in particular: To undertake any operation in Italy and abroad that is deemed necessary from time to time for this purpose; To promote the collection of contributions to the funds of the Association by means of donations, subscriptions, or through any other means; To promote or organize awareness raising campaigns aimed at raising funds for institutional purposes; To constitute or participate in the constitution or subsidize any association, institution or foundation of a charitable nature having the same purposes; To negotiate, conclude and execute any type of agreement with associations, institutions, natural and legal persons, in order to pursue or contribute to the realization of its purposes; To write, print, publish, issue and circulate any document, periodical, book, newspaper, broadcast, film, poster that can sensitise stakeholders, Institutions and the general audience to its mission and use any other means of information; To carry out training activities for school, socio-cultural, socio-health and institutional operators directly connected and instrumental to institutional purposes, through the organization of courses, seminars and conferences and the production of informative, didactic and educational materials.
EMERGENCY provides free, high-quality healthcare to victims of war, poverty and landmines, alongside building hospitals and training local staff. We pursue a human-rights based medicine. The ‘right to be treated’ is a fundamental and inalienable right belonging to each member of the human family, without any kind of discrimination.
1. To act as a leading organisation and a global voice for the rights of those who face discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and/or sex characteristics (SOGIESC). 2. To work towards achieving equality, freedom and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex people through advocacy, collaborative actions, and by educating and informing relevant international and regional institutions as well as governments, media and civil society. 3. To empower our members and other human rights organisations in promoting and protecting human rights, irrespective of people's sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and/or sex characteristics and to facilitate cooperation and solidarity among ILGA regions and members. 4. To promote the diversity and strengths of persons of diverse SOGIESC around the world.
Help Refugees is the leading UK NGO in a new movement of humanitarian aid, funding over 80 projects across the UK, Europe and the Middle East. They have reached over 600,000 refugees, and mobilised over 20,000 volunteers since summer 2015. Acting where governmental and other non-governmental bodies are unable to, they fill the huge and terrifying gaps in services for those displaced by war in Europe and beyond. "Help Refugees have fed the hungry and housed the homeless, and there are people living now thanks to them who would otherwise be dead."-The Guardian Help Refugees is a restricted fund under the auspices of Prism the Gift Fund - charity number 1099682
Equality Now creates linkages between the voices and experiences of women and girls and the governmental, community and private institutions that govern their lives; mobilizes national and international public pressure on behalf of their stated needs; and brings together individuals and organizations sharing this common vision of human equality.
Our mission is to create practical solutions at the intersection of vulnerability, migration, and health.
The David Lynch Foundation helps to prevent and eradicate the all-pervasive epidemic of trauma and toxic stress among at-risk populations through promoting widespread implementation of the evidence-based Transcendental Meditation (TM) program in order to improve their health, cognitive capabilities and performance in life.
Women Deliver is a leading global advocate that champions gender equality and the health and rights of girls and women. Our advocacy drives investment—political and financial— in the lives of girls and women. We harness evidence and unite diverse voices to spark commitment to gender equality. And we get results. Anchored in sexual and reproductive health, we advocate for the rights of girls and women across every aspect of their lives.
CARITAS AUSTRIA is an internationally operating non-profit organisation (donations are tax-deductible Reg. Nr. SO1126; equivalent 501(c)(3) US organization) under the mission of the Austrian Catholic church and pursues solely and directly charitable and benevolent objectives. CARITAS AUSTRIA relief work addresses the needy in their entirety, taking also into consideration their physical, psychological and spiritual-religious backgrounds. CARITAS AUSTRIA commits itself to providing assistance to people in need which is done without regard to creed, ethnicity or ideology of those seeking help. In its operations CARITAS AUSTRIA is guided by respect for the dignity and self-determination of the people it serves. There are more than 1,000 places throughout Austria where CARITAS AUSTRIA helps people in need. In the areas of caregiving, supporting people with disabilities, hospices, in the social counseling centers, on assignment for families in need or for older people who cannot afford heating. CARITAS AUSTRIA - this comprises its fulltime staff, but above all, also the roughly 50.000 volunteers and each and every one of you who supports our work. CARITAS AUSTRIA's main activities are aiming at social support and advocacy for those in need. These activities are taking place in Austria and abroad, whereas the main focus is lying on national work in Austria. Inside and outside of Austria, CARITAS AUSTRIA always aims at addressing the basic needs of the vulnerable taking also into consideration their social and cultural background.
AIRC has a threefold mission: To fund research projects in university laboratories, hospitals and scientific institutes. To develop the knowledge of young researchers through special programmes and ad hoc calls for proposals To raise public awareness and inform the public about progress in cancer research