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The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York and Western New York grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. As a chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, we are determined to fulfill the mission set at the national headquarters of the foundation in our locale.
from the website: "The National Compassion Fund provides a single, trusted way for the public to give directly to victims of mass casualty crimes. We then work with affected communities to fairly and transparently distribute those funds to the victims." also: "The mission of the National Center for Victims of Crime is to forge a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives. We are dedicated to serving individuals, families, and communities harmed by crime." Alternate website: https://victimsofcrime.org
DoSomething.org is mobilizing young people in every US area code and in 131 countries! We support causes in education, racial justice, gun violence, physical and mental health, bullying, gender rights, LGBTQ+ rights, discrimination, voter registration, environment, and many more. Sign up for a volunteer, social change, or civic action campaign to make real-world impact on a cause you care about. You’ll team up with the DoSomething members who have: Clothed half of America’s homeless youth Cleaned up 3.7 million cigarette butts Run the largest youth-led sports equipment drive And more! You’ve got the power and the passion to transform your community -- we’ll help you get it done.
Our vision is of a world in which every person – regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation or gender identity – enjoys all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and other internationally recognized human rights standards. The UDHR states that the "the recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights" of all people is "the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world."
The mission of the George Lopez Foundation is to create positive, permanent change for underprivileged children, adults and military families confronting challenges in education and health, as well as increasing community awareness about kidney disease and organ donation.
The American Theatre Wing advances the future of American theatre by celebrating excellence and nurturing the next generation: on stage, behind the scenes, and in the audience. We pursue this mission through programs that support theatrical excellence and inclusivity, and educate and engage the next generation of practitioners and audiences. For over 100 years, the Wing has been an integral part of the American theatrical community, providing critical support and recognition that has allowed the theatre to thrive.
The Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund is an innovative partnership empowering local women to be a force for crisis response and lasting peace. Supporting local women to prevent conflict, respond to crises and seize key peacebuilding opportunities. WPHF galvanizes support from across the globe to support the efforts of women working on the frontlines of the world’s most intractable conflicts. From Jordan to Burundi, the Solomon Islands to Colombia, we aim to amplify the voices of women and support their vital work to prevent conflict, respond to crises, and accelerate peace in their communities.
Money raised through this fund will be split evenly between the Australian Red Cross and the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital. The Australian Red Cross- Since July 2019, Red Cross teams have responded to 30 emergencies and supported well over 20,000 people, through the efforts of more than 1,600 volunteers and staff. The Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital - Thousands of displaced animals that have come through the doors of the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital- founded by the Irwin Family
Defy’s mission is to change mindsets to give people with criminal histories their best shot at a second chance. Defy’s vision is to reduce recidivism by 50% by leveraging entrepreneurship as a tool to increase economic opportunity and transform lives. They work to transform the skillsets and mindsets of currently and formerly incarcerated adults as well as the hearts and minds of the business community in support of a common thesis that people with a criminal history deserve a fair chance to reenter society and fulfill their potential.