Cancer immunotherapy—treatments that harness and enhance the innate powers of the immune system to fight cancer—represents the most promising new cancer treatment approach since the development of the first chemotherapies in the late 1940s.
Because of the immune system’s extraordinary power, its capacity for memory, its exquisite specificity, and its central and universal role in human biology, these treatments have the potential to achieve complete, long-lasting remissions and cancer cures, with few or no side effects, and for any cancer patient, regardless of their cancer type.
Founded in 1972, originally as The Delta Corporation, Ocean Conservancy has made it their mission to create programs and policies to help protect and promote a healthier oceanic ecosystem, one which our future generations will enjoy. Through several programs Ocean Conservancy has helped to restore sustainable fisheries and protect special marine habitats, not only reducing the human impact, but also managing precious U.S. ocean resources which help sustain human life, such as food.
Their efforts are guided by a 17-member, all volunteer, board of directors. Ocean Conservancy is a tax-exempt not-for-profit organization which meets the Better Business Bureau's 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
The Rainforest Alliance works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior.
We envision a world where people and planet prosper together.
At the heart of the Rainforest Alliance’s approach is the understanding that the health of the land is inextricably connected to the wellbeing of those who depend on it for their livelihoods. Our approach includes training and certification to promote healthy ecosystems and communities in some of the world’s most vulnerable ecosystems.
Disabled American Veterans is a nonprofit organization that provides much needed support for disabled veterans of all generations as well as their families. A few of the services which DAV provides includes transportation to medical appointments and treatments, employment resources for disabled veterans such as job fairs and help with career training, as well as assisting vets with upwards of 300,000 benefit claims each year. With almost 1,300 chapters across the United States, DAV continues to press on in there mission to provide for those who have stood up and given more with the positive, life-changing assistance that they deserve, allowing them to go after a piece of that American dream, which they have so dutifully defended to make accessible to others.
Girls on the Run® is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to creating a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams.
Meeting twice a week in small teams, we teach life skills through dynamic, interactive lessons and running games. The curriculum is taught by certified Girls on the Run coaches and includes three parts: understanding ourselves, valuing relationships and teamwork and understanding how we connect with and shape the world at large.
Charity: water is a non-profit organization that has made it their mission to bring clean water to the approximately 663 million people on this planet that, believe or not, don't have ready access to it.
It is very difficult to fathom, but nearly 1 in 10 people in this world are without some of even the most basic of human needs, especially clean water. Charity: water is not attempting to offer billion dollar plans, promising to change the world, but is more realistically and effectively helping with things like rain catchments, sand filters and freshwater wells.
PetSmart Charities® and PetSmart Charities of Canada® are nonprofit animal welfare organizations that set out to rescue homeless pets. Their adoption program, available in every one of their stores, as well as sponsored adoption events help more than 400,000 cats and dogs find good loving homes each year. through our adoption program in all PetSmart® stores and our sponsored adoption events.
Additionally, PetSmart Charities grants more money, providing direct assistance to pets in need, than any other animal welfare group in North America. Their charities also put a large focus on funding spay and neuter services, helping communities solve the unfortunate dilemma of pet overpopulation and abandonment.
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.
We are Midwest Food Bank (MFB) and ours is a vibrant mission. We seek to alleviate hunger and poverty by delivering food and disaster relief free of charge. Our goal is to make a difference in our communities and create volunteer opportunities for all. This is our roadmap to “Sharing the Blessings.”
MFB has a personality – a culture – that is unique. Our personality is genuine and pure and moreover, we believe it’s something that sets us apart in the non-profit world.
GlobalGiving is the first and largest global crowdfunding community for nonprofits. Since 2002, GlobalGiving has raised $220,053,977 from 524,166 donors who have supported 14,461 projects.
Now that you’re here, you’re part of a powerful community that supports local organizations that are working to educate children, feed the hungry, preserve our environment, build houses, train women (and men) with job skills, and do hundreds of other amazing things.
We make it possible for nonprofits from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe (and hundreds of countries in between) to access the tools, training, and support they need to be more effective and make our world a better place.
Polaris is a leader in the global fight to eradicate modern slavery. Named after the North Star that guided slaves to freedom in the U.S., Polaris systemically disrupts the human trafficking networks that rob human beings of their lives and their freedom.
Our comprehensive model puts victims at the center of what we do – helping survivors restore their freedom, preventing more victims, and leveraging data and technology to pursue traffickers wherever they operate.
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