We are all Citizen Philanthropists. Individual actions matter because big things have small beginnings.
Here's how to start:
1. "Find a project" close to your heart OR choose from the featured projects below. 2. Enter or select the donation amount and click "give now" to check out. 3. Your gift certificate will auto-populate into your cart; follow prompts until the thank you confirmation page appears.
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The Mentoring Program presents an opening for building a strong relationship between underprivileged youths and professionals. A relationship with a non-parental adult influences positively the young person's perception of his or hers own strengths and abilities, enhancing self-esteem and giving them a different perspective to life's challenges. Under the Program, a support network of volunteers was formed, providing guidance to the youths, helping them in goal setting and follow up activities.
Give an Hour (GAH) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) that develops national networks of volunteers who are capable and committed to responding to acute needs within our society, beginning with the mental health needs of military service members and their loved ones affected by their time of service. In addition, GAH's Campaign to Change Direction is a collective impact effort to change the culture of mental health in America. Our services reach all 50 states, including DC.,Puerto Rico and Guam.
This project will train volunteers to test water for bacterial contamination. We will also supply 1000 families in Latin America with Water Pasteurization Indicators (WAPI's) and help them build safe cooking stoves.