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Alley Cat Allies

A lot of people love to have animals as pets in their homes and these pets are family members. In 1990, Becky Robinson and Louise Holton came across an alley with numerous cats in Washington D.C. This made them realize that cats need to be neutered and nurtured. Soon, they founded Alley Cats Allies in Bethesda, Maryland, United States. They are powered by 500,000 supporters and are ever since taking care of feral and domestic cats in need. They enjoy high ratings from Charity Navigator and GuideStar. Continue reading “Alley Cat Allies”

MAP International

Founded in 1954 by J. Raymond Knighton, MAP International is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. It has global offices in 8 countries and works round the clock in 94 countries to provide credible medical help. It caters to 1.4 million children and families, impacting nearly 10 million people, annually. It enjoys high ratings from Forbes, Charity Watch and Charity Navigator, along with affiliation with Better Business Bureau (BBB) and Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA). It is headquartered in Georgia, United States. Continue reading “MAP International”

Toy for Tots

Founded in 1947 by Bill and Diane Hendricks, Toys for Tots, is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. It was adopted by the United States Marine Corps in 1948 and is headquartered in Triangle, Virginia, United States. So far, they have distributed almost 18 million toys to nearly 7 million children across America, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. They are accredited with Better Business Bureau (BBB) and enjoy high rating from Charity Navigator. Continue reading “Toy for Tots”

AmeriCares

In 1975, Robert Macauley, founder of AmeriCares realized that he could help in making the world a better place. An aircraft carrying Vietnamese orphans crashed and the Pentagon announced that nothing could be done in the next 10 days. Robert had no money, so he put up his house on mortgage and rented a jet to get the surviving babies to California. Continue reading “AmeriCares”

Step Up for Students

The seed of helping young kids reach their potential was sowed in 1998 by John Kirtley. Step Up for Students is a 501 (c)(3) organization that works by providing various scholarships to children who cannot afford education. They are headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, United States and so far have helped 78,120 students in more than 1594 schools. They enjoy high ratings from Charity Navigator and GuideStar.  Continue reading “Step Up for Students”

Born Free USA

Founded in 2002, Born Free USA is affiliated with Born Free Foundation (UK). Born Free USA is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization headquartered in Washington D.C., United States. They enjoy high rating from GuideStar, are accredited with BBB and a member of Earth Share. They have collaborated with various other initiatives and organizations. To name a few: National Council for Animal Protection, Avian Welfare Coalition, Animal Alliance of Canada and California Grey Whale Coalition. Continue reading “Born Free USA”

The Task Force for Global Health

Dr. William Foege, Carol Walters and Bill Watson founded the Task Force for Child Survival in 1984. In 2009, it was renamed as The Task Force for Global Health. Various programs, initiatives and projects led by them have reached nearly 495 million people across 135 countries. They are headquartered in Decatur, Georgia, United States. They strive to provide health care facilities to prevent diseases that can be prevented.
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YMCA USA

Founded in 1960, YMCA USA is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, United States. They enjoy high ratings from Charity Navigator and is accredited by Better Business Bureaus (BBB). They are supported by 9 million youth and 13 million adults each year in the U.S. YMCA USA is affiliated with YMCA International which serves more than 45 million people in 119 countries.

Mission

To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.
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Big Cat Rescue

Founded in 1992, Big Cat Rescue is a non-profit educational sanctuary striving to create a safe haven for big cats. They work towards rescuing and rehabilitating various species of felines through education (tours) and the abolition of feline trade.

Mission

Big Cat Rescue’s mission is to provide the best home we can for the cats in our care, end abuse of big cats in captivity and prevent extinction of big cats in the wild. Continue reading “Big Cat Rescue”

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