"In this life It is not about what you get
Steven M. Alembik Co-founder
"We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future."
The Spinal Cord Injury Support Group (SCISG) of South Florida is a not for profit organization that promotes camaraderie through friendship, education, advocacy and recreation to enhance the quality of life for those affected by spinal cord injuries and disabilities.
The Youth Activities Center (YAC) is a safe, nurturing place that offers after-school and summer programs for youth from low-income families, YAC offers educational and recreational programs, and provides supervised assistance with homework. The Center also emphasizes family values, social skills, conflict resolution and self-sufficiency.
South Florida ASA is affiliated with the Amateur Softball Association of America, which is designated by the United States Olympic Committee as the National Governing Body of Softball. South Florida ASA represents athletes, coaches and administrators of softball programs at all levels. Currently, South Florida ASA provides education, leadership, and guidance for the game of softball in the six Southeastern Florida counties (Broward, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Palm Beach, and St. Lucie).
Butterfly Wishes for Ellie is an annual event in honor of Ellie Tavani, a beautiful little girl who was born in April 2006 with Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB). Our goal is to raise $40,000 that DebRA will use for research funding and to assist other families like ours who are dealing with the daily struggle of EB.DebRA provides funding for research of EB and support for families who suffer from the disease.
Covenant house serves runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth under 21 including teen parents and their babies. Every day, we reach more than 190 kids in Fort Lauderdale and Orlando via street outreach, crisis shelters, transitional housing projects, and aftercare, making Covenant House Florida one of the largest private agencies serving runaway and homeless youth in the state of Florida.
The Smile Train is focused on solving a single problem: cleft lip and palate. Our mission is to:-To provide free cleft surgery for millions of poor children in developing countries. -To provide free cleft-related training for doctors and medical professionals.
The Wheelchair Foundation is a nonprofit organization leading an international effort to create awareness of the needs and abilities of people with physical disabilities, to promote the joy of giving, create global friendship, and to deliver a wheelchair to every child, teen and adult in the world who needs one, but cannot afford one. For these people, the Wheelchair Foundation delivers Hope, Mobility and Independence.
The American Red Cross helps prepare communities for emergencies and keep people safe every day thanks to caring people who support our work.
The purpose of the Wayne Barton Study Center is to enhance the health, welfare and education of children in need in our community. Our belief is that positive choices empower our youth to leading productive lives. High school graduation is the expectation of the Study Center; a college education is the goal! "
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating lasting change in the lives of children in need in the United States and around the world. Recognized for our commitment to accountability, innovation and collaboration, our work takes us into the heart of communities, where we help children and families help themselves.
Idol Gives Back Foundation is a new not-for-profit organization established by the producers of American Idol and FOX to raise money and awareness for children and families living in poverty and at risk in the U.S. and abroad. Idol Gives Back Foundation is harnessing American Idol's ability to capture America's hearts and the power of entertainment to benefit some of the poorest and most vulnerable people in the world.
(PBTF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization that seeks to * find the cause of and cure for childhood brain tumors by supporting medical research * increase public awareness about the severity and prevalence of childhood brain tumors * aid in the early detection and treatment of childhood brain tumors * support a national database on all primary brain tumors * provide educational and emotional support for children and families affected by this life-threatening disease.
As one of America’s foremost veterans service organizations, AMVETS (or American Veterans) has a proud history of assisting veterans and sponsoring numerous programs that serve our country and its citizens.
PETA focuses its attention on the four areas in which the largest numbers of animals suffer the most intensely for the longest periods of time: on factory farms, in laboratories, in the clothing trade, and in the entertainment industry. We also work on a variety of other issues, including the cruel killing of beavers, birds and other "pests," and the abuse of backyard dogs.