Art Start is a nationally recognized model for using the arts to save lives and transform communities. Connecting with kids living in shelters, on the streets, involved in court cases or surviving with parents in crisis. ART START uses the arts to provide them with opportunities for success. Giving them tools, structure, support, and a chance to be heard. (NYC based)
Taia Peace Foundations aim is to provide Afican communities with long-term job creation and skill-set development, access to quality education for local boys and girls, improved health care facilities, and clean drinking water.
The Brooklyn based Hope Program helps New Yorkers transcend the root causes of poverty by preparing them to find, keep and grow careers. Blending vocational, educational and social services with a lifelong commitment to a persons success. (Brooklyn based)
The Adopt-A-Farmbox initiative is a program that builds and installs farmboxes made from 100 % recycled materials for local schools and community organizations for the purpose of growing fruits and vegetables. Farmboxes are fertile ground not only for food, but also as a tool for education, personal growth, and community engagement. (Brooklyn based)
The Possibility Project operates year-long programs that bring together vastly diverse groups of youth from the five boroughs of New York City. They go through an intense year long creative process through which they write an original musical whose stories come from their lives and their ideas for a better world, and create Community Action Projects where they take those ideas and act on them to make their city better. (NYC based)
Extreme Kids and Crews mission is to create a haven for children with disabilities and their families, a beautiful gym and arts center where children and parents can play, learn and grow in a warm, creative and understanding environment. (Brooklyn based)
Helps to relocate a puppy or a kitten from an animal-control center to a safe shelter. Bideawee's mission is to promote safe, loving, long-term relationships between people and companion animals by providing a continuum of services and programs that are innovative, personalized, and high-quality.(NYC based)