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Building Paramedic Systems in Tanzania

Last year, Nathan and his friend had the opportunity to spend five weeks in Arusha, Tanzania. Currently, when someone gets into a car accident in Arusha they rarely receive medical treatment as there are no ambulances. This has led to mortality rates that are more than double that of the United States. Nathan knew they…

Rescuing Pugs from Korea

Pug Rescue of Korea (PRK) exists for the sole purpose of finding permanent homes for rescued pugs in Korea. While every attempt is made to keep the pugs in their country of origin, their re-home rate in Korea is very low. In these instances, the pugs are then flown to Los Angeles, California to find forever homes. Many…

A Rose for Nicaragua

Rose Foos, of Denver, Colorado, created these shirts to raise money to build homes for the poor in Nicaragua. Her small, simple rose drawing with a ballpoint pen turned into such a fun shirt design! A portion of proceeds from sales will be donated to On Eagles Wings Ministry in Leon, Nicaragua, a ministry dedicated…

Supporting Land Conservation in Central Michigan

The Chippewa Watershed Conservancy exists to protect and restore Central Michigan’s land, water, and wildlife resources to improve the quality of life for all. The land conservancy owns and manages public nature preserves and offer access to outdoor recreation to our region. They believe that having outdoor spaces for the people of Central Michigan is…

Providing Homes for LGBTQ Youth

Trinity Haven will be Indiana’s first residential facility to focus on the needs of LGBTQ young people who are at risk for homelessness. LGBTQ youth who do not have a supporting family or stable living situation need special care and services to meet their needs, and Trinity Haven hopes to be that stable place for…

Wandering Soul

Bri Vieira is a blogger and writer who focuses on mental health and LGBTQ+ communities. She wanted to find a way to give back to her community through a nonprofit that is close to home and touches all the topics she is the most passionate about, including LGBTQ+ support, mental health, and giving back to…

Supporting Foster Families in Houston

As of July 2019, there are 2,762 children in the foster system, 678 of which are awaiting adoption in Region 6 of Houston. Hundreds of teenagers age out of the system each year, representing the most vulnerable, marginalized, helpless, and “at-risk” human beings in the city. Fostering Family is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit in Houston, Texas,…

Blind, Beloved Dog Raises Awareness of Dogs in Need

Sweet little Puddin arrived to the SPCA of Texas with severely infected eyes at 5 to 6 weeks old. She was immediately taken to the vet and it was determined her eyes were causing her a great deal of pain and the infection was so severe it left her completely blind. With her quality of life…

Supporting Widows, Orphans and Victims of Abuse in Kenya

NOW Kenya is a community based organization working in Nakuru, Kenya. In 2018 they opened the Emily Martin Rescue Centre, a shelter for women who are victims of domestic abuse. They provide shelter, counseling, and ministry to victims and their children. Their hope is that this rescue center can be a safe haven while these…

Kids Explore Birds in their Bird Shirts

Intermountain Bird Observatory is an academic research unit of Boise State University. Their focus is on impacting human lives and contributing to conservation through research, education, and outreach. Each September, a group of Ketchum, Idaho kids have the opportunity to camp out at the Intermountain Bird Observatory on Lucky Peak Mountain just east of Boise,…

Celebrating over 850 Rescued Animals

Brown Dog Coalition and Rescue, of Hopkinton, MA is a foster-based animal rescue. They work to help find homes and stray animals new forever homes. This year they are celebrating 3 years as a rescue. In that time, they’ve saved and rehomed over 850 animals. This rescue is 100% volunteer run, with no paid staff….

Women Supporting Women with IBD

Thousands of women around the world live with Inflammatory Bowel Disease, or IBD. Girls With Guts was founded to support and empower women with IBD (Crohn’s disease & ulcerative colitis) and/or ostomies to ensure that women never feel isolated by their diagnosis. They offer a variety of programs like retreats, pen pal program, and even…