"Our mission is to improve confidence and self-worth for families dealing with pediatric cancer and other chronic illnesses through experiences of wellness, beauty and fashion."
"Cowboy Up! is a unique horsemanship, wellness and Skill-set Restructuring™ program based in Santa Fe, NM free to ALL post 9/11 Veterans and active military."
Heroes for Horses
"The Feeding America network is the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, working to connect people with food and end hunger. Donors, staff, and volunteers all play an important role in our efforts to end hunger in the United States."
Madison Valley Caring and Sharing Food Bank
“Food banks and food pantries like Food Bank organize the collection of food donations and distribution to those in need."
The Ennis Senior Center
“Our goal is to provide a comfortable place for seniors to congregate to have a meal, participate in card games, board games, watch TV, or simply sit and chat or read."
Aid to Distressed Families of Appalachian Counties (ADFA)
“Aid to Distressed Families of Appalachian Counties (ADFAC) began in the mid 1980’s as a local ecumenical effort to provide assistance to impoverished families. ADFAC exists to support and serve those in need by assisting them in becoming stable and self-sufficient.”
Air Alliance Houston
“Guided by the Principles of Environmental Justice and the Jemez Principles for Democratic Organizing, we are committed to working toward our vision of healthy communities with clean air every day, for everyone.”
Music Doing Good
“Music Doing Good, Inc. is a Houston-based nonprofit arts organization whose mission is to inspire and transform lives through innovative, music-based programming.”
People Living Active Now (PLAN)
“PLAN is dedicated to providing comprehensive support toward a meaningful life in community for individuals with mental illness and their families. Services include professional psychotherapy, both group and individual, with therapists who understand severe mental illness, case management and referrals.”
African American Youth Harvest Foundation
“The American American Youth Harvest Foundation works to effectually address disparities and ensure low-barrier access to vital educational, economic, and enrichment resources to underserved, at-risk youth and their families on their path to self-sufficiency.”
Reel American Heroes
“The Reel American Heroes Foundation is a 100% volunteer 501(c)(3) nonprofit foundation that works with both military hospitals and military bases to provide recreational therapy to our nation’s wounded Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, Disabled and Combat Veterans.”
Alamo Breast Cancer Foundation (ABCF)
“The Alamo Breast Cancer Foundation’s mission is to end breast cancer by assisting patients, informing health professionals and policymakers, and expanding knowledge through education and community outreach.”
Restore America's Estuaries
“As the leader of a national alliance, we are a powerful, unified voice for coastal habitat restoration in the nation's capital. Through extensive projects and community events, Restore America's Estuaries has effectively changed the future course of our nation's estuaries.”
Arms Wide Adoption Services
“Arms Wide Adoption Services expertly guide Houston and South Texas families through the adoption process, connecting each child with the right adoptive parents and supporting them along the way and beyond.”
Builders without Boarders Inc.
“Providing structures and support for missionaries in the third world since 2003 with projects in Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi & Haiti.”
“Smash, a deaf horse, joined the Houston Mounted Patrol in 2013 as a Rookie. 5 girls chose to sponsor him. Thanks to “the Smash girls,” a group of young women with intellectual disabilities who adopted the horse with special needs. They have offered special grooming and undivided attention to the four-legged officer since his rookie year.”
Clothed by Faith
“Clothed By Faith’s mission is to demonstrate God’s love by providing gently-used clothing to those in need. They give one week's worth of clothing, shoes, new socks & underwear to children and adults in need throughout the Greater Houston area.”
Texas Children's Hospital
“Texas Children's Hospital, located in Houston, Texas, is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to create a healthier future for children and women throughout our global community by leading in patient care, education and research.”
Dance from the Heart
"Dance from the Heart is a Houston, TX based 501(c)3 Non-Profit organization that uses multi-cultural dance education and performance to reveal the common ground in our communities."
Texas Humane Legislation Network (THLN)
"THLN is a state-based animal organization that serves to address unjust animal welfare laws by lobbying and working with their representatives to fix lenient animal cruelty laws."
Echoing Hope Ranch
“Echoing Hope Ranch is a place where people with autism and other developmental disabilities can be productive in a peaceful, supportive environment. They provide residential and day program services near the San Pedro River as well as in-home respite and habilitation and employment services in Pima County and in Sierra Vista, Bisbee and surrounding communities.”
Texas Yoga Association
“Our mission is to serve Texas Yoga and TYA members while advancing, supporting, and advocating for the art of yoga and meditation in Texas and abroad.”
The Center for African American Health
“We are improving the health and well-being of African Americans in Metro Denver by offering community-based, evidenced-based, disease prevention and disease management programs, events, and services.”
“The Elite Starz of Nashville offer a wide array of dance classes for every age, skill level, and interest. We dedicated to dance education and professional training. Through nurturing and inspiring local young dancers, we help them strive toward an understanding of artistic excellence, discipline, leadership and a lifelong appreciation of dance."
The Elephant Sanctuary
“The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee exists to provide captive elephants with individualized care, the companionship of a herd, and the opportunity to live out their lives in a safe haven dedicated to their well-being, and to raise public awareness of the complex needs of elephants in captivity, and the crisis facing elephants in the wild.”
“Equessense is a grass-roots program spawned out of a growing need for alternative therapy and inclusive recreational opportunities for atypical individuals. Its purpose, focus and mission is to utilize horses to enhance the lives of exceptional people and give them opportunities to shine.”
The Lindsay Foundation
“The Lindsay Foundation was formed to help children with therapies and equipment that their families can't afford.”
Friends of BARC
Girls Empowerment Network
“Friends of BARC supports the humane care and treatment of the animals residing at BARC—the City of Houston Animal Shelter to help them find a chance for a better life.”
“We ignite the power in girls by teaching them the skills to thrive and believe in their ability to be unstoppable. This mission comes to life in our programs through a curriculum designed to increase each girl's self-efficacy (her belief in her ability to succeed.)”
“Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.”
“Hopestone was founded in 2012 by Dr. Jennifer McKissick, a breast cancer warrior, as a place where the cancer community could come for support, education, exercise and the arts. Hopestone offers a wide variety of support groups, wigs, hats, scarves, transportation assistance, prescription assistance, meal program and many other things that patients and their families need to help them on their journey.”
TWRC Wildlife Center
“TWRC Wildlife Center provides quality emergency care and rehabilitation for injured, ill, and orphaned wildlife brought to them by the public. Through education and engaging the public in wildlife-care programs, TWRC continues to make a difference for urban wildlife threatened by loss of habitat.”
Under Our Wings
"Under Our Wings is an outreach program that fosters literacy, foundational character building, and environmental stewardship through mentorship, interactive games, motivational presentations, and the inspiring dual language series, Avian Kingdom: Feathered Tales. We believe every child deserves a chance to succeed, find their passion, and be an asset to society."
Urban Souls Dance Company
“WE ARE A SOCIAL ARTS ORGANIZATION THAT PROMOTES CREATIVITY. WE USE THE ART OF DANCE TO ADVOCATE CREATIVITY THAT INSPIRES SOCIETY. USDC desires to cultivate future audiences and artists by providing dance training, performances, and experiences for the communities in which it serves. The dancers of Urban Souls provide not just a dance performance, but also an experience that will inspire, teach, and challenge audiences.”
Jack Creek Preserve
“Intermountain is a nationally recognized nonprofit providing Hope & Healing to children, youth, and families in need of improved mental and behavioral health.”
“The Jack Creek Preserve Foundation promotes wildlife conservation and outdoor education to inspire a personal connection and commitment to nature.”
Wildlife Center of Texas
“The Wildlife Center of Texas (a non-profit organization) was formed to meet the increasing need for wildlife assistance in the Greater Houston/Upper Gulf Coast. The Wildlife Center receives over 9,000 injured, ill and orphaned wild animals each year and is one of the largest wildlife care centers in the United States.
Our mission is to care for injured, ill and orphaned wildlife through rehabilitation, public education and release.”
“KPFT is the independent, noncommercial, community radio station for Houston, Galveston and Southeast Texas region of the Gulf Coast. Their mission is to promote the full distribution of public information; to obtain access to sources of news not commonly brought together in the same medium; and to employ such varied sources in the public presentation of accurate, objective, comprehensive news on all matters vitally affecting the community.”
World of Women
“'WOW' was founded in 1995 for the Purpose of advocating on behalf of women and children. Now entering our 24th year, WOW continues to pursue its mission with continued enthusiasm and vision to accomplish its goals.”