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Cycle. Inspire. Unite. Young Adults Cycle Cross-Country In The Fight Against Cancer

Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) cancer survivorship rates haven’t increased in comparison with all other age groups. 70,000 AYAs are diagnosed with cancer annually. The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults provides patient navigation & resources to ensure unique needs...

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Challenged Athletes Foundation Awards $40 Million in Grants to Individuals With Physical Disabilities

Individuals born with a birth defect, those who have suffered a life-changing accident, or lost a limb(s) serving our country lack resources to pursue life-affirming sports. Insurance does not cover expensive adaptive equipment and mentorship is rare. These obstacles discourage...

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Rescuing North Korean Refugees Utilizing Online Activism

North Korea is not usually on the radar of your average philanthropist. When most people think about North Korea today, they think of high politics and nuclear weapons. In order to make this campaign successful, we believed that we had...

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Our “Add-Venture:” The Adventure Project’s Mission to Provide Jobs & Dignity to Entrepreneurs

The Adventure Project believes we can alleviate extreme poverty, preventable deaths, and create jobs (what people want) by rallying behind the most-effective social enterprises, and help them scale. Currently only 13% of social enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa are operating at...

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Unifying the New Generation of Military Widows

Since 2001, over 6,500 U.S. service members have been killed in Iraq and Afghanistan. Around half of these service members were married, leaving an estimated 3,200 military widows from the wars alone. These numbers do not include our heroes who...

Global Soap Project
Reducing Waste. Saving Lives. One Bar Of Soap At A Time.

On any given day, an estimated 2.6 million bars of used soap are thrown away by hotels in the United States. At the same time, more than 2.4 million children die each year from issues related to poor hygiene and...

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Prosecutor with a Purpose : On a Mission of Hope to Heal Children Impacted by Trauma

Marley’s Mission is a non-profit organization that provides equine-based therapy free of charge to children who have experienced trauma. The Mission provides a less-threatening and non-clinical therapeutic environment which fosters healing – one child at a time. My first memory...

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G.A.P.’s Approach to Youth Services Fills a Void in Developing Countries—Currently in Haiti

The earthquake in January of 2010 took the lives of thousands of people, and left 1.5 million homeless. G.A.P.’s founders quickly realized that most of the international aid was not directed toward adolescent youth. However, this group’s success is crucial...

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Paper Cranes for Japan

On March 11, 2011, a massive earthquake struck Sendai, Japan, resulting in a devastating tsunami that ravaged the coast just 180 miles from Tokyo. In response to the earthquake and tsunami in Japan on March 11th, 2011, Students Rebuild partnered...

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FashionABLE Scarves Create Sustainable Business

In Ethiopia, prostitution is often linked with deep levels of generational poverty and financial hopelessness. Lacking meaningful resources and a sense of hope, many women resort to prostitution as a means of supporting themselves and their families. These women are...

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Live Classical Chamber Music Brings Dignity, Creativity, and Passion to Boston Homeless Shelters!

Homeless shelters can be chaotic, squalid, and lonely. As well as food and a bed, shelter guests need respect, dignity, creative interaction, mental and emotional connection, and opportunities to respond to passion and creativity in the shelter. These will engender...

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The Third Annual Twenty One-Mile Paddle With a Party to Follow

28 million people have cancer. Those 28 million have 3 family members. Each family member has 10 friends who are affected. Those ten friends share their story about cancer with 2 others That means that 1.68 billion people are impacted,...

Partners in Education Achievement
Connecting Schools and Businesses in Clark County, KY

Our community needs to increase the understanding of the value of education among our youth. One way is to show them how their academic work connects to the adult world and the world of work. Partners In Education (PIE) seeks...

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Tax Cappers Could Learn A Lot In Teacher ‘Soup Line’

Due to the economy more and more students are attending school without the basic supplies and are being left behind. Teachers spend $500 to $1000 on classroom materials using their own money. Kids can’t write their name without a pencil....

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A Small All-Volunteer Organization Makes a Difference for Down Syndrome

The distinct personalities and innate abilities of individuals with Down syndrome have gone unnoticed for far too long. A large portion of the world’s population is still unaware of the contributions that people with Down syndrome make to society. To...

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Sorority Women Send Girls to School Across the Globe

We are joining the movement to emancipate women and fight global poverty by unlocking women’s power as economic catalysts. Numerous studies indicate that education is the key to eradicating poverty. We will remove barriers to education for girls and women....

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INOD Provides Hope for Undiagnosed

Many potentially fatal illnesses go undetected until they are irreversible. The technology for screening is available but is not often used. One problem is that health insurance does not, as a rule, cover tests for screening. Getting a correct diagnosis...

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Broadway Helps Bring Theatre to Sick Children in Hospitals

Many sick children spend a large portion of their lives in hospitals. Most hospitals don’t have budgets for recreational play or theatrical programs. As a result, these kids often are left without a creative outlet and a without a distraction...

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Anchorage Artists’ Paintings Save Nepali Lives

Lack of access to life-saving emergency medical care as well as finances to pay for it. As well as, need to improve/update medical education at Nepal’s Teaching Hospital through knowledge transfer by Anchorage doctors and skilled professionals. A different Anchorage...

I Have A Dream Foundation
Life Skills Enhance High Academic Performance

The ‘I Have a Dream’ Foundation of Miami is trying to solve generational poverty in the community it has chosen to adopt. The ‘I Have a Dream’ Foundation has formed an ongoing partnership with the Miller School of Medicine and...

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