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Make A Difference In Someone’s Life Today!

We at Exceptional People Magazine not only recognize people of all socio-economic backgrounds for their achievements but we at also recognize the importance of giving back. We are proud to recognize organizations across the globe that are making a difference in their individual communities as well as around the world. Help your community or a charitable organization by making a donation, providing in-kind services or products or simply by volunteering.

Charities and Organizations

National Runaway Switchboard – an organization whose mission is to help keep America’s runaway, homeless and at-risk youth safe and off the streets.

Honor and Remember – an organization whose mission is to establish a tangible national symbol of gratitude as a visible public reminder to all Americans; perpetually recognizing the sacrifice of military fallen heroes and their families.

Tigerlily Foundation – A breast cancer support, education and advocacy organization. The orgnazation is dedicated to educating and advocating for young women who have breast cancer to get the care and attention they need to overcome the disease and live lives that are rich and full of vigor. The Tigerlily Foundation is committed to empowering women around the world to live extraordinary lives.

Youth Quest Foundation – an organization that provides educational scholarships and award them to at-risk teens with college or vocational aspirations. Whether they are interested in pursuing a college degree or developing proficiency in a trade, their scholarships make continuing education possible for those at-risk teens who have embarked upon a new path by participating in a viable program focused on helping them reshape their lives.

Stop Hunger Now – an international hunger relief agency that has been fulfilling its commitment to end hunger for more than 14 years. Since 1998, the organization has coordinated the distribution of food and other lifesaving aid to children and families in countries all over the world.

Anchor of Hope – a charity dedicated to providing education and youth development to orphaned and abandoned children in developing countries, with current projects focused in Zambia, Africa.

Red Feather Development Corp – a non profit organization whose mission is to partner with American Indian nations to develop and implement sustainable solutions to the housing needs within their communities.

Kids Kicking Cancer – a non profit organization that helps children with cancer manage the stress and pain of their disease and treatments through personalized coachings instructed by black belt martial artists.

Gleaning For The World – a non profit organization whose mission is to provide urgently needed and life-saving support to communities in critical need throughout the world. From a host of generous corporate donors, they collect surplus medical and other essential supplies which they are then able to distribute where humanitarian help is needed worldwide.

One Heartland – a non profit organization whose mission is to improve the lives of children, youth and families facing significant health challenges or social isolation.

Save the Children – a non profit organization with a commitment to helping children in diverse communities in the United States and around the world.

Share Your Soles – A non-profit organization whose goal is to provide gently worn and new shoes to those who need them. No one in this world should go without shoes. Help save the soles of people all over the world.

Armed Forces Foundation – a national nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the morale, welfare and quality of life for the U.S. Armed Forces community.

Support the USO – a wonderful way to say thank you for your service to our troops.

The Pajama Program– provides new pajamas and books to children in need throughout the United States and around the world who are waiting and hoping to be adopted and who have been abandoned.

Creech Community Center and Food Pantry – provides assistance with food packages, personal need items, and educational help.  The organization restores hope to people of all ages during times of despair.

School on Wheelsa non-profit organization providing, educational assistances and support to thousands of homeless children living in Southern California.

Rosie’s Garagea nationally recognized after-school tutoring program of La Habra Neighborhood Housing Services in California.    The organization provides a safe place to reach and motivate at risk and underprivileged children.

Hoop Dreams Scholarship Fund – works to create relationships, build networks and provide resources that:  (1) empower and support underserved DC public high school students and HDSF alumni to find their best pathways to post-secondary education, a career and an enriched life and (2) promote an on-going commitment to community responsibility and a lasting spirit among students, volunteers, supporters, and all involved.

Room to Read – changing the lives of thousands of women and children around the world.   A non-profit organization bringing the gift of knowledge to families in countries such as Cambodia, India, Laos, Nepal, Vietnam, South Africa and Sri Lanka.

Hands for Hope – committed to broadening horizons, developing and strengthening talents, promoting self-esteem and instilling, life-preparation skills in underprivileged youth and single-parent families.

Lamp for Haiti Foundationmission is to provide basic health care, investigate allegations of human right abuses, and to provide educational and humanitarian aid.

One Dozen Who Care, Inc (ODWC) – strengthening local leadership and creating strong community bonds through cultural events and common social and economic interactions.  ODWC fulfills this mission by designing projects which incorporate leadership training, community support, collaboration with other nonprofit and community-based organizations, and social, cultural, and educational activities.

I AM 4 Kids Foundation – The I AM 4 Kids Foundation is a recognized 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. The mission of The I AM 4 Kids Foundation is to teach children of all ages how to build an empowering identity for themselves and to challenge each child to live up to that standard every day. By combining proven learning practices with cutting edge technology and rich media, I AM 4 Kids engages, encourages and empowers today’s kids to become their own role models.