We have restored areas of the Nixticuil Forest, fought more than 200 forest fires caused by those who want to destroy it, and created conservation activities to help maintain the ecological balance, preservation of biodiversity, protection of aquifers and capture of carbon dioxide with no support from the government.
Pairing fitness and service, Project Becoming our Best develops strong and compassionate leaders of tomorrow. This initiative combines fun fitness challenges with meaningful volunteering experiences for children and their families. Participants learn perseverance, practicing goal selection, pursuit, and achievement. They develop empathy as they are exposed to community needs, learn [...]
Fruit Tree Seedling Project, located in Buwenge Jinja-Uganda, is an income generating initiative that will enable Live with Hope (LIHO) Organization be able to sustain the activities of their Juvenile Justice Advocate program. Started by Richardnewton Musomerwa and Aketch Mariam, the program helps children age 12-17 years who have committed [...]
Project Lighthouse aims to take a step in breaking the cycle of homelessness in Los Angeles by providing underprivileged children with the basic resources, knowledge, and skills they need in order to make a change in their lives and in others' as well. Through this high school club, members work [...]
Mouthful.org, started by Luc Espinosa, is changing the status-quo by matching disadvantaged high school students with world leaders in small settings - vs larger gym gatherings. Mouthful hosts a round table dinner discussion where six students can truly connect with the invited guest. In these intimate settings, students have the [...]
Woof Gang Rescue, Inc., is a non-profit, no-kill, all volunteer dog rescue organization serving the areas of Wisconsin, Illinois, Kentucky and Indiana in the United States. They are dedicated to rescuing dogs left homeless for whatever reason – primarily focusing on dogs in public shelters where they are at high risk [...]
When outside visitors come into the prison setting—even for a one-off experience—it brings a taste of home into the walls: a boost of vibrancy, humanization, a sense of normalcy, creativity, hope, and joy. Recognizing the transformative power of arts, The Humans That We Are Prison Poetry Tour is a reimagined [...]
When the young women leaders of VolunteerKe tried to find a way for young people and students to participate in community-based volunteer efforts, they struggled to find meaningful opportunities. Not the type of people to give up, they decided to create their own solution! The 5 co-founders came together and [...]
The Vermont Square Branch Friends of the Library program is a volunteer organization dedicated to raising funds to support the Vermont Square Branch City Library programs and Los Angeles County library services and to promote community interest in libraries, reading and lifelong learning. Our group is dedicated to putting books in the hands of every child in Los Angeles County to help encourage the love of reading and literacy and to give every child the power to succeed. The Friends will use the money to help with our outreach efforts and to operate our youth programs.