ARA Charlotte Charitable Foundation | The MidAtlantic Apartment Realty Advisors Team consists of four seasoned brokers with a combined 45 years of experience, a financial analyst, marketing director, due diligence coordinator, and support personnel. We are by far the largest and most active multi-family brokerage group in the Carolinas with a brokerage volume in excess of $6 billion since 1996, $5.2 billion since 2000, and over $4 billion since 2003. Our team has sold well over three times as many Carolina apartment properties as our closest competitors.
The mission of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation is to help reduce health disparities by strengthening community-based health care worker capacity, integrating medical care and community-based supportive services, and mobilizing communities in the fight against disease.
Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We are motivated by the Gospel of Jesus Christ to cherish, preserve and uphold the sacredness and dignity of all human life, foster charity and justice, and embody Catholic social and moral teaching as we act to:
- Promote human development by responding to major emergencies, fighting disease and poverty, and nurturing peaceful and just societies; and,
- Serve Catholics in the United States as they live their faith in solidarity with their brothers and sisters around the world.
The Digicel Foundation is a non-profit organization that distributes and utilizes funds on a charitable basis for the sole purpose of building communities and community spirit in Haiti. The Digicel Foundation strives to ensure that communities are healthy, primarily through the support of community based and driven activities which should embrace social, cultural and particularly educational objectives. “TODAY’S YOUTH ARE TOMORROW’S LEADERS”
LeSEA Global Feed The Hungry is a non-profit 501(c)(3) Christian mission focused on fighting hunger due to poverty, war, famine, and natural disasters. Our pastor-to-pastor, church-to-church strategy delivers aid to fulfill the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of people in crisis. On every Feed The Hungry mission, our goals are to:
- Feed those who are hungry
- Empower the local church
- Share the hope that comes through Jesus Christ
Free The Children is the world’s largest network of children helping children through education, with more than one million youth involved in our innovative education and development programs in 45 countries. Founded in 1995 by international child rights activist Craig Kielburger, Free The Children has a proven track record of success. The organization has received the World’s Children’s Prize for the Rights of the Child (also known as the Children’s Nobel Prize), the Human Rights Award from the World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations, and has formed successful partnerships with leading school boards and Oprah’s Angel Network.
Food For The Poor is the largest international relief and development organization in the United States, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy. Founded in 1982, our interdenominational Christian ministry serves the poorest of the poor in 17 countries throughout the Caribbean and Latin America. Thanks to our faithful donors, our programs provide housing, healthcare, education, fresh water, emergency relief and micro-enterprise assistance in addition to feeding hundreds of thousands of people each day.
Fund for the Poor, Inc.
Melville, NY. Our mission is to support organizations that operate programs that aid disadvantaged, poor and disabled families and individuals through social, financial or educational assistance to alleviate social ills and to promote self-sufficiency and self-esteem.
W.K. Kellogg’s compassion and his belief in the promise and the importance of children were clear in the name he chose for the organization he created in 1930: the W.K. Kellogg Child Welfare Foundation. While the organization name was soon shortened to the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the focus on protecting, nurturing and supporting opportunities for children has continued to this day.
The PEACE Fund is a registered 501(c)(3) ‘not for profit’ charity founded by the actor, Adrian Paul. The PEACE Fund focuses on small, under-funded and hard-working charities who are determined to make a positive difference to the lives of children living in extraordinarily difficult circumstances. The words Protect, Educate and Aid are the focus of The Peace Fund’s goals.
John Paul DeJoria co-founded Paul Mitchell in 1980 and helped turn it into the world’s largest privately owned salon haircare company. In 2011, John Paul founded JP’s Peace, Love & Happiness Foundation to invest in charities that share the core values of his companies — sustainability, social responsibility and animal-friendliness. John Paul, along with his family, believes that success unshared is failure. To that end, the DeJoria family is committed to contributing to a sustainable planet through investing in people, protecting animals and conserving the environment. John Paul believes that the best way to help people is to empower them to help themselves. Currently, the foundation is investing in gardening and farming programs to equip people to feed their families and start small businesses.
UMCOR is a US registered non-profit 501c3 organization dedicated to alleviating human suffering and providing humanitarian relief around the globe. UMCOR has partnered with Mercy & Sharing for many years donating much needed supplies such as diapers, health kits, school kits and most recently 245 layette kits for babies. UMCOR not only helps take care of our precious children but those also in desperate need, Haiti’s most vulnerable and abandoned children. Mercy & Sharing sends a HUGE thank you to UMCOR for partnering with us in our mission to protect and provide for Haiti’s most vulnerable children! UMCOR is in need of volunteers to create the kits they donate to Mercy & Sharing and others in need.
Helping communities around the world solve local problems with local resources. The Vibrant Village Foundation (VVF) provides long-term support to communities throughout the world. We engage with local resources to uplift these communities through key program areas:
- Advancements in water quality, infrastructure and access
- Improvements in childhood nutrition
- Betterment of agricultural methods, soil and seed
- Enrichment of K-12 education, schools and the learning environment
- Development of arts and cultural activities for youth
- Assistance to vulnerable community members
Our goal is to enable communities to achieve measurable and sustainable improvements providing a better, healthier place to live. Founded in 2010, VVF operates and supports programs in Ecuador, Ghana, Niger, Guatemala, Haiti and Indonesia. We also provide grants to non-profits in both Portland, Oregon and Washington DC serving to meet critical needs in those communities.
World of Children Award provides funding and recognition to support life-changing work for children. By discovering and elevating only the most effective changemakers for children worldwide, we set the gold standard in child advocacy. Using rigorous criteria, we select and recognize only those individuals with proven, sustainable programs for children in need with a track record of success. We are the only global recognition and funding program that exclusively focuses on a broad range of children’s only issues: health (including hunger and nutrition), education, safety, and human rights.