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Jul 5, 2016

The Expectation of Inclusion

Founded on Clay Aiken and Diane Bubel’s shared a vision of a world where children with disabilities can be fully immersed in society, the National Inclusion Project works tirelessly to ensure that recreational and social inclusion becomes the expectation, and not simply the exception.

Jul 5, 2016

Informing and Involving Community Through Advocacy, Service, and Entrepreneurship

Housing Works is a vibrant, healing community of people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Their mission is to end the dual crises of homelessness and AIDS through relentless advocacy, the provision of lifesaving services, and entrepreneurial businesses that sustain their efforts.

Jul 5, 2016

Moving Past Loss and Building Opportunity

Instead of creating another avenue for Gold Star Teens to grieve their loss, Gold Star Teen Adventures uses continued mentorship and teens' own networks to help them build self-esteem and define themselves outside of their loss.

Jul 5, 2016

When These Nonprofits Came Together, More Families Stayed Together

With one of the largest nonprofit mergers Durham, North Carolina's history, Families Moving Forward came together to benefit more families.

Jul 5, 2016

Just Like Home: SECU Family House

SECU, a statewide credit union, has adopted as one of its charitable causes the establishment of Hospital Hospitality Houses in selected North Carolina communities that are home to regional medical centers. The Family House provides a home away from home for families.

Jul 5, 2016

Heart Math Tutoring: The Formula for Classroom Success

For students who are from low-income households, education is often used to bridge the economic gap and alleviate them out of poverty. Heart Math Tutoring is dedicated to not only developing math skills to ensure children from high-poverty concentrated schools are successful but building academic confidence - all of which is needed to transform children's lives.

Jul 5, 2016

Breedlove Foods: Spreading Hope One Meal at a Time

As the population continues to grow, food insecurity is on the rise, leading to malnutrition and harmful health outcomes. Breedlove's innovation and partnership with international organizations has led to a campaign to end world hunger.

Jul 5, 2016

Crisis Center of Tampa Bay: Ensuring No One In Its Community Has To Face A Crisis Alone

Crisis can happen to anyone and Crisis Center of Tampa Bay ensures those they serve never have to endure a crisis alone by providing comfort and care.

Jun 6, 2016

Transforming the Future of Homeless and At-Risk Youth

A deeply innovative organization, New Avenues looks for ways to evolve and improve its approach to ending youth homelessness. While many see poverty existing in a cyclical fashion, New Avenues thinks they can change the trajectory of the next generation.

Jun 6, 2016

Making Change by Changing the Story

Brown University seniors and New York City natives Khary Lazarre-White and Jason Warwin founded Bro/Sis in 1995. The organization provides comprehensive, long-term support to New York City youth, ages eight to twenty-two with services such as an intensive four-six year Rites of Passage program, five-day a week after-school care, counseling, summer camp, job training, college preparation, employment opportunities and international study programs in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean. Bro/Sis's evidence-based model is built on a theory of change that proves that a personal narrative can help overcome the lowest of odds.