Animal Welfare

Animal Welfare Institute, Washington, D.C.

Since 1951, the Animal Welfare Institute has been dedicated to reducing animal suffering caused by people. better treatment of animals everywhere - in the laboratory, on the farm, in commerce, at home, and in the wild

Blind and Hearing Impaired

Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind, Smithtown, N.Y.

In 1946, when the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind was founded, its mission was simple: to provide guide dogs and training – free of charge – to people who were blind or visually impaired.

Cancer

Cancer Research Institute, New York, N.Y.

Since 1953, Cancer Research Institue has led the field with support for immunotherapy research and clinical trialsSave more lives by fueling the discovery and development of powerful immunotherapies.

Child Assistance, Protection, and Sponsorship

Prevent Child Abuse America, Chicago, Ill.

Prevent Child Abuse America providesthe groundwork to deliver the great childhoods that all children deserve; promoting services that improve child well-being and preventing all types of abuse and neglect.

Human and Civil Rights

Human Rights Watch, New York, N.Y.

Established in 1978, Human Rights Watch is known for its accurate fact-finding, impartial reporting, effective use of media, and targeted advocacy, often in partnership with local human rights groups.

Environment

Earthjustice, San Francisco, Calif.

Earthjustice is the nation’s premier environmental law organization. Since their founding more than four decades ago, they have defended that right by using the power of the law to fight for the earth and its inhabitants.

Mental Health and Disabilities

Arc of the United States, Washington, D.C.

The Arc is the largest national community-based organization advocating for and serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

Veterans

Homes for Our Troops, Taunton, Mass.

Homes For Our Troops (HFOT) builds and donates specially adapted custom homes nationwide for severely injured post – 9/11 Veterans, to enable them to rebuild their lives.