Heroes are standing right next to us in our families, neighborhoods and communities. Their actions remind us were not walking alone. Connect with people and organizations tilting the world in a better direction. Click on their website. It is just that simple.margiesdaughter.com
SOS Children’s Villages . SOS Children’s Villages is the world’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting and supporting orphaned, abandoned and vulnerable children. For over 70 years SOS has built, strengthened and supported the families of children in need. SOS provides humanitarian and developmental assistance around the world. SOS diligently works to protect children’s interests and rights. Click on the link to LEARN MORE. It is just that simple.
Join Oceana =BECOME A WAVE MAKER=Save Our Oceans
Founded in 2001, Oceana is the largest international group focused on ocean conservation. Oceana coordinates their efforts on strategic and directed campaigns through offices in North America, South America and Europe. Oceana works to achieve measurable outcomes that return our oceans to former levels of abundance. Go to usa.oceana.org to BECOME A WAVE MAKER.
Unchained At Last = Fraidy Reiss Warrior and Angel
Fraidy Reiss was trapped in an abusive marriage for 12 years.A forced/arranged marriage to a total stranger. She was denied reproductive, financial and legal rights. Through her courage and fortitude she escaped with her two daughters. She is the founder of Unchained At Last. Unchained is dedicated to helping women and children resist or escape arranged/forced marriages. Unchained provides a full range of support services to help women and girls rebuild their lives. Unchained diligently works to change social policy, legal rights and legislation to end arranged/forced marriage. Visit Unchained unchainedatlast.org. Support their Mission. Help move these abuses from the shadows into the day light. Stop arranged/forced marriages. Fraidy Reiss is living proof that Heroes live and walk among us. It is just that simple.
Skylands Animal Sanctuary and Rescue = Hope and Kindness
Skylands Animal Sanctuary & Rescue started on a tiny piece of land. Their unique Mission has grown into an entire farm. The farm is sacred space devoted to caring for animals rescued from slaughterhouses, live markets, farms, extreme neglect, abuse, religious ceremonies, abandonment, or found wandering streets. Skylands believe every creature on Mother Earth deserves room to run and live free of fear. Each animal at Skyland is provided with proper veterinary care, the best foods, water, a safe place to live, eat and sleep. The animals are given around the clock love. Each of the animals has a story a name and own unique personalities. Take a tour of the farm. Visit their interactive website @www.skylandssanctuary.org. Meet the animals. Adopt an animal to sponsor.
Native American Wisdom & Vision
Native American Nations united to form the oldest Democracy dedicated to life, liberty and happiness for all. Called the Haudenosaunee. Haudenosaunee (hoe-dee-no-SHOW-nee) means “people who build a house.” The main meeting place was and still exists on Onondaga territory. The Confederation was governed by a constitution, The Great Law of Peace. Historians argue the Great Law of Peace directly inspired the American Constitution. Click on the guide. HAUDENOSAUNEE GUIDE FOR EDUCATORS – National Connect to the far reaching vision and wisdom of Native Americans. It is just that simple.
Nurses Mobilize To Stop Climate Change…..
Nurses are the most trusted health profession in the world. Nurses have expand their commitment to healing beyond the halls of health care institutions. Nurses have organized the Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments https://envirn.org. Their mission is to mobilize and educate nurses and health professionals on the negative impact of climate change on human health, communities and environment. Connect to their stellar mission Health Care Without Harm library. Support their leadership and vision. It is just that simple.
Farmers Against Hunger mission is to reduce food waste. FHA diligently works to bridge the gap between the agricultural sector and hunger relief organizations. When farmers call FAH with produce to share whether boxed and ready or still out in the fields. FAH springs into action. With the support of volunteers they harvest surplus crops (a process termed “gleaning”).During the off-season FHA supplements with produce donated from grocery stores and wholesalers. FAH distributes the produce among a network of food banks, churches, and groups engaged in feeding their communities. Visit their website www.njagsociety.org/farmers-against-hunger. It is just that simple.
My Sister’s Place = Vision= Commitment=Leadership
For over 40 years My Sisters’ Place (MSP) has worked to end domestic violence and human trafficking. The patterns of abuse are common to both domestic violence and human trafficking. MSP provides access to a confidentially located emergency shelter. MSP has a 24/7 Hotline 800-298-7233 (safe). MSP also provides specially designed programs for youth, parents, and adults. Programs that teach people how to identify abuse and to establish and maintain healthy relationships. Their Center for Legal Services (CLS) serves survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking. CLS attorneys provide free legal representation to clients of all genders in a supportive and judgment free environment. Connect to their Mission. Visit their interactive website mspny.org. Connect to the full scope of their Mission. It is just that simple.
Greater Newark Conservancy = Connect to Environmental Stewardship
Greater Newark Conservancy founded in 1987 promotes environmental stewardship. That improves the quality of life in urban communities and builds a connection between urban residents and the natural world. The Conservancy four program areas are environmental education, community greening and gardening, job training and advocacy for environmental justice. The Conservancy Mission is guided by core principles which encourage and support community empowerment, pride, and self-sufficiency. The Conservancy works diligently with schools, community groups, youth organizations, senior citizens, inter generational groups and adolescent urban youth. Visit their website citybloom.org/about-us/. Connect to their vision.
Earthjustice = The Super Heroes Protecting Mother Earth and Her People
Earthjustice is the foremost environmental law organization behind nearly every major environmental victory. Earthjustice is dedicated to protecting Mother Earth and defending the peoples rights to a healthy environment. Their legal work has saved irreplaceable wild lands. Cleaned up the air we breathe. Protected countless species on the brink of extinction. Secured historic limits on our nation’s worst polluting industries and much more. Earthjustice is recognized annually for their commitment to transparency and efficiency. For more than a decade Charity Navigator has awarded Earthjustice their top rating Visit their website earthjustice.org. Support their Mission. It is just that simple.
Healing Species=Teaching Empathy To Break The Cycle Of Violence
Healing Species rescues and rehabilitates dogs that no one else wants. The dogs are prepari at their sanctuary for adoption or to serve as ambassadors for their Mission. Healing Species violence intervention/empathy curriculum and programs are designed for schools and prisons. Attorney Cheri Brown Thompson founded Healing Species in Orangeburg, SC in 1999. Her vision started with a single rescued dog. It is her fervent belief that teaching empathy breaks the cycle of violence. As part of Healing Species Mission prison inmate dog handlers are paired with abused and neglected dogs in need of socialization prior to adoption. This powerful connection transforms the lives of both.Visit www.healingspecies.org. Support the power of empathy to break the cycle of violence and transform lives. It is just that simple.
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy=Horses Hope & Healing
Horses are majestic, powerful, playful, beautiful and deep feeling beings with expanded sensory and emotional awareness. Horses have the ability to instantly read our emotional states good and bad. For 48 years the National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy(NCEFT) has been pioneering equine-assisted therapy programs. They are dedicated to helping children, adults, military veterans, and first responders to reach beyond their physical, emotional boundaries and limitations. NCEFT transform peoples lives through equine-assisted therapies, education, and research.Visit www.nceft.org. Experience the full scope of their innovative programs and services. Embrace the healing power of Horses. It is just that simple.
Mary’s Place is a retreat and respite for women facing the challenges of cancer. A place where cancer may be a common denominator but never the defining one. Mary’s Place services are free to all that walk though their doors. Staff surrounds the women with love, understanding, and healing energy. It accommodates nine overnight guests in a private room with a full bathroom. They have an onsite elevator to accommodate guest with mobility issues. Healing nutrition is a key element in their programs and services. Hands-on sessions and meals are prepared in their large teaching kitchen. Visit @marysplacebythesea.org Experience the joy of healing energy. It is just that simple.
Angel Flight East provides free air transportation to qualified patients and their families. They arrange flights to distant medical facilities, deliver supplies to disaster areas and reunite families during desperate times. Angel Flight East is a nonprofit organization. Their service range is from Virginia to Ohio to Maine. For destinations beyond they link those in need with other volunteer pilot organizations. Harry Morales, a pilot founded Angel Flight East in Pennsylvania in 1992 with the help of Jeff Kahn, Joe Staples and numerous other dedicated people. Visit Angel Flight East’s @angelflighteast.org.
Pets for Vets is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of Veterans and Dogs. Their Mission provides a second chance to Shelter Dogs by rescuing, training, and matching them with American Veterans. Shelter Dogs receive a second chance at life. Veterans suffering from combat stress and emotional issues receive full time support as they transition back into civilian life. Our enduring bond with Dogs reduces suffering, mitigates loneliness, improves mental well-being and bridges the gap between ourselves and others. Pet For Vets has chapters throughout the United States. Connect @https://petsforvets.com/. It is just that simple.
Changing The World From The Ground Up…
Seeds of Change is committed to putting more plants on the table and in the ground. Seeds of Change has awarded $2.5 MILLION+ to community and school gardening programs impacting 100,000+people. Seeds Of Change working with Food Corps focus their efforts with schools to increase children’s knowledge, preference and consumption of nourishing foods. Visit their website seedsofchange.com/mission. Practice plant power. It is just that simple.