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We are solely dependent on the generosity of our donors. We have taken on the responsibility of ensuring the wellbeing of the animals in our care. This is a particularly challenging scenario especially in the current world climate.
501 Commons supports the effectiveness of Washington's nonprofits. In a time of unprecedented change, our ability to serve as experts, innovators, and partners ensures that community organizations can help people and communities across Washington recover and once again flourish.
ACT for Congo
Our partners are now focused on stabilizing lives after Mt. Nyiragongo erupted in Goma, DR Congo in May 2021. They provide resources for clean water, organize to avoid spreading preventable disease, trauma counseling, and community organization to help people transition out of the temporary camps and rebuild their lives. Examples of other directed programs include building a union for domestic workers in Goma and providing mentoring for women building small businesses.
Alexander Hamilton Scholars
The results of our Empowerment Program are clear: 100% of our Hammies are admitted to their best-fit colleges and 97% graduate in five-years or less— a rate 10 times that of their low-income peers. Every year we welcome 35 new high-achieving, underserved young leaders to thrive in college and beyond through our program, hands-on-mentorship, and wrap-around support.
All Aboard Washington
AAWA envisions a future where every traveler is empowered to move across the Pacific Northwest, while providing communities wth economic, environmental and equity benefits (the "3 E's"). AAWA's vision is for a robust, interconnected transportation network, including improved train service, more frequencies on current Cascades service, new connections between Western, Central and Eastern Washington, and connections to local transportation. Economic Development: Intercity trains help strengthen local economies across the Northwest Environmental Stewardship: Intercity trains provide low-emissions regional transportation Equity: Intercity trains connect communities small and large To learn about our vision, go to https://www.aawa.us/about/vision/
American Behcet's Disease Association
The ABDA's mission focuses on empowering our diverse community. Inclusion is how we unleash the power of diversity. We model a spirit of equity, respect, inclusion, and cooperation in all our actions.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Established in 1987, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death. AFSP creates a culture that’s smart about mental health by engaging in the following core strategies: - Funding scientific research - Educating the public about mental health and suicide prevention - Advocating for public policies in mental health and suicide prevention - Supporting survivors of suicide loss and those affected by suicide Led by CEO Robert Gebbia and headquartered in New York, and with a public policy office in Washington, D.C., AFSP has local chapters in all 50 states with programs and events nationwide. AFSP celebrates more than 30 years of service to the suicide prevention movement.
American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers
The American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers (ASMAC) invites the Mircrosoft Alumni Network to donate for Giving Tuesday.
Amrita-Seattle serves vulnerable children in utmost rural isolated parts of India with the objective of empowering them to achieve their full potential and break out of generational poverty. From sending a child to school, to providing children with access to tutorials, classroom supplies and libraries, to doctor's check-ups, and home visits, Amrita-Seattle provides children with everything they need, every step of the way to not just survive, but thrive! In addition to our community development work in rural India, Amrita-Seattle also serves locally in Seattle, WA by providing healthy hot meals, Grab n' Go Breakfast Bags, and winter survival gear to at-risk unsheltered youth and young adults living in the Tent City(ies), ROOTS Shelter, and TeenFeed.