Category Archives: Non-Profit

Fox Chase Cancer Center

Fox Chase Cancer Center 333 Cottman Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111 Contact: Lisa Bailey, (215) 872-5846, lisa.bailey@fccc.edu Fox Chase Cancer Center’s mission is to prevail over cancer, marshaling heart and mind in bold scientific discovery, pioneering prevention, and compassionate care. We are looking for student ambassadors to start fundraising teams for the 19th Annual Paws for the Cause. Fundraising efforts may include bake sales, craft sales, garage sales, email campaigns to build a team or more. On Sunday, October 21, 2018, Fox Chase Cancer Center will host the event – a one-mile walk around the Fox Chase Cancer Center campus. In addition to […]

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Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer 111 Presidential Blvd. Suite 203, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 Contact: Ellie Paparone, Fundraising Specialist, e.paparone@alexslemonade.org (866) 333-1213 Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) is a national childhood cancer foundation dedicated to raising funds for research into new treatments and cures for all children battling cancer. Since our inception in 2005, ALSF has raised over $140 million to fund more than 690 cutting-edge childhood cancer research projects at 120 top hospital locations in the US and Canada. Volunteer Opportunity: There are lots of ways to volunteer for your community service or mitzvah project and raise money […]

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Medic Mobile

MedicMobile.org 220 Halleck St. Suite 210 San Francisco, California 94129 Contact:  Katie Kelley, Director of Communications, (415) 746-9758 hello@medicmobile.org Medic Mobile’s mission is to improve health in hard-to-reach communities. One BILLION people will never see a doctor in their lives and will never receive essential health services.  Our mobile and web tools help community health workers, clinics, and families communicate so that more people receive quality healthcare. We are focused on identifying and addressing the highest impact opportunities to use mobile tools, currently: antenatal and postnatal care, childhood immunizations, stock monitoring for essential medicines, and disease surveillance. For your mitzvah […]

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Cradles to Crayons Boston

Cradles to Crayons 155 North Beacon St. Brighton, Massachusetts MA Contact:  Giana Manganaro, Group Volunteer Coordinator, 617-779-4724 The Need Cradles to Crayons has a special niche, and—in its two host cities—meets a critical need. More than 305,000 Massachusetts children 12 years old and younger live in low-income or poverty-stricken households. In any given year, more than 100,000 Massachusetts children will experience homelessness. Meanwhile, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, Philadelphia has the highest poverty rate among the nation’s ten largest cities. Nearly one in four Philadelphians, including 130,000 children, live in poverty. But statistics don’t get to the heart of […]

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iCan Shine

iCanShine.org PO Box 541 Paoli, Pennsylvania 19301 Contact our staff at (610) 647-4176 or email us at info@icanshine.org Our mission is to provide quality learning opportunities in recreational activities for individuals with disabilities.  By creating an environment where each person is empowered to maximize their individual abilities, everyone can shine!  We hold approximately 100 five day bike camps throughout North America each year, primarily in the summer.  To find a bike camp near you, please go to www.icanshine.org/find-a-program/. For your mitzvah or volunteer project, help for 90 minutes each day for 5 days to help a child with a disability […]

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Sunday Suppers

Sunday Suppers 2950 Memphis St, Philadelphia, PA 19134 Contact: Linda Samost, director  linda@sundaysuppersphilly.org, 215-223-2220  ext.100 Sunday Suppers’ (SS) mission is to strengthen the health and well-being of families through the transformative power of family meals.  SS is an inventive program that addresses and then reaches beyond food access by reintroducing the family meal which, with related support, has been shown to strengthen families in deep and lasting ways.  Coaching is provided so that once families gain access to healthy food they can prepare delicious and nutritious meals to share around their dinner table.   SS helps families make enduring lifestyle changes including […]

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One Warm Coat

One Warm Coat 2443 Fillmore St, #380-5363 San Francisco, California 94115-1814 Contact: Patti Zappa, Director of Development and Communications, (877) 663-927, patti@onewarmcoat.org One Warm Coat’s mission is simple: Collect warm coats and give them to those in need, free of charge. We dream of a day when every person who wants or needs a warm coat can get one easily. Toward that goal, we work to develop and nurture the volunteer spirit in caring people everywhere and to make it easy to provide warm coats  for those in need in local communities. One Warm Coat is a national nonprofit organization, committed to providing a free, […]

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The Halloween Helpers

The Halloween Helpers PO Box 19, Wynnewood, PA  19096 Contacts: Emma Rose and Ilyse Shapiro:  info@TheHalloweenHelpers.org, 610 642-7427 Halloween is one of the most important events in a young child’s life.  It provides lifelong memories, develops self-worth, and allows kids to play an active role in their community. Unfortunately, many children are unable to participate in this fun, annual experience because they do not have a costume. Halloween Helpers provides low-income children with a Halloween costume thus making this a day of life-long memories. Volunteer Opportunity: Hold a costume drive at your school, business, camp, scout troop, special event, religious activity or organization.  For […]

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National Greyhound Adoption Program

National Greyhound Adoption Program 10901 Dutton Rd  Philadelphia 19154 Contact: Pat Thomas – Volunteer Coordinator,  sales@ngap.org,  215-331-7918 National Greyhound Adoption Program is a 24 year old non-profit organization dedicated to caring for and finding homes for exracing greyhounds. To date we have placed over 7600 greyhounds into loving homes.  Our kennel houses about 80 dogs at a time. We operate a full service veterinary clinic where we offer spaying, neutering, vaccinations, xrays and dental to both greyhounds and publics dogs and cats. Our mission is to find loving homes for exracing greyhounds. Volunteer Opportunity:  Usually students put in 10 hours of volunteering for their community service project.  These students usually […]

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Soccer for Peace

Soccer for Peace www.soccerforpeace.com 240 West 98th Street; Suite 12A  New York, New York 10025 Contact: Ori Winitzer, Director, ori@soccerforpeace.com ,  (917)582-5060 Soccer for Peace exists to unite children of war-torn regions through their shared love of sports. Our programming occurs in Israel and consists of soccer camps and after school programs for Arab and Jewish children, always represented in equal number. We aim to work with 10-13 year olds who for practical reasons tend to live within close geographic proximity. The programs themselves consist of three components: Athletic, Educational and Social, all of which have integrity as a core value. Since you […]

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