Posts Categorized: Missions

Save the Chimps rescues Terry from the Closing Las Vegas Zoo

Save the Chimps is the world’s largest sanctuary for rescued chimpanzees. Its mission is to provide and build support for permanent sanctuary for the lifelong care of chimpanzees rescued from research laboratories, entertainment, and the pet trade. So when the Las Vegas Zoo abruptly shut their doors in early October, Save the Chimps immediately mobilized… Read more »

Celebrate Mother’s Day with The National Audubon Society

Mother’s Day is the perfect time to show how much you care about the special women in your life. This year, show your mother, grandmother, sister, daughter or any other special mother in your life exactly how special they are by adopting a bird from the National Audubon Society in their name. Instead of a… Read more »

Alek Wek Supporting Refugees & Returnees to South Sudan

The former Sudanese refugee and supermodel, has not returned to South Sudan since 2005. She and her family fled the country where she was a teenager. Her father died during the journey and Alek, her sister and mother sought asylum in London. In London she was approached by a modeling scout and later went on… Read more »

Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

Since the Council on Undergraduate Research was founded in 1978, this national organization has been facilitating the growth and value of undergraduate research in colleges and universities across the country.  With CUR’s leadership in undergraduate research, students are making significant contributions in a wide scope of disciplines that include arts, humanities, biology, chemistry, geosciences, health… Read more »

Help Our Wounded

Help Our Wounded (HOW) is an organization that helps caregivers of wounded military with the emotional and medical demands of caring for wounded military.  In addtion the organization helps those families navigate the complex and changing world of military resources.   HOW acts as a mentor, support system and knowledgeable resource to caregivers and wounded veterans.  HOW provides… Read more »

Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch

Cal Farley’s is one of America’s largest privately-funded child and family service providers specializing in both residential and community-based services at no cost to the families of children in their care.