Joe Walker PTA is doing something different this year. Instead of selling candy, popcorn or gift wrap (which takes a lot of effort and a small amount of money is made) we are asking for you to donate directly to our children's education and middle school experience. Joe Walker PTA supports classroom materials, technology, athletic teams, band, field trips, and much more. PTA also hosts the annual Career Day event which brings together many different people throughout our community to expose our
Kylie Postel is fighting daily against Mitochondrial Disease. The mitochondria in your cells create the energy to assist your cells in duplicating. If your cells do not regenerate organs begin to fail, your immune system cannot fight back, your glands stop producing the needed hormones and your body fails. With this comes organ failure and infections. Kylie has spent her life in and out of hospitals. As she ages, the costs continue to grow. Insurance does help with much of the cost but there are
Puppies Behind Bars (PBB) trains prison inmates to raise service dogs for wounded veterans and first responders, as well as explosive-detection canines for law enforcement. Puppies enter prison at the age of 8 weeks and live with their inmate puppy-raisers for approximately 24 months. As the puppies mature into well-loved, well-behaved dogs, their raisers learn what it means to contribute to society and give a gift to a first responder or veteran suffering from stress and trauma. Join our Co
The Water Project is dedicated to bringing clean, safe drinking water to those that do not have this basic need. Globally, 1 in 9 people still have no access to clean water. But in the communities they serve, it's 9 out of 9. Water is a daily and crippling challenge. Children often bear the burden of walking miles each day to find water in streams and ponds, full of water-borne disease that is making them and their families sick. The Water Project have several well projects in the works and need
WRI is a global research organization that spans more than 50 countries staff work closely with leaders to turn big ideas into action to sustain our natural resources—the foundation of economic opportunity and human well-being. Our work focuses on six critical issues at the intersection of environment and development: climate, energy, food, forests, water, and cities and transport. Join our Community Room to connect with other like minded people or go to http://www.wri.org and donate directly. Y
Ocean Conservancy is working with you to protect the ocean from today’s greatest global challenges. They create science-based solutions for a healthy ocean and the wildlife communities that depend on it. Their program includes confronting ocean acidity, the affects of climate change on our seas, protecting the artic and much more. Join our Community Room to connect with other like minded people or go to http://www.oceanconservancy.org and donate directly. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.
Challenged Athletes Foundation works across the country to provide adaptive sports equipment for people with disabilities. CAF provides grants, camps, clinics, community involvement, education and additional resources to those that need equipment to follow their athletic dreams. Additionally, they assist first responders and veterans with equipment to continue a full and active life. Join our Community Room to connect with other like minded people or go to http://www.challengedathletes.org and d
Nearly 20,000 girls in Nepal are forced into slavery or child marriage every year. American Himalayan Foundation's mission is to end human trafficking through providing shelter, safety, health and most importantly an education. For Tibetan refugees, Sherpas, Lobas in Mustang, village girls—for any child facing daunting odds because of caste, gender, disability or poverty—education offers a path forward to opportunity and hope, and the freedom to make choices in a world that will often be very di