Collaboration

Collaborating for Good: Toys for Tots
Nov 1, 2017

Simplicity can have surprising power. For 70 years, the humble mission at the heart of Toys for Tots has remained constant. Through decades of dramatic social, cultural and technological changes, this Marine-led non-profit organization has remained focused on one thing and one thing only: Making sure that every disadvantaged child they can possibly reach receives a toy at Christmas.

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Collaborating for Good: DonorsChoose.org
Oct 1, 2017

It’s an open secret. In public schools struggling to provide even the most basic necessities for their students, concerned teachers have long felt compelled to step in to make up the difference. Paying from their own pockets for school/art/wellness supplies for underserved children. Spending their weekends chasing opportunities to supplement woefully inadequate school resources. Beseeching potential donors and funding organizations to recognize and address the challenges they see in their classrooms day after day, year after year.

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Collaborating for Good: Meals on Wheels
Sep 1, 2017

Every morning, in kitchens and community centers across America, an army mobilizes around a lifesaving mission – to prepare and deliver millions of nourishing meals into the hands of seniors in need.

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Collaborating for Good: Team Rubicon
Aug 1, 2017

In the aftermath of a disaster, chaos and confusion reign. The familiar landscapes and routines of daily life are often altered beyond recognition, leaving victims with no idea what to do next or where to turn for help. This is the world that disaster relief teams and early responders are trained to inhabit. This is the world of Team Rubicon.

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Collaborating for Good: Kiva
Jul 1, 2017

Sometimes it’s the numbers that tell the most powerful story. That’s certainly true at this seminal moment in the history of the nonprofit Kiva organization. A pioneer in crowdfunding, Kiva was founded in 2005 to connect non-traditional lenders and borrowers in ways that would empower both to change the world.

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Collaborating for Good: Heifer International
Jun 1, 2017

“Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.” That wise old adage has gained wide new relevance in the surprising, inspiring, ever-expanding work of Heifer International.

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Collaborating for Good: Comité Salvadoreño El Piche
May 1, 2017

This is how you change the world. Brick by brick. Project by project. One practical, purposeful step after another. The all-volunteer nonprofit organization, Comité Salvadoreño El Piche, has a long history of successfully implementing humanitarian projects in impoverished areas of El Salvador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Guatemala and Honduras. That experience and expertise has laid the groundwork for one of their most ambitious efforts to date – the building of a state-of-the-art K-12 educational center for children from more than a dozen villages in rural El Salvador struggling to rise above chronic poverty, gang violence and devastating natural disasters.

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Collaborating for Good: Malaria No More
Apr 1, 2017

Sometimes a name says it all. The nonprofit organization, Malaria No More, is engaged in an audacious collaborative effort to annihilate one of the wiliest and deadliest diseases on the planet. For thousands of years, malaria has decimated populations and caused immeasurable individual suffering. A global killer, the disease is so widespread and so adaptive that efforts to eradicate it have always seemed hopelessly futile.

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