"The highest form of wisdom is kindness." -The Talmud.
These are organizations that do wonderful things for others, and whose charitable causes we are honored to support:
Beautiful Together supports children without families. This non-profit organization shines a light on children who wait to be part of a family while living in foster care, group homes, or orphanages through a combination of professional photography, video profiles, and social outreach, to better connect them with waiting families. Beautiful Together also works to improve the quality of life for these children – and all those involved in foster care, domestic and international adoption today – through specific, tangible, and measurable projects, with the long-term goal of effecting positive change both in the perception of, and the systemic issues in, domestic and international adoption.
Worldwide Orphans Foundation exists to transform the lives of orphaned children by taking them out of anonymity and helping them to become healthy, independent, productive members of their communities and the world.
Shriners Hospitals for Children is a one-of-a-kind international health care system of 22 hospitals dedicated to improving the lives of children, at no cost, by providing specialty pediatric care, innovative research and outstanding teaching programs.
Throughout the world Operation Smile volunteers repair childhood facial deformities while building public and private partnerships that advocate for sustainable healthcare systems for children and families.
Soul Society is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to caring for poor, homeless and orphan children in third world countries.
The Foundation For Tomorrow is a US 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides scholarships for African orphans to attend boarding school in their home countries.
Children’s Home Society of North Carolina offers services that include pregnancy counseling, family and therapeutic foster care, domestic adoption for infants and older children, and adoption support services.
DonorsChoose.org is dedicated to addressing the scarcity and inequitable distribution of learning materials and experiences in our public schools.
The Emily Krzyzewski Center is a non-profit organization in Durham, NC, whose K to College Model serves academically-focused, low-income students in out-of-school programming designed to help them achieve in school, gain entry to college, and break the cycle of poverty in their families.
Girls on the Run is a non-profit prevention program that encourages preteen girls to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles through running.
Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep (NILMDTS) administers a network of volunteer photographers who work directly with area hospitals, offering services in a compassionate and sensitive manner to aid in healing after loss.
Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating lasting change in the lives of children in need in the United States and around the world.
The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement that provides relief to victims of disaster and helps people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.
World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice.