The SPCA of Central Florida

Founded in 1937, the Society is Central Florida's oldest, largest, best known, well-respected animal welfare agency. As an open door facility, it's important for you to know there are no time limits on how long an animal will remain in our care while waiting to be adopted into a new home. more

Crisis in Egypt Raises Concerns about Welfare of Orphaned Children

The crisis in Egypt has heightened concerns about the well-being of the children in the care of Coptic Orphans, according to executive director Nermien Riad. more

Mothers Against Drunk Driving

MADD National President Touches America With Story of Hope and Determination. In 1981, Millie began her fight to help prevent others from experiencing the pain caused by drunk drivers. After hearing about the newly founded organization on a TV movie, Millie helped form the first MADD chapter in... more

LIVESTRONG-Lance Armstrong Foundation

Cancer affects everyone. Each year more than 12 million people worldwide are diagnosed with cancer, and eight million people will die from the disease There can be-and should be-life after cancer for more people. For many people living with cancer, LIVESTRONG represents hope, courage and... more

Last summer, PetSmart Charities responded to the scene of an alleged hoarding situation near Gainesville, Florida. The Humane Society of the United States coordinated a raid on a failed cat...

The Humane Society of the United States was called in by the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department to lead the rescue of 97 dogs and one cat from a Lewisburg, Tenn. property. The dogs were...

As many as 1,300 dogs and cats in Scottsdale, Arizona will be saved every year, thanks to a one-of-a-kind partnership between Maricopa County Animal Care and Control and nonprofit PetSmart...

Our Mission is…to promote responsible human behavior toward animals. Our Vision is…to no longer be needed.

The UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation is dedicated to facilitating access to medical-related services that have the...

Cancer remains the number one disease that claims the lives of our children. Each year cancer kills more children under the age of 20 than asthma, diabetes, cystic fibrosis and AIDS combined....

I climbed up a narrow set of concrete stairs in a dark stairway that led into the small flat. Ramy's mother and his sisters were waiting for us. His mother began telling me about her...

The crisis in Egypt has heightened concerns about the well-being of the children in the care of Coptic Orphans, according to executive director Nermien Riad.

“I'm sure you...

Camper Stephen was in the fourth grade when he learned that he had cancer. He went through chemotherapy, lost all of his hair, couldn't go to school and, as he puts it, "I just...

Children who have medical needs are sometimes not insured comprehensively to provide coverage for all of their medical treatments. There are few places for families who have gaps in their...

It was the nightmare parents pray will never happen, yet it came true with blazing colors for the Webb family. On a weekend evening 28 years ago in Franklin, Tennessee, a drinking driver rear-...

When 11-year-old Michael "Mikey" Parsons was just five, he and his two sisters lost their mother to cancer. Soon...

Cancer remains the number one disease that claims the lives of our children. Each year cancer kills more children under the age of 20 than asthma, diabetes, cystic fibrosis and AIDS combined....

“The moment she turned 18, Laura Nunes joined the Marine Corps, looking for an intense...

The Southern Poverty Law Center and its co-counsels, who are suing Signal International, LLC, along with its co-conspirators and other entities for human trafficking and racketeering, asked a federal...
Support from the City of Philadelphia Employees, like you, have made our work possible. The Native American Rights Fund believes in empowering individuals and communities whose rights, economic self-...

Students from low-income communities often face big obstacles in attending, much less graduating from, college, but organizations nationwide are using innovative strategies to help students...

Derick Walk, a seventh-grader at Thomas Johnson Middle School in Lanham, organized a community cleanup of Bald Hill creek in Lanham. Volunteers worked  with him to clean up a much needed...

Chronic pain is a condition that afflicts some 86 million Americans, in forms ranging from low-level discomfort to disabling agony. Chronic pain presents a major challenge to health...

At LIVESTRONG, we fight for the 28 million people around the world living with cancer today.OUR MISSION: TO INSPIRE AND EMPOWER PEOPLE AFFECTED BY CANCER

American Soldier Severely Wounded in Afghanistan Receives Historic Islet Cell Transplant. A 21-year-old airman severely injured while serving his country in a remote area of Afghanistan is...

Florence first went to Miriam’s Kitchen for help four years ago. She was homeless and living under a bridge just a few miles from Miriam's Kitchen.

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Today, more and more employers are re-examining their workplace charitable giving drives. With a goal of strengthening their support of local and national charity initiatives, enhancing employee...

On March 3, 2010, Feed The Children distributed eight semi tractor-trailers full of food and personal care items to New Light Church, located at 7317 E. Houston Rd. in Houston. And on April 28,...

Jennifer Eva Emelogu’s mother had seven children by five different fathers. Experiencing neglect and abuse on...

Eileen, a Christian Appalachian Project participant, living in a distressed, rented camper that has rotted floors and windows will soon be receiving a new home thanks to the generosity of...

For 25 years, Terry led what she calls a “mere existence” not a life. Suffering from drug and alcohol abuse, she was nearing 50 years old when she decided to turn her life around....