The American Red
Cross provides compassionate care to those in need through its
network of generous donors, volunteers and employees. From tornados in
the Midwest to flooding and storms in the South, the American Red
Cross is a reliable partner that provides support for victims of all
disasters, no matter how big or small, throughout the United States
AmeriCares is an
emergency response and global health organization committed to saving
lives and building healthier futures for people in crisis in the
United States and around the world. AmeriCares improves access to
health care during times of crisis and disaster by delivering donated
medicines and medical supplies to health programs around the
DirectRelief improves the health and lives of
people affected by poverty and emergency situations by providing
essential resources for their medical care.
Since 1996, FamilyReach has been helping the families of
people with cancer cope with the financial and emotional burdens of
the disease. Family Reach has been a lifeline for over 8,000 families
across 49 states—enabling them to better meet transportation, housing
and utility costs despite a devastating cancer diagnosis.
Established in 1984, International Medical Corps is a global,
humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and
relieving suffering through health care training and relief
development programs. International Medical Corps’ Response Teams
deploy immediately to begin their lifesaving work, even in the most
remote areas, no matter what the conditions. Their teams provide
lifesaving health care and access to basic life necessities at the
most critical times.
MAP International is
a global, faith-based health organization that provides medicine,
helps prevent disease and promotes health for people living in
The Memorial Sloan
Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) offers specialized, compassionate
care for every type of cancer, with a focus on pediatric cancers. MSK
support provides families of pediatric patients in need with financial
assistance to cover non-medical expenses, including temporary housing
and transportation costs.
Model Providing Access to Healthcare (AMPATH) is a collaboration
between North American and African academic health centers. Created to
provide lifesaving care in the face of the HIV pandemic, AMPATH works
in partnership with the government of Kenya. AMPATH is now expanding
from an HIV focus to addressing the critical needs for primary health
care, chronic disease care and specialty care. Services include
support for home-based counseling and testing, mobile technology and
various support services such as psychosocial support and economic
The mission of the Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative
(BIPAI) is to provide high-quality, high-impact and highly ethical
pediatric and family-centered health care, health professional
training and clinical research focused on HIV/AIDS and other diseases
and conditions impacting child health and survival globally.
Corps prepares the next generation of global health leaders by
providing opportunities for young professionals from diverse
backgrounds to work on the front lines in the fight for global health equity.
GlobeMed aims to
strengthen the movement for global health equity by empowering
students and communities to work together to improve the health of
people living in poverty around the world. GlobeMed pairs its 56
university-based chapters across the United States with local
community health organizations around the world, thereby helping train
more than 2,000 students to be the next generation of global health
leaders. GlobeMed raises awareness of global health issues and
promotes global health as a career choice for young, aspiring leaders
in school. Through partnerships with local NGOs, GlobeMed offers
summer internships in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
The Sabin Vaccine
Institute’s goal is to reduce human suffering from
vaccine-preventable diseases and neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).
The Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (Global Network),
an initiative of the Sabin Vaccine Institute, works to raise the
awareness, political will and funds necessary to control and eliminate
NTDs by 2020. The Global Network is partnering with the Pan American
Health Organization (PAHO), National Center for Child and Adolescent
Health (CeNSIA) and Mexican National Institute for Epidemiologic
Diagnosis and Reference (InDRE) to assess the impact of the national
soil transmitted helminth (STH) program and malaria infection rates
among school-aged children in 10 of the poorest states in Mexico.
Partners In Health
believes that health care is a human right. By establishing long-term
relationships with sister organizations based in some of the world’s
poorest countries, Partners In Health strives to achieve two
overarching goals: to bring the benefits of modern medical science to
those most in need of them and to serve as an antidote to despair. At
its root, its mission is both medical and moral. It is based on
solidarity, rather than charity alone.
The Asian University for
Women is the pre-eminent liberal arts university for women in
South Asia. The university emphasizes social justice and empowerment
and provides higher education to women who would otherwise not have
access. The university seeks to graduate women who will be skilled and
innovative professionals, service-oriented leaders and promoters of
sustainable human and economic development in Asia and throughout the
Mathematics and Sciences Academy (IMSA) Boundless Learning
program supports the next generation of scientists by encouraging peer
learning opportunities meant to fuel student engagement with science,
technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Through special
projects, courses and field trips, the Boundless Learning program
gives IMSA students the opportunity to connect with, teach and learn
from underrepresented children and youth.
Inc. is a nonprofit organization that operates the Collegiate
Inventors Competition, a program that recognizes and rewards students
who are committed to research, discovery, invention and innovation.
Since 1990, the Competition has awarded more than $1 million to top
students for their innovative work and scientific achievement.
America Foundation (HOA) focuses on transforming learning
environments in high-need areas around the United States into vibrant,
engaging and safe places full of high-quality educational resources
where children can learn and grow. Since 1998, HOA has designed,
renovated and reopened more than 320 school libraries and education
spaces in high-need areas for children across the United States.