great orgs doing great things
orgs we love newsletter, April 2020
To nominate an organization that inspires you for our “Orgs We Love” series:
Our fellow human beings are in need all over the planet every day. For 50 years, Samaritan’s Purse has come to the aid of millions who are suffering. They are bringing faith and heroism to the battlefield on a worldwide level by tackling human challenges, like at home and abroad against COVID-19.
During a time of extreme crisis, FHI 360 turned local involvement into national impact by partnering to deliver programs that empower communities to provide life-saving health care while building strong internal networks. FHI 360 programs meet the toughest human challenges and improve lives.
international justice mission
Slavery still exists because traffickers and abusers can freely exploit people living in poverty. This is possible because police, judges and other officials are not equipped to enforce the laws. IJM provides training, mentoring and support to local law enforcement and other community leaders to slow down and stop the cycle of violence.
mental health america
Around 1 in every 5 adults will have a mental illness in their lifetime. Since 1909 Mental Health America has operated as the largest community based non-profit organization in the nation. Their organization has helped raise awareness and reduce barriers to treatment services with outreach programs and screenings that have helped educate and encourage the communities they serve.