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  • Childrens Food and Care Fund
    Children's Food and Care Fund makes a way for your compassion to make a difference in a child's life. Your gift will help provide a needy child with whatever is needed - food, shelter, clothing, a basic education. It may also give seeds, and simple tools and training in nutrition and hygiene and useful work skills to his or her parents.

  • Garoe, the tree of life
    A blog on street and abandoned childrne from a Christian persepective

  • America's Second Harvest
    America's Second Harvest is the nation's largest domestic hunger relief organization. Through a network of over 200 food banks and food-rescue programs, we distribute food to 26 million hungry Americans each year, eight million of whom are children.

  • Association to Benefit Children
    ABC was founded in 1986 as a force to challenge and to change the myriad threats to childhood, and it has already given thousands of children the chance to build their lives on hope and love, rather than on despair and neglect. Using day care as the cornerstone of its "whole family" strategy, ABC has built an elaborate and responsive array of programs that provide services that encompass education, health, housing, mental health and employment.

  • Barnardo.org UK
    Barnardo's is the UK's largest children's charity. We run more than 300 projects nationwide, and each year help over 50,000 youngsters and their families to overcome severe disadvantage.

  • Bread for the World
    Bread for the World's 45,000 members contact their senators and representatives about legislation that affects hungry people in the United States and worldwide.

  • California Food Policy Advocates
    California Food Policy Advocates is a private nonprofit dedicated to improving the health and well being of low-income Californians by increasing their access to nutritious, affordable, and safe food.

  • Canadian Council on Social Development
    The Canadian Council on Social Development (CCSD) is one of Canada's most authoritative voices promoting better social and economic security for all Canadians. A national, self-supporting, non-profit organization, the CCSD's main product is information and its main activity is research, focussing on concerns such as income security, employment, poverty, child welfare, pensions and government social policies.

  • Catholic Charities USA
    The largest private network of social service organizations in the United States works to support families, reduce poverty, and build communities.

  • Catholic Charities USA
    Catholic Charities USA is a membership organization based in Alexandria, Virginia. By providing leadership, technical assistance, training, and other resources, the national office enables local agencies to better devote their own resources to serving their communities. Catholic Charities USA promotes innovative strategies that address human needs and social injustices.

  • Catholic Relief Services
    Catholic Relief Services gives assistance based on need, regardless of creed, race or nationality to people in more than 80 countries around the world.

  • Center on Hunger and Poverty
    The Center on Hunger and Poverty promotes policies that improve the lives and developmental capacities of low-income children and families in the nation. Established in 1990, the Center conducts applied research and policy analysis, disseminates analytic information on poverty and hunger, carries out public education initiatives, and provides assistance to policy makers and organizations across the country on poverty- and hunger-related issues.

  • Child Aid Society
    Children's Aid Society provide services to improve the quality of life for children and their families.

  • Child Poverty Action Group
    CPAG has been fighting poverty in the UK for more than 30 years. It will continue to lobby Government and campaign for policies to improve the lives of people living in poverty for as long as is necessary.

  • Children's Aid Society
    A voluntary, nonsecretarian agency that provides a broad spectrum of health, education, recreation, and emergency services to New York City's neediest children and families. We are one of the oldest and largest welfare agencies in the country, founded in 1853 by Charles Loring Brace. Today, the Society has an operating budget of $50 million, with over 550 full-time staff and 800 part-time reaching 120,000 children and families through centers and schools in the city's poorest neighborhoods.

  • Childrens Hunger Fund
    We are an exciting, dynamic organization that is meeting the needs of impoverished children around the world

  • Childrens Hunger Relief
    Children's Hunger Relief Fund (CHRF) responds to children's immediate physical, emotional, and spiritual needs following drought, earthquake, hurricane, war, and other disasters.

  • Child Support Agency Australia
    The Child Support Agency (CSA) was developed in 1988 to assist separated parents to take responsibility for the financial support of their children. CSA consists of more than 2500 staff around the country assisting around 1,000,000 Australian parents.

  • Child Trends
    Child Trends is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization that studies children, youth, and families through research, data collection, and data analysis.

  • Child Welfare Institute
    Our mission is to to provide information, ideas and guidance in the field of child welfare training and organizational development consultation.

  • Child Welfare League of America
    Founded in 1920, CWLA is a membership association of almost 1,000 public and private nonprofit agencies, which together serve over two million children and their families across the United States annually. CWLA and its member agencies provide a wide range of services to protect abused, neglected, and otherwise vulnerable children and youths, and strengthen and support families for children.

  • Chinatown Community Children's Center
    The Chinatown Community Children's Center (CCCC) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing quality childcare and other social services to meet the needs of new immigrant and bilingual/bicultural families in San Francisco.

  • Coalition for Adequate School Housing
    California's Coalition for Adequate School Housing (C.A.S.H.) since 1978 has promoted, developed and supported the enactment of new statewide and local funding alternatives for public K-12 school construction, maintenance, and modernization.

  • Coalition for Asian-American Children and Families
    We are a non-profit organization working to improve the well being of Asian American children in New York City. We seek to increase services for Asian American families struggling with poverty, social isolation, limited education, and cultural and language barriers. We advocate for better child care, health care, after school programs, and child abuse and prevention services for these families.

  • Coalition on Human Needs
    The Coalition on Human Needs is an alliance of national organizations working together to promote public policies that address the needs of low-income and other vulnerable populations.

  • Committee for Hispanic Children and Families
    Committee for Hispanic Children and Families is an advocacy organization working to improve the quality of life for Latino families through community education, youth services, and public advocacy.

  • Community Food Security Coalition
    Welcome to the Community Food Security Coalition. The CFSC is a non-profit 501(c)(3), membership-based national coalition of over 600 organizations and individuals that focus on food and agriculture issues. Our mission is to bring about lasting social change by promoting community-based solutions to hunger, poor nutrition, and the globalization of the food system.

  • COMPASS
    Established in 1974, COMPASS has served more than 7,500 high-risk urban youth and their families. Using a team approach, experienced professionals from diverse backgrounds annually serve over 250 children, adolescents and families through our programs, and professional colleagues nationwide through our consulting services.

  • Family Preservation & Child Welfare Network
    The Mission of this Web site is to improve the quality of life for families and children by advocating information sharing to create positive changes.

  • Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies
    At the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies it is our mission to assure, through service to our membership agencies and our own policy and program efforts, the social and economic well-being of the people of New York. Launched in 1922 with a membership of a mere 22 Protestant child welfare agencies, Federation has expanded membership to include day care centers, nursing homes, senior centers, youth programs, and churches.

  • Food First
    The Institute for Food and Development Policy better known as Food First--is a member-supported, nonprofit 'peoples' think tank and education-for-action center. Our work highlights root causes and value-based solutions to hunger and poverty around the world, with a commitment to establishing food as a fundamental human right.

  • Food For The Poor
    Food For The Poor (FFP) ministers to spiritually renew impoverished people throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.

  • Food Research and Action Center (FRAC)
    The Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) is a leading national organization working to improve public policies to eradicate hunger and undernutrition in the United States. Founded in 1970 as a public interest law firm, FRAC is a nonprofit and nonpartisan research and public policy center that serves as the hub of an anti-hunger network of thousands of individuals and agencies across the country.

  • French-American Aid For Children
    Nonprofit organization serving underprivileged American and French urban youth.

  • HandsNet
    HandsNet offers a range of hands-on classes, strategic planning workshops, management seminars, and knowledge management services.

  • Healing The Children
    Healing the Children and we believe that children from all parts of the world deserve quality medical care that is so often available here in the United States.

  • Help The Children
    Non-profit children's Christian charity providing disaster, emergency and poverty relief by distributing food, clothing, medicine, medical supplies and other services to children, families and outreach programs in the USA and the world.

  • Housing Crisis Center
    Housing Crisis Center is to prevent homelessness and to stabilize families, the elderly, and the disabled in decent, affordable, permanent housing and to empower these groups to solve their own housing problems in the future.

  • Kids Can Make A Difference
    Inspiring to educate kids about hunger and poverty worldwide and in their communities.

  • Loving Hand for Disabled & Aged Persons
    LOHADA is a non-religious, non-political and non-governmental organization which provides aid to disabled persons, the children of the disabled and the elderly of Tanzania.

  • Low Income Housing Fund
    The Low Income Housing Fund supplies affordable capital and technical assistance to nonprofit organizations working to alleviate poverty in low income neighborhoods.

  • Millennium Children's Fund
    Humanitarian relief for children worldwide, including the U.S.A. Douglas Howard Pierce, Founder

  • Mission Noah
    Mission Noah is an international, nonprofit 501-c3 organization dedicated to humanitarian endeavors throughout the United States and the world. Mission Noah provide's food, clothing, medical supplies, along with other necessities of life to children and their families in need.

  • National Center for Children in Poverty
    The mission of the National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) is to identify and promote strategies that reduce the number of young children living in poverty in the United States, and that improve the life chances of the millions of children under age six who are growing up poor.

  • National Center on Poverty Law
    The National Center on Poverty Law (NCPL) is a legal and policy research, communications, and advocacy organization that provides national leadership in identifying, developing, and supporting creative and collaborative approaches to achieve social and economic justice for low-income people.

  • National Child Benefit
    The National Child Benefit is an innovative and progressive approach for investing in children, designed by Federal/Provincial/Territorial Ministers responsible for Social Services and coordinated by the Council on Social Policy Renewal.

  • National Resource Center for Information Technology in Child Welfare
    The mission of NRC-ITCW is to assist State, local and tribal child welfare agencies and the courts in improving outcomes for children and families through the use of information technology.

  • National Resource Center on Child Maltreatment
    The National Resource Center on Child Maltreatment (NRCCM) assists states, local agencies and tribes in enhancing the quality and effectiveness of services for maltreated children and their families.

  • NetAid
    NetAid provides direct connections to local projects throughout the developing world that measurably improve the lives of people. The Internet is a key tool in NetAid's efforts to join people together in the fight against extreme poverty.

  • Pearl S. Buck International
    Pearl S. Buck International (PSBI) is a non-sectarian development and humanitarian assistance organization dedicated to improving the quality of life and expanding opportunities for children, who, as a result of the circumstances of their birth, have been denied access to educational, social, economic and civil rights.

  • Planet Aid
    Planet Aid is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of people in developing countries.

  • Poverty Net
    PovertyNet is a World Bank Web site developed to provide resources for people and organizations working to understand and alleviate poverty.

  • Research Forum on Children, Families and the New Federalism
    The Research Forum encourages collaborative research and informed policy on welfare reform and child well-being. Our web site features an on-line database of summaries of large- and small-scale research projects.

  • Results
    RESULTS is a nonprofit, grassroots citizens' lobby working to create the political will to end hunger and the worst aspects of poverty, and committed to having individual citizens have a breakthrough in realizing their own personal and political power. RESULTS identifies sustainable solutions to the problems of hunger and poverty--in the United States and around the world.

  • Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina
    Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina. As a ministry of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, our mission is to address the needs of the poor and underserved in South Carolina through a variety of programs, grant opportunities and collaborative ventures.

  • Sure Start UK
    Sure Start aims to improve the health and well-being of families and children before and from birth, so children are ready to flourish when they go to school.

  • TEAM Florida Partnership
    The TEAM Florida Partnership coordinates and develops opportunities for agencies and other partners to work cohesively to enhance the safety and well-being of Florida families and their children.

  • The Center for Children + Families'
    CC+F serves over 16,000 children and families each year. Programs include child abuse prevention and treatment, teen pregnancy prevention, literacy enrichment, youth employment, family preservation services, mental health services, drug treatment, youth residences, HIV/AIDS outreach and education, and comprehensive services for homeless and street youth.

  • The Hunger Project
    The Hunger project is dedicated to creating a future that rejects the inevitability of hunger and recognizes the limitations of a consumeristic society. It does so through advocacy and field work.

  • The Southern Institute on Children and Families
    The Southern Institute on Children and Families is an independent, non-profit, public policy organization founded in 1990.

  • Vista Volunteers
    Since 1965, over 120,000 Americans have performed national service as VISTA Volunteers. VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) places individuals with community-based agencies to help find long-term solutions to the problems caused by urban and rural poverty.

  • Welfare Information Network
    A Clearinghouse for Information, Policy Analysis & Technical Assistance on Welfare Reform

  • World Bank Education
    The World Bank's goal is to reduce poverty and improve living standards by promoting sustainable growth and investment in people. Provides loans, technical assistance, and policy guidance to developing-country members to achieve this objective.


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