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At some nonprofits, mention “impact stories” and you’ll hear a collective groan.  Maybe it’s because they haven’t created a culture of storytelling within their organization. Or perhaps they don’t have anyone on staff who’s a strong writer or don’t have the budget to hire professional storytellers. But good nonprofit storytelling is easier...

DONATION: BURT'S BEES LIP GLOSS LIVES IMPACTED: 40 The MadeIt! Foundation, in Baltimore, MD, aims to provide employment assistance to underemployed, at-risk or low-income individuals in the Greater Baltimore Area. Our goal is to foster a commitment to grow the skills of the emerging employee by providing a variety of employment skills. Through...

DONATION: TALBOT'S SHOES, ROSS CLOTHING, MARC JACOB'S T-SHIRTS LIVES IMPACTED: 200+ Bread of Life Incorporated, in Houston, TX, was launched in September 1992 with the mission of serving of hot meals to homeless men and women in the sanctuary of St. John's United Methodist Church. We aim to end homelessness by building...

DONATION: NEWELL HIGH CHAIRS LIVES IMPACTED: 500+ Oorah is a national nonprofit organization harnessing the rich Jewish tradition to help Jewish children and their families develop into productive members of their communities. Oorah’s full suite of year-round programs, including summer camps, youth groups, school placement and tuition assistance, use a tailored approach...

DONATION: COCOON MATTRESSES LIVES IMPACTED: 50 Hurricane Maria made its first landfall on the Caribbean islands on Monday, September 18, as a Category 5 storm with winds topping 160 mph - the strongest hurricane on record to make landfall there. Days later, the storm devastated the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico. Puerto...

The Baby Stewart Foundation, in Le Marque, TX, aims to provide resources to families and empower women. The organization is a safe, encouraging, nonjudgmental environment to support women, men, and families with pregnancy, babies, and infants....

The Humanity Center4Change aims to teach members of the public how to respond in a mental health emergency. We also offer support to young people who appear to be in emotional distress. In addition, we provide toy giveaways, food distribution, clothing, and shoes for our homeless youth population....

DONATION: BROOKLINEN BEDDING LIVES IMPACTED: 40 Austin Disaster Relief Network (ADRN) is comprised of more than 175 Greater Austin churches and thousands of trained volunteers bringing hope into crisis. ADRN’s network enables and empowers church members to organize, prepare, mobilize, and respond quickly in the event of disaster, great or small. In February, we were able...

DONATION: BED BATH & BEYOND PRODUCTS LIVES IMPACTED: 1,000+ Oseola McCarty Youth Development Center, in Hattiesburg, MA, places children and adolescents at the center of neighborhood and community life. Here, they can engage with caring adults, develop a sense of security and personal identity, and learn the rules of behavior, values, morals, and...

DONATION: ANN TAYLOR STORE FIXTURES LIVES IMPACTED: 1,000+   Northern Virginia Family Services (NVFS) offers resources and support to ensure that everyone in need, at every stage of life, maximizes their potential and fully contributes to a thriving community. We serve a diverse community, most of whom live in poverty. Last year, we served...

 
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