The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.
CARE is a major international humanitarian agency delivering emergency relief and long-term international development projects. Founded in 1945, CARE is nonsectarian, impartial, and non-governmental.
In 2002, the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) began as the Clinton HIV/AIDS Initiative to address the HIV/AIDS crisis in the developing world and strengthen health systems there. Taking the lead from governments and working with partners, CHAI has improved markets for medicines and diagnostics, lowered the costs of treatments, and expanded access to life-saving technologies — creating a sustainable model that can be owned and maintained by governments. CHAI has since expanded this model to increase access to high-quality treatment for malaria, accelerate the rollout of new vaccines, and lower infant mortality. On January 1, 2010, CHAI became a separate nonprofit organization.
The Cusco Region of Peru has one of the world’s highest incidence rates of HPV, which is the causative agent of almost all cervical cancers. CerviCusco’s programs assist most vulnerable women from the region that do not have financial resources, but are most at risk for diagnosis of cervical cancer.
Citizen Schools is dedicated to helping all children discover and achieve their dreams. They mobilize a team to enable public middle schools in low-income communities to provide a longer learning day rich with opportunities. Through partnerships with schools, they put young adults on track to succeed by connecting the resources of communities, companies, governments, and philanthropies.
Comic Relief is a UK based global charity, that aims to create a just world, free from poverty. They create awareness through the power of entertainment, having two major events: Red Nose Day and Sports Relief – these events are renowned for their large awareness campaigns and celebrity backing. Comic Relief has access to a wide array of grants, corporate partnerships and licensing agreements that help it have an impact in achieving its vision around the world.