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Alana Scott

The Women’s Education and Leadership League (WELL) works to build successful financial futures by offering young women access to free high-quality financial and wellness education, training and support. Founded by Alana Scott in 2014, the Women’s Education and Leadership League has served more than 6,000 young women …Read More

Jason Ting

Samaritan House of San Mateo County is dedicated to fighting poverty and homelessness by delivering a full breadth of essential services and personalized support to the working poor. The organization’s dedicated professional staff and committed volunteers work together to deliver access to food, shelter, and health care …Read More

Jason DiLauro

The Revere School Foundation is committed to promoting experiential learning, producing leaders, and protecting the children served in the Revere Local School District in Copley, Ohio. Since its founding in 2013, the organization has worked to place more resource officers in schools, create See Something Say Something …Read More

Evan Deoul

Philanthropy Tank empowers the next generation of changemakers in Palm Beach County by challenging and equipping them to implement sustainable service-driven solutions to problems affecting their community. The organization was co-founded by Evan Deoul in 2016 and since then has expanded to serve more than 300,000 individuals …Read More

Charles Dunn

St. Francis Community is a low barrier homeless facility in Tucson, Ariz., offering a variety of year-round programs, including a summer day cooling shelter and a winter overnight shelter. The organization runs a food bank and food delivery program and provides emergency “bridge” shelter for homeless veterans …Read More

Elizabeth Shepard

Georgetown Lombardi seeks to prevent, treat and cure cancers by linking scientific discovery, expert and compassionate patient care, quality education, and partnership with the community. Guided by the principle of cura personalis, “care for the whole person,” the primary objective of Georgetown Lombardi is — and always …Read More

Rick Van Benschoten

Covenant House New York is committed to serving children and youth facing homelessness and human trafficking. Covenant House offers a host of holistic programming including street outreach, medical care, education and job readiness programs, workforce development, substance-use treatment and prevention, apartment-living programs, and life-skills training. At its …Read More

Susan Youngsman

Summer Search partners with low-income, minority, and first-generation immigrant students through its intensive, multi-year mentorship program. Summer Search’s programming consists of the following pillars: 1) consistent mentoring with highly trained staff; 2) high-quality experiential learning trips; 3) holistic, individualized post-secondary advising and 4) support with financial literacy, …Read More

Frederick Hussey

The American Cancer Society’s (ACS) mission is to save lives, celebrate lives and lead the fight for a world without cancer. From research to patient support, promoting healthy lifestyles, and fighting for lifesaving policy changes, the organization attacks cancer from every angle. Nationally, the ACS serves 54.5 …Read More

Daniel Drabinski

The Moody Family YMCA is dedicated to strengthening the foundation of community in Dallas, Texas. With a commitment to nurturing youth development, energizing healthy living, and inspiring social responsibility, Moody Family YMCA ensures every individual has access to the essential needs to learn, grow, and thrive. Programs …Read More