Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charleston provides temporary lodging and support for eligible families or seriously ill children in a home-like environment through the operation of the Ronald McDonald House. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charleston also supports related programs that improve the health and enhance the lives of children, and relies heavily on the generous support of volunteers and donations from Charleston and surrounding communities.
Habitat for Humanity works in partnership with God and people form all walks of life to develop communities with people in need by building and renovating houses so that there are decent and affordable homes in safe communities where families can live and grow.
The house prevents hunger for thousands of people in the Dayton, Ohio area by offering a free, hot, nutritious lunchtime meal seven days a week. The House of Bread also provides its guest with referrals to other community services that may help improve their situations.
The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.
Cincinnati’s Ronald McDonald House provides a “home away from home” for families with critically ill children while they receive medical treatment. We surround families with hope and support and bring joy and a sense of normalcy to children as they heal.
The Concord Village Lions Club has supported Lions Sight Programs and other charities since the club was chartered in 1950. Since then the Concord Village Lions Club has contributed nearly $3,000.000.00 to worthy causes in the St. Louis area. We have been able to accomplish this because of the generosity of sponsors and participants at our events, such as: World Class Boat Races, Fish for Sight, Memorial Golf, Trivia Night and Texas Hold’Em Poker Tournament.
Special Olympics is the leading voice in raising awareness about the abilities of people with intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics is the world’s largest program of sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities: it currently serves more than 4.5 million persons with intellectual disabilities in more than 170 countries. In Florida, there are currently over 31,000 athletes who are training and competing year-round, in sports of their choice.
With the success of the Salk vaccine in the mid 1950s, the March of Dimes turned its focus on birth defects, low birth weight and infant death. Over the past 75 years, March of Dimes’ cutting edge research and innovative programs have saved millions of babies from death or disability.
Norman-Spencer and NS Cares has been a sponsor for the Joe Namath Chapter of the March of Dimes of the past three years, having been awarded the Tommy Wilson Spirit of Giving Awards and Hall of Fame Awards in 2014 and 2015.
The Main Elementary Colorific Color Run 5K is an annual 5K raising funds to support the Parent Teach Organization (PTO) Main Elementary, which promotes the welfare of the children and youth in the home, school, and community.
For the past two years, NS Cares has supported Main’s Colorific Color Run 5K, providing donations to fund disadvantaged students the opportunity to participate in the event.
In 1980, Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan, that she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, that promise became the Susan G. Komen® organization and the beginning of a global movement. What was started with $200 and a shoebox full of potential donor names has now grown into the world’s largest nonprofit source of funding for the fight against breast cancer. To date, we’ve invested more than $2.6 billion in groundbreaking research, community health outreach, advocacy and programs in more than 30 countries. Our efforts have helped reduce death rates from breast cancer by 34 percent since 1990; and has helped improve five-year relative survival rates for early stage cancers from 74 to 99 percent. And we won’t stop until our promise is fulfilled.
The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community – based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy and service.
NS Cares has sponsored the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K, and has pledged to be a Flagship sponsor this year committed to raising $15,000 or more.
Provide personalized support to young women throughout all phases of the breast cancer journey we accomplish this through education, outreach, awareness, and one-on-one support to women and their families.
Camp Taylor offers several programs for young people and families of children with heart disease. Our flagship program is our well known medically supervised free youth and teen residential summer camp sessions. We offer 9 camp sessions catering to the under-served population of pediatric cardiology.