The American Law Institute was founded in 1923 by a group of legal giants with the goal of simplifying and clarifying laws throughout the United States.
The mission of The Shelter for Abused Children & Women is to lead the community to prevent, protect and prevail over domestic violence and human trafficking through advocacy, empowerment and social change.
In the beginning it was as simple as one person helping another. Someone was in need of food, or shelter, or maybe they were sick. You gave them what they needed. Life... and philanthropy, is more complex now.
Wartburg’s mission is to provide superior care, delivered with dignity, compassion and respect. Wartburg in Westchester, NY, offers integrated, comprehensive senior care services to both residents and people in their own homes.
Published 25 years ago, A Course in Miracles is a monumental body of work containing a powerful message of love and forgiveness.
More than three decades ago, an innovator named Joe Blatchford had an idea--to connect the multi-national corporations working in Latin America with the working poor who inhabit the countries in which they do business.
As a pilot deeply involved in the international nonprofit community, Bob Lehnhart saw the need to provide safe, reliable air transport services to other relief and development agencies working under tremendously stressful conditions in war zones, famine areas and other crisis situations.
Formed in 1917 to provide conscientious objectors with an opportunity to aid civilian victims during World War I, the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) provided food, medical and reconstruction assistance during and after both World Wars.
Follow the parallel stories a generation apart to learn how visionaries are often born out of the depths of great tragedy.