November is Diabetes Awareness month, and a time to elevate the dialogue about how this disease affects millions of people across the world. For those living with and managing the disease every day, a world free from the pain and suffering of diabetes is the ultimate dream.
While there are many organizations that raise awareness about diabetes, the Diabetes Research Institute is unique in its singular focus on a cure. Our dedication to curing diabetes now is a testament to the belief that tomorrow is not soon enough to cure those living with diabetes.
As the year comes to an end, you are likely wrapping-up your employee giving program activities. But what exactly does wrapping up your program entail? How you wrap-up 2017 can have a big impact on your success in 2018. Here are some tips and things to consider as you close out your 2017 program.
Alzheimer’s disease is an overwhelming degenerative condition for individuals and the family members who care for them. Yet there is hope in the promise of new research. Donors can help bring that promise to fruition by supporting innovative, high-quality scientific research through BrightFocus Foundation’s Alzheimer’s Disease Research program.
Formed in 1909, by a multiracial group of progressive thinkers, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is a non-profit organization established with the objective of ensuring the political, educational, social and economic equality of minority groups.
Diagnosed with cerebral palsy as a child, Pyper was bullied in school to the point of considering suicide. Pyper and her father found hope at Boys Town, where she fell in with a group of peers who immediately embraced her for her unique gifts. Click here to learn more about Pyper and how Boys Town helped her.
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By Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., President & CEO, Thurgood Marshall College Fund
Over the last several months, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund received over 3,500 applications for about 500 scholarships providing financial assistance to students at our 47 historically black member institutions across the country.
AMVETS enhances and safeguards the entitlements for all American Veterans who have served honorably and continues to improve the quality of life for them, their families, and the communities where they live through leadership, advocacy and services.
It was a sudden shift that left an entire family in freefall. A routine revolving around Girl Scouts, volleyball, tennis and gymnastics morphed into a struggle for survival. In a moment, chemotherapy and other therapies were the new focus of 10-year-old Mallory’s life.
Even with her family’s constant support, the treatment regime took its toll. Mallory was in a constant state of discomfort, and she felt isolated from her friends and her old life.
Shauna Martin is the founder of Daily Greens, a business she started 12 years after receiving her breast cancer diagnosis at the young age of 33. Like many young women diagnosed with breast cancer, Shauna was introduced to an organization called Young Survival Coalition® (YSC), the premier organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer.