Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) is a national childhood cancer foundation dedicated to raising funds for research into new treatments and cures for all children battling cancer. Since our inception in 2005, ALSF has raised over $150 million to fund more than 800 cutting-edge childhood cancer research projects at 120 top hospital locations in the US and Canada.
Bnei Akiva is at the forefront of Religious Zionist education for youth, by youth. We have chapters across the United States, Canada, and the world over. Bnei Akiva school–year and summer educational programming takes participants and members from childhood through the college years.
HOSTS for HOSPITALS (HfH) is a nonprofit agency providing free lodging and support at volunteer-host homes as a caring response to the housing needs of patients and their families who come to the Greater Philadelphia area for specialized medical care. For the first eighteen years of operation through October 2017, over 500 host-families have now been provided 3,000-plus patient-families a combined total of almost 130,00 nights of lodging, thus saving these guests an estimated $8.75 million in equivalent hotel expenses.
Israel Guide Dogs provides Guide Dogs for people in Israel who are blind or visually impaired. They also provide Service Companions to children with Autism and soldiers with PTSD.
The Jewish Relief Agency is a dynamic, volunteer-driven organization whose goal is to help families in need. Founded in 2000, JRA has been bringing families and individuals together each month in a spirit of community and repairing the world. Through the efforts of JRA’s community of more than 10,500 volunteers, we provide monthly food relief packages to over 3,200 low-income families throughout the Greater Philadelphia area. In addition, our volunteers also help with “service gigs,” such as driving seniors to doctors’ appointments and the grocery store, making small but needed home repairs, and building connections with our clients through friendly visits.
Pitch In For Baseball® (PIFB) is a registered 501(c)(3) not for profit organization that provides new and gently used baseball and softball equipment to boys and girls in the United States and around the world who want to play ball but lack the equipment to do so.
PIFB reduces barriers to play and promotes youth development by providing equipment directly to leagues, schools, and organizations around the world to start, continue, and/or expand their programs. Over the past 12 years, Pitch In For Baseball has donated more than $7 million worth of equipment to 700,000 under-resourced kids in nearly every state in the U.S. and 90 different countries internationally.
The Mussar Institute advances the study and practice of Mussar, a Jewish path of character development and spiritual growth leading to awareness, wisdom, and transformation. Through experiential online and in-person courses based on classic and contemporary sources, The Mussar Institute inspires individuals, organizations, and communities around the world, regardless of affiliation, to align heart and mind with the highest ideals of the Jewish tradition.