The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization led by volunteers that provides vital relief to victims of natural and man-made disasters and helps people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. First mandated by Congress in 1900, the American Red Cross is the ONLY voluntary organization designated to respond to disasters with the mission of alleviating human suffering and helping those affected rebuild their lives. American Red Cross disaster assistance is provided at no cost, made possible by voluntary donations of time and money from the American people. read more »
In its 127th year, Associated serves diverse communities of low-income working families in 9 neighborhoods of Greater Boston. Our mission: ³To lead through experience, as educators and advocates in urban early education of children from birth, in partnership with their families and communities.² We educate, nurture, feed and provide, direct or by referral, social and mental health services to 900 children, birth to school, in center and family settings. read more »
The Boston Center for Independent Living is a private nonprofit organization, which is controlled and directed by persons with disabilities. We empower others and ourselves with disabilities to advocate and take control over our lives, and become active members of the communities in which we live. As a center, we work to promote the civil rights of all people with disabilities and to respond to the needs of persons with many different disabilities.
The Boys & Girls Club of Lynn encourages the positive development and enhances the quality of life for the youth of the greater Lynn area, by providing service based on principles of behavioral guidance, social, educational, vocational, character, athletic and leadership disciplines, the Club will be a safe, welcoming and positive environment for all youth. The club's mission is to serve as a family and community resource, on a need-blind basis, that works through other agencies, its members, civic leaders and clergy to achieve these goals.
The mission of Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston (BGCB) is to help boys and girls, generally from disadvantaged circumstances, develop the qualities needed to become responsible citizens and leaders. To achieve this, we offer a variety of program activities and support services designed to assist in the educational, emotional, physical and social development of 6-to-18 year olds, without regard to social, racial, ethnic, or religious background.
CFCS's mission is to identify and implement ways to strengthen family and individual self-sufficiency and to promote conditions, which provide children, adolescents, and dependent adults with stable home and community environments. In summary our mission is to serve children and strengthen families.
Casa Myrna Vazquez is a community-based, multicultural organization dedicated to ending violence against women and children. In working toward this goal, the agency advocates for social justice in order to create a safe and violence free environment. Casa Myrna Vazquez is committed to the empowerment of women through education, leadership development and the provision of quality services that address the full scope of needs of battered women and children. read more »
Catholic Charities is building a just and compassionate society rooted in the dignity of all people. It is dedicated to developing and supporting the social, mental, and spiritual well-being of children, families, and individuals.
- Catholic Charities/North (357888)
- El Centro del Cardenal (362688)
- Haitian Multi-Service Center (691088)
- Laboure Center (366988)