In 1967, Dian Fossey founded the Karisoke™ Research Center in Rwanda’s Virunga mountains to protect and study the endangered mountain gorillas. Although Fossey’s life was cut short, her work has continued through the Karisoke Research Center and grown into conservation efforts for other wildlife and programs for people who live near the gorillas.
We help men through any transition, men at all levels of success, men facing almost any challenge. Our flagship training, is described by many as the most powerful men’s training available: The New Warrior Training Adventure. MKP’s programs and groups are frequently recommended by licensed mental health professionals as a successful peer-support intervention or adjunct to traditional therapy. (see recent articles in the New York Times, the Independent, NPR, or Broadly by Vice, or watch a 4 minute segment about the ManKind Project on ‘Follow This’ by Buzzfeed Media)
The ManKind Project supports a global network of over 1,000 peer-facilitated men’s groups serving close to 10,000 men each week. In an MKP men’s group, men mentor men through the passages of their lives.
The ManKind Project empowers men to missions of service, supporting men to make a difference in the lives of others – men, women, and children around the world.
Pier22 Fishing is a non profit organization that creates positive lifestyle experiences for Veterans and Youth by introducing them to fishing, discovering mother nature and building meaningful relationships.
FCAR is a small, locally-run non-profit charity dedicated to saving dogs from high-kill shelters and other dangerous or unhealthy situations. We operate through a network of volunteers and foster homes in the DC Metro area. Our efforts are funded by tax-deductible contributions from compassionate people and organizations who want to make a difference in our community. We can’t save every dog, but every dog we save is forever changed.
No one should be homeless when homes are sitting empty. Housing is a human right. The Moms for Housing are uniting mothers, neighbors and friends to reclaim housing for the Oakland community from the big banks and real estate speculators.
Moms for Housing is a collective of homeless and marginally housed mothers. Before we found each other, we felt alone in this struggle. But there are thousands of others like us here in Oakland and all across the Bay Area. We are coming together with the ultimate goal of reclaiming housing for the community from speculators and profiteers.
We are mothers, we are workers, we are human beings, and we deserve housing. Our children deserve housing. Housing is a human right.
PupStarz Rescue is an all-volunteer animal welfare group committed to the rescue and rehabilitation of dogs and cats in public shelters at high risk of euthanasia, as well as those in danger of abuse.
Bob Hope Village offers hassle-free, independent living with the camaraderie of military life.
Bob Hope Village is a 55+, active, independent living community designed for widows of retired enlisted U.S. Air Force personnel, located in Shalimar, Florida, near Eglin AFB and Hurlburt Field. The community is shaped by six villages of one and two bedroom apartments, a community center, swimming pools, and more.
Sanctuary Palm Springs was founded in 2014 to address the needs of transition-aged LGBTQ+ youth in the foster care system. A fully licensed Transitional Housing Placement Program-Non Minor Dependent (THPP-NMD) provider for youth ages 18-21 in extended foster care, we began welcoming residents in 2017. Our mission is to provide safe, comfortable, supervised housing for self-identified LGBTQ+ youth transitioning out of foster care to help them reach their goals of independence, self-sufficiency, housing permanence, and community connections.
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