Helen Keller International, Inc.'s Fundraiser:

Empowering Women and Feeding Families

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THE STORY:

Founded in 1915 by Helen Keller and George Kessler, Helen Keller International (HKI) is among the oldest international nonprofit organizations devoted to preventing blindness and reducing malnutrition. We work in 21 countries in Africa and Asia, as well as in the United States. With a special focus on women and children, HKI provides simple, low-cost and proven solutions for preventing the world’s most devastating causes of blindness and malnutrition and delivers them in cost-effective and practical ways that take into account actual community health needs and local realities.



One example is the Homestead Food Production program, which empowers women and feeds families by equipping mothers with the skills and tools to grow home gardens. Participating in hands-on workshops held at Village Model Farms, women learn about the nutritional value of the vegetables they grow, as well as gardening practices that yield a bountiful harvest. In addition, women are provided with business and negotiation training to sell their surplus vegetables in local markets, generating additional income for their families.



As a global leader in eye health and nutrition, HKI also spearheads a variety of programs that focus on Maternal Nutrition, Infant and Young Child Feeding, Food Fortification and sight-saving Vitamin A Supplementation that often complement Homestead Food Production. Our founder, Helen Keller, believed that all people deserve the chance to reach their full potential – no matter what barriers stand in their way; and we carry on that vision nearly 100 years later.

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$435

MONEY RAISED
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  • The Plaisanc... Family

     

  • Fiedler Family

    $40

  • Ryan Family

    $45

  • Zerlina Mangrum

    $25

  • HJ Mangrum

    $25

  • Claire Coveney

    $25

  • Mathai Family

    $50

  • The Toubalis

     

  • Miranda Hora

     

  • Anonymous

     

  • Peggy O'Neill

    $50

  • Jacquie Ildefonso

     

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The Team: $435 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Jacquie Ildefonso

Jacquie Ildefonso

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Peggy O'Neill

Peggy O'Neill

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Miranda Hora

Miranda Hora

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The Toubalis

The Toubalis

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