EVENT DATE: Feb 28, 2015
AMOUNT RAISED OFFLINE: $1,000.00
We are blessed to have more than enough material "stuff," and we would love to share some of the joy of our wedding with others. Each of these charities reflects our shared values and is well-respected for the work they do with every dollar donated. Your donations are tax deductible.
ROOT CAPITAL is a nonprofit social investment fund that grows rural prosperity in poor and vulnerable places in Africa and Latin America. Lending is directed towards businesses that are too big for microfinance, but generally unable to secure credit from commercial banks – “the missing middle” of developing-world finance.
MARY'S MEALS feeds 700,000 children daily in 16 countries. The idea is simple and it works - provide a daily meal in school to attract chronically hungry children to get an education that can be their ladder out of poverty. Their vision is that those who have more than they need share with those who lack even the most basic things.
HELP ANIMALS INDIA funds the most dedicated animal welfare organizations in India, providing financial and practical assistance where it can make the most difference. They achieve immediate benefits for India’s animals while also nurturing an enduring culture of animal caring and welfare.
BAREFOOT COLLEGE (Friends of Tilonia) is an innovative program that trains semi-literate women and men from rural communities in Africa and India to become solar engineers, water engineers, architects, teachers, midwives and paramedics that can create their own solutions to meet community needs.