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Giva Salutes: Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services

Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services

At Giva we search for organizations, large and small, that are doing a great job of changing the world around them for the better; and we are pleased to salute them here!

Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services is a nonprofit organization that serves communities impacted by mental illnesses. Their clients come from all walks of life, representing all ethnicities, ages, and communities as they face life-long battles with mental disorders, mental disability, and the crippling stigmas behind these personal health issues. Clients who have also experienced drug abuse and psychiatric stress are welcomed with open arms and understanding hearts.

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Giva Salutes: Humble Design

Humble Design

At Giva we search for organizations, large and small, that are doing a great job of changing the world around them for the better; and we are pleased to salute them here!

For families coming out of homeless and abuse shelters, finding a house is only the first step to restoring a sense of normalcy. After all, it isn't four walls and a roof that make a place a home. As Humble Design co-founder Treger Strasberg says, "Home is where your family is, and where you're comfortable, and where you can rest... and rebuild."

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Giva Salutes: Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center

Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center

At Giva we search for organizations, large and small, that are doing a great job of changing the world around them for the better; and we are pleased to salute them here!

Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center, a small nonprofit based in Maui, Hawaii, preserves local island heritage and celebrates the spirit of art for all ages. Hui No'eau offers programs for lifelong learning in the arts with initiatives such as public workshops, classes, lectures, exhibitions, art events, historical tours, and education outreach programs for schools.

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Giva Salutes: SightLife

SightLife

Today, more than ten million people live with corneal blindness. But many patients cannot afford the medical care they desperately need for their eyes. SightLife is the world's largest global health nonprofit focused on restoring the eyesight of those living with this condition.

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Giva Salutes: National Institute of Aerospace

National Institute of Aerospace

At Giva we search for organizations, large and small, that are doing a great job of changing the world around them for the better; and we are pleased to salute them here!

Today, Giva salutes a national nonprofit dedicated to higher education and space exploration. The National Institute of Aerospace (NIA), founded in 2002 as a project partner of the NASA Langley Research Center, works with more than nine different member universities, and is sponsored by NASA, the Federal Aviation Administration, the U.S. Department of Defense, and the National Science Foundation. This nonprofit works to engage young scholars in conducting aerospace research, developing the world's newest technology, and inspiring innovation for the future.

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Impact the Globe this Summer by Discovering Volunteering Solutions

Volunteering Solutions

It is not too late to make summer 2016 your most adventurous, rewarding and benevolent summer yet! Volunteering Solutions provides hundreds of volunteer and internship programs all over the world, namely in Asia, Africa, and South America.

Founded in 2006 as a member of the World Youth Student and Educational (WYSE) Travel Confederation, Volunteering Solutions was created to give high school students and older their ideal travel and service expedition. Since then, their staff has guided hundreds of explorers through the journey of their choice, while working to improve the well being of various communities worldwide.

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Giva Salutes: Daily Good

Daily Good

At Giva we search for organizations, large and small, that are doing a great job of changing the world around them for the better; and we are pleased to salute them here!

Between work, school, and family, there are plenty of ways life can become hectic and stressful. One company, Daily Good, inspires people to push forward. Daily Good was founded by a college student in 1998 when he sent friends daily inspiring quotes. The site now shares positive news with more than 100,000 subscribers.

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Giva Salutes: All Star Code

All Star Code

At Giva we search for organizations, large and small, that are doing a great job of changing the world around them for the better; and we are pleased to salute them here!

All Star Code, a NYC-based nonprofit organization, actively prepares young men of color for the vast, diverse field of technology start ups. At All Star Code, men of color have access to mentorships, internships, workshops that will help them navigate the ever-growing tech field.

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CreateAthon: Pulling All-Nighters for Charity

CreateAthon

All-nighters are not just for procrastinating college students anymore. Now, their powers are also being harnessed for the benefit of nonprofit organizations!

CreateAthon is a nonprofit that connects other nonprofits to free creative services. The organization helps businesses, creative teams, and educational institutions throw "CreateAthons," or 24-hour pro bono work marathons. During these events, the creative organizations provide free marketing, fundraising designs, advertisements, etc. to various charities.

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Giva Salutes: PledgePage

PledgePage

At Giva we search for organizations, large and small, that are doing a great job of changing the world around them for the better; and we are pleased to salute them here!

ServiceSpace, an online platform founded in 1999 to help nonprofit organizations with technical services, evolved into a gathering place for hopeful volunteers and groundshakers. Its mission is to morph the Internet into an inner-net of kindness for people who hope for a better world. One of many online services offered by ServiceSpace is PledgePage.org. This website, originally founded in 1999 by a couple who wanted to raise money to battle blood-cancers, has raised over $3,000,000 for over 9,000 separate people who fought for a variety of social, medical, and environmental causes.

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