- The Danny Federici Melanoma Fund is dedicated to the research and development of new and effective treatments for melanoma through funding for additional clinical trials based upon Danny's melanoma treatments and other methods headed by Dr. Paul Chapman of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Our other objective is to raise awareness for this aggressive disease.
Donate (be sure to enter Danny's name under "Tributes and Special Occasions")
Ann Carr Fund
- The Kristen Ann Carr
fund's central task in to endow a fellowship for the study of soft tissue
sarcoma at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
Kristen Ann Carr
39 West 32nd Street
New York, NY 10001
- World Hunger Year (WHY),
founded by Harry Chapin in 1975, seeks to end hunger and poverty by addressing
their root causes and promoting self-reliance. WHY tells the stories of empowerment
and community building, and works in partnerships to support effective programs
World Hunger Year
505 Eighth Avenue * 21st Floor
New York, N.Y. 10018-6582
(212) 629-8850 / (800) 5-HUNGRY
- Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW) was founded by Iraq war veterans in 2004 to give a voice to the large number of active duty service people and veterans who are against this war.
P.O. Box 8296
Philadelphia, PA 19101
- The Parkinson's Disease
Foundation, Inc. is a national, non-profit organization, dedicated to supporting
and promoting the highest-quality research world-wide into the cause(s) and
cure of Parkinson's disease, and for better symptomatic treatments.
1359 Broadway, Suite 1509
New York, NY 10018
Phone: 212.923.4700 or 800.457.6676
- The New Orleans Musicians' Clinic's mission is to sustain Louisiana's musicians in mind, body and spirit by developing access to primary care and preventative health services and by addressing the health care needs of the musicians and their families.
New Orleans Musicians' Clinic
3600 Prytania St. #35
New Orleans, La 70115
Give US Your Poor
- The Give US Your Poor mission is to create a revolution in public awareness, dispel myths and inspire action towards ending epidemic homeless in the United States. It works to affect change at the policy level, engage volunteerism and contributions at the individual and corporate levels through media, technology and education; and to funnel support to partner homeless organizations.
Give Us Your Poor (checks to "UMass Foundation - Give Us Your Poor")
c/o McCormack Graduate School
100 Morrissey Blvd., Boston, MA 02125
- Founded in 1979, Second
Harvest is the largest domestic hunger relief organization in the United States,
providing nearly a billion pounds of food each year to those in need.
116 S. Michigan Avenue, Suite 4
Chicago, Illinois 60603-6001
Phone: (312) 263-2303
Fax: (312) 263-5626
FoodBank of Monmouth/Ocean Counties,
Food Bank of South Central Michigan
Bob Woodruff Family Fund
- The Bob Woodruff Family Fund assists service members injured while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Special emphasis is placed on the "hidden signature injuries" of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan – traumatic brain injury (TBI) and combat stress injuries including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
The Bob Woodruff Family Fund
P.O. Box 731
Birmingham, MI 48012-0731
- Musicians on Call, originally
founded as a division of the Kristen Ann Carr Fund by Michael Solomon and
Vivek Tiwary, uses music and entertainment to promote and complement the healing
process for patients in the interest of improving quality of life and creating
a better living and healing environment.
Musicians on Call
555 West 57th Street
New York, New York 10019
telephone 212-259-0717 fax 212-262-6350
- The Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the A.L.S. Association
- The mission of the ALS Association, Greater Philadelphia Chapter, is to help people live with ALS, to advocate for ALS patients and caregivers and to support research into the cause, cure and treatment of ALS.
The ALS Association
Greater Philadelphia Chapter
321 Norristown Road, Suite 260
Ambler, PA 19002
telephone 877-GEHRIG-1 (1-877-434-7441) fax 215-643-9307
Community Food Bank of New Jersey
FoodBank of New Jersey
31 Evans Terminal Road
Hillside, N.J. 07205
Phone: (908) 355-3663
Fax: (908) 355-0270
- "Music will heal when
all else has really failed" -- Judy Collins
Hungry for Music (HFM) began as an annual homless benefit concert on April
15, 1992. HFM's primary mission is to aid in cultivating the self-esteem of
disadvantaged children through music education.
To order Diamond Cuts: A Compilation of Baseball Songs and Poetry,
call (888) 843-0933.
Hungry for Music
2020 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20006
Executive Director: Jeff Campbell
Veterans of America Foundation
- Established by a dedicated
group of Vietnam veterans in 1980, VVAF has transformed the experience of
war suffered by America's Vietnam veterans into a program of service to others
who have suffered the scourge of national and international conflict. VVAF's
programs focus on the reconciliation of war-torn societies and providing assistance
to the innocent victims of those wars.
of America Foundation
2001 S St, NW 7th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20009
202-483-9222 (o) 483-9312 (f)
- The Fallen Patriot Fund
of the Mark Cuban Foundation was established to help families of U.S. military
personnel who were killed or seriously injured during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
c/o Bank of America Private Bank
P.O. Box 832409
Dallas, TX 75283-2409
214-748-3900 (o) 214-696-6310 (f)
- Let me win. But if
I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.
Special Olympics, founded by Eunice Kennedy Shriver in 1968, provides year-round
sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports
for individuals with mental retardation, thus giving them continuing opportunities
to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate
in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special
Olympics athletes and the community.
1325 G Street, NW
Suite 500, Dept. DD
Washington, D.C. 20005
Phone: 202.628.3630 / Fax: 202.824.0200
- "Almost all children
respond to music. Music is an open-sesame, and if you can use it carefully
and appropriately, you can reach into that child's potential for development."
-- Dr. Clive Robbins
The Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy Foundation has aided autistic and physically
disabled children through music therapy since 1988.
730 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10017
- City of Hope, inspired
and supported by a philanthropic volunteer movement, is dedicated to the prevention,
treatment and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases through innovative
research and patient care.
Center and Beckman Research Institute
1500 East Duarte Road
Duarte, California 91010-3000
- The T.J. Martell Foundation
for Leukemia, Cancer and AIDS Research was founded by record executive Tony
Martell in 1975 as a result of a promise he made as a father to his dying
son. T.J., who when dying of leukemia at age 19, asked his father to help
those with this terrible disease. The Foundation has since added cancer and
AIDS research to its program and has raised over $110 million for its laboratories
in New York, Los Angeles and Nashville.
TOGETHER . . . WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
People United to Ride (SPUR)
- Special People United
to Ride (S.P.U.R.) is a nonprofit organization of Monmouth County, New Jersey
area citizens established in 1981. Members assist the Park System in serving
individuals with physical and mental disabilities through horseback riding
lessons conducted at the Huber Woods Park Equestrian Program Center in Middletown
Township, New Jersey.
654 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, N.J. 07738
Phone: (732) 872-2928
Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund
- Established by Buckingham
Palace on September 2, 1997, the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund at
Kensington Palace will allocate funds to the charities with which Princess
US dollar donations: http://www.natwest.com/worldpay
The Diana, Princess
of Wales Memorial Fund
c/o/ Fleet Bank
PO Box 30596
Hartford, CT 06150
Phone: (800) 533-0183
- The Smithsonian Institute
acquired Folkways Records in 1987. To raise money for Folkways, several artists,
including Bruce Springsteen, John Mellencamp, Sweet Honey in the Rock, Willie
Nelson, and others recorded A Tribute to Woody Guthrie & Leadbelly: Folkways:
A Vision Shared.
To order the recording or video, call (800) 828-0229 (Catalogue Number:
CD, 3063B; Cassette, 3063C; Video, 3063A).
For more information about gifts to the Smithsonian, please contact:
Office of Development
1465 Arts & Industries Building, MRC 411
Washington, DC 20560
Phone: (202) 357-4300
Fax: (202) 786-2516
For Smithsonian membership information:
Washington, DC 20560
202/357-2700 (voice; 202/357-1729 (TTY for callers with communication impairments)
Pediatric AIDS Foundation
- The Pediatric AIDS Foundation,
cofounded by Elizabeth Glaser, Susan DeLaurentis, and Susie Zeegen in 1988,
is the only national nonprofit foundation that identifies, funds, and conducts
pediatric AIDS research worldwide. The foundation's primary objectives are
to find effective methods for blocking the transmission of HIV from infected
mothers to newborns, and to develop treatments for prolonging and improving
the quality of life for HIV-infected individuals.
Pediatric AIDS Foundation
Washington, D.C. 20055
Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
- Memorial Sloan-Kettering
Cancer Center is a world leader in cancer care, research, and education. Their
mission is leadership in the prevention, treatment, and cure of cancer through
excellence, vision, and cost-effectiveness in patient care, outreach programs,
research, and education.
1275 York Avenue
New York, NY 10021
- Founded in 1961, Amnesty
International is an independent worldwide human rights movement working impartially
for the release of all prisoners of conscience, fair and prompt trials for
political prisoners, and an end to torture and executions.
New York, NY 10001
Email from the USA: firstname.lastname@example.org
Email from outside the USA: email@example.com
- Founded in 1989 by Sting,
Trudie Styler and Menkragnoti Kayapo Indian Chief Raoni, The Rainforest Foundation
supports indigenous peoples and traditional populations of diverse rainforest
areas in their efforts to protect their environment and fulfill their rights.
32 Broadway, Suite 1614
New York, NY 10004
Phone: (212) 431-9098
Fax: (212) 431-9197
Woody Guthrie Foundation and Archives
- The Woody Guthrie Archives
was created in 1995 to preserve Woody's vast legacy of songs, writings, artwork
The Woody Guthrie
250 W. 57th St., Suite 1218
New York, NY 10107
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
- For membership information:
The Rock and Roll
Hall of Fame + Museum
Attn: Membership Department
1 Key Plaza
Cleveland, Ohio 44114