A foundation to bring inner city children to the beach, and for one week, they’re taught to swim, and learn life saving techniques. More important, they are taught that there are people who care.
Penny Lane (http://www.pennylane.org/)
Penny Lane’s mission is to foster hopes and dreams by empowering children, youth and families to reach their highest potential.
Penny Lane services include residential treatment, foster care, adoption services, an on-site special education school, outpatient mental health services, and Transitional Housing for Emancipated Foster Youth.
Planet Hope (http://www.planethope.org/)
Planet Hope has helped tons of thousands of families from around the world. Planet Hope programs have been able to offer gratis medical and dental care, new clothes for kids, counseling and image makeovers for homeless women and women that have been victims of domestic violence at our annual summer camp. Planet Hope’s mission of providing hope for a better life has made a tremendous difference to thousands of homeless and abused children and their families.
The North American Spine Society (NASS) (http://www.spine.org/)
NASS is a multidisciplinary medical organization dedicated to fostering the highest quality, evidence-based, and ethical spine care by promoting education, research, and advocacy.
ThinkFirst National Injury Prevention Foundation (http://www.thinkfirst.org/)
ThinkFirst: Leading injury prevention through education, research and policy.