Goal: Interested in supporting children and families? Your wedding donations to this fund will be distributed by I Do Foundation to organizations that are providing all children, youth, and families with the opportunities, resources, and support systems they need to develop to their full potential.
|National Center for Victims of Crime
Mission Statement: The mission of the National Center for Victims of Crime is to forge a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives. The National Center is dedicated to serving individuals, families, and communities harmed by crime.
For more than 25 years, the National Center for Victims of Crime has served as the nation's most comprehensive resource and advocacy organization dedicated to supporting crime victims and those who serve them. It remains at the forefront of the national effort to provide crime victims with the rights, protections, and services they need to rebuild their lives.
Mission Statement: Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold, providing more than 140,000 girls across the U.S. and Canada with life-changing experiences and solutions to the unique challenges girls face.
The Girls Inc. Experience consists of people, an environment, and programming that, together, empower girls to succeed. Trained staff and volunteers build lasting, mentoring relationships in girls-only spaces that are physically and emotionally safe and where girls find a sisterhood of support with shared drive, mutual respect, and high expectations. Hands-on, research-based programs provide girls with the skills and knowledge to set goals, overcome obstacles, and improve academic performance. Informed by girls and their families, Girls Inc. also works with policymakers to advocate for legislation and initiatives that increase opportunities for girls.
At Girls Inc., girls grow up healthy, educated, and independent. Join us at girlsinc.org.
Mission Statement: Our mission is to bring real and lasting change to children living in poverty. In partnership with contributors, we reduce their daily struggles, invest in their potential, and provide them with the opportunity to grow up healthy, educated and prepared to succeed and contribute to society.
|Save the Children
Mission Statement: Save the Children is the world's leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in nearly 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to create immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. in times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Save the Children is a member of the International Save the Children Alliance, a global network of 30 independent Save the Children organizations working to ensure the well-being and protection of children in more than 120 countries.
|Global Fund for Women
Mission Statement: We advance the rights of women and girls worldwide by increasing the resources for and investing in women-led organizations and women's collective leadership for change.
|National CASA Association
Mission Statement: The National Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Association, together with its state and local members, supports and promotes court appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children so that they can thrive in safe, permanent homes. Every year, nearly 750,000 children experience foster care and need a caring adult to speak up for their best interests. A CASA volunteer is that voice.
|United States Fund for UNICEF
Mission Statement: UNICEF was founded in 1946 to help children in postwar Europe, China, and the Middle East. Today, as the United Nations Children's Fund, it serves children and families in developing countries worldwide and depends entirely on voluntary contributions. The U.S. Fund for UNICEF was established in 1947, the first of 36 National Committees set up globally to support UNICEF through fundraising, education and advocacy. Since its inception, the Us Fund for UNICEF has provided UNICEF and various NGOs with $4.4 billion in cash and gifts-in-kind.
|Child Welfare League of America
Mission Statement: CWLA will lead the nation in building public will to ensure safety, permanence, and well-being of children, youth, and their families by advancing public policy, defining and promoting practice excellence and delivering superior membership services.
CWLA challenges Americans to make children a national priority. Our mission is to engage people everywhere in promoting the well-being of children, youth, and their families, and protecting every child from harm.
We envision a future in which families, neighborhoods, communities, organizations, and governments ensure that five universal needs of children are met. They include (1) basics such as food, shelter, education, and health care, (2) nurturing relationships, (3) opportunities for optimal development, (4) protection from harm, (5) and healing from harm if it occurs.
|Children's Defense Fund
Mission Statement: Children's Defense Fund is the foremost national proponent of policies and programs that provide children with the resources they need to succeed.We champion policies that will lift children out of poverty; protect them from abuse and neglect; and ensure their access to health care, quality education, and a moral and spiritual foundation.
|Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America
Mission Statement: BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF AMERICA (THE ORGANIZATION) IS THE NATION'S PREMIER MENTORING ORGANIZATION THE ORGANIZATION'S VISION IS THAT ALL CHILDREN ACHIEVE SUCCESS IN LIFE THE ORGANIZATION'S MISSION IS TO PROVIDE CHILDREN FACING ADVERSITY WITH STRONG AND ENDURING, PROFESSIONALLY SUPPORTED 1 - TO - 1 RELATIONSHIPS THAT CHANGE THEIR LIVES FOR THE BETTER, FOREVER THE ORGANIZATION AND ITS STAFF PARTNER WITH PARENTS/GUARDIANS.
|Global Fund for Children
Mission Statement: The Global Fund for Children advances the dignity of vulnerable children and youth around the world.
|Free the Children
Mission Statement: Free The Children believes in a world where all young people are free to achieve their fullest potential as agents of change. We are a charity and educational partner that empowers youth to remove barriers that prevent them from being active local and global citizens. Our domestic programs educate, engage and empower hundreds of thousands of youth in North America and the UK. Our international projects, led by our holistic and sustainable Adopt a Village model, has brought over 650 schools and school rooms to youth and provided clean water, health care and sanitation to one million people around the world, freeing children and their families from the cycle of poverty.
|A Home Within
Mission Statement: A Home Within promotes the emotional health of foster children and youth and those who care for them by creating and supporting lasting, caring relationships. Our direct services, professional training, public awareness and advocacy efforts focus solely on enhancing the emotional well being of the foster care community.
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|I Do Foundation Children, Youth, and Families Fund
Mission Statement: Interested in supporting children and families? Your wedding donations to this fund will be distributed by I Do Foundation to organizations that are providing all children, youth, and families with the opportunities, resources, and support systems they need to develop to their full potential.