Charitable Partners

Goal: Interested in supporting social justice? Your wedding donations to this fund will be distributed by I Do Foundation to organizations that are working to guarantee all human beings the right to participate equally in their societies, free from intolerance and discrimination.

Human Rights Watch
Mission Statement: Human Rights Watch defends the rights of people worldwide. We scrupulously investigate abuses, expose the facts widely, and pressure those with power to respect rights and secure justice. Human Rights Watch is an independent, international organization that works as part of a vibrant movement to uphold human dignity and advance the cause of human rights for all.

Asian Law Caucus
Mission Statement: The mission of the Asian Law Caucus is to promote, advance and represent the legal and civil rights of the Asian and Pacific Islander communities. Recognizing that social, economic, political and racial inequalities continue to exist in the United States, the Asian Law Caucus is committed to the pursuit of equality and justice for all sectors of our society with a specific focus directed toward addressing the needs of low-income Asian and Pacific Islanders.

Human Rights Campaign Foundation
Mission Statement: The Human Rights Campaign envisions an America where lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community. The HRC Foundation was established in 1986 as a non-political, tax-exempt organization. Through innovative outreach, education, advocacy and research, the HRC Foundation focuses on the policies, issues and practices that affect LGBT individuals and their families including health care, parenting, adoption, schools, family law, employment, coming out, religion and faith, civil unions and marriage, financial planning, minority-specific concerns and senior health and housing. The HRC Foundation is one of the nation's most respected sources of information on LGBT issues and its resources are utilized throughout the LGBT community as well as among policy-makers, corporate executives, religious and community leaders, elected officials, journalists, researchers and the media.

WITNESS
Mission Statement: WITNESS uses video to open the eyes of the world to human rights abuses. We empower people to transform personal stories of abuse into powerful tools for justice, promoting public engagement and policy change.

Lambda Legal
Mission Statement: Lambda Legal is a national legal organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people (LGBT) and all people living with HIV through impact litigation, education, and public policy work.

Peace Brigades International
Mission Statement: PBI applies a strategy of international protective presence that supports local initiatives and contributes to developing a culture of peace and justice. We act on request of local organizations working non-violently for human rights and social justice. PBI's international presence is aimed at accompanying human rights activists working to deter violence and promoting active non-violent resistance. PBI's international volunteer teams use protective accompaniment, peace education, independent observation and analysis of the conflict situation. PBI supports its work through an international network of organizations and individuals. PBI's identity is built upon non-hierarchical structures and consensual processes.

Amnesty International
Mission Statement: Our vision is of a world in which every person - regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation or gender identity - enjoys all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and other internationally recognized human rights standards. The UDHR states that the "the recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights" of all people is "the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world."

Legal Momentum (Formerly NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund)
Mission Statement: Legal Momentum's mission is to ensure economic and personal security for all women and girls across the United States.

The Sentencing Project
Mission Statement: Established in 1986, The Sentencing Project works for a fair and effective U.S. criminal justice system by promoting reforms in sentencing policy, addressing unjust racial disparities and practices, and advocating for alternatives to incarceration.The Sentencing Project is dedicated to changing the way Americans think about crime and punishment.

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I Do Foundation Social Justice Fund
Mission Statement: Interested in supporting social justice? Your wedding donations to this fund will be distributed by I Do Foundation to organizations that are working to guarantee all human beings the right to participate equally in their societies, free from intolerance and discrimination.

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