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hikers: 15   pledges: 39   pledged: $1729.25   hiked: $1379.22   received: $969.85

The Pacific Crest Trail Association is a fraternity of trail lovers at its core. From across the country and the world, our members travel to the mountain ranges of the American West to beat back brush and restore this trail. From shore to shore, we champion the needs of the Pacific Crest Trail. We are an eclectic band of trail junkies, for sure. But we are so much more. We are dedicated to the notion that our hard work to protect, preserve and promote this National Scenic Trail is a precious gift to future generations. We are the Pacific Crest Trail. visit site

hikers: 21   pledges: 64   pledged: $1531.23   hiked: $494.11   received: $10.00

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy's mission is to preserve and manage the Appalachian Trail, ensuring that its vast natural beauty and priceless cultural heritage can be shared and enjoyed today, tomorrow, and for centuries to come. visit site

hikers: 1   pledges: 2   pledged: $140.09   hiked: $19.84   received: $0.00

For the past century, Planned Parenthood has transformed women's health and empowered millions of people worldwide to make informed health decisions, forever changing the way they live, love, learn and work. visit site

hikers: 2   pledges: 2   pledged: $106.40   hiked: $10.64   received: $0.00

The Continental Divide Trail Coalition (CDTC) is a 501 (c) (3) national non-profit membership organization founded by a group of citizens passionate about the CDNST and working to building a strong community of supporters and Trail Enthusiasts who want to see the Trail completed and protected. visit site

hikers: 2   pledges: 5   pledged: $160.95   hiked: $160.95   received: $140.75

Currently more than 123,000 men, women and children are awaiting organ transplants to save their lives. Thousands more are in need of tissue and cornea transplants to restore their mobility and sight. Register to be an organ, eye and tissue donor today and provide hope to those who wait. visit site

hikers: 12   pledges: 67   pledged: $8521.23   hiked: $3908.29   received: $2246.90

Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association advances research to end Alzheimer's and dementia while enhancing care for those living with the disease. visit site

hikers: 8   pledges: 37   pledged: $4192.75   hiked: $1254.49   received: $170.00

The Cancer Research Institute (CRI) is the world's only nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to harnessing the immune system's power to conquer all cancers. visit site

hikers: 1   pledges: 10   pledged: $956.23   hiked: $900.00   received: $475.00

For everyone facing the end of life, we are here to enhance the quality of life by providing care, compassion and comfort. visit site

hikers: 1   pledges: 6   pledged: $281.60   hiked: $0.00   received: $0.00

MSF is one of the world's leading independent international medical relief organizations, working in more than 70 countries worldwide and with operational centres and national offices in 19 countries. Our mandate concerns emergency relief, and the principles we honour while carrying out our work are contained in the MSF Charter. We launch our operations in areas where there is no medical infrastructure or where the existing one cannot withstand the pressure to which it is subjected. visit site

hikers: 2   pledges: 13   pledged: $1752.00   hiked: $787.71   received: $0.00

Border Angels is an all volunteer, non profit organisation that advocates for human rights, humane immigration reform, and social justice with a special focus on issues related to issues related to the US-Mexican border. Border Angels engages in community education and awareness programs that include guided trips to the desert to place water along migrant crossing routes as well as to the border to learn about the history of US-Mexico border policy and experience the border fence firsthand. visit site

hikers: 0   pledges: 0   pledged: $0.00   hiked: $0.00   received: $0.00

The ACLU works tirelessly in courts, legislatures, and communities to defend and preserve the Constitution's promise of liberty for everyone in our country. visit site

hikers: 2   pledges: 2   pledged: $109.93   hiked: $0.00   received: $0.00

As New Hampshire's only comprehensive, full-service children's hospital, the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD) provides an extended system of care that offers advanced pediatric services. CHaD is committed to providing outstanding, compassionate care for children and their families. Our mission is to provide each child the best care, in the right place, at the right time, every time. Our physician expertise provides primary, specialty, and tertiary care to the children of New Hampshire, Vermont, and beyond. We see children for everything from wellcare visits to the most complex childhood diseases. visit site

hikers: 15   pledges: 93   pledged: $8813.73   hiked: $7408.71   received: $3689.61

The mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of our founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family's ability to pay. visit site

hikers: 4   pledges: 2   pledged: $218.25   hiked: $201.50   received: $200.00

For 50 years, WWF has been protecting the future of nature. The world's leading conservation organization, WWF works in 100 countries and is supported by 1.2 million members in the United States and close to 5 million globally. WWF's unique way of working combines global reach with a foundation in science, involves action at every level from local to global, and ensures the delivery of innovative solutions that meet the needs of both people and nature. visit site

hikers: 14   pledges: 67   pledged: $5575.15   hiked: $3108.79   received: $1489.55

Wounded Warrior Project serves veterans and service members who incurred a physical or mental injury, illness, or wound, co-incident to their military service on or after September 11, 2001 and their families. On that date, America watched in horror as approximately 3,000 people died including hundreds of firefighters and rescue workers. Many warriors note a sense of duty to volunteer for the military following these tragic events. visit site

hikers: 1   pledges: 15   pledged: $3080.00   hiked: $541.20   received: $482.30

Extra Life is a grassroots experience that mobilizes passionate gamers of all types to help Children's Miracle Network Hospitals treat sick and injured kids in their communities. Extra Lifers raise money year-round, culminating in a massive international day of play each fall and ultimately celebrating one grand total together. Extra Lifers typically participate from the comfort of their own home and have raised more than $14 million dollars since the program was founded by gamers in 2008. visit site

hikers: 1   pledges: 0   pledged: $0.00   hiked: $0.00   received: $0.00

Each day, thousands of people - people just like you - provide compassionate care to those in need. Our network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world. visit site

hikers: 0   pledges: 0   pledged: $0.00   hiked: $0.00   received: $0.00

Our organization was founded on the belief that animals are entitled to kind and respectful treatment at the hands of humans and must be protected under the law. Headquartered in New York City, the ASPCA maintains a strong local presence, and with programs that extend our anti-cruelty mission across the country, we are recognized as a national animal welfare organization. We are a privately funded 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation, and are proud to boast more than 2 million supporters across the country. visit site

hikers: 0   pledges: 0   pledged: $0.00   hiked: $0.00   received: $0.00

We're a group of passionate and innovative problem-solvers who want to make a difference in the world. Our mission is to raise awareness on the harmful effects of pornography through creative mediums. visit site

hikers: 2   pledges: 22   pledged: $2679.33   hiked: $2451.68   received: $1954.64

Our mission is to raise money and awareness of childhood cancer causes, primarily for research into new treatments and cures, and to encourage and empower others, especially children, to get involved and make a difference for children with cancer. visit site

hikers: 2   pledges: 0   pledged: $0.00   hiked: $0.00   received: $0.00

Make-A-Wish grants the wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition in the United States and its territories, on average, every 38 minutes. We believe that a wish experience can be a game-changer. This one belief guides us. It inspires us to grant wishes that change the lives of the kids we serve. visit site

hikers: 3   pledges: 5   pledged: $378.50   hiked: $10.50   received: $0.00

The Ocean Cleanup develops technologies to extract, prevent, and intercept plastic pollution. The Ocean Cleanup's goal is to fuel the world's fight against oceanic plastic pollution by initiating the largest cleanup in history. visit site

hikers: 7   pledges: 54   pledged: $4419.48   hiked: $3597.13   received: $2474.20

The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. We address the most urgent conservation challenges at the largest scale. Today, more of our natural world is at risk than ever before. So our work is crucial to keep vital habitats and unique species from being lost forever. visit site

hikers: 2   pledges: 12   pledged: $188.70   hiked: $188.15   received: $68.91

Founded by legendary conservationist John Muir in 1892, the Sierra Club is now the nation's largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization -- with more than two million members and supporters. Our successes range from protecting millions of acres of wilderness to helping pass the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, and Endangered Species Act. More recently, we've made history by leading the charge to move away from the dirty fossil fuels that cause climate disruption and toward a clean energy economy. visit site

hikers: 1   pledges: 0   pledged: $0.00   hiked: $0.00   received: $0.00

Our vision is a just world without poverty. We want a world where people are valued and treated equally, enjoy their rights as full citizens, and can influence decisions affecting their lives. Our purpose is to help create lasting solutions to the injustice of poverty. We are part of a global movement for change, empowering people to create a future that is secure, just, and free from poverty. visit site

hikers: 5   pledges: 34   pledged: $3805.55   hiked: $1624.63   received: $298.75

The No Kid Hungry campaign has taken major steps to end child hunger in America, including state and city-based campaigns in all 50 states. And yet, 1 out of every 5 kids in America struggles with hunger and aren't getting the resources they need. Childhood hunger is a major problem in our country - but it is solvable. Help us end child hunger in America by donating to feed hungry kids. visit site

hikers: 3   pledges: 53   pledged: $3903.55   hiked: $3621.31   received: $1791.95

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24. visit site

hikers: 4   pledges: 4   pledged: $337.10   hiked: $184.80   received: $0.00

The Wilderness Society's mission is to protect wilderness and inspire Americans to care for our wild places. We contribute to better protection, stewardship and restoration of our public lands, preserving our rich natural legacy for current and future generations. visit site

hikers: 6   pledges: 3   pledged: $180.00   hiked: $0.00   received: $0.00

We are Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF). We help people worldwide where the need is greatest, delivering emergency medical aid to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from health care. visit site

hikers: 1   pledges: 1   pledged: $6.80   hiked: $0.00   received: $0.00

The Great Divide Trail traverses the continental divide between Alberta and British Columbia, wandering through the vast wilderness of the Canadian Rocky Mountains for more than 1100 kilometres. It is one of the most spectacular and challenging long?distance trails on the planet. The Great Divide Trail Association is dedicated to maintaining, protecting and promoting the Great Divide Trail and with your support, we can preserve the GDT and its wilderness experience for generations to come! visit site

hikers: 0   pledges: 0   pledged: $0.00   hiked: $0.00   received: $0.00

The mission of the Pacific Northwest Trail Association is to construct, protect and maintain the Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail in a manner that makes a lasting contribution to the recreation, education, and enjoyment of present and future generations. visit site

hikers: 1   pledges: 24   pledged: $6530.16   hiked: $792.35   received: $0.00

We are building the first comprehensive system that will make it possible for THOUSANDS of patients to have their tumors genetically profiled at no cost to them. But, we can't do it without your support. visit site

hikers: 0   pledges: 0   pledged: $0.00   hiked: $0.00   received: $0.00

We lead the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fight for those affected by diabetes. We fund research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes. We deliver services to hundreds of communities. We provide objective and credible information. We give voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes. visit site

hikers: 1   pledges: 4   pledged: $220.00   hiked: $102.30   received: $0.00

Travel to over 50 destinations throughout North America and around the World with Wilderness Inquiry. In addition to providing great outdoor adventures for adults, we conduct award-winning programs introducing youth, families, and people with disabilities to the outdoors. Share the Adventure! visit site

hikers: 1   pledges: 26   pledged: $2998.93   hiked: $2998.93   received: $1694.26

JDRF's research is committed to improving the lives of every person with T1D and to curing this disease. JDRF's research goals are realized by the projects being supported in three basic areas: Cure, Treat, Prevent visit site

hikers: 3   pledges: 21   pledged: $3197.79   hiked: $939.69   received: $0.00

In the quest to create a world without ALS, our vision is to care for and support all people living with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis as we leave no stone unturned in our relentless search for a cure. visit site

hikers: 0   pledges: 0   pledged: $0.00   hiked: $0.00   received: $0.00

The Honeybee Conservancy/ Anthophilous is a 501c3 non-profit established in 2009 in response to the bee crisis. We engage in education, outreach, support research and build bee habitats. We are a Project of Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs. visit site

hikers: 2   pledges: 1   pledged: $265.00   hiked: $0.00   received: $0.00

The D2C Foundation provides nurturing, long-term homes for orphaned and abandoned children. Children will not be put up for adoption but rather adopted by the D2C Family and brought up in a nurturing environment in their own communities. In addition to care, shelter, nutritious food, and clothing, the children will be provided an education to help support their future. visit site

hikers: 0   pledges: 0   pledged: $0.00   hiked: $0.00   received: $0.00

Freedom House supports frontline activists in their efforts to defend fundamental rights, including to document abuses, advocate for justice, end impunity, and fortify the self-protection of human rights defenders. We also provide emergency assistance to human rights defenders who come under threat and work with activists to broaden public support for upholding human rights. visit site

hikers: 1   pledges: 2   pledged: $44.00   hiked: $0.00   received: $0.00

Cystinosis is an "orphan" disease with about 500 people - mostly children - stricken with the disease in the United States and approximately 2,000 worldwide. CRF's mission is to support bench, clinical and translational cystinosis research to find better treatments and a cure for cystinosis. visit site

hikers: 2   pledges: 10   pledged: $532.00   hiked: $0.00   received: $0.00

Angel Flight West is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization that arranges free, non-emergency air travel for children and adults with serious medical conditions and other compelling needs. Our network of 1,400+ pilots throughout the 13 western states donate their aircraft, piloting skills, and all flying costs to help families in need, enabling them to receive vital treatment that might otherwise be inaccessible because of financial, medical, or geographic limitations. visit site

hikers: 1   pledges: 2   pledged: $132.50   hiked: $0.00   received: $0.00

African Road works for hopeful change in the world

Our mission is to provide friendship-based, God-centered, practical help to women and children in poverty. We focus on building capacity, funding micro-enterprise and short-term financial assistance, and collaborating for sustainable project development. visit site

hikers: 1   pledges: 1   pledged: $13.25   hiked: $0.00   received: $0.00

Washington Trails Association's mission is to preserve, enhance, and promote hiking opportunities in Washington state through collaboration, education, advocacy and volunteer trail maintenance. visit site

hikers: 2   pledges: 12   pledged: $1698.34   hiked: $1693.35   received: $650.10

In 2007, the IM ABLE Foundation was created to build on the active lifestyles that founder, Chris Kaag, a disabled United States Marine, promotes for individuals with disabilities. IM ABLE's goal is to help all individuals realize the potential to go further and push harder than their preconceived limits, because once this potential is realized, the possibilities are endless. With handcycles, racing chairs, adaptive skis and other advancements in technology, it is possible for anyone who has a disability to increase their fitness level. Never forget to appreciate what you CAN do and GET UP AND MOVE!!! visit site

hikers: 12   pledges: 179   pledged: $25634.00   hiked: $11530.31   received: $3098.12

The National MS Society is a collective of passionate individuals who want to do something about MS now - to move together toward a world free of multiple sclerosis. MS stops people from moving. We exist to make sure it doesn't. visit site

hikers: 26   pledges: 162   pledged: $15222.88   hiked: $6725.09   received: $6393.45

Kleiwerks has been on the ground in Haiti since February 2010. Our primary goal is to improve long-term security on behalf of the Haitian people by offering training and technical support to individuals, organizations and communities that are interested in sustainable technologies. We are currently partnering with Haitian leaders, NGO's, and the international community to build capacity around shelter, water and food systems that are replicable, sustainable, and affordable. visit site

hikers: 5   pledges: 13   pledged: $4386.22   hiked: $985.04   received: $800.00

The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through Education, Advocacy and Research. With the generous support of the public, we are "Fighting for Air." When you join the American Lung Association in the fight for healthy lungs and healthy air, you help save lives today and keep America healthy tomorrow. visit site

hikers: 4   pledges: 2   pledged: $106.40   hiked: $10.64   received: $0.00

The National Center for Science Education (NCSE) is a not-for-profit, membership organization providing information and resources for schools, parents, and concerned citizens working to keep evolution and climate science in public school science education. We educate the press and public about the scientific and educational aspects of controversies surrounding the teaching of evolution and climate change, and supply needed information and advice to defend good science education at local, state, and national levels. Our 5000 members are scientists, teachers, clergy, and citizens with diverse religious and political affiliations. visit site

hikers: 3   pledges: 7   pledged: $1112.80   hiked: $860.80   received: $701.80

NRDC works to safeguard the earth - its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.

NRDC is the nation's most effective environmental action group, combining the grassroots power of 1.4 million members and online activists with the courtroom clout and expertise of more than 350 lawyers, scientists and other professionals. visit site

hikers: 0   pledges: 0   pledged: $0.00   hiked: $0.00   received: $0.00

Black Mesa Indigenous Support (BMIS) is a currently non-Native all volunteer, grassroots collective committed to working with the resistance communities of Black Mesa/Big Mountain. visit site

hikers: 0   pledges: 0   pledged: $0.00   hiked: $0.00   received: $0.00

Teens To Trails is a 501(c)(3) charitable non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the opportunities for Maine teens to experience the out-of-doors through a variety of programs that promote high school Outing Clubs across the State. visit site

hikers: 3   pledges: 67   pledged: $4321.40   hiked: $1567.81   received: $735.00

ILADS promotes understanding of Lyme and its associated diseases and strongly supports physicians and other health care professionals dedicated to advancing the standard of care for Lyme and its associated diseases. By supporting ILADS you will improve physician understanding of Lyme disease and increase public awareness of the devastation Lyme causes to the lives of people worldwide. visit site

hikers: 1   pledges: 3   pledged: $146.74   hiked: $0.00   received: $0.00

The National MS Society is a collective of passionate individuals who want to do something about MS now - to move together toward a world free of multiple sclerosis. MS stops people from moving. We exist to make sure it doesn't. visit site

hikers: 1   pledges: 39   pledged: $6501.33   hiked: $4187.70   received: $3262.34

Mountain Road School is a small, independent school that has provided progressive and heartfelt education since 1975. Serving preschool through eighth grade in multi-aged classrooms, we are located on 20 beautiful acres in New Lebanon, New York. visit site

hikers: 2   pledges: 9   pledged: $834.75   hiked: $834.75   received: $298.75

Outward Bound for Veterans helps thousands of returning service members and recent veterans readjust to life at home through powerful wilderness courses that draw on the healing benefit of teamwork and challenge through use of the natural world. visit site

hikers: 1   pledges: 10   pledged: $963.60   hiked: $228.80   received: $0.00

National Brain Tumor Society is fiercely committed to finding better treatments, and ultimately a cure, for people living with a brain tumor today and anyone who will be diagnosed tomorrow. This means effecting change in the system at all levels. visit site

hikers: 1   pledges: 3   pledged: $65.67   hiked: $65.67   received: $0.00

Firetree Place's mission engages the community through enrichment activities and provides resources that will strengthen the community as a whole. Firetree Place ensures the educational and personal enrichment of our area's youth, families, and seniors by providing comprehensive programs, camps, workshops, seminars and more! visit site

hikers: 0   pledges: 0   pledged: $0.00   hiked: $0.00   received: $0.00

Founded in 1981, Pensacola Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit, Christian ministry whose purpose is to build homes and improve communities in partnership with low income families in Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties. Since we started, over 1,000 families have purchased homes through our programs. visit site

hikers: 1   pledges: 26   pledged: $9460.75   hiked: $447.30   received: $522.35

During his recovery at the U.S. Army's flagship hospital, Walter Reed, Travis found a passion for inspiring fellow wounded servicemen and women. While at Walter Reed, Travis consistently toured the facility seeking opportunities to encourage and spend time with fellow wounded soldiers and their families. For this service, Travis quickly earned the nickname, the "Mayor," at Walter Reed. To carry on his passion, Travis Mills founded the Travis Mills Foundation, a nonprofit organization, formed to benefit and assist wounded and injured veterans and their families. Travis continues to inspire wounded servicemen, women and their families by showing them they can overcome their physical obstacles and emotional challenges and find purpose by staying the course through their recovery and beyond. visit site

hikers: 4   pledges: 1   pledged: $10.84   hiked: $0.00   received: $0.00

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide. AFSP creates a culture that's smart about mental health through education and community programs, develops suicide prevention through research and advocacy, and provides support for those affected by suicide. visit site

hikers: 3   pledges: 7   pledged: $669.58   hiked: $650.00   received: $625.00

Our mission is to improve the lives of all people living with mood disorders. For more than 27 years, DBSA has worked to improve recognition, early detection and diagnosis of mood disorders, help people successfully manage their diseases, improve care, expand the ability of people to receive treatment, advance research, and increase acceptance and understanding of mood disorders. visit site

hikers: 3   pledges: 2   pledged: $220.40   hiked: $0.30   received: $0.00

The Water Project provides access to safe and reliable water by building water wells, small dams, spring protections and other water sources. visit site

hikers: 1   pledges: 1   pledged: $18.25   hiked: $1.50   received: $0.00

With fierce optimism, Treehouse invests in the lives of young people who have faced the deep wounds from a crisis of parenting. In helping them to secure the essential education, basic material needs, and social experiences they equally deserve, we help kids in foster care discover their own resilience and strength. Treehouse is committed to leveling the playing field for youth in foster care, so that each is included, may prosper in, and contribute to society. visit site

hikers: 0   pledges: 0   pledged: $0.00   hiked: $0.00   received: $0.00

The South Carolina Cancer Alliance is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to reducing the impact of cancer on ALL people in South Carolina. visit site

hikers: 0   pledges: 0   pledged: $0.00   hiked: $0.00   received: $0.00

Public Schools First NC is a statewide, nonpartisan organization focused solely on public education issues. We collaborate with teachers, parents, business and civic leaders, students and communities across North Carolina in support of an effective public education system that will prepare each child for life. Strong public schools are critical for growing our economy and maintaining the vitality of our communities. Our goal is to educate and inform North Carolinians about critical issues that impact our schools, our teachers, and students and to engage all stakeholders in supporting a quality public education system. visit site

hikers: 2   pledges: 15   pledged: $1914.00   hiked: $8.00   received: $0.00

The Semper Fi Fund and America's Fund provide immediate financial assistance and lifetime support to post 9/11 wounded, critically ill and injured members of all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, and their families, ensuring that they have the resources they need during their recovery and transition back to their communities. We work to ensure that no one is left behind. visit site

hikers: 0   pledges: 0   pledged: $0.00   hiked: $0.00   received: $0.00

Chelsea's Hope began in the fall of 2007 as a means to share our story about our daughter Chelsea and her diagnosis of Lafora disease. Feeling helpless, hopeless and alone is our sorrow we began to realize we could no longer continue to live under the black cloud of despair that was Lafora. We connected with the world's leading experts in Lafora research and soon thereafter, through the power of the internet, began to find other Lafora families and encouraged them to join our cause of creating awareness, connection and raising money for research. visit site

hikers: 0   pledges: 0   pledged: $0.00   hiked: $0.00   received: $0.00

The Scleroderma Foundation is the national organization for people with scleroderma and their families and friends. It was formed January 1, 1998, by a merger between the West Coast-based United Scleroderma Foundation and the East Coast-based Scleroderma Federation. The national office is headquartered in Danvers, Mass. visit site

hikers: 1   pledges: 9   pledged: $2096.64   hiked: $163.20   received: $0.00

The Red Rocks Community College Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization devoted to supporting Red Rocks Community College in its commitment to students, learning, and excellence. Since 1993, the Foundation Scholarship Program has aided over 3,000 students realize their dreams of going to college. The RRCC Foundation offers a wide variety of scholarships based on both need and merit. visit site

hikers: 1   pledges: 9   pledged: $2096.64   hiked: $163.20   received: $0.00

ince 1978, the Mayfield Education & Research Foundation has supported groundbreaking advancements in the neurosciences, a field that exists largely on the outermost boundaries of knowledge. Neuroscientists have made great advancements in the last century, but there is still much we do not know. These uncharted territories offer limitless opportunities to save lives or vastly improve the quality of life for those suffering from some of humanity's most painful, chronic, and unpredictable diseases and disorders.Patients with neurological diseases and disorders are often stricken forcefully and without warning, or are suffering for long periods of time with mysterious symptoms, not knowing where to turn for help. The Mayfield Education & Research Foundation funds the leading-edge research that is in search of answers, alongside efforts to translate that knowledge into effective treatments, useful information, and hope. visit site

hikers: 0   pledges: 0   pledged: $0.00   hiked: $0.00   received: $0.00

The Seamark Ranch. The Seamark Ranch is a nurturing Christian home and family system that gives children from families in crisis the tools they need for a brighter future. Through a family home model, a specialized residential school and the lessons of life on a working farm community, Seamark Ranch provides the ideal setting for love, stabilization, healing, education and empowerment. visit site

hikers: 1   pledges: 9   pledged: $832.20   hiked: $560.50   received: $0.00

The Sunshine Kids is a non-profit organization dedicated to children with cancer. Established in 1982, we are committed to providing positive group activities and emotional support for young cancer patients. The Sunshine Kids provides a variety of programs and events, free of charge, for kids who are receiving cancer treatments in hospitals across North America. visit site

hikers: 3   pledges: 21   pledged: $1075.39   hiked: $1075.39   received: $1031.34

1.8 billion people around the world don't have access to safe water and 2.4 billion lack access to adequate sanitation. Women and children spend more than 4 hours walking for water each day, and more than 840,000 people die each year from water-related diseases. We're here to change that. We want to see communities break free from the cycle of poverty and spend time growing, learning, and thriving, instead of walking for water and fighting off illness. visit site

hikers: 2   pledges: 6   pledged: $242.00   hiked: $124.30   received: $0.00

SERnina provides girl-centered programs to schools and educational organizations in Guatemala. These programs will provide the framework to allow girls to discover and develop their sense of identity, self-esteem, inner-strength and self respect, so they feel confident to make informed life choices and empowerd to reach their full potential. visit site

hikers: 1   pledges: 56   pledged: $5642.40   hiked: $5642.40   received: $0.00

The "Angels All Around You" Military Ministry mission is to recognize, honor, support and encourage members of the armed forces and their families of First Baptist Church and the surrounding communities through 1) regular prayer to our Lord Jesus Christ on their behalf, 2)maintaining individual contact through email, letters and 3)as far as is practicable, to providing individualized follow-up when the military members return to the local area.? visit site

hikers: 2   pledges: 5   pledged: $416.02   hiked: $0.00   received: $0.00

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world's worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health, safety, education, economic wellbeing, and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster. visit site

hikers: 1   pledges: 6   pledged: $707.20   hiked: $637.00   received: $0.00

SCAN's mission is to prevent and treat child abuse and neglect throughout the Greater Richmond area by protecting children, promoting positive parenting, strengthening families and creating a community that values and cares for its children. visit site

hikers: 1   pledges: 11   pledged: $844.00   hiked: $844.00   received: $691.25

Fristers, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, founded and operated on Christian principles, is dedicated to supporting teenage mothers and their children. We offer a place of safety, community, help and hope to teenagers who have chosen to parent. Our programs and services are provided to the community free of charge and regardless of religion, race, or ethnicity, and there is no religious requirement for the program. visit site

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In our commitment to community outreach, in October 2007, Oasis Africa opened an Orphan and Vulnerable Children (OVC) project: The Mashaka Children's Center in Meru District. Mashaka, is a rural slum area within Meru, about four hundred kilometers from Nairobi. Most of the children in Mashaka live with child labor, early prostitution and teenage pregnancy, child abandonment, and HIV/AIDS. Some of the children in our project are orphans who were abandoned as newborn babies, rescued and taken care of by nuns in Catholic shelter and turned back into the community in young childhood. The cycle of abuse and neglect continues. visit site

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Founded in 2015, the American Black Cross is a network of volunteers and activists dedicated to defending the prisoners of American Imperium, their humanitarian relief, and to the abolition of the country's industrial prisons systems: visit site

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Best Friends Animal Society is focused on stopping the killing of nearly 4 million pets in shelters all across America. Best Friends work, alongside that of countless others, has dramatically reduced the number of animals being killed in shelters each year. Together, we can Save Them All. one-time monthly visit site

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Miles for Moms is a student-led initiative that was founded by members of Circle K International. Our efforts support The ELIMINATE Project, an international health campaign cofounded by Kiwanis and UNICEF. Their mission is to combat Maternal/Neonatal Tetanus (MNT), a vicious disease that takes a life every 11 minutes, and to provide aid and education for those afflicted. Our campaign will consist of a 693-mile-long charity hike beginning in Waynesboro, Virginia and concluding in Toronto, Canada at the site of the 2016 Kiwanis/Circle K International Convention. Our goal is to raise $100,000 from individual and corporate donations to provide ELIMINATE with the financial resources it requires to vaccinate those affected by MNT around the world. visit site

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We are a group of volunteers spread throughout the United States and Canada dedicated to helping blind and visually impaired dogs by: rescuing dogs in shelters, assisting blind dog owners, and educating the public about these wonderful dogs. visit site

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Since 2012, our 501(c)3 nonprofit Posimoto has connected disadvantaged youth to successful college students, role models, & staff who aspire to make a difference in kids lives. visit site

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A Fresh Start for Single Mothers & Their Children Community Outreach Project hosts weekly life advancement groups. Through education and inspiration, we empower single mothers to attain and maintain self sufficiency with the mindset that positive changes made by the mothers will influence their children's future. visit site

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EHA provides a Christ-centered and accessible choice in education that cultivates the hearts, minds, and bodies of our city's children for God's glory and Richmond's flourishing. visit site

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The Fathers' Rights Movement is a movement whose members are primarily interested in issues related to family law, including child custody and child support that affect fathers and their children. visit site

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Vegan Outreach is a 501c3 nonprofit organization working to end violence towards animals. Vegan Outreach seeks a future when sentient animals are no longer exploited as commodities. Vegan Outreach focuses on exposing the suffering of farmed animals through the widespread distribution of our booklets promoting plant-based eating. visit site

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The Roberto Clemente Health Clinic provides affordable access to high-quality health care and wellness programs in the Tola coastal communities of Nicaragua. visit site

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Elder Heart is the 501C3 behind Mission 22. It is comprised of Delta Force and Special Forces operators Tom Spooner, Magnus Johnson, and Mike Kissel. Because of their personal battles with PTSD and TBI they have made it their mission to raise awareness, enlist support, and end veteran suicide in America. visit site

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The VHP (Voluntary Health Program) is a nonprofit health care program which focuses on primary medical and surgical eye care to under-served rural areas in Central America and the Dominican Republic. visit site

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charity: water is a non-profit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing countries. visit site

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Nurture Project International is a US based, grassroots, nonprofit that provides relief to communities affected by disaster, crisis, or trauma. By engaging experienced and qualified volunteers we are able to respond quickly to emergencies and provide rapid assessments, trainings, and grassroots support to local communities. visit site

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In 1948, Earl Shaffer told a friend he was going to "walk off the war" to work out the sights, sounds, and losses of World War II. Four months later, Earl Shaffer became the first person to hike the entire length of the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine. Following in Earl Shaffer's footsteps and in recognizing the therapeutic effects of long distance outdoor expeditions, Warrior Expeditions created the Warrior Hike, Warrior Bike, and Warrior Paddle programs which are designed to help combat veterans transition from their military service. visit site

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WYLD's mission is to empower underserved urban youth and U.S. Military Veterans through transformative wilderness leadership programs and mutually beneficial mentor relationships. visit site

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Children are Hawaii's most valuable resource. They are our future. Family Programs Hawaii is a unique non-profit agency remaining true to its origins of providing quality care to the children of Hawaii. Our goal is that every child in Hawaii has the opportunity to reach his or her full potential - especially children who are in or may become involved in foster care. visit site

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Stop Street Harassment (SSH) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to documenting and ending gender-based street harassment worldwide. It started as a blog in 2008 and became incorporated as a 501(c)3 in 2012. visit site

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Tall Tales Ranch is dedicated to providing a life sharing community where both people with and without disabilities can live in a supportive, cooperative environment that honors their individuality, celebrates their uniqueness and helps them to reach their full potential. visit site

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The Kramer Foundation is dedicated to fostering, rehabilitating and rehoming dogs that would historically be euthanized in shelters for behavior and/or health issues. We also foster puppy litters until they are old enough or healthy enough to be adopted. This includes bottle fed litters and single puppies. visit site

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The Mission of the Domestic Violence Intervention Program is to provide comprehensive support and advocacy services to victim/survivors, focusing on immediate and long-term safety, empowerment, dignity, and hope. In collaboration with the community, we strive to end domestic abuse through education, accountability, and social justice. visit site

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A national research project is under way to create a small, surgically implanted, and free-standing bioartificial kidney to treat end stage renal disease (ESRD). The bioartificial kidney will give ESRD patients new hope beyond the short-term solution of renal dialysis and the longer-term, but impermanent, solution of a living kidney transplant for which donor organs are limited. visit site

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PCOS Challenge, Inc. is the leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization advancing the cause for women and girls with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, serving 40,000 members. We touch the lives of women with PCOS and their supporters each year through cable television and radio programming, online and offline support groups, and education and awareness initiatives. Since our programs began in 2009, we've helped many women find answers that have helped them overcome their struggles with infertility, weight gain, anxiety and depression and reduce their risk for life-threatening related conditions. visit site

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Puente serves the San Mateo County South Coast communities of Pescadero, La Honda, Loma Mar, and San Gregorio. Puente both advocates for our communities and leverages resources that foster economic prosperity and security, and that promote individual and community health and wellness. We support local leaders and work together with our neighbors creating solutions for our diverse communities. visit site

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Journey Together Ministries is a non-profit organization functioning as a missional community. Our leadership team is discipled by the Pastoral Staff at Seacoast Church. Our community is made up of Christian couples attending churches from all over the Charleston area. Our mission is to disciple, equip and mobilize the church to care for vulnerable and orphaned children through the process of adoption, foster care and orphan care. We accomplish our mission by supporting families financially, emotionally and spiritually throughout the process of adoption and post adoption and by bringing awareness to the needs of orphans both domestically and internationally. visit site

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Behind nearly every major environmental win, you'll find Earthjustice. As the nation's original and largest nonprofit environmental law organization, we leverage our expertise and commitment to fight for justice and advance the promise of a healthy world for all. We represent every one of our clients free of charge. visit site

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Our mission: To balance the health, safety, and welfare needs of canines in the Central Texas area by providing nourishment and a safe environment for unwanted, stray, abused, and impounded Boxers. Once placed in new homes they become more than just pets, they become family. visit site

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We believe that together we have the capacity to reduce the devastating impact of addiction on families across America. Together we can help parents prevent their children from developing an addiction to alcohol and other drugs and ensure that those afflicted with this disease gain access to proven and effective treatments and long-term recovery programs. visit site

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The A21 Campaign is a non-profit organization that works to fight human trafficking, including sexual exploitation and forced slave labor. visit site

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The Air Force Enlisted Village (AFEV) is a nonprofit organization whose core mission is to provide a safe, secure home for surviving spouses of retired enlisted U.S. Airmen. visit site

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We are currently one of the few no-kill municipal shelters in the nation. However, our no-kill status is always in jeopardy because we are not funded to function as such. It is only through contributions, from supporters like you, that enable us to give each animal in our shelter the care and life they deserve. visit site

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MEALS4HOPE PROMOTES AND SUPPORTS PROJECTS THAT HELP COMMUNITIES FEED THEIR CHILDREN IN SOME OF THE POOREST AREAS IN VENEZUELA. COMMUNITY PROGRAMMES AGAINST HUNGER AND MALNUTRITION THAT SEED HOPE AND A HEALTHIER FUTURE FOR CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES. visit site

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The University of Maine Chapter of Alternative Breaks is a part of the national organization Break Away, who are committed to helping schools and organizations implement alternative break programs. The Alternative Break programs utilize the Break Away model; where groups spend months preparing and educating themselves about the social issues, the organizations, and the communities they will be volunteering in. During these months the groups participate in teambuilding, fundraising, and planning. visit site

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Camp Outlook is a volunteer run charitable organization that is an accredited summer camp by the Ontario Camps Association. We are devoted to providing youth aged 13-17 from the Kingston area experiencing social, behavioural and economic challenges the opportunity to experience wilderness camping. visit site

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The Boston Police Foundation is a non-profit organization created to help the brave men and women of the Boston Police Department perform their jobs to the utmost of their abilities. visit site

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The Solidarity Project supports Honduran leaders who create positive social change for their communities and cultivates transnational partnerships built on trust, equality, and solidarity. visit site

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The Healing Circle is a community based organization dedicated to the healing of childhood sexual violence. The Healing Circle was created to serve children in Clatsop County who are the survivors of sexual abuse. For the past 30 years, The Healing Circle has provided Victory Over Child Abuse (VOCA) Camps. VOCA Camps provide safe, fun healing experiences for child survivors. Two annual camps are held; a camp for boys and a separate camp for girls. visit site

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Casa de Esperanza de los Ninos - the House of Hope for Children - is a safe place for children in crisis due to abuse, neglect or the effects of HIV. Casa de Esperanza provides residential, medical and psychological care according to the needs of each child.

Casa de Esperanza strives to break the destructive cycle of child abuse by offering safe homes to children of families in crisis. The goal of Casa de Esperanza is to return physically and emotionally healthy children to stabilized homes where caregivers can safely provide daily care. visit site

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ThyCa has been created and is maintained by thyroid cancer survivors. Since October 1995, we have been developing a network of services that link thyroid cancer survivors and health care professionals around the world. Our mission is simple:

  • To Educate, so we and our families better understand our disease.
  • To Participate, so others learn from our experience.
  • To Communicate, so we and our health care professionals better understand each others' needs.
  • To Support Research, for a future free of thyroid cancer.
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The LAM Foundation urgently seeks safe and effective treatments, and ultimately a cure, for lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) through advocacy and the funding of promising research. We are dedicated to serving the scientific, medical and patient communities by offering information, resources and a worldwide network of hope and support. visit site