The ACLU dares to create a more perfect union — beyond one person, party, or side. Their  mission is to realize this promise of the United States Constitution for all and expand the reach of its guarantees.

Ali Forney Center

The mission of the Ali Forney Center is to protect LGBTQ youths from the harms of homelessness and empower them with the tools needed to live independently.

City Harvest

City Harvest exists to end hunger in communities throughout New York City. They do this through food rescue and distribution, education, and other practical, innovative solutions.

The NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault

The New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault strives to prevent sexual violence and reduce the harm it causes through education, research and advocacy.

Media Literacy Now

Media Literacy Now is leading the grassroots movement to create a public education system that ensures all students learn the 21st century literacy skills they need for health, well-being, economic participation, and citizenship.

Hearts Of Gold

Working in partnership with homeless mothers and their children, Hearts of Gold helps them create positive, sustainable change in their lives under three umbrella objectives: stabilize, support, and sustain.

Housing Works 

A New York based charity whose mission is to end the dual crises of homelessness and AIDS.

Orange Babies 

The mission of Amsterdam-based Orange Babies is to help pregnant women with HIV and their babies in Africa.


USA-wide charity with its HQ in New York supporting the older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* (LGBT*) community across the whole country with vital services, support and advocacy.

Wild Bird Fund

To provide medical care and rehabilitation to native and passing migrant wildlife so that they can be released back into the wild. Also, to educate New Yorkers about the rich diversity of the city’s wildlife and how to help it thrive.