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ACCESS
ACCESS is an air disaster bereavement support network dedicated to connecting those who have survived or lost loved ones in private, military and commercial plane crashes and other aviation tragedies with individuals who have lived through similar losses. The ACCESS Volunteer Grief Mentoring Program provides support to hundreds of grief-stricken individuals affected by commercial, private, helicopter, and military air disasters, including those who lost loved ones in the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. They are available to help immediately and in the weeks, months, and years following an air disaster - for as long as the grieving need support.
 
Challenge Aspen
Challenge Aspen provides recreational, educational and cultural experiences for people with disabilities. Challenge Aspen encourages family and friends to share in these experiences and hosts daily adaptive ski and snowboard programs, white water rafting, hiking, and camps in Snowmass Village, Colorado making winter and summer sports accessible to people with any physical or cognitive disability. Challenge Aspen Military Opportunities (C.A.M.O.) provides experiences for injured military.  Challenge Aspen is dedicated to impacting lives by presenting meaningful recreational, educational and cultural experiences to individuals faced with cognitive or physical challenges. www.challengeaspen.org
 
Faith’s Lodge
Faith's Lodge provides a place where parents and families facing the serious illness or death of a child can retreat to reflect on the past, renew strength for the present, and build hope for the future. In its North Woods setting, Faith's Lodge provides a peaceful escape for families to refresh their minds and spirits while spending time with others who understand what they are experiencing. Faith’s Lodge provides Family Programming for their guests consisting of optional activities, including professionally-led discussion groups, therapeutic arts and crafts and north woods adventures. Faith’s Lodge provides Family Programming at no cost to the parents and families. www.faithslodge.org
 
Jack & Jill Late Stage Cancer Foundation
Recently featured as the holiday cover story on CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood and the TODAY Show, JAJF is a national 501(c)(3) that treats families facing the imminent loss of their young Mom or Dad to WOW! Experiences…..a timeout together as a family away from their late stage cancer to fabulous destinations to create cherished, lasting memories…while they can. G2G’s philosophy aligns with their mantras and mission: WOW! Experience!®, Hurry up and Live!® , The Best Part of Memories is Making Them® and ultimately Memories become our greatest inheritance® . Our funding partnership will allow JAJF to continue to fulfill their purpose: Treating the families; not the cancer®. Oncologists now "prescribe" JAJF as part of the treatment protocol for the patient, the spouse and their children…the family together which is extraordinary.  Oncologists have validated the medicinal impact and the power of laughter and smiles--of positive, fun family time together.  As the only organization of its kind serving this overlooked population, there is a need to keep fighting the fight; there is also a need to keep fighting for cherished family time for these young parents who just won’t be saved by the next wonder drug or trial.  www.jajf.org
 
L.E.A.D (Launch, Expose, Advise, Direct)
An organization started by C.J. Stewart, an Atlanta native and a former Chicago Cubs outfielder, that is dedicated to providing at-risk, inner-city youth males with access to higher education and civic engagement through baseball. L.E.A.D. guides and motivates student athletes to pursue educational opportunities after converting raw talent into the skills required for entry into college athletic programs while preparing them to be “Ambassadors” in their communities and world. L.E.A.D. maintains a 100% high school graduation rate, a 100% college enrollment rate, and 90% are awarded college baseball scholarships within its “Ambassadors”. www.lead2legacy.org
 
Larry Fitzgerald First Down Fund
Arizona Cardinals’ wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald stands at 6’3″ and has a wingspan which reels in almost any football thrown his way. Fitzgerald is an all-pro wide receiver who is widely respected by his peers on and off the football field. Off the field, Fitzgerald’s wingspan touches to those who are in need through the Larry Fitzgerald First Down Fund.  The goal of the Larry Fitzgerald First Down Fund has been to assist children and their families lead happier and healthier lives. The Larry Fitzgerald First Down Fund provides significant gifts in time, money and resources to support programs and institutions across the country to help kids and their families by funding positive activities for kids during the summer and throughout the year, supporting kids and families in crisis, and supporting health-related organizations that work with families.www.larryfitzgerald11.com/helpingpeople/firstdownfund/
 
No Barriers
It’s the realization that we can build the vision, tools and support systems to attack challenges head on, break through them, and create a life rich in fulfillment, purpose and impact. Mindsets are difficult to teach and even harder to embrace. That’s why No Barriers believes in authentic immersion experiences that push us outside our comfort zones, challenging us intellectually, emotionally or physically. The Soldiers to Summits program (S2S) empowers veterans to overcome barriers and reclaim lives. Mountains serve as both metaphor and training ground for wounded soldiers as they stretch goals, build world-class teams, innovate through adversity, and step up to lead and serve others. Integrated with the rehab process, S2S helps soldiers restructure how they approach their past and future. The Global Explorers program (GEx) is dedicated to creating moments that challenge students’ perspectives of the world and inspire them to make it a better place. Students and educators of all abilities and backgrounds are invited to embark with GEx on authentic, immersive travel experiences. The unique GEx educational model equips students to explore science and culture for a deeper understanding of the world, to discover their personal interests and to tackle community issues with passion and wisdom. Participants, whether they are wounded warriors or urban high school students, often use one word to describe their No Barriers experience: “life-changing.” nobarriersusa.org
 
Stelos Alliance
The Stelos Alliance is a non-profit organization with the mission of helping extraordinary young leaders reach their potential. We work to empower driven students by providing leadership training and financial assistance so more of their time can be focused on formative experiences outside the classroom. The best investment we can make in the future is to support students who put forth extraordinary effort to better themselves and their surroundings.
For this reason, the Stelos Alliance works to uncover new ways to provide assistance and opportunities to extraordinary young people every year. We're banking on the students we support fulfilling their potential. That's why we work to make stars shine brighter. stelos.org

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