American Diabetes Association funds research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes and provides helpful information to diabetics.
Celebrity Supporters: Bret Michaels, Laila Ali
The Avon Foundation for Women was founded in 1955 with the goal of improving women’s lives and is the largest corporate philanthropy dedicated to women’s causes globally. Their mission is focused on breast cancer and domestic violence, as well as emergency and disaster relief, touching lives across the country and around the world.
Celebrity Supporters: Suze Orman
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is one of the nation’s leading industry based HIV/AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. They fund social service work of The Actors Fund and award grants to AIDS service organizations nationwide.
Celebrity supporters: Kristin Chenoweth, Jay-Z
The Cancer Project helps advance cancer prevention and survival by providing nutritional education through classes, books, videos, programs, fact sheets, brochures and other materials. They conduct clinical research studies to investigate dietary issues and publicize the need for cancer prevention and the value of healthy diet choices.
Celebrity Supporters: Anthony Hopkins
Cancer Schmancer Movement was founded by Fran Drescher to shift the nation’s focus from just searching for a cure to education, prevention and early detection of cancer. To empower women to become medical consumers who listen to their bodies, ask the right questions of their doctors, seek a second opinion if necessary.
Celebrity Supporters: Fran Drescher
Colon Cancer Alliance provides public education to increase the rate of screenings, supports research, provides patient support and conducts advocacy work across America.
Crossroads Centre was started by Eric Clapton to help people and their families whose lives are controlled by alcohol, drugs, or other compulsive behaviors.
Celebrity Supporters: Vince Gill
David Foster Foundation provides financial support to Canadian families with children in need of life-saving organ transplants.
Celebrity Supporters: David Foster, Reba McEntire
Dream Foundation is the first national wish granting organization for adults 18 years and older who are suffering from life-threatening illness.
Celebrity Supporters: Fran Drescher, David Foster, Priscilla Presley
End Hunger Network was founded in 1984 by Jeff Bridges and other leaders in the entertainment industry leaders to support innovative and impactful initiatives aimed at encouraging, stimulating and supporting action to end childhood hunger.
Celebrity Supporters – Ed Begley Jr.
Human Rights Campaign is the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization.
Celebrity Supporters: Fran Drescher, Joan Rivers
Keep Memory Alive has partnered with the Cleveland Clinic, ranked fourth among the nation’s 4,861 hospitals to provide research, clinical trials, diagnosis and treatment and support groups to prolong healthy, vital aging in people at risk for dementia or memory impairments.
Celebrity Supporters: Andre Agassi, Lorraine Bracco, Jay Leno
Leeza’s Place was started by Leeza Gibbons as a community gathering place committed to providing free support services, resources and programs to family caregivers taking care of a loved one with a memory disorder or any chronic and/or progressive illness.
Celebrity Supporters: Paula Abdul, Laila Ali, Olivia Newton-John
National Stroke Association provides education about the prevention, warning signs and treatment of strokes.
Celebrity Supporters: Laila Ali, Carlos Santana
Population Services International is a global health organization with programs targeting malaria, child survival, HIV, reproductive health and non-communicable disease. PSI provides life-saving products, clinical services, and education and communication that address behavior changes that empower the world’s most vulnerable populations to lead healthier lives. One of PSI’s programs is YouthAids.
Celebrity Supporters: Wynonna Judd
Starkey Hearing Foundation provides hearing aids to hundreds of thousands of people around the world.
Celebrity Supporters: Jane Seymour