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Ultimate Peace

Ultimate Peace was established by founders Dr. David Barkan (California), Linda Sidorsky (Massachusetts) and Dori Yaniv (Israel) in the spring of 2008. The idea emanated from a trip to Israel organized by David and Dori, in which an All-Star Ultimate team known as the Matza Balls taught Israeli children and promoted the sport of Ultimate.

First Name: 
David
Last Name: 
Barkan
Position: 
CEO
Phone Number: 
415-819-5730
Community Served: 
Jewish Organization serving Jewish Community
Location: 
Israel

NATAL

NATAL: Israel Trauma Center for Victims of Terror and War is an apolitical nonprofit organization, founded by the late Dr. Yossi Hadar, M.D. who conceived and initiated the idea, and Judith Yovel Recanati who serves as a Chairperson. NATAL was established in 1998 with the aim of increasing public awareness of National Psychotrauma caused by the Israeli-Arab conflict. This form of trauma differs from other forms, as it is the result of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) stemming from national traumas.

Address: 
10 Ibn Gvirol St P.O.Box 20055
Tel Aviv
Israel
First Name: 
Maya
Last Name: 
Tadmor-Anderman
Position: 
Executive Director
Email: 
maya@afnatal.org
Phone Number: 
646-481-0481
Community Served: 
Jewish Organization serving Jewish Community
Location: 
Israel

Frances and Henry Riecken Foundation Inc.

In today’s knowledge-based world, Riecken Community Libraries provide poor communities with a priceless commodity: information. The vision held by Riecken Community Libraries is to use knowledge to open the door to individual opportunity, community development and the positive transformation of developing nations. While promoting child literacy, a love of reading and the understanding of new technologies, they open the doors to innovation and imagination. This has led to new and unexpected opportunities in Riecken communities. Watch our video by clicking here.

Address: 
P.O. Box 669004
Miami Springs, FL 33266
United States
First Name: 
William
Last Name: 
Cartwright
Position: 
President and CEO
Email: 
bill@riecken.org
Phone Number: 
650-206-2539
Community Served: 
General Community Organization
Location: 
International

Fred Finch Youth Center

Fred Finch Youth Center's Mission is to provide innovative, effective services supporting children, youth, young adults, and families to heal from trauma and lead healthier, productive lives.

Address: 
3800 Coolidge Avenue
Oakland, CA 94602
United States
First Name: 
Leah
Last Name: 
Jones
Position: 
Development & Communications Director
Phone Number: 
(510) 485-5239
Community Served: 
General Community Organization
Location: 
Local

buildOn

buildOn breaks the cycle of poverty, illiteracy and low expectations through service and education. Our mission is to enhance education and empower youth in the US to make a positive difference in their communities while helping people of developing countries increase their self-reliance through education.

First Name: 
Catarina
Last Name: 
Schwab
Position: 
Vice President of Development
Phone Number: 
(415)399-2822
Community Served: 
General Community Organization
Location: 
Local

Advancement for Rural Kids

Advancement for Rural Kids improves the education and health of children in impoverished rural areas in developing countries by collaborating with empowered communities and developing innovative solutions. ARK's $15/student/year, community-led, locally-sourced and nutritious school lunch program keeps kids in school, fights hunger and malnutrition, enables students to excel academically, and supports other programs.

Address: 
6 East 65th Street
New York, NY 10065
United States
First Name: 
Ayesha
Last Name: 
Vera-Yu
Position: 
Main Contact
Phone Number: 
(917) 488 3120
Community Served: 
General Community Organization
Location: 
International

International Rescue Committee

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster.

At work today in over 40 countries and in 22 U.S. cities, the IRC restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

Address: 
122 East 42nt St
New York, NY 10168
United States
First Name: 
Richard
Last Name: 
Brennan
Position: 
Health Director
Community Served: 
General Community Organization
Location: 
International

The Ben Shemen Youth Village

"The Ben Shemen Youth Village is one of Israel’s oldest and most appreciated educational institutions. Founded in 1927, it was originally an agricultural institution, however, today the students can choose one of three study tracks.

Address: 
PEF Israel Endowment Funds
United States
First Name: 
Danny
Last Name: 
Bar
Position: 
Director
Phone Number: 
08-9777101
Community Served: 
Jewish Organization serving Jewish Community
Location: 
Israel

Verde Partnership Garden

The Verde Partnership Garden (VPG) is a school and community garden project committed to growing healthy children along with food and flowers. The garden is an outdoor laboratory that brings classroom learning to life and a connective hub and safe haven in the community. Together with parents, Verde Elementary School teachers and community members, we provide cooking, nutrition, job readiness, literacy and leadership classes, fresh vegetables for the community, a student run business, and service-learning opportunities for students to make positive changes in their world.

Address: 
206 Collins St.
Richmond, CA 94801
United States
First Name: 
Cassie
Last Name: 
Scott
Position: 
Founder and Project Director
Phone Number: 
510-388-2738
Community Served: 
General Community Organization
Location: 
Local

Mosaic Project

The Mosaic Project works towards a peaceful future by reaching children in their formative years. We unite young children of diverse backgrounds, provide them with essential skills to thrive in an increasingly diverse society, and empower them to strive for peace.

Address: 
580 Grand Ave. Suite 303
Oakland, CA 94610
United States
First Name: 
Lara
Last Name: 
Mendel
Position: 
Executive Director
Phone Number: 
510-530-3377
Community Served: 
General Community Organization
Location: 
Local