Meeting: August 21, 2017
Selected Charity: The Nora Project
Nominated by Hilary Braun
The Nora Project's mission is to teach empathy by sparking friendships between students and their peers with disabilities. To achieve its mission, The Nora Project focuses on three, fundamental goals:
(1) Teaching students the beliefs and behaviors underlying the practice of empathy;
(2) Creating fun, inclusive social experiences for students with disabilities; and
(3) Building communities of kindness and support for students of all abilities.
Nominated Charity: Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America
Nominated by Sheryl Goldman
Crohns and Colitis Foundation of America is a volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cures for Crohn's Disease and ulcerative colitis and to improving the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases.
Nominated Charity: Peke A Tzu Rescue
Nominated by Marcey Bernstein
Peke a Tzu Rescue saves senior and special needs dogs from puppy mills, animal shelters, and animal control facilities. It then fosters and provides a sanctuary for them until they are placed in forever homes.