Founded in 1962, St Jude has been focused on researching and treating children's catastrophic diseases, particularly leukemia and other types of cancer. They require no costs from their patients and has increased the survival rate of children with cancer from 4% in 1962 to about 68% today.
This foundation grants ``wishes`` to children between the ages of 3 and 17 who are diagnosed with different life-threatening illnesses. Not only does this non-profit operate in the United States, but also in 45 other countries all around the world.
Founded in 1961, The African Wildlife Foundation designs and focuses on strategies to protect the wildlife and wild lands of Africa, as well as to ensure a more sustainable future for Africa's people.
Is a nonprofit environmental advocacy group that helps formulate ocean policy at the federal and state levels. They advocate for the protection of special marine habitats, restoring sustainable fisheries, and by reducing the human impact on ocean ecosystems.
Founded in 2003, the Global Footprint Network aims to develop and promote tools for advancing sustainability, including the ecological footprint and biocapacity, which measures the number of resources we use and how much we have.
Was founded in July of 1961 by Peter Benenson. This organization mission statement is for, ``a world in which every person enjoys all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights instruments.``
Is a non-profit organization who strives to promote and protect human rights globally. They wish to, ``unite people in the common cause of defending human rights and promoting liberal democracy, to ensure that freedom is both preserved and promoted.``
Is a humanitarianism organization that offers emergency assistance, disaster relief, and disaster preparedness for people all over the world. Each year The American Red Cross responds to over 70,000 disasters ranging from house fires to natural disasters.