Crossroads is an organization that connects people in need, whether from disaster or poverty, with life essentials such as water, food, medical supplies and education. “Compassion is love in action.”.
For more information visit their site http://crossroadsam.org
Awaken Arts, is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that uses the arts as a healing tool for people that have been through traumatic experiences. Our mission is to provide unique arts programs that fosters creative expression and collaboration, because we believe that when we create together, we heal together.
For more information visit their site http://awakenarts.org/
Over 2,000 students from Sunburst Youth Challenge Academy (SYA) have participated in Awaken Arts’ Catalyst program and they continue to bring their program to SYA throughout the year. The Sunburst Youth Challenge Academy at Los Alamitos is a Community High School, run by the California National Guard in partnership with the Orange County Department of Education. The Academy is a 5 1/2 month long residential “military style” academy structured to promote an academic environment where they will earn 55 High School credits, develop leadership, cooperation, and academic skills, while improving self esteem, pride, and confidence.
For more information visit their site http://sunburstyouthacademy.com/
Our mission is to nurture resiliency, creativity and community through collaborative arts programming for at-risk youth. We serve young people facing serious challenges including HIV/AIDS, homelessness, foster care, and the judicial system. Hollywood HEART uses the arts to create a pathway from school to success through two complementary programs: the week-long arts intensive Camp Hollywood HEART and in school and after school Educational Arts Workshops.
For more information visit http://hollywoodheart.org
Young Producers Group’s mission is to get kids making the music they love in ultra-affordable programs at schools, non-profits, and in studios around the world. With kids from different socioeconomic backgrounds all interested in making electronic music, we aim to use electronic music like Hip Hop and Techno as tools for young people to use to connect across the lines that usually separate them. Collaboration and musical development become vehicles for personal and social growth with YPG.
For more information visit http://www.youngproducersgroup.com
Mercy Multiplied is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping young women break free from life-controlling behaviors and situations, including eating disorders, self-harm, drug and alcohol addictions, unplanned pregnancy, depression, sexual abuse, and sex trafficking.
For more information visit http://mercymultiplied.com
Anxiety Gaming is dedicated to providing mental health resources for the gaming community. From donating video game consoles to foster homes, to matching gamers with the perfect therapist, to completely covering the cost of mental health care for those that couldn’t otherwise afford it. They make mental health fun, free, and available.
For more information visit http://anxietygaming.com
Covenant House was founded in 1972 with the simple, profound mission to help homeless kids escape the streets. Today we are the largest privately funded charity in the Americas providing loving care and vital services to homeless, abandoned, abused, trafficked, and exploited youth.
For more information visit https://www.covenanthouse.org