Seattle, WA, January 30, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- GreaterGood.org announced grants totaling approximately $456,000 were given to 85 charities in January. The recipients operate around the world to alleviate hunger and poverty, to provide health services to those suffering from cancer and to vulnerable children, to support education and literacy programs, to preserve rainforests and other vital wildlife habitats, and to fund protection and care for animals living in shelters and sanctuaries.
These grants were made possible by the Gifts That Give More™ and other programs at the GreaterGood Network as well as funds contributed directly to GreaterGood.org.
In addition, a disaster grant exceeding $65,000 was sent to the International Fund for Animal Welfare at the end of January to support wildlife rescue efforts in Australia following the Queensland floods.
The organizations receiving grants in January were: A Child's Right, African Wildlife Foundation, Baal Dan Charities, Bears Without Borders, Cambodian Children's Fund, CAMFED USA Foundation, Cecily's Fund, Central Asia Institute, Charities Advisory Trust, Cojolya, Cree & Sue, Dafur Stove Project, Darfur Peace & Development Organization, Defenders of Wildlife, Elephant Nature Foundation, Fabindia School, Feeding America, First Book, First Coast Pet Food Banks, Foundation For the People of Burma, Friends of the World Food Program, Friendship Bridge, Fundacion Tradiciones Mayas, Gardens for Health International, Gifted Hands, Girl Sport Works, Greater New Orelans Foundation, Haitian Health Foundation, HALO Trust, Hand Eye Fund, Home For Life, Hope for Two, Institute for Marine Mammal Studies, Intelligent Mobility International, International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), Journeys Within Our Community, Jungle Friends, La Cruz Habitat Protection Project, Lights for Life International, Making Memories, Mapendo International Inc., Mercy Corps, Millennium Village, MSUK, National Breast Cancer Foundation, Nepalese Youth Opportunity Foundation, Northern Lights Wildlife Society, Nyaya Health, Pacific Marine Mammal Center, Partners In Health, PATH, Patient Access Network Foundation, Paws With A Cause, Petfinder.com Foundation, Planet Care/ GHAP, Prairie Dog Coalition, Prosthetics Outreach Foundation, Rainforest2Reef.org, Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corps, Rolling Dog Ranch Animal Sanctuary, Room To Read, Save Our Pets, Save The Rain, Seattle Humane Society SETU - The Bridge to Artisans, Sit Stay Read, Soles4Souls, Inc., SPEED Trust, Sumatran Orangutan Society, The Food Project, The Fund for Animals, The Nature Conservancy, The Ocean Foundation, Tibetan Healing Fund, Tibetan Nuns, Trees for Cities, U of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Veterinarians Without Borders, Volunteer Development Poverty Children's, VSPCA, WEAVE, Whizz Kids, Women of Hope Project, World Land Trust, and Zardozi.
More about GreaterGood.org and GreaterGood Network
Donations from the GreaterGood Network of cause-related websites are distributed by the independent 501(c)3 nonprofit GreaterGood.org.
Since 1999, the GreaterGood Network has contributed more than $20 million to charity worldwide. The Network currently includes The Animal Rescue Site (www.theanimalrescuesite.com), The Breast Cancer Site (www.thebreastcancersite.com), The Child Health Site (www.thechildhealthsite.com), The Hunger Site (www.thehungersite.com), The Literacy Site (www.theliteracysite.com), and The Rainforest Site (www.therainforestsite.com).