Twenty-eighteen was a busy year for us at PCG – the months seemed to fly by and amazingly, the holidays are upon us again. As is our tradition at this time each year, we would like to show our appreciation of our many clients and the important work they do by announcing the recipients of our 2018 holiday giving campaign.
In lieu of sending holiday cards, we are honored to make donations to the following nonprofit organizations that support the missions and community interests of our public sector partners, and the populations they serve.
- Borderless Arts Tennessee
- Breast Cancer Research Foundation
- Celebrate! RVA
- The Chanda Plan Foundation
- Child Advocates, Inc.
- Girls Inc. of Alameda County
- Self-Advocates of Indiana
Borderless Arts Tennessee
Borderless Arts Tennessee is a statewide organization committed to inclusive and accessible arts programs for people with disabilities to enhance educational curriculum, enrich creative expression, empower career development, and encourage community engagement. Formerly VSA Tennessee, established in 2001, Borderless Arts Tennessee is part of an important history of equality and opportunity in the arts. In partnership with and in support of artists, parents/guardians, and educators, this organization works to ensure there are resources, tools, and opportunities for arts programming in schools and communities statewide. From music and theater to visual arts and dance, Borderless Arts Tennessee strives to open the wide-ranging world of the arts to Tennessee. Learn more at borderlessartstn.org.
Breast Cancer Research Foundation
The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) is a nonprofit organization committed to achieving prevention and a cure for breast cancer. We provide critical funding for cancer research worldwide to fuel advances in tumor biology, genetics, prevention, treatment, metastasis and survivorship. Since our founding in 1993 by Evelyn H. Lauder, BCRF has raised more than half a billion dollars for lifesaving research. Through a unique and streamlined grants program, we seek out the brightest minds in science and medicine and give them the necessary resources to pursue their best ideas. As a result, researchers are able to make discoveries and design new approaches to address all aspects of breast cancer—and do so in record time. BCRF is also the highest rated breast cancer organization in the U.S. Learn more at www.bcrf.org.
Celebrate! RVA is a nonprofit organization with a simple mission: to give disadvantaged children a memorable birthday celebration in a safe and fun environment. The organization believes in love and joy and how that can impact the heart of a child. We believe that joy from something as simple as a birthday party can transform a child and impact their lives in countless ways. All children deserve to experience joy and be given the opportunity to celebrate their special day, no matter their circumstances. Learn more at www.celebraterva.org.
The Chanda Plan Foundation
The Chanda Plan Foundation's mission is to improve the quality of life for persons with physical disabilities through advocacy and programs to access integrative therapies. Our programs give persons with disabilities a service that can improve their overall health and participation in life by providing access to acupuncture, massage, and chiropractic care, cranial sacral and adaptive yoga. The ultimate aim is to help persons with disabilities heal with their whole body. Learn more at www.thechandaplanfoundation.org.
Child Advocates, Inc.
Child Advocates, Inc. is an organization that was created to represent and protect the best interest of children in Marion County, Indiana who are victims of life-threatening abuse or neglect. Staff members and community volunteers are part of a legal process that ensures these children receive a safe, permanent home. Child Advocates number one goal is to provide independent, child-focused representation to every child who has suffered abuse and/or neglect. Child Advocates is the only agency to hold contract with the Indianapolis Juvenile Court to provide this service. Child Advocates is a 501 (c) (3) agency and is certified by the National CASA Association and the Indiana State Office of GAL/CASA. Learn more at www.childadvocates.net.
Girls Inc. of Alameda County
Girls Incorporated (Girls Inc.) of Alameda County is one of 83 affiliates of the national Girls Inc., the country's leading voice for girls. Since 1958, Girls Inc. has responded to the unique needs of girls in underserved communities of San Francisco's East Bay through a continuum of academic achievement programs and counseling services. Programs challenge girls to explore their potential, develop life skills, ensure college and career success, and expand their sense of what is possible. With an innovative educational approach incorporating local needs into research-based curricula, Girls Inc. has established itself as one of the Bay Area's leading providers of supplemental education, reaching nearly 7,000 girls, family members and clients annually. Learn more at www.girlsinc-alameda.org.
Self-Advocates of Indiana
Self-Advocates of Indiana (SAI) is a statewide advocacy organization that empowers people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. As self-advocates, we are citizens who speak out and advocate and educate for equal rights, respect, and inclusion for all in the community. Self-advocacy is standing up for my rights, being in charge of my life, and bring treated with respect. SAI was started in 1990 by Darcus Nims, a leader in Indiana’s self-advocate movement. She believed that all people with disabilities should have a good life, complete with equal rights, respect, and inclusion in the community. Today, we are carrying on that message with more than 40 chapters across the state. Learn more at www.saind.org.
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