CALENDAR OF GIVING
Once again the team at Lionfish celebrates our client and vendor partnerships by selecting 12 charities to recognize for their ongoing efforts to make a difference in the world locally and around the globe. Congratulations and thanks to our 2019 selects!
The Rotary Whidbey Westside
Whidbey Westside is part of the 1.2 million Rotarians around the world who work together to create positive, lasting change in their communities and around the world. From roadside clean-ups to assisting youth centers, camps and equipment for local sports teams and much needed toilets to the small community of Arush Tunisia, Whidbey Westside is making a difference every day.
American Heart Association
February is National Heart Month. The American Heart Association has been a champion at fighting the challenges of heart disease since 1924. Their mission: to build healthier lives, free of cardiovscualr disease and stroke. Working with over 22.5 million donors, they provide public health education, including the importance of healthy lifestyles, CPR education training, science-based treatment guidelines to healthcare professionals, and work to educate lawmakers, policymakers and the public, advocate for changes that protect and improve the health of our communities.
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS has 12 chartered Divisions, more than 900 local offices nationwide, and a presence in more than 5,100 communities.
St. Jude's Ranch for Children
St. Jude's Ranch for Children is transforming the lives of abused and at-risk children, young adults and families by empowering them to create new chances, new choices and new hope in a caring community.
WheelLab inspires youth to think creatively and develop essential life skills, fine motor skills, and problem solving skills utilizing hands on experience in a positive, safe, accessible environment that will increase their productivity in their community as safe conscientious riders.
A refuge of healing and transformation, the Recovery Café is a community of individuals who have been traumatized by homelessness, addiction and other mental health challenges coming to know themselves as loved with gifts to share. Whether in crisis, newer to recovery, in long-term recovery, after a relapse, during a difficult life change, or mental health transition, the Café is a place of support and stability for all individuals seeking to break the cycle of destruction and despair.
World Wildlife Fund
World Wildlife Fund is the world’s leading conservation organization, WWF works in 100 countries and is supported by more than one million members in the United States and close to five million globally. WWF's unique way of working combines global reach with a foundation in science, involves action at every level from local to global, and ensures the delivery of innovative solutions that meet the needs of both people and nature. Their mission: to conserve nature and reduce the most pressing threats to the diversity of life on Earth.
Union Gospel Mission
Seattle's Union Gospel Mission is a passionate community of people whose mission is to serve, rescue, and transform those in greatest need by providing 24/7, 360-degree support services for homeless people in King County. They seek to be a consistent friend, building relationships and trust. Their goal: to inspire hope and bring healing to those experienceing homelessness
Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue
The goal of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue is to inspire & enable all young people, especially those who need them most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens.
Their dedicated staff in 14 clubs across Bellevue provide over 13,000 youth a positive place focused on helping them achieve academic success, build good character and citizenship and live healthy lifes.
Rotary: End Polio NOW
Rotary is an international community that has been leading efforts to eradicate Polio. together with their partners they have reduced polio casees by 99.9% world wide. Polio eradication would be one of history's greatest public health achievements, with polio following smallpox to become only the second human disease eliminated from the world. We are so close...
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
JDRF is focused on improving lives and curing Type 1 Diabetes JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Their strength lies in their exclusive focus and singular influence on the worldwide effort to end T1D.
Their Vision: A world without type 1 diabetes.
Their Mission: Accelerating life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat T1D and its complications.
One Love Foundation
Founded in 2010 to honor Yeardley Love, One Love works to ensure everyone understands the difference between a healthy and unhealthy relationship. The topic of abuse and violence is one that has for too long been in the dark, and the topic of healthy and unhealthy relationships is one we don’t teach our young people in any systematic way. By taking action to spread awareness through educational programming in person and online, they are sewing this message into the fabric of our world, changing community norms in a powerful way.