The 2015 Classy 100 is an annual showcase of the top organizations on the Classy platform and the ground breaking work they have achieved. In 2014 we published the Classy 25 and in 2015 we’ve expanded to the Classy 100. The list is organized by revenue generated on the Classy platform to date and is sortable by cause category.*

*Classy platform data for Pro Customers only through July 30, 2015.
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Health Services

Barbells for Boobs

Mission Provide men and women under the age of 40 access to early detection services by uniting athletes and local communities.

Raised so far $4,528,370

Previous Rank #3

Barbells for Boobs is 5 years strong and so proud to continue our work to ensure everyone has a right to know if they are living with breast cancer. Let's take age and gender out of the diagnosis and focus on early detection."
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Educational Advancement


Mission Build a better future for America’s youth while building schools in some of the world’s poorest countries.

Raised so far $4,128,192

Previous Rank #5

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Disaster Relief

Team Rubicon

Mission Unite the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams.

Raised so far $3,894,790

Previous Rank #2

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Hunger & Poverty Relief

Action Against Hunger

Mission Save the lives of malnourished children, while providing communities access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger.

Raised so far $3,816,116

Previous Rank #4

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Educational Advancement

Pencils of Promise

Mission Create schools, programs, and global communities around the common goal of education for all.

Raised so far $3,120,395

Previous Rank #6

[In 2015] we broke ground on our 300th school and, to date, have provided access to quality education to more than 30,000 students. We are evolving into a learning organization focused on education outcomes...reshaping the landscape of education in the developing world."
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Health Services

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation

Mission Prevent and cure breast cancer by advancing the world's most promising research.

Raised so far $2,021,132

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Health Services

Bright Pink

Mission Save women’s lives from breast and ovarian cancer by empowering them to live proactively at a young age.

Raised so far $1,945,939

Previous Rank #8

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Human Rights


Mission Combat child trafficking and exploitation with the unexpected and restore survivors with excellence.

Raised so far $1,885,138

Previous Rank #9

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Health Services

Vs. Cancer Foundation

Mission Invest in game changing research initiatives to find a cure for childhood cancer.

Raised so far $1,766,330

Previous Rank #13

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Health Services

Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015

Mission Unite the world through sports in a celebration of the abilities and accomplishments of people with intellectual disabilities, forming a new global vision of acceptance.

Raised so far $1,760,467

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Human Rights

Malala Fund

Mission Enable girls to complete 12 years of safe, quality education so that they can achieve their potential and be positive change-makers in their families and communities. Work with partners all over the world to empower girls and amplify their voices, invest in local education leaders and programs, and advocate for more resources for education and safe schools for every child.

Raised so far $1,727,401

Previous Rank #7

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Human Rights

Liberty in North Korea

Mission Rescue refugees without cost or condition, and ensure their safety and dignity on their journey to freedom.

Raised so far $1,697,323

Previous Rank #12

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Life Teen

Mission Lead teenagers and their families into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ and His Church.

Raised so far $1,488,516

Previous Rank #14

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Hunger & Poverty Relief

MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger

Mission Ensure that hungry people have access to nutritious food today and demand that government policies assure no one goes hungry tomorrow.

Raised so far $1,471,128

This #GivingTuesday, MAZON is raising funds to address the injustice of childhood hunger, in hopes that one day no child will go hungry."
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Health Services

The Pablove Foundation

Mission Invest in underfunded, cutting-edge childhood cancer research.

Raised so far $1,398,142

Previous Rank #11

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Health Services

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Mission Call on the talents and resources of the theater community and its fans to support people living with HIV/AIDS.

Raised so far $1,255,953

Previous Rank #26

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Health Services

Northwestern University Dance Marathon

Mission Create a tangible change in the Midwest region for chronically ill children and their families.

Raised so far $1,226,159

Previous Rank #19

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Human Rights


Mission Address the HIV/AIDS and water crises through strong partnerships with African grassroots organizations.

Raised so far $1,192,623

Previous Rank #35

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Veterans & Active Duty

Bob Woodruff Foundation

Mission Ensure injured veterans and their families are thriving long after they return home.

Raised so far $1,122,087

Previous Rank #18

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Veterans & Active Duty

Active Heroes

Mission Strengthen active duty military, veterans, and their families in order to provide the coping skills to manage the stress and the triggering points that lead to military veteran suicide.

Raised so far $1,109,760

Previous Rank #16

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Hunger & Poverty Relief

Shining Hope for Communities

Mission Combat gender inequality and extreme poverty in urban slums by linking tuition free schools for girls to holistic social services for all.

Raised so far $1,087,717

Previous Rank #17

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Hunger & Poverty Relief

Heifer International

Mission Work with communities to end world hunger and poverty and to care for the Earth.

Raised so far $1,050,613

For more than 70 years, [we have] partnered with communities in 125 countries to attain sustainable livelihoods through community-owned interventions. We've helped 22.6 million families lift themselves out of hunger and poverty."
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Educational Advancement

Junior State of America

Mission Help high school students become active, informed citizens.

Raised so far $1,017,209

Previous Rank #15

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Health Services

Be the Difference Foundation

Mission Improve treatment options for women battling ovarian cancer.

Raised so far $978,557

Previous Rank #20

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Educational Advancement

WorldVentures Foundation

Mission Give back to communities in need, close to home and around the world, through sustainable economic and environmental solutions.

Raised so far $969,422

Previous Rank #21

In 2015 alone, contributions paved the way for renovation of ten orphanages in Greece, Thailand, South Africa, and Zimbabwe, supported education in India and Mexico, and provided 400 mosquito nets for children in Brazil."
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Veterans & Active Duty

Semper Fi Fund

Mission Provide immediate financial assistance and lifetime support to post 9/11 wounded, critically ill and injured members of all branches of the U.S. armed forces and their families.

Raised so far $916,876

Previous Rank #24

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Hunger & Poverty Relief

Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity

Mission Eliminate poverty housing from the Twin Cities and make decent, affordable shelter for all people a matter of conscience.

Raised so far $732,604

Previous Rank #27

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Veterans & Active Duty

Travis Manion Foundation

Mission Engage veterans and families of the fallen in all stages of their personal journey, offer them unique opportunities to empower them to achieve their goals, and help create the next generation of leaders.

Raised so far $730,180

Previous Rank #38

During the past year, the Travis Manion Foundation has been able to generate more outreach and impact for Veterans, families of the fallen, and the next generation of leaders than ever imagined. All of this would never have been possible without our bedrock - the loyal supporters of the Travis Manion Foundation."
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Hunger & Poverty Relief

GVN Foundation

Mission Inspire learning, innovation, and action to unlock the potential of vulnerable communities around the world and support exceptional grassroots organizations working to empower communities in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

Raised so far $705,519

Previous Rank #36

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Health Services

The Flatwater Foundation

Mission Provide those diagnosed with cancer, their families, and loved ones access to mental health therapy and family support.

Raised so far $701,007

Previous Rank #25

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Health Services

Project A.L.S.

Mission Identify and fund the most promising scientific research that will lead to the first effective treatments and a cure for ALS.

Raised so far $655,810

Previous Rank #33

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Far East Broadcasting Company

Mission Communicate the Good News among the nations by media to inspire people to follow Jesus Christ.

Raised so far $651,989

Previous Rank #34

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Health Services

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

Mission Elevate the priority of children's health and increase the quality and accessibility of children's health care through leadership and direct investment.

Raised so far $610,107

We are a 302-bed hospital dedicated exclusively to caring for women and children. We are connected to the Stanford University School of Medicine and benefit from the research done there."
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Hunger & Poverty Relief


Mission Christians committed to ending the global water and sanitation crisis.

Raised so far $589,236

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Health Services

To Write Love on Her Arms

Mission Present hope and find help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide.

Raised so far $587,978

Previous Rank #31

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Health Services

The Concert for UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals

Mission Help every child have the chance to star in whatever their story will be.

Raised so far $586,843

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Health Services

Musicians On Call

Mission Bring music to those who need it most.

Raised so far $558,433

Previous Rank #30

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Veterans & Active Duty

The Free Wheel Foundation

Mission Give injured members of the military and the families of injured and fallen warriors hope and assistance as they travel the road to recovery.

Raised so far $545,420

Previous Rank #32

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Veterans & Active Duty

Boot Campaign

Mission Raise awareness of the unique challenges service members face during and post-service and provide assistance to military personnel, past and present, and their families.

Raised so far $531,428

Previous Rank #57

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Educational Advancement


Mission Bring digital books to every child and her family, so that they can improve their lives.

Raised so far $475,898

Previous Rank #29

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Health Services


Mission Implement an innovative in-school model that inspires teens to make healthier choices for themselves and their families.

Raised so far $475,269

Previous Rank #54

[We give] teens tools to improve physical and mental health so they can learn to live more productive and happier lives. Our curriculum, vetted through a board of medical experts, is unique because it continually evolves based on what works in the schools."
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Health Services

Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children

Mission Provide access to medical care for underprivileged and medically underserved families around the world.

Raised so far $467,480

Previous Rank #65

It has been a very exciting year for FIMRC. We opened a new project site, served more patients in our clinics across the globe than ever before, and had record numbers of volunteers participate in our programs."
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Hunger & Poverty Relief

let them lol

Mission Empower those who are experiencing unjust suffering by providing them with basic resources; a community here with a community there.

Raised so far $465,311

Previous Rank #40

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Human Rights

The Dressember Foundation

Mission A collaborative movement leveraging fashion and creativity to restore dignity to all women.

Raised so far $464,605

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Health Services

Athletes For Cancer

Mission Enrich lives through the healing powers of the elements and the outdoors as a way to move forward after cancer.

Raised so far $455,229

Previous Rank #39

In 2015, we developed and conducted a pilot retreat program that integrates life-coaching, strengths and values assessments, and ongoing accountability plans to help survivors thrive long after their retreat with us is over."
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Health Services

The Y of Central Maryland

Mission Develop the full potential of every individual through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.

Raised so far $453,451

Previous Rank #89

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Environmental Protection

Citizens' Climate Education

Mission Educate the public, media, volunteers, and members of Congress on climate change solutions.

Raised so far $447,999

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Health Services

National Jewish Health

Mission Heal, discover, and educate as a preeminent health care institution.

Raised so far $445,235

Previous Rank #97

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Veterans & Active Duty

Pat Tillman Foundation

Mission Invest in military veterans and their spouses through educational scholarships, building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

Raised so far $439,012

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Hunger & Poverty Relief

World Concern

Mission Extend opportunity and hope to people facing extreme poverty.

Raised so far $427,704

Previous Rank #41

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Disaster Relief

Operation USA

Mission Alleviate the effects of disasters, disease, and endemic poverty by providing privately-funded relief, reconstruction and development aid throughout the world.

Raised so far $421,500

[In 2015], we responded to typhoons, earthquakes, and the Ebola epidemic in addition to maintaining long-term recovery projects, shipping equipment, and supplies to partners around the globe."
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Health Services

John Wayne Cancer Foundation

Mission Bring courage, strength, and grit to the fight against cancer.

Raised so far $416,592

Previous Rank #43

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Health Services

City of Hope

Mission Turn hope into reality through exquisite care, innovative research and vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes.

Raised so far $401,580

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Hunger & Poverty Relief

Water1st International

Mission Enable the world’s poorest people to implement and sustain community-managed projects integrating clean water supply, toilets, and hygiene education. Unite people to fight the global water and sanitation crisis.

Raised so far $399,201

Previous Rank #47

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Human Rights


Mission Prevent disease, improve community health, and promote sustainable development worldwide.

Raised so far $395,856

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Educational Advancement

National Novel Writing Month

Mission Organize events where children and adults find the inspiration, encouragement, and structure they need to achieve their creative potential.

Raised so far $386,818

Previous Rank #37

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Health Services


Mission Create a transformative arts and athletics community for families impacted by childhood chronic illness.

Raised so far $386,475

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Human Rights

Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village

Mission Enable orphaned and vulnerable youth to realize their maximum potential by providing them with a safe and secure living environment, health care, education, and necessary life skills.

Raised so far $376,648

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Health Services

Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles

Mission Stop seizures and death in epilepsy, find a cure, and overcome the challenges created by epilepsy.

Raised so far $375,926

Previous Rank #28

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Health Services

Safe Kids Worldwide

Mission Prevent injuries in children, the number one killer of kids in the United States.

Raised so far $369,478

Previous Rank #45

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Health Services


Mission Maximize the development of each individual's potential by providing special education, speech, physical, occupational, and music therapies as well as computer instruction, adaptive physical education, and adaptive aquatics.

Raised so far $361,345

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Animal Welfare

The Wild Animal Sanctuary

Mission Rescue captive exotic and endangered large carnivores, provide them with a wonderful life for as long as they live, and educate about the tragic plight faced by an estimated 30,000 such animals in America today.

Raised so far $358,999

[We] have traveled all over the United States and into Mexico, Spain, Argentina and Uruguay to rescue over 50 abused, abandoned and legally confiscated lions, tigers, bears and other animals."
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Environmental Protection

Heal the Bay

Mission Make Southern California's coastal waters and watersheds, including Santa Monica Bay, safe, healthy and clean.

Raised so far $358,796

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Animal Welfare

Mercy For Animals

Mission Prevent cruelty to farmed animals and promote compassionate food choices and policies.

Raised so far $356,412

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Health Services

Emilio Nares Foundation

Mission Assist families with children who are battling childhood leukemia and other forms of childhood cancer.

Raised so far $352,580

Previous Rank #68

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Health Services

Sarcoma Foundation of America

Mission Advocate for sarcoma patients by funding research and by increasing awareness about the disease.

Raised so far $347,773

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Health Services

Cancer Community Center

Mission Support and promote the well-being of people living with cancer, their families, and their friends.

Raised so far $347,018

Previous Rank #53

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Veterans & Active Duty

Operation Supply Drop

Mission Provide a community connection to troops through video games and digital entertainment.

Raised so far $343,252

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Health Services

Adaptive Sports Foundation

Mission Provide profound and life-changing experiences for children and adults with physical and cognitive disabilities and chronic illnesses through outdoor physical activity, education, support, and community.

Raised so far $341,580

Previous Rank #59

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Hunger & Poverty Relief

Nuru International

Mission End extreme poverty in remote, rural areas by equipping local leaders with the tools and knowledge to build self-sustaining, self-scaling impact programs to lift their communities out of extreme poverty within seven years.

Raised so far $327,576

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Hunger & Poverty Relief

Many Hopes

Mission Build homes and schools for girls and boys in Kenya and create local business to sustain them.

Raised so far $320,027

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Health Services

Miracle Babies

Mission Provide support and financial assistance to families with critically-ill newborns in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Raised so far $315,788

Previous Rank #71

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Health Services

Uplifting Athletes

Mission Align college football with rare diseases and raise them as a national priority through outreach, research, education, and advocacy.

Raised so far $313,820

Previous Rank #81

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Disaster Relief

Reach Out WorldWide

Mission Provide first responder expertise when disasters strike through a network of committed professionals who augment local resources to accelerate relief efforts.

Raised so far $313,592

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Disaster Relief

All Hands Volunteers

Mission Address the immediate and long-term needs of communities impacted by natural disasters by engaging volunteers, partner organizations, and local communities.

Raised so far $312,695

Our model harnesses the human impulse to help and channels it effectively so that families who have lost everything can receive help, not a handout."
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Educational Advancement

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas

Mission Provide children facing adversity with strong, enduring, and professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

Raised so far $311,365

Previous Rank #46

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Human Rights

Doorways for Women and Families

Mission Create pathways out of domestic violence and homelessness leading to safe and stable lives.

Raised so far $300,621

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Health Services

National Alopecia Areata Foundation

Mission Support research to find a cure or acceptable treatment for alopecia areata. Support those with the disease and educate the public about alopecia areata.

Raised so far $298,716

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Veterans & Active Duty

Homes For Our Troops

Mission Build mortgage-free, specially adapted homes nationwide for severely injured Veterans post-9/11, and enable them to rebuild their lives.

Raised so far $298,384

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Health Services

Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure

Mission Invest in research aimed at finding the fastest possible route to a cure for brain cancer.

Raised so far $292,552

Previous Rank #75

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Health Services


Mission Give all kids the childhood they deserve, filled with balanced and active play, so they can thrive.

Raised so far $292,171

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Hunger & Poverty Relief

Habitat for Humanity of Durham

Mission Seek to put God's love into action and bring people together to build homes, communities and hope.

Raised so far $290,670

Previous Rank #95

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Educational Advancement

School the World

Mission Transform lives by making quality education accessible to children living in rural villages of the world's poorest countries.

Raised so far $282,157

Previous Rank #84

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Health Services

Tap Cancer Out

Mission Raise awareness and funds for cancer fighting organizations on behalf of the grappling community through jiu-jitsu programs.

Raised so far $280,254

Previous Rank #77

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Overseas Council

Mission Work with seminaries where leaders are trained in God’s Word within their own culture, so they can best address the needs facing their churches and communities.

Raised so far $278,202

Previous Rank #63

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Hunger & Poverty Relief

Uhuru Child

Mission Display Christ’s love by developing sustainable solutions to alleviate poverty in the developing world through social business, education, and discipleship.

Raised so far $274,709

Previous Rank #92

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Human Rights

Not For Sale

Mission Provide survivors and at-risk communities in five countries with safety and stability, education, and economic opportunities.

Raised so far $273,423

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Educational Advancement


Mission Create a place for every kid on the playground to feel included, be active, and build valuable social and emotional skills.

Raised so far $270,420

Playworks currently serves more than 900 schools in 23 U.S. cities, and reaches more than half of a million students directly and through professional training services."
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Health Services


Mission Bring medical and maternal health care, clean water, education, orphan care, community development, and the gospel of Jesus Christ to the oppressed in Thomazeau, Haiti.

Raised so far $270,130

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Health Services

First Descents

Mission Offer young adult cancer fighters and survivors a free outdoor adventure experience designed to empower them to climb, paddle, and surf beyond their diagnosis.

Raised so far $267,768

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Human Rights

Hope For Justice

Mission Identify and rescue victims, advocate on their behalf, and provide restorative care which rebuilds lives and trains frontline professionals to tackle slavery.

Raised so far $264,165

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Hunger & Poverty Relief

Second Harvest Food Bank-New Orleans

Mission End hunger by providing food access, advocacy, education, and disaster response.

Raised so far $259,912

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Hunger & Poverty Relief

CHOICE Humanitarian

Mission Connect motivated villages to resources and tools that allow villagers to change their lives.

Raised so far $259,602

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Human Rights

YWCA of Minneapolis

Mission Eliminate racism, empower women and girls, and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.

Raised so far $258,235

[We] work to eliminate racism and empower women and girls through youth development, early childhood education, racial justice, public policy, and health and wellness programs, empowering more than 30,000 people each year."
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Hunger & Poverty Relief

Valley of the Sun
United Way

Mission To build a caring community, uniting partners from every sector with donors to transform lives and drive systemic change to build a stronger Valley for all.

Raised so far $255,115

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Educational Advancement

Global Citizen Year

Mission Make it normal to choose a bridge year, an experience after high school that builds self-awareness, global skills, and grit – the foundations for success in college and beyond.

Raised so far $244,817

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Hunger & Poverty Relief

Outreach International

Mission Work in communities to eradicate the world’s deepest poverty.

Raised so far $240,859

We have averaged 350% growth in net income for three years in a row which means a 50% expansion of our work – just in 2015!"
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Health Services

Fight Colorectal Cancer

Mission Raise our voice to empower and activate a community of patients, fighters, and champions to push for better policies and support research, education, and awareness for all those touched by colorectal cancer.

Raised so far $236,372

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Health Services

Texas Mamma Jamma Ride

Mission Raise funds to help families in our local community facing breast cancer through an annual bike event.

Raised so far $234,864

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Health Services

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America

Mission Research and find the cures for Crohn's Disease and ulcerative colitis.

Raised so far $234,044

Previous Rank #94

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