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Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest (founded in 1776) and most prestigious academic honor society in the United States recognizing academic excellence in the liberal arts and sciences. UMass Amherst students with excellent records in the liberal arts and sciences may be inducted into the chapter as juniors or seniors. Support for the chapter allows us to subvent the initiation fee (charged by the national Phi Beta Kappa Society) for students for whom that fee would be a barrier to joining.
One of the oldest community orchestras in the United States, the PVS was founded to serve the Pioneer Valley through music in three ways: by performing symphonic and choral music; by providing members of the community the opportunity to participate in making music; and through musical education, particularly by introducing young children to live orchestral music.
The Pioneer Valley Workers’ Center builds power with low-wage and immigrant workers throughout Western Massachusetts. Together, we organize to build community and win real change in the lives of working people.
Ensure access to affordable reproductive health care, protect reproductive rights, and promote access to comprehensive medically accurate sexuality education, domestically and internationally.
Advances sexual and reproductive health and rights across Africa and Latin America through partnership, with an emphasis on the most vulnerable and underserved communities.
Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts advocates for reproductive rights and access to sexual health services and provides high-quality medical and educational services for more than 35,000 MA residents annually.
We are the national grassroots organization working to stabilize global population to protect our environment, empower women, and improve everyone's quality of life.
With more than 100 years of providing compassionate care, Porchlight VNA/Home Care continues to grow to ensure the people of Western Massachusetts enjoy an excellent option for first-rate, highly personalized short and long-term care in their own homes. After a merger in 2014 with Chicopee VNA and Great To Be Home Care and their own legacy of excellence, Porchlight now shines throughout all of Berkshire, Hampden and Hampshire Counties. Same local leadership. Same dedicated staff. Same exceptional care.
To preserve the historic buildings, grounds, papers, and artifacts related to the Porter_Phelps_Huntington family as an educational and cultural resource.
Prison Book Program mails books to people in prison to support their educational, vocational and personal development and to help them avoid returning to prison after their release. We also aim to provide a quality volunteer experience that introduces citizens to issues surrounding the American prison system and the role of education in reforming it. Here at Prison Book Program, we want to create an environment that is fun, informative, and above all, respectful.
Foundation that raises awareness, educates and helps families, their doctors, researchers and the general public about Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome.
Provides comprehensive education, conducts free screenings, increases research funds from the federal government to find new treatments and funds research for a better test.
Our mission is to feed, clothe, and house the poor of our community. We’re a 501c3 non-profit organization serving the Holyoke community since 1980.
Since our beginning, the driving force behind everything God has done at Quaboag Church is a deepening passion to reach out to people throughout our area and by God’s grace, to see them become fully devoted followers of our Savior, Jesus. We believe this is our purpose for being here!
RAICES (Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services) promotes justice by providing free and low-cost legal services to underserved immigrant children, families, and refugees in Texas. Founded in 1986, by community activists in South Texas, RAICES has grown to be the largest immigration legal services provider in Texas. With offices in Austin, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio, RAICES is a frontline organization in the roiling debate about immigration and immigrants in the world. As an organization that combines expertise developed from the daily practice of immigration law with a deep commitment to advocacy, RAICES is unique among immigration organizations. A diverse staff of 130 attorneys, legal assistants, and support staff provide consultations, direct legal services, representation, assistance and advocacy to communities in Texas and to clients after they leave the state.
Converts thousands of miles of unused railroad corridors into public trails for walking, bicycling, hiking, skating, horseback-riding, cross-country skiing, wildlife habitats and nature appreciation.
Rainbow Rescues Inc is a 501c3, foster based, animal rescue located in Western Massachusetts. We are an all volunteer run rescue dedicated to helping pets in need.
Works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior.
Red Gate Farm connects people to their environment, their land and their history. With programs, volunteer opportunities, and outreach activities, young people and adults experience hands-on learning about agriculture and the natural world.
Our Mission: To prevent pain and alleviate suffering by providing free quality healthcare to those in need.
The Resistance Center will act as the connective tissue between communities, organizations, faith institutions, and elected officials. We will build capacity of neighbors and people of goodwill throughout the Connecticut River Valley to address community crises as they arise, while working to prevent future outrages through pro-active action.
We will do this work through building resilient and effective coalitions and partnerships; nonviolence training; advocacy against U.S. military intervention abroad and militarism at home; and broad popular education and action to combat systemic discrimination. We seek to educate and empower communities to confront problems and find lasting solutions which build unity, demand justice and foster peace. We work to expose the broader connections between militarism and economic disparity, and we actively promote ways that people can break the resulting cycle of violence.
Services include a 24-hour hotline, emergency shelter; individual counseling and support groups; legal referrals and representation; counseling for children; and community outreach.
An evangelical Christian Church and Human Services Agency; serving families, the hungry, homeless, lonely, elderly, youth, disaster victims and others in need without discrimination.