GroundTruth focuses on issues of social justice including human rights, freedom of expression, emerging democracies, the environment, religious affairs and global health. We work to foster dialogue and engagement about these issues, with the aim of finding solutions, as well as exposing injustice.
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Trains guide and service dogs that transform the lives of people with disabilities. Restores independence and mobility using cutting-edge technology and innovative training methods.
Christian Housing ministry working to end poverty housing by partnering with families in need to build affordable homes; over 300,000 worldwide.
Seeks to eliminate homelessness and substandard housing by making decent affordable shelter a matter of conscience and action for all people.
Mission Statement: To serve Hadley by providing opportunities and support for our youth and members of the community.
Hadley Mothers' Club is a not for profit organization established in 1944. The club's primary goal is to raise funds that are then donated to the Hadley Public schools and other community organizations. We host many community service events; refreshments at Town Meetings and Candidate's Night which gives candidates running for elected office in Hadley to speak and answer questions of the citizens, we have had this event for over 30 years.
We donate to many causes each year; fully fund the Hadley Public School messaging system, buy recorders each year for 3rd graders, award 3 scholarships to graduating seniors, 6th grade celebration, various field trips, start up troop money and special events. Monthly we enrich our members lives by having speakers on various subjects.
Haitian Outreach provides an education to children who are not able to afford to go to school. The money pays school tuition, backpacks filled with school supplies, clothing, and food for the children and family.
Quality licensed child care for children age 5 months to 5 years. Accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
Hampshire Mosque is a religious non-profit corporation registered in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts aimed at providing a space of worship for Muslims in Amherst and the surrounding area. It also intends to establish bridges of tolerance, harmony and understanding between Muslims, the American society at large and people of other faiths.
All of the Hampshire Regional YMCA's programming, hiring, and volunteer recruitment is focused around the four core YMCA values: caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
Happier Valley Comedy, INc. is a 501 (c)3 nonprofit organization that brings laughter, joy, and ease to Western Massachusetts (and the world) through the principles of improvisation. We serve up the happy through our training center, shows, and professional/personal development programs. HVC is committed to using the tenets of improvisation as a tool to amplify each person's authentic voice and creativity in an inclusive, welcoming community inspired and empowered by the diversity of all members.
HEVY is a non-profit organization that provides health and education benefits to disadvantaged children living in Vietnam. We seek to identify children who would benefit from life changing medical treatment from the Shriners Hospital in Springfield and Boston. Shriners Hospital is one of the world’s leading centers for pediatric burn care specializing in corrective surgical treatment for children who have suffered traumatic and disabling birth defects, injury and burns. HEVY was started by Thomas Mathers, retired UMass Amherst Bursar and Glenn Hartmann, current UMass Amherst Assistant Controller.
We are a raw and honest community that provides emotional support to those battling addiction within the music scene.
Helps poor families worldwide become self-sufficient by providing food- and income-producing animals and training in animal management, environmentally-sound farming and community development.
Here Today reduces the number of homeless animals in our community through adoption, spay/neuter and TNR. We keep adoptable animals healthy, happy and cage free.
HIAS stands for a world in which refugees find welcome, safety, and freedom.
Highland Valley Elder Services offers services to provide support, protection and security for elders, their families and caregivers in the settings of their choice.
Hillel stands at the center of Jewish life at UMass Amherst. In this warm and lively environment, Jewish students of all backgrounds feel at home and included. Students are able to participate in numerous social events, and community service activities.
The Hilltown Community Health Centers, Inc. (HCHC) has been asked by the Hampshire County Health Care Access Task Force to open a satellite operation to provide reliable, accessible, culturally competent and affordable health care for people in the most populated parts of Hampshire County.
Develops environmentally literate citizens through interdisciplinary approaches that use the study of science and nature as a means to solve human problems.
Performs yoga training and human and environmental health programs to demonstrate the interconnectedness people have with the environment in which they live.
The Holyoke Safe Neighborhood Initiative is a partnership between local, state & federal law enforcement; city & state government; civic & human service organizations; faith based organizations; the business community; education providers; property managers; and residents coming together with a goal to create safe, healthy & economically viable neighborhoods through information sharing, identifying at-risk youth, referrals and community efforts in specific Holyoke neighborhoods.
We build new handicap-accessible homes and make existing homes handicap-accessible for severely injured veterans. The homes are provided at no cost to the veteran.
Homework House is a place where children growing up in Holyoke’s most economically challenged neighborhoods can experience learning success. Our free after school tutoring and mentoring program has transformed the lives of hundreds of kids, boosting their engagement with school and learning while improving their reading and math skills.
Honest Beginnings’ mission is to extend recovery beyond the experience into living a fulfilling life. It stands on the pillars of love, trust, accountability and the belief that heart, respect, and hope creates the structure necessary to live in today’s world.