What is charity? Charity is to give to others that which belongs to you. When you give to charity, you experience happiness. Do you know why? Because when you let go of something that you love, you give happiness to others.
Shriners Hospitals for Children is a network of 22 non-profit medical facilities across North America. Children with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate are eligible for care and receive all services in a family-centered environment, regardless of the patients’ ability to pay. Care for children is usually provided until age 18, although, in some cases it may be extended to age 21.
BOSTON CHILDREN HOSPITAL
Boston Children’s Hospital is dedicated to improving and advancing the health and well-being of children around the world through its life-changing work in clinical care, biomedical research, medical education and community engagement
HEAVEN FOR HUNGER
Without a safe, secure home and food on the table, it’s nearly impossible to live a healthy, productive life in today’s America. At Citizens Inn, we work on an individual basis to help families and individuals who are experiencing a housing crisis or food insecurity. Our full spectrum of services provides comprehensive assistance to each person based on their specific needs. Citizens Inn, now merged with Haven from Hunger, has served families and individuals across the North Shore for over 37 years. Our programs – Citizens Inn Between, Citizens Inn Transition, Citizens Inn Homes, and Citizens Inn Haven from Hunger – are designed to help families and individuals prepare for and transition to a sustainable life. Through our work, we not only provide a safe place to stay and a meal on the table, but offer tools to empower families and individuals to find permanent solutions to break the patterns of instability in their lives.
SUZAN G-KOMMEN FOUNDATION
Walk 60 Miles Over 3 Days For The Ones You Love. For Her. For Them. For You. Join A Community That Is Committed To Ending Breast Cancer Forever. Become An Advocate. Connect With Us. Get Involved. Donate. Give To A Project.
2 SHOW WE CARE
To Show We Care is a micro-nonprofit dedicated to encouraging people affected by cancer and other life-threatening illness by hosting entertainment events and programs.
We invite patients and caregivers in Boston’s Metropolitan and North Shore areas to all-expenses-paid events which include a reception and tickets to a performing arts performance, a movie, or playing games at an arcade.
GEORGE WASHINGTON MEMORIAL
The George Washington Masonic National Memorial is a Masonic building and memorial located in Alexandria, Virginia, outside Washington, D.C. It is dedicated to the memory of George Washington, the first President of the United States and a Mason. The tower is fashioned after the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria in Egypt.
SCOTISH RITE DYSLEXIA CENTER
For more than 25 years, Scottish Rite Freemasonry of the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction has partnered with local communities to assist children in regaining confidence and their self-esteem through proven methods of reading instruction, tutoring, and dyslexia remediation.
MASONIC MEDICAL RESEARCH
The MMRI is dedicated to improving the health and quality of life for all humankind. The Institute’s primary mission is to conduct high quality basic biomedical and clinical research aimed at generating knowledge and information necessary for understanding molecular mechanisms of disease and development of medical cures and treatments of tomorrow. The Institute is also committed to providing education and training to basic scientists, clinical researchers and students who will perpetuate and extend the fight against disease worldwide.
MASONIC EDUCATION & CHARITY
The Masonic Education and Charity Trust (M. E. & C. T.) is the steward of the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts’ charitable funds. The M. E. & C. T. enables the Grand Lodge to carry out its mission of providing Relief for distressed worth Brethren and their families, and to support many other worthy charitable causes
KNIGHTS TEMPLAR EYE FOUNDATION
The Knights Templar Eye Foundation, Inc. is committed to support research that can help launch the careers of clinical and basic researchers focused on the prevention and cure of potentially blinding diseases in infants and children. Grants supported by the Knights Templar Eye Foundation, Inc. are awarded to impact the care of infants, children, and adults. Clinical and basic research on conditions that may be potentially preventable or correctable such as amblyopia, cataract, glaucoma, optic nerve hypoplasia, nystagmus, retinopathy of prematurity, and hereditary diseases that occur at birth or within early childhood, such as retinoblastoma, is encouraged. Proposals for support of basic research on eye and visual system development also are welcome.