World Central Kitchen, Inc.
Founded in 2010 by Chef José Andrés, World Central Kitchen (WCK) uses the power of food to heal communities and strengthen economies through times of crisis and beyond. WCK has created a new model for disaster response through its work helping devastated communities recover and establish resilient food systems.
Greater New Orleans Foundation
For over 90 years, the Greater New Orleans Foundation has been connecting generous people to the causes that spark their passion. As one of the most trusted philanthropic organizations in the region, we work every day to drive positive impact through philanthropy, leadership and action in our thirteen parish region. In addition to grantmaking, we convene people, resources, and ideas to create intelligent strategies and solutions to meet our region’s greatest challenges. We are proud to serve as a vocal civic leader with our partners to ensure a vibrant, sustainable, and just region for all.
Direct Relief is a medical relief organization, active in all 50 states and more than 80 countries, with a mission to improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergency situations. Direct Relief earns a 100% fundraising efficiency rating from Forbes, tops Charity Navigator's list of the "10 Best Charities Everyone's Heard Of" and is named among "the world's most innovative companies in not-for-profit" by Fast Company Among other distinctions, Direct Relief received the 2014 CECP Director's Award, the President's Award from Esri for excellence in GIS mapping, and the Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation.
Our Voice Nuestra Voz
Our Voice Nuestra Voz (Ovnv) Is A Parent Advocacy Organization That Builds The Capacity Of Latino Parents In New Orleans As Advocates To Ensure That All Children In New Orleans Have Access To A Great School. As A Part Of Ovnv, Latino Families Learn To Understand The Educational System In New Orleans, Are Trained To Navigate It And Organize To Make Changes To The System In Order To Increase Educational Outcomes For Their Children.
Kids Rethink New Orleans Schools
Rethink's Mission Is To Support Young People Of Color In Becoming Thoughtful And Capable Leaders Through The Process Of Rethinking Their Experiences In Their Own School Communities And Taking Action To Make Systemic Improvements.