There are many worthy organizations in the U.S. and around the world committed to fighting poverty, protecting the environment, providing access to education, and promoting economic development, peacekeeping initiatives, and health and well-being.
We are pleased to highlight and celebrate the following inspiring organizations, our good neighbors, that seek to improve living conditions for people and promote good stewardship of our planet in the spirit of Laura Ingalls Wilder.
American Prairie Reserve
American Prairie Reserve represents a unique effort to assemble a multi-million-acre nature reserve of public and private lands that conserves the species-rich grasslands of Montana’s legendary Great Plains for the enjoyment of future generations.
Habitat for Humanity
Since 1976, Habitat for Humanity has helped more than 29 million people build or improve the place they call home by partnering with people in communities throughout the U.S. and in more than 70 countries around the world.
No Kid Hungry
A campaign to end childhood hunger in America through effective programs that provide kids with the food they need. Millions of children face hunger all across the United States, in every community. In fact, 1 in 4 kids could face hunger this year. No Kid Hungry is working to ensure every child in America gets the meals they need to be happy and healthy every day of the year.
Heifer USA supports small-scale farmers to deliver fresh, nutritious food to reliable markets by providing them with training, education, and resources needed to sell their products for a fair price. This work is critical to helping small-scale American farmers lift themselves out of poverty.
Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization. Donors, staff, and volunteers all play an important role in working to connect people with food to end hunger in the United States.
826 National is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping students ages 6 to 18 improve their expository and creative writing skills. By demystifying the writing process, making learning fun, and publicly honoring their hard work, 826 inspires young people to gain crucial academic and life skills. Their goal is to help students grow into strong, confident writers who change the world by telling their stories.
Seva is a global nonprofit eye care organization that works with local communities around the world to develop self-sustaining programs that preserve and restore sight.
Uplifting Girls and Women
Ensuring access to education for her girls was very important to Ma Ingalls – so we’re recognizing several groups that uplift girls and women.
- Step Up helps girls define and achieve their unique visions of success.
- The Malala Fund is working for a world where every girl can learn and lead.
- Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) provides education and leadership development for girls and women living in urban slums.
- Girl Rising uses the power of storytelling to change the way the world values girls and their education.