The Ambassadors Circle has had the honor of working intimately with several leaders and organizations who are doing the good work. We invite you to take a peek at our curated list of organizations below and if you’re feelin’ it, drop a little love to the changemakers who are on the front lines.
Californians for Safety and Justice represents survivors of crime, people living with convictions and organizations serving them. They are mobilizing to ensure vulnerable communities are equipped to stop the spread of COVID-19. Review their action plan and join them in Telling Congress to Act.
IGNITE is a movement of young women who are ready and eager to become the next generation of political leaders. They’ve teamed up with #whenweallvote to encourage voter registration and participation in this COVID-19 environment. You can support their work here.
ICA Fund Good Jobs is a San Francisco Bay Area-based small business accelerator working to build an economy that works for all. They’ve created a Rapid Response fund to help local entrepreneurs affected by the COVID-19 crisis. You can contribute to the fund or shop their online marketplace and support local small businesses!
Santa Clara University’s LEAD Scholars Program is an academic support program for first generation college students. With the closure of schools everywhere, the LEAD Scholars program is receiving weekly requests from students who need help with living expenses. You can make a donation (big or small) that will go directly into the hands of the students. Enter COVID-19 response in the special instructions if you’d like to donate specifically for this cause.
She the People elevates the voices of women of color to ensure their voices and votes matter in 2020. During the COVID-19 crisis, they are combatting challenges to civil liberties, voting rights and equality. You can support them with a monthly donation and learn more about their call for a woman of color Vice President!
Seniorly is an online resource that helps seniors connect to assisted living facilities. During the shelter in place, they have been hosting CurtainUp!, a daily 1 hour live stream to entertain our aging loved ones. They broadcast singers, artists and dancers live into senior communities and homes nationwide. Check out the talent and invite your parents and grandparents!
These are just a few of the mighty organizations who are holding us down during this time. Do you know others we can lift up for doing amazing things during this crisis? Let us know and we’ll shout ‘em out!
Hang in there Circle and thank you for joining us on this global day of generosity. The power of our collective good will see us through.
Stay safe and healthy!