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Partners in Preservation, New Orleans

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Partners in Preservation is a philanthropic program by American Express in partnership with the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Launched in 2006, the program has pledged $5 million over a five year period towards the preservation of historic sites in the U.S. Since 2006, grants have been allocated for sites in the San Francisco Bay Area, as well as Chicagoland historic sites.

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Harvard Black Men Empower 2,000 in Ghana

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The Harvard Black Men’s Forum (BMF) has recently launched an initiative to establish a sustainable clean water source to a rural village in Ghana: Project Access to Clean Water for Agyemanti (ACWA).

The BMF saw a need to increase the involvement of students in the global community in order to bring much needed attention to those lacking life’s most basic necessities.

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DOMINI jewelry to vanquish poverty

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Since the tender age of seven, I embarked on a successful campaign of using my creativity to empower others. For years I gave benefit concerts to raise money for famine relief in Africa and around the world, using my gift for classical piano; receiving many awards and letters of acknowledgement.

Years later, as a multi-faceted artist, the drive to create and uplift others to have the means to do the same, has never left and in fact became a vocation.

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Clean Water For All

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It is often said that water is life, and that is why Life & Water Development Group, a Cameroon NGO, has been working so strongly to supply clean and portable drinkable water to communities in need in Cameroon.

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The Power of FIve

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While honeymooning in Bali, the founders of Five Accessories met a Balinese man who told them how, many years ago, a gift of $5 a month from an American couple who visited Bali greatly impacted his life.

This act of good karma helped him stay in school, improve his English and even send his kids to college. The couple was so inspired by his story they founded Five Accessories.

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A Friend

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It deeply touches my heart when I see others helping others. In this world we live in there is abundance of provisions (water, food, clothing, shelter, health care, luxuries, etc…).

It feels good when one is comfortable in a sense that there is enough provisions for survival and some individuals have more than enough for not only survival but luxuries that many dream of. But whatever we do have, it is good to help others.

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