Many of our shows feature charities or other organizations which help the community. We know a lot of teens want to get involved, so here is a list of the ones we have featured so far:
Aids Project Los Angeles (APLA)
The APLA serves more than 11,000 with first-rate HIV/AIDS care and prevention programs and fights for smart, effective HIV-related public policy.
The ASPCA is an organization founded to rescue animals from abusive homes, raise awareness, and help pass laws to ensure fairness and quality of living for our furry (and not so furry) friends!
Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City
The Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City is a non-profit started to provide support and help to people with down syndrome (and their families.) The Down Syndrome Guild, started in 1984, serves 37 counties in Kansas and Missouri.
Founded by “Survivor: Africa” winner Ethan Zohn, Grassroot Soccer uses the power of soccer to educate, inspire, and mobilize communities to stop the spread of HIV.
Impact foundation gives youth opportunities to develop their talents, while helping them develop character and integrity, and giving them advice on how showbiz works. Their Artist Development Program provides these young artists professional training, completely free of charge.
Juvenile Arthritis Association
The Juvenile Arthritis Association was formed to address the widespread lack of awareness, funding and resources directed towards children and young adults diagnosed with pediatric rheumatic diseases. Pediatric rheumatic diseases, often broadly categorized as juvenile arthritis, are a family of autoimmune diseases characterized by severe inflammation and pain that can occur in any part of the body. These diseases can be extremely debilitating and in some cases fatal.
Just Like You Films
Just Like You films is a non-profit film production company started to show that unique children (like those with Down Syndrome, or burn survivors) are just like you! By promoting social acceptance for these children, Just Like You films strives to create a nurturing and healthy environment for children big or small.
Facebook Fan Page: http://facebook.com/pages/Just-Like-You-Films-Inc/196267110533
Kids Resource was founded by 10 year old Gery Orz, and was created to raise awareness and shed some light on social issues that kids deal with today, as well as act as a support system for children around the country.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society was founded to cure leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, and Hodgkin’s disease, as well has improve the living conditions of patients and people afflicted. The LLS is also the world’s largest voluntary health agency, with many ways to volunteer and help out, including options for teens!
Facebook Fan Page: http://facebook.com/LLSforacure/app_106171216118819
Lollipop Theater Network
The Lollipop Theater Network is a non-profit organization created to help bring the joy of films currently playing on the big screen to children restricted to a hospital bed because of illness. By bringing the power of film into hospitals, the Lollipop Theater Network helps these children escape from reality, and helps pave the road to recovery.
Love Gives Chances
Mia Hamm Foundation
The foundation is focused on providing support for two important causes: raising funds and awareness for families needing marrow or cord blood transplants and continuing the growth in opportunities for young women in sports.
Showbiz Kidz Foundation
The Showbiz Kidz Foundation was created to empower youth and their communities through education, and helping them bring awareness to various social causes affecting people around the nation.
St. Jude Children’s Hospital
St Jude’s mission is to help advance cures and prevention methods for pediatric diseases. By offering outstanding patient care and clinical research, they hope to cure and enhance the lives of the many children that walk in their doors for treatment.