Causes 2015

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2015 Worthy causes supported by our award winning documentarians:

 

 

Impact documentary film festivalUnder The Same Sun – We help people with the genetic condition of albinism overcome often deadly discrimination through advocacy and education.
http://www.underthesamesun.com/

Documentary Film FestivalHarrison’s Fund –  It gives money to the best scientists in the world, enabling them to find a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a devastating fatal genetic disease which often kills boys before they become men. https://harrisonsfund.com.

Documentary Film FestivalThe U.S. Campaign for Burma – A U.S.-based organization dedicated to empowering grassroots activists around the world to promote democracy, human rights, justice and national reconciliation in Burma.  http://www.uscampaignforburma.org.

documentary film festivalThe Wounded Warrior Project – Raises public awareness about the issues that our wounded warrior face and provides services to our veterans upon their return home. http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/

documentary film festivalThe Colne Valley Tree Society –  A volunteer charity group that has been planting trees in Colne Valley, West Yorkshire, UK, since 1964:
http://colnevalleytreesociety.blogspot.co.uk/

Documentary Film FestivalTecho – We are a youth lead NGO that seeks to overturn poverty in slums, through collaborative work of families living in poverty and youth volunteershttp://www.techo.org/paises/brasil/

Documentary Film FestivalSilid Aralan Inc. – (SAI) is a non-profit organization that aims to give low performing, underprivileged students confidence in their own capabilities as a means of affecting their academic performance for the better.  http://silidaralan.org/

documentary film festivalConsejo Regional Wixarika – We promote globally the struggle of the Wixarika people (the Huichols), to save Wirikuta, their most sacred place, still endangered by transnational mining concessions given by the Mexican Government in 2010.  http://www.consejoregionalwixarika.org/

documentary film festivalRefugee Transitions – Creating education, family engagement, and community leadership opportunities for the San Francisco Bay Area’s refugee, immigrant, and asylee newcomer communities since 1982. www.reftrans.org

documentary film festivalSki Jumping Canada –  To raise awareness and support Canada’s underfunded Olympic ski jumping team. www.skijumpingcanada.com

documentary film festivalICROSS:  An organization that has been helping the tragically poor and vulnerable in Kenya since the late 70’s.  www.icrossinternational.org

documentary film festivalBalance Toe:  The Piwweltha Indian, Balance Toe, of the Rainbow Clan, shares his mission with the world and  the wisdom and teachings of his people.  http://www.balancetoe.com/Services.html

documentary film festival For My Children:  To reval CYPA crimes. Introduce officials liability. Protect Childrens’ – Humans and Family Rights. www.formychildren.eu

documentary film festivalNorth Coast 500 – The mission  is to help generate tourism for small businesses in the most remote parts of the Scottish Highlands.  http://www.northcoast500.com/home.aspx

documentary film festival United Steps:  A privately funded, non-profit organization whose mission is to reverse the cycle of homelessness.  http://www.unitedsteps.org

Documentary film festivalThe Concussion Legacy Foundation: Believes we all have a responsibility to ensure athletes can reach their full potential on and off the field. We are committed to protecting athletes and families through research, policy, and education.  http://concussionfoundation.org/

Documentary film festivalRing 10 NY – Helping Retired Boxers Through The Toughest Fight of Their Lives.  http://ring10ny.com/

Documentary film festivalProject Moken – Through films, interactive productions and ecotourism working towards a sustainable future for the Moken sea nomads. We focus on the unique and fascinating nature of their 3500-year old culture as being one with the ocean. http://www.projectmoken.com/

Documentary film festivalThe Thai Elephant Conservation Center (TECC) – Rehabilitation of the injured logging and eco-tourism elephants, in need, including financial support for the elephant’s mahout (lifetime trainer/caretaker) while his elephant is unable to work and earn income.  The Thai Elephant Conservation Center (TECC) http://www.thailandelephant.org/en/

Documentary film festivalUjamaa Children’s Home Tanzania – Provides long term high quality family-style care for orphaned and vulnerable children in Arusha, Tanzania. www.ujamaachildren.com

Documentary film festivalACT Today! – They help families provide care and treatment for their children with autism. www.act-today.org

Documentary Film FestivalUNITED OPT OUT: The Movement to End Corporate Education Reform – Serves as a focused point of unyielding resistance to corporate ed. reform. http://unitedoptout.com

Documentary Film FestivalOutdoors Alliance for Kids – Fosters the belief that the wellness of current and future generations, the health of our planet and communities and the economy of the future depend on humans having a personal, direct and life-long relationship with nature and the outdoors.  http://outdoorsallianceforkids.org

Impact docs AwardsOLTRE L’ORIZZONTE –  It is an organization supporting persons affected by Down Syndrome. They work in laboratories producing craftsmanship in order auto financing the organization itself. With this activity these persons feel happy and active in their life.  http://www.cseoltrelorizzonte.it/chisiamo.html

Documentary Film FestivalLIBERANDO LE ALI –  An organization supporting persons affected by Down Syndrome. Sergeant Patronelli use to organize events with artists in order to collect money for kids (Afghanistan), organize clown therapy in hospitals and many other activities charity oriented. https://www.facebook.com/Liberando-le-Ali-742063865909828/

Charity foundationBarzani Charity Foundation – BCF is a charity non-profitable organization formed in 2005.  BCF dedicates its work and projects on humanitarian efforts and helping poor people as well as refugees providing medical needs and equipment to disabled people across Kurdistan Region. http://barzanifoundation.org/e/