~~Philanthropy and Causes~~
The following are some of the many nonprofit organizations and causes I support.
LA-SPCA.org – Louisiana SPCA: Unleash Your Heart
“As a nonprofit organization dedicated to the elimination of animal suffering, we have been committed to serving the needs of the people and animals in New Orleans and across the region for more than 125 years.”
SWOP-NOLA.org – Sex Workers Outreach Project – New Orleans
The New Orleans chapter of SWOPUSA (Sex Workers Outreach Project-USA) is currently on hiatus!!
Women With a Vision – New Orleans – wwav-no.org
“Women With A Vision, Inc. (WWAV) is a community-based non-profit, founded in 1989 by a grassroots collective of African-American women in response to the spread of HIV/AIDS in communities of color. Created by and for women of color, WWAV is a social justice non-profit that addresses issues faced by women within our community and region. Major areas of focus include Sex Worker Rights, Drug Policy Reform, HIV Positive Women’s Advocacy, and Reproductive Justice outreach. We envision an environment in which there is no war against women’s bodies, in which women have spaces to come together and share their stories, in which women are empowered to make decisions concerning their own bodies and lives, and in which women have the necessary support to realize their hopes, dreams, and full potential. Originally focused on health promotion and community outreach, we have expanded our focus to include policy-level initiatives that negatively affect women and communities of color within Louisiana and elsewhere. Women with a Vision, Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit, based in New Orleans, Louisiana.”
Louisiana Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society
“The National MS Society works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS in Louisiana and raise funds for critical MS research. Join the movement toward a world free of MS.”
Team Gleason: Let’s Put Our Heads Together and Find a Cure for ALS – TeamGleason.org
1. Help provide individuals with neuromuscular diseases or injuries with leading edge technology, equipment and services.
2. Create a global conversation about ALS to ultimately find solutions and an end to the disease.
3. Raise public awareness toward ALS by providing and documenting extraordinary life adventures for individuals with muscular diseases or injuries.”
Touching Base: Sex Workers and People with Disability Coming Together (Australia)
“Touching Base Inc is a charitable organisation, based in Sydney NSW Australia, that has been active since October 2000. Touching Base developed out of the need to assist people with disability and sex workers to connect with each other, focusing on access, discrimination, human rights and legal issues and the attitudinal barriers that these two marginalised communities can face….This website contains some material of a sexual nature suitable for adults only. Currently, Touching Base does not receive any government funding.”