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Spotlight on nominee Tree of Hope Haiti

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Nominee Tree of Hope Haiti

Next in our series of posts about new Charitocracy nominees, we have nominee Tree of Hope Haiti, nominated by donor Maggie. They spread the gospel of Christ to Haitians through community development rooted in God’s love. You can find their web site here.

A few words on Charitocracy

Firstly, for newcomers: here's how it works. Donors pool their monthly contributions, as little as $1. The cause with the most votes each month wins the pot. No matter how much or how little you contribute, each donor at Charitocracy gets one vote. This is where charity meets democracy. So please share this post (see social sharing icons at top of post) and ask your friends to join us and vote! That's how we spread the word and, as a result, grow the monthly pot. The bigger the pot, the bigger our positive impact on the world!

About nominee Tree of Hope Haiti

4 Main Branches of Ministry

Child Sponsorship

~ Providing Education
Education in Haiti in not guaranteed and can often be inaccessible or incomplete. TOHH has a vision to see every child in our community enrolled in school.

Building Homes

~ House Building Projects
TOHH is working towards the goal of every family in our community having a permanent, dry, and secure place to call home. Join us in raising funds to help those in need of shelter.

Community Water Tower

~ Providing Clean Water
Most homes in our community do not have running water. Families must then carry back a minimum of 25 gallons of water - per day, to complete the most basic of tasks for the survival of a family such as cooking, cleaning, drinking, bathing and laundry. Thanks to our TOHH donors we have been able to give clean water to our community since November 2014 and currently support up to 800 families with clean water.

TOHH Pavilion

~ Community Outreach
Pavilion Ministry was a natural outgrowth of the relationships we've built in the community. Adult bible study, school supply distribution, birthday parties, Christmas giving, Easter program, financial peace (micro loan training), medical clinics, summer camp and sports tournaments are just some examples of how we spread the love of Jesus, through community outreach in our Pavilion area.

So please visit the page of nominee Tree of Hope Haiti to vote for, like, or discuss this cause! And check out this short 2021 thank you video from TOHH's sponsored children and recent graduates.

Spotlight on nominee Soccer Without Borders

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Nominee Soccer Without Borders

Next in our series of posts about new Charitocracy nominees, we have nominee Soccer Without Borders, nominated by donor Elinora. They use soccer as a vehicle for positive change, providing under-served youth with a toolkit to overcome obstacles to growth, inclusion, and personal success. You can find their web site here.

A few words on Charitocracy

Firstly, for newcomers: here's how it works. Donors pool their monthly contributions, as little as $1. The cause with the most votes each month wins the pot. No matter how much or how little you contribute, each donor at Charitocracy gets one vote. This is where charity meets democracy. So please share this post (see social sharing icons at top of post) and ask your friends to join us and vote! That's how we spread the word and, as a result, grow the monthly pot. The bigger the pot, the bigger our positive impact on the world!

About nominee Soccer Without Borders

We use soccer as a vehicle for positive change

We believe in the power of soccer, the world's universal language, to create positive change for individuals, families, communities, and the world.

We envision a more inclusive world where all young people have the opportunity to reach their full potential.

We contribute to this vision through innovative youth-development programs for under-served youth in the United States and around the world that create avenues for growth, inclusion, and personal success.

Our values

AUTHENTICITY
When building an SWB program, we value all voices, particularly those of youth and members of the communities we serve.

WHOLE PERSON
We believe in a whole-person approach to youth development. Our programs help young people come into a greater understanding of their bodies, minds, and voices.

PROCESS-ORIENTED
We believe in the learning that comes from a quality process that focuses on what is within our control: creating a culture of acceptance, addressing obstacles to an inclusive environment, and supporting progress toward individual, team and community goals.

EQUITY
We aim to advance equity in ourselves, our structures, our systems, our partners, and our communities. We value and seek best practices for equitable access and opportunities, investment, representation, power, and voice.

So please visit the page of nominee Soccer Without Borders to vote for, like, or discuss this cause! And check out their short film about their powerful work with Ethan Hawke narrating their story.

November 2021 winner All Hands and Hearts

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Charitocracy's 63rd check to November winner All Hands and Hearts for $1010

We have good news about November winner All Hands and Hearts, right after this quick update...

Road Trip!

I'll keep this short, since I'm on the road visiting some cities in the southeast I've been missing out on my whole life: Savannah, Charleston, and Wilmington. A lot of history and culture to learn about down here. (Also some decent breweries!) Hope you had a nice Thanksgiving, and please keep Charitocracy in your thoughts during this Giving Season. Thank you all! ❤️

November 2021 winner All Hands and Hearts

Last night we named Charitocracy's 63rd monthly winner. Congratulations to Hurricane Ida Relief @ All Hands and Hearts, nominated by donor RoamX. They deliver a Smart Response to those reeling from Hurricane Ida, devastating Louisiana and bringing historic flooding to NY & NJ. You can find their website here.

Now you have a week to further sweeten the pot with a special one-time donation of any amount, which we'll add straight to the check we write to AHAH next week. (We've got one already!)

So finally check out this video about All Hands and Hearts' response to Hurricane Ida. Then feel good about your part in our collective $1010+ grant to support AHAH's ongoing work.

Have a great December and be sure to log into Charitocracy to update your votes or nominate a new cause!