Love Hope Strength (LHS) is now firmly established as the world’s leading rock and roll cancer foundation. The organization was created in 2007, registered as a charity in 2008 (IRS #26-0528852), and co-founded by Mike Peters and James Chippendale. Mike is a 3-time cancer survivor and an internationally acclaimed singer for the Welsh rock band The Alarm. James, a fellow cancer survivor, is a respected insurance executive specializing in the music industry. Together they had the vision that LHS could literally, “Save lives, one concert at a time!”
The North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) is a top-ranked nonprofit relief organization, providing access to more than 190,000 meals each day for hungry children, seniors and families across a 13-county service area. In our last fiscal year, NTFB and our feeding network provided access to almost 72 million meals. The need for hunger relief in North Texas is much larger; to combat increasing food insecurity in North Texas, the Food Bank recently launched a 10-year plan to provide access to 92 million nutritious meals annually by 2025. NTFB is a member of Feeding America, a national hunger relief organization.
Els for Autism Foundation was established in 2009 by Liezl and Ernie Els. The Els’ son, Ben, is impacted by the disorder which affects 1 in 59 children in the U.S. The world-class pro golfer and his wife have devoted their efforts to a game-changing, philanthropic project – The Els Center of Excellence.
The Els Center of Excellence is a world-class facility hosting leading-edge Programs and Services that are accessible to families and caregivers around the world. Based in Jupiter, Florida, the 26-acre campus provides on-site education for 300 students, ages 3 through 21. With all the essential components on one campus, the facility is the perfect hub for a variety of global outreach activities. This ensures The Els Center of Excellence campus’ positive influence is felt far beyond the boundaries of its walls. Once the campus is completed, the impact will be magnified!
Fundraising continues to secure funding for the Sports, the Medical & Research Services, and the Adult Services Facilities.
The United States Adaptive Golf Alliance (USAGA) intends to make playing golf a reality for the 20 million physically disabled who would like to play the game. Founded in 2014, the United States Adaptive Golf Alliance:
- is a 501(C)3 national coalition of adaptive golf organizations with common goals and objectives.
- includes 36 member organizations across the United States.
- provides adaptive golf to 20,000+ individuals of which 23% are wounded veterans.
Members are “grass roots” nation-wide adaptive golf organizations working together to provide competitive pathways - instruction, on course and competitions - throughout the United States serving individuals across all disability types.
The mission of Homes for Hope (H4H) is to work within the building industry forming partnerships with builders and their trade partners to create H4H income generating projects to provide financial resources to help support HOPE International and like-minded organizations which work to alleviate physical and spiritual poverty in the lives of families and individuals in developing countries throughout the world.