Students Rebuild is a collaborative program of the Bezos Family Foundation that activates our greatest creative resource--young people--to inspire change on critical global issues. Bezos Family Foundation brings its commitment to education, its belief in students as leaders and a challenge grant to rebuild communities and livelihoods through Students Rebuild. Learn more about the Bezos Family Foundation.
Architecture for Humanity(AFH) is a nonprofit design services firm that brings experience in post-disaster reconstruction, resources and development services to the partnership. Learn more about how AFH is building a more sustainable future through the power of professional design. AFH partnered with Students Rebuild for the Haiti and Paper Cranes for Japan Challenges.
Founded in 1945 with the creation of the CARE Package, CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. CARE places special focus on working alongside poor girls and women because, equipped with the proper resources, they have the power to lift whole families and entire communities out of poverty. To learn more, visit CARE. CARE partnered with Students Rebuild for the One Million Bones Challenge.
charity: water is a non-profit organization bringing clean, safe drinking water to people in developing nations. They use 100% of public donations to directly fund sustainable water solutions in areas of greatest need. Almost 800 million people in the world live without clean water. That’s one in nine of us. charity: water's goal is to end the water crisis in our lifetime by ensuring that every person on the planet has access to life's most basic need. In their first six years, charity: water has funded 8,661 water projects in 20 countries to serve more than 3.3 million people with clean, safe drinking water. charity: water partnered with Students Rebuild on the Water Challenge.
DoSomething.org is one of the largest organizations in the U.S. that helps young people rock causes they care about. Plug in at www.DoSomething.org. DoSomething.org partnered with Students Rebuild on the Paper Cranes for Japan Challenge.
Global Nomads Group is an international NGO whose mission is to foster intercultural dialogue and understanding among the world’s youth. GNG engages and empowers young people worldwide using media, including: live-interactive videoconferencing, webcasts, social networking, gaming, and participatory filmmaking. GNG operates in the international and intercultural education sector, striving to serve as a vehicle for awareness, bridging the boundaries of cultural misconception and instilling in our audience a heightened appreciation and comprehension of the world in which they live. Founded in 1998, the organization has conducted virtual exchange programs in more than 50 countries on all seven continents, reaching more than one million young people. Learn more about Global Nomads Group. GNG partnered with Students Rebuild on the Haiti, One Million Bones, Water and Literacy Challenges.
Book. Film. Game. MOVEMENT. Raising awareness and inspiring action to turn oppression into opportunity for women worldwide. Learn more at Half the Sky Movement. Half the Sky Movement partnered with Students Rebuild on the Students Rebuild Awards.
The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. IRC teams provide health care, infrastructure, learning and economic support to people in 40 countries, with special programs designed for women and children. Every year, the IRC resettles thousands of refugees in 22 U.S. cities. Students Rebuild partnered with IRC on the Healing Classrooms Challenge.
One Million Bones is a large-scale social arts practice. Through education and hands-on art making, One Million Bones aims to raise awareness of mass atrocities going on around the world this very day. The 1,000,000 hand-made bones collected from across the country and installed on the National Mall offered a visible petition to remember victims and survivors, brought awareness to the issue and called upon government to take much needed and long overdue action. Learn more at One Million Bones. One Million Bones partnered with Students Rebuild for the One Million Bones Challenge.
Save the Children gives children in the United States and around the world what every child deserves – a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. When disaster strikes, they put children's needs first. They advocate for and achieve large-scale change for children. Save the Children partnered with Students Rebuild on the Typhoon Haiyan Challenge, Literacy Challenge and Flowers for Nepal Challenge.
At Youth Service America, they believe in youth changing the world. Working with partners around the world, YSA helps young people find their voice, take action, and make an impact on vital community issues. YSA activates, funds, trains, and recognizes young people and their adult partners. Learn more about Youth Service America.