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Who

Red Cross

Doctors Without Borders

Green Peace

YWCA/YMCA

Citizens for Local
Democracy

CAVEAT

Goodwill Industries

What They Do

Where

How

The Canadian Red
Cross helps
vulnerable
communities in
Canada affected by
emergencies and
disasters
They help people
worldwide where the
need is greatest while
also delivering
emergency medical
aid to people affected
by conflict, epidemics,
disasters or exclusion
from health care
They defend the
natural world and
promote peace by
investigating exposing
and confronting
environmental abuse,
championing
environmentally
responsible solutions,
and advocating for the
rights and well-being
of all people
They help Improve the
health of individuals
While also Promoting
child and youth
development
They wanted to
oppose provinciallyimposed municipal
amalgamation on
seven Toronto-area
municipalities

Located All over
Canada

The Canadian Red Cross is at work in a local
community planning for the unexpected.
They Also build relationships with local
government and make sure we have supplies
nearby.

Located 70 countries
around the world

They run longer-term projects designed to
tackle health crises and support people who
cannot otherwise access health care

Over 40 countries
with headquarters in
Amsterdam

They bring together diverse perspectives,
communities and individuals while working
together, they help stop the destruction of the
environment using peaceful direct action and
creative communication

Located All over
Canada

They provide opportunities for personal growth
and character development by providing
unique and contemporary programs for
everyone regardless of race, religion, creed,
ability or economic circumstance
over 600 anti-megacity activists were meeting
weekly to analyze government actions, plot
strategy, share information, and volunteer for
tasks ranging from distributing newsletters to
lobbying politicians and creating a Web site

Canadian law upholds
the general principle
that when it comes to
home purchases and
sales, it is up to the
buyer to find out all
pertinent information
regarding their
purchase. If a buyer is
unhappy with a
property after a
transaction, it is not
fault of the sellers
They Provide a nonprofit social enterprise

Located in the City Of
Toronto

Located in Canada

Located All over

This leads many home buyers to hire
inspectors prior to finalizing a purchase. Home
inspectors can search and review a property,
thereby giving buyers all the information they
need before deciding.

Goodwill likes to help meet the needs of all job

that provides work
opportunities and skills
development for those
who face barriers to
employment

Located throughout
Canada

seekers, including programs for youth, seniors,
veterans, and people with disabilities, criminal
backgrounds and other specialized needs

Street Kids International

They work across
borders to help street
kids help themselves

Located
Internationally

They strive to help street youth worldwide
develop business skills and health knowledge
to better their lives

National Association for
the Advancement of
Colored People

They work to ensure
the political,
educational, social,
and economic equality
of rights are of all
persons and to
eliminate race-based
discrimination

Located all Over
America

They help to ensure the political, educational,
social, and economic equality of all citizens

Oxfam

They work to mobilize
the power of people
against poverty. And
Women’s rights /
overcoming inequality

They have 17 Oxfam
affiliates working in
more than 90
countries

International PEN

They campaign on
behalf of writers
across the globe who
are persecuted,
harassed and attacked
for what they have
written

Located across the
world

They support and facilitate women’s leadership
in partner organizations and communities that:
address the root causes of local poverty while
also helping women and men gain more secure
incomes, greater access to water, basic
healthcare and education, and address barriers
to development
They provide intensive training to over 50
teachers through its mentoring network

Amnesty International

They undertake
research and action
focused on preventing
and ending grave
abuses of the rights to
physical and mental
integrity

Located around the
world

They take all kinds of actions from signing
online and offline letters and petitions, holding
public demonstrations, meeting with local MPs
and getting local media attention to critical
issues