Making a Difference on NBC Nightly News
As Brian Williams, Anchor and Managing Editor of NBC Nightly News and Rock Center explains, the "Making a Difference segments have become a signature of the broadcast. They adhere to a simple goal of highlighting the good works being done across the country and around the world." On Chelsea Clinton joining the broadcast to report on these stories, Williams has said, "We are so excited she's joining us to tell the stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things."
The Feed Foundation
The FEED Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness and funds to ensure nutritious school meals for all children as a first step to improving the global food system. In partnership with FEED Projects, LLC, the FEED Foundation has provided over 50 million school meals to children in the developing world through the United Nations World Food Progam school feeding operations.
The CNN Heroes campaign shines a spotlight on "everyday people changing the world."
Doing Good Together
We love this organization and its mission! The idea behind Doing Good Together is to inspire, encourage and equip families to volunteer together, to spend time with loved ones while also helping the larger world. In the process, we raise children who are compassionate, aware of social issues, and are instilled with the lifelong habit of giving. DGT provides hands-on tools specifically for parents, and also teaches organizations how to more effectively engage families in service.
Urban Zen Foundation
Disappointed by the current state of healthcare after spending years at her husband's bedside in and out of the hospital for lung cancer, fashion designer Donna Karan founded this non-profit committed to improving the healing and treatment experience for patients and families. Urban Zen aims to integrate Western medicine with Eastern healing techniques, and also connects, creates and collaborates with others in order to raise awareness and inspire change in the areas of healthcare, the preservation of cultures, and empowering children.
The White Ribbon Alliance
The White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood is an international grassroots coalition which pushes for change to make pregnancy and childbirth safe for women and newborns around the world. The White Ribbon Alliance influences policies, harnesses resources, and inspires action to save the lives of women and newborns around the world.