Through Impact Club, as Impact Venture Capitalists, we invest heavily in local charities that demonstrate a powerful “Story Engine,” and have proven their willingness to fight for their cause – by competing in and winning a high-stakes competition. As a result, Impact Club, through Impact Venture Capitalism has dramatically multiplied the Impact that a single person can have on charities in their local community.
OneChild is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing disadvantaged children with new clothing and school supplies. Our goal is to promote self-esteem in underprivileged children, so they may appreciate their individual worth, and have an opportunity to do better not only in school but in life! Each child receives the following new clothing: 2 pairs of jeans, 3 shirts, 1 package of socks & underwear, 1 sweatshirt and sweatpants, 1 gift card for shoes from Payless, School/dental supplies and books. We have served over 6,100 children over the last 16 years.
Drivers For Survivors (DFS) provides free transportation service and supportive companionship for ambulatory cancer patients, from suspicious findings through completion of treatments. This service is provided to all medical-related doctor appointments for those undergoing cancer diagnosis and treatment within a 60-mile radius from DFS Fremont headquarters, freeing them to focus on their health and essential treatment. We serve Fremont, Newark, and Union City. Expansion 7/1/17 to 6 additional areas.
We work within the community to make exceptional student programs possible. We provide assistance at every grade level and reach every school in the New Haven Unified School District. The “Pathways to Success” community-based scholarship program helps graduating seniors to go on to higher education, which, for many, would be unthinkable without aid. NHSF also provides grants to teachers with innovative ideas for classroom learning, like funding Lego robotics kits or providing interactive books to foster a love of reading in young children.