Featured NORP Organizations
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At the Boys & Girls Club of Cypress we want a world where every child is given the opportunity to succeed in life and experience a brighter future. For over 40 years the Boys & Girls Club of Cypress has provided hope and opportunity for young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances. We provide free and low-cost afterschool and summer program activities for school-age children and teens of local residents and local business employees. No child is ever turned away for inability to pay. We fully scholarship children of military personnel as a thank you for their family’s service to our country.
Dress for Success Twin Cities empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. We offer high touch, high impact career and workplace skills development programs for low income women to help them achieve career advancement, career stability and economic sustainability.
The mission of Shipley Center, located in Sequim, WA, is to enrich the lives of adults through social, health and fitness activities, trips, educational classes, low-income housing opportunities, and referrals to community resources. The success of Shipley Center has been evidenced by membership and program growth. Every month, Shipley Center sends out a newsletter about its programs and activities to over 1,900 members, including 120 volunteers.
The Upper Valley Haven is a non-profit, private organization that serves people struggling with poverty by providing food, shelter, education, clothing and support. For more than 35 years the Upper Valley Haven has provided temporary shelter and educational programming for homeless families and adults as well as food and clothing to anyone in need. In fiscal year 2016, the Haven provided:
- Shelter for 35 families totaling 113 people (63 children), and for 90 adults (including 1 couple and 11 veterans)
- Seasonal Shelter for 110 adults (including 2 couples and 18 veterans)
- Food for 3,888 households with 11,492 members (3,599 of whom were children). There has been food supplied for one household for one week on 17,529 occasions.
- Community Service Coordination support for 3,949 individuals (for community members, not including shelter guests)
As a member of many community group efforts, the Haven collaborates with dozens of organizations on a regular basis to better the circumstances of those struggling in our area.