Monday, February 2, 2015

Project For Awesome 2014 Winners


The 2014 P4A winners have been announced. All of these charities will receive a portion of the money that was raised. I’m very happy that so many literacy-related charities won this year. Here’s a list of all the winners:

Partners in Health – A global organization that works to improve the health of poor and marginalized people. 

Save the Children – Works to improve the health and safety of children all over the world. 

Not Forgotten – Partners with local ministries to help abandoned children in Peru. 

The Harry Potter Alliance – Harry Potter fans who find creative solutions to protect the environment and stop poverty and genocide. 

The Office of Letters and Light / NaNoWriMo – Organizes events that get children and adults excited about writing. 

The Thirst Project – Builds wells and provides safe drinking water for people all over the world. 

This Star Won’t Go Out – Gives financial assistance to the families of children with cancer. 

Doctors Without Borders – Provides medical aid to people in nearly 70 countries. 

Days for Girls International – Helps women and girls gain access to quality feminine hygiene products.

She’s the First (American) – Sponsors girls’ education with the goal of creating first-generation graduates and future global leaders. 

Pencils for Kids – Provides educational programs, classroom supplies, schools, and libraries for communities in need. 

Ultimate Peace – Uses sports and games to build bridges of friendship, trust, and leadership between young people who live in communities divided by conflict. 

We Need Diverse Books – Promotes diversification efforts in children’s literature and works to increase visibility of diverse books and authors. 

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – Dedicated to preventing suicide. 

The Book Truck – Provides free books to teens in dropout recovery high schools and foster care facilities in Los Angeles. 

To Write Love On Her Arms – Assists people who are struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. 

Donate Life – Works to increase awareness of organ, eye, and tissue donation. 

GarczyƄska’s Foundation – Helps poor children in Poland. 

Books for Africa – Distributes books to students in Africa. 

Stella’s Circle – Offers employment, counseling, and education programs to help people find and maintain employment. 

Water.org – Provides safe drinking water and sanitation systems for people all over the world. 

The Sound of Hope – Helps children break the cycle of poverty. 

Thank you to everyone who participated in P4A 2014.    

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