Investors Trust is proud to support GivingTuesday, a global generosity movement, taking place on Tuesday November 30th, 2021. This year’s theme is supporting small businesses and local charities. Below we highlight reputable local charities in Miami that align with the goals of GivingTuesday and promote the greater wellbeing of the community.
These are the principles of GivingTuesday:
- Created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good.
- Inspires generosity worldwide through a distributed network of leaders.
- Creates global impact driven by local action.
- Driving a net increase in giving.
- Inspires collective action and generosity all year round–and in times of crisis.
Miami Heart Research Institute
Miami Heart Research Institute is an independent, nonprofit with the mission to stop heart disease through research, education and prevention. They continue to fund cardiovascular research and are well positioned for a long and productive future in cardiovascular research. Taking great pride in funding research that is deemed meritorious and scientifically valid to achieve their goals; they continue to expand research capabilities and educational programs through collaborative research with organizations of excellence. Learn more here.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami
With a vision that all children achieve their full potential, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami creates and supports one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth. Every year, thousands of “Littles” benefit from a positive role model who empowers them to reach their full potential. Learn more here.
The Women of Tomorrow Mentor & Scholarship Program
The Women of Tomorrow Mentor & Scholarship Program’s mission is to inspire, motivate and empower at-risk young women to live up to their full potential through a unique mentoring program with highly accomplished professional women and scholarship opportunities. This program is specifically designed to meet the needs of at-risk teenage girls in our nation’s public high schools and help them turn obstacles into opportunities by providing the exposure, motivation, confidence and opportunities required to create a better future for themselves. By exposing at-risk girls to opportunities otherwise unavailable to them they learn vital personal and professional skills necessary for life success. Learn more here.
Whispering Manes Therapeutic Riding Center
Whispering Manes Therapeutic Riding Center benefits children and adults with special needs or disabilities by offering them the opportunity to interact with dedicated horses in a manner that promotes physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing. People can develop therapeutic relationships with horses, crossing boundaries of speech and physical disabilities in a way that encourages healing and improved self-esteem. Learn more here.
Bridge To Hope
Bridge To Hope provides comprehensive support designed to bridge the gap to self-sufficiency, improve health, well-being, and economic opportunity for income challenged and in-crisis families in a manner that preserves dignity, and inspires hope. Programs are designed to improve health outcomes and economic upward mobility; to raise the quality of life, standard of living & restore dignity & hope to those in need. Bridge to Hope is an equal opportunity provider. In 2020 Bridge to Hope stepped up efforts in response to Covid-19 pandemic and impacted over 140,000 people in 2020 by providing $2.6 million in food and nutritional support. Additionally, they provided over $750,000 in PPE, school supplies, and other tangible products. Since its inception Bridge to Hope have provided over $10 million in support to half a million people. Learn more here.
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