Find out more about organizations around the world that are helping Queen Rania of Jordan, Liberia's President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, and Sarah McLachlan change the world.
Jordan River Foundation
Queen Rania is chairperson of the Jordan River Foundation, a Jordanian non-profit non-governmental organization that's mission is to empower society, especially women and children, and, in turn, improve the quality of life to secure a better future for all Jordanians.
For more information about the Jordan River Foundation, please visit www.jordanriver.jo.
Liberian Education Trust
The Liberian Education Trust, or LET, is an initiative of the Phelps Stokes Fund, a charity that has been working in Liberia since 1920. Be sure to add "Liberian Education Trust" in the memo line of a check made out to:
The Phelps Stokes Fund
1420 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
For more information about the Liberian Education Trust, please visit www.liberianeducationtrust.org.
Sarah McLachlan Foundation
The Sarah McLachlan Foundation is dedicated to the advancement of music education for young people in Canada, and in particular, to benefit youth in underserved communities.
One of Sarah's most notable achievements was her charitable concert series, Lilith Fair. Sarah donated $1 from every ticket sold to a local shelter. More than $2 million was raised. For a list of 1998 and 1999 recipients, please visit www.lilithfair.com/charities/charities_1999.html.
Sarah McLachlan Music Outreach—An Arts Umbrella Project
The Sarah McLachlan Music Outreach—An Arts Umbrella Project, is a free music outreach program to children and youth in Vancouver's inner city, offering students high quality music instruction in guitar, piano, percussion and choir. The program also provides a support network for inner-city youth that will enable them to develop a lifelong love of music and enthusiasm for learning. This past year, 350 students participated in this innovative program.
For more information about the Sarah McLachlan Music Outreach—An Arts Umbrella Project, please visit www.smmo.com.