Greatergood.org works to protect people, pets, and the planet
We work to alleviate and address the root causes of world hunger and food insecurity; to detect and treat breast cancer and other health concerns, particularly in women; prevent and treat childhood illness; and promote children’s literacy and education in the United States and around the world.
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We support thousands of shelters and rescue groups all over the world through the various programs aimed at improving the lives of homeless pets as well as the lives of shelter workers and volunteers. We work with creative solutions to increase adoption and the retention of pets in their homes.
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Whether purchasing land to protect endangered animal species, studying habitat for conservation and restoration purposes, or planting trees in deforested areas to offset carbon emissions, GreaterGood.org is on the front lines protecting our planet, its inhabitants, and its natural resources.
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Navajo Nation covers nearly 27,000 square miles in the southwest portion of the United States. The tribal land extends through portions of Arizona, Utah, and New Mexico. Larger than 10 of the 50 states, nearly 60% of all ethnic Navajos reside within the territory. Unfortunately, approximately 22% of these people are living with diabetes. The health and well-being of tribal members has become a serious concern. Read More →
August 26, 2015 is National Dog Day! Founded in 2004 by Animal Activist Colleen Paige, National Dog Day is a time to raise awareness among the public regarding the number of dogs that need to be rescued each year. If you have been considering adding a cute canine to your family, now is the time to do it. Here are 5 reasons to adopt a dog from your local animal rescue center right now. Read More →
It’s back to school season. Across the United States, students are gearing up to head back into the classroom. Unfortunately, millions of children around the world do not have this opportunity. Particularly in sub-Saharan African nations, where factors like tuition, transportation, and household work often prohibit children, especially girls, from attending school. Read More →
Access to ready-to-use therapeutic foods (RUTF) could mean the difference between life and death to a severely malnourished child. Used around the world by organizations like Project Peanut Butter, Doctors Without Borders, and Partners in Health, this recently created “super food” provides specific, high-quality nutrition children need to recover, survive, and even thrive. Read More →
It is with great enthusiasm that we share with you more progress from the Human Society International’s (HSI) Jaipur Elephant Welfare (JEWEL) program. Prior to the project, which began in 2013, there were no other non-profit organizations on the ground to help the 130 captive elephants. In just a couple short years, the JEWEL program has taken great strides in improving the welfare and quality of life for the amazing animals. Read More →