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Support our Members, Partners, and Sponsors

Concordia is proud to support Giving Tuesday by promoting our incredible Members, Partners, and Sponsors who are implementing and supporting impactful programs and projects around the world to improve health, empower communities, reduce poverty, and promote peace. Concordia’s community has helped foster meaningful dialogue, spark collaboration, and inspire collective action by way of developing diverse and action-oriented programming throughout the past year. From the Concordia Annual Summit to a series of year-round engagement opportunities, our programming connects the Concordia community with thought leaders, social innovators, and partnership builders, while emphasizing tangible impact beyond our events.

Concordia’s success in the past year would not have been possible without the support of our Members, Partners, and Sponsors. In support of their great work, we urge our community to practice charitable giving to our partners in honor of the admirable tradition that is Giving Tuesday. If you wish to donate to one or more of our Partners, you can do so by following the link to each organization’s donation page below.


Greyston is a nonprofit social justice enterprise working to create work opportunities and offer services that enable self-sufficiency for our neighbors in Southwest Yonkers, New York. Our workforce development, community wellness programs, and Open Hiring® business model generate $11.5 million in positive economic impact annually, and provide a path forward to those who face barriers to personal and financial success. Greyston promotes inclusion, offers support to disenfranchised individuals, battles against systemic inequities, and advocates for a level playing field for all, regardless of their pasts. In doing so, we’re breaking the cycle of poverty and building a stronger community, one person and one job at a time. For more information, visit greyston.org.


African Diaspora Network (ADN) supported by Baobab Consulting

Baobab Consulting is the PR Partner for the African Diaspora Network (ADN), a Silicon Valley based nonprofit connecting African innovators to resources to scale their impact. This year, ADN is celebrating ten years of convening Africans, Diasporans and friends of Africa to drive sustainable development and business across the continent. Join us on Giving Tuesday by donating to ADN.


Save the Children

As the world’s leading expert on childhood, Save the Children is right now engaged in the most sweeping humanitarian response in its 101-year history. The global nonprofit is working to protect a generation of children at this unprecedented time. Save the Children has been able to change the lives of over 1 billion children since its founding in 1919. The organization’s work in the United States and around the world helps keep children healthy, educated and safe. On this global day of giving, help Save the Children protect a generation of children and the future we all share. To donate go to: savethechildren.org/givingtuesday.


Sesame Workshop

Most people know Sesame Workshop for our flagship television show Sesame Street, but we’re also a nonprofit organization on a mission to help kids everywhere grow smarter, stronger, and kinder. This year, as families around the world face new challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we launched Caring for Each Other, a global initiative that helps families provide comfort, manage anxiety, and foster playful learning at home. With help from the Muppets of Sesame Street, we’ve delivered critical health messages and early educational lessons to children and families in 41 languages and over 100 countries.

Sesame Workshop is committed to supporting children and families throughout this crisis and beyond. Our materials always offer child-friendly explanations and strategies—plus self-care tips for grown-ups, too. By giving families tools to help them get through challenging times, we hope that, together, we can look to sunny days ahead. Support our efforts here.



CARE will be participating in Giving Tuesday 2020 to continue raising awareness and securing donations for CARE’s mission. All donations on Giving Tuesday through midnight will be matched 10x to fight back against the Hunger Emergency— a deadly combo of hunger + COVID-19 threatening an entire generation of children. Click here to donate.


The Fabien Cousteau Ocean Learning Center

The Fabien Cousteau Ocean Learning Center (FCOLC) is dedicated to protecting and preserving our planet’s waters, coastal areas, and marine habitats by facilitating education, research, collaboration, advocacy, and empowerment. Through our programs, we focus on: Sea Turtle Conservation & Women Empowerment, combining art and science with the 3D- printed Coral Restoration Program, and accelerating ground-breaking Ocean research with Proteus™, a state-of-the-art International Space Station underwater. Inspired by his grandfather, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Fabien’s mission for the OLC is focused on the critical need to connect the world to our Ocean in order to save our blue planet. Join us this Giving Tuesday by donating and becoming an Ocean Protector!


Seleni Institute

1 out of 10 pregnant women and new moms experience depression. Many women cannot afford the emotional support they need, impacting not only them, but also the families that depend on them. We’re witnessing a spike in anxiety and depression among this vulnerable and vital population, especially in our under-served communities. At Seleni, we treat, train, support, and advocate to improve the emotional health of individuals and their families during the family-building years. We believe all individuals should be able to receive treatment with dignity. Please join us & donate today.


Envolve USA

Envolve believes that through diversification of opportunities and greater access to resources for entrepreneurs, we can eradicate barriers in underserved communities, revitalize them, and bring people together to induce change. Under the pillars of education, awards, and business resources, we advocate for under-resourced communities and equip them with stepping stones towards entrepreneurial success. The entrepreneurs and small business owners within our network are deeply ingrained in their community fabrics. Our connection to them is a connection to community, and our programming reflects those holistic needs within our impact regions. Entrepreneurs and small business owners are the ones who respond directly to the needs of their community, whether that’s finding local solutions to combat the effects of climate change or providing healthy food options. At the core of entrepreneurship is creative problem solving. Every day we see founders creating pathways to their dreams and positive change in their communities. Organizations such as ours are here to do our part and we support diverse entrepreneurs in their efforts to live their dream or very simply address a gap in the entrepreneurship landscape. Why? Because Representation matters. We ask you to support Envolve and work together to support the under-served, yet equally worthy, entrepreneurs in our communities. Learn more about how to support Envolve USA and our entrepreneurs here.


The Home Project

In Greece there are more than 2,350 unaccompanied refugee children outside of a system of protection with no access to basic care, services, nor information on their rights. They live in appalling conditions exposed to all sorts of dangers from child abuse to organ trafficking and sexual exploitation. The HOME Project is a non-profit organization set up to address the needs of refugee children, who arrive in Greece alone. The HOME Project receives children from the streets, camps, police stations, detention centers and brings them to the safety of its HOMES where they receive a holistic network of child protection services, via an individual development plan that includes mental health, educational, social, pedagogical and legal support, with the ultimate aim of social inclusion. Support us on #GivingTuesday to continue providing a safe HOME for 270 children in the 14 shelters in Athens, Greece. Learn more about our work here.



Help YMCA Ethiopia support single mothers and their children with food, shelter and the chance to build a better future.

Since the outbreak of COVID the number of vulnerable single mothers in Ethiopia has skyrocketed. Today, The YMCA is supporting more than two hundred single moms and their children by providing nutritious food, skills training and financial grants, small stipends to pay for shelter. Without our program, many of the mothers and children we help would be forced to live on the streets.

We need your help. Every donation counts, no matter how small. One-time gifts are gratefully accepted and used to support the mothers and their children in our program. Pledge payments over time can be arranged according to your individual preferences. Thank you.

Please find the donation link here.


#RAREis Adoption Fund, Lake County Haven, Perspectives Charter Schools, and Asian University for Women supported by Horizon Therapeutics

In 2018, Horizon was of the first biopharma companies to join the Pledge 1% philanthropic movement and was thrilled to already be meeting three of the four commitments. In order to meet the fourth commitment of donating 1% of equity, Horizon is launching a new equity employee donation match program on Giving Tuesday. They hope this program will educate employees of their ability to donate equity, simplify the equity donation process for employees, and incentivize employees to donate by offering a corporate match. Their nonprofit partners intend to use the equity donations and corporate match to help more children living with rare diseases be adopted through the #RAREis Adoption Fund (giftofadoption.org); to provide supportive services for women and children experiencing homelessness (lakecountyhaven.org); to start a certificate program to expand career opportunities for high school students (pcsedu.org); and, to provide additional university scholarships for the most marginalized of young women (asian-university.org). Horizon believes their new program is an innovative approach to engaging employees in impact, one that goes beyond traditional philanthropy and volunteerism.


Eleanor Crook Foundation

Built on the principle that every child has the right to be properly nourished, the Eleanor Crook Foundation works toward a world free of malnutrition. Our team is relentless in this fight, diligently seeking solutions to global malnutrition that are catalytic, scalable, and sustainable, and supporting organizations such as the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and Helen Keller International (Intl) who are advancing on this front.

    • Helen Keller Intl: Helen Keller Intl is a global nonprofit organization, co-founded in 1915 by Helen Keller to rehabilitate soldiers who were blinded during WWI. Since then, our work has expanded from rehabilitation to the prevention of blindness by addressing the root causes of blindness, such as vitamin A deficiency. Currently working in 21 countries, we reach those who are most vulnerable to vision impairment or loss, malnutrition, diseases of poverty and other serious threats to health in Africa, Asia and the United States.
    • The International Rescue Committee (IRC): Over 50 million children suffer from acute malnutrition, including 18 million in crisis-affected contexts, the vast majority of whom do not have access to treatment. The IRC has developed a new package of care that offers the potential for transformative change through a simplified, less expensive, and more comprehensive approach. This is but one of the many innovative interventions that the IRC has prioritized to restore the health, safety, education, and economic wellbeing of those whose lives have been shattered by conflict and disaster.

  • To support partnership building and further collaboration between these organizations and Concordia, you can find detailed information about becoming a Member of the Concordia community here


About Giving Tuesday

Since 2012, people around the world have joined in commemorating an international day of giving, commonly referred to as Giving Tuesday. Created by the 92 Street Y and the United Nations Foundation, this day falls on the Tuesday following American Thanksgiving and encourages us to impact the lives of those in need during the holiday season.