Organizations We Support
The Alliance for the Great Lakes is a nonpartisan nonprofit working across the region to protect our most precious resource: the fresh, clean, and natural waters of the Great Lakes.
ASPCA leads the nation in animal rescue and protection, including providing national leadership on disaster relief and recovery for shelter animals and pets.
The Anacostia Watershed Society works to protect and restore the river by bringing partners and communities together to achieve a clean and safe river for the benefit of all living in its watershed and for future generations.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeast Michigan seeks to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth to ensure they achieve their full potential.
The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington has 16 locations that serve as safe havens for their members, providing a safe and fun environment for over 1,500 youth to engage in Club activities, see their friends, and spend time with positive and encouraging adults.
The Duwamish River Community Coalition supports communities impacted by environmental health risks along the Duwamish River, aiming to address environmental injustices and promote a clean, healthy, and equitable environment.
For the past 15 years, Dry Hootch’s coffee shops in Milwaukee and Madison have offered supportive services to Wisconsin Veterans – providing a safe, comfortable, drug-and-alcohol-free environment for veterans to gather, and its food pantry and transportation network assist veterans in need.
Based in Prince George’s County, MD, End Time Harvest Ministries focuses on “Healing Communities by Healing Our Youth,” supporting youth with graduating on time, preparing for college, career, and workforce entry, equipping students with leadership and character skills, and promoting student-led health and wellness advocacy.
The Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors & Premiers unites the chief executives from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Québec, and Wisconsin to grow the region’s $6 trillion economy and protect the world’s largest system of surface fresh water.
Based in Ann Arbor, MI, Hands Across The Water provides adoption services (infant, international, state ward), foster care services, parent education, non-coercive pregnancy counseling and mental health services, and has been recognized annually by the Human Rights Campaign as a Leader in Supporting and Serving LGBTQ Families since 2011.
The Huron River Watershed Council is Michigan’s oldest environmental organization dedicated to river protection, helping to protect and restore the river for healthy and vibrant communities.
Sweet Water brings together diverse partners to provide leadership and innovation to restore the Greater Milwaukee watersheds to conditions that are healthy for swimming and fishing.
Based in three of Milwaukee’s parks, the Urban Ecology Center provides year-round educational programs for kids, families, and adults through after-school programs, summer camps and weekend activities. Its cornerstone program serves students in 60 urban Milwaukee schools each year and encourages them to walk in the woods, stand in a river in hip waders, or run along the Lake Michigan beach.
Founded in 2010 by chef José Andrés after the devastating earthquake in Haiti, WCK has become a first responder with local chefs to solve the problem of hunger globally, immediately following a disaster and has distributed more than 300 million meals to the needy.
The Exchange supports local governments and water agencies in the U.S. and Canada with implementing green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) while contributing to equitable outcomes.