Charities & Giving Back...
Our goal is to give back to the community and we are very proud to announce we are fundraising various women and children shelters in various local areas and related societies by promoting and furthering their causes.
For your convenience we have listed below the associations listed to benefit from Shimmy Mob 2011-2012 fundraising efforts.
Click on logos to find out more about each one of the. Donate directly by clicking the logos below via corresponding websites.
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|Oasis Center for Girls
A nonprofit organization in Tallahassee whose mission is to "improve the lives of women and girls through celebration and support". We are focused on personal, professional, and economic concerns facing women, girls and their families. We are committed to addressing these issues individually through the provision of direct services and collectively through community dialogue and awareness.
A Domestic Violence Program and licensed Womenâ€™s Substance Treatment provider for battered women and/or homeless, chemically dependent women and their dependent children. OASIS addresses the unique needs of victims of domestic violence - whether trapped in the cycle of violence and/or the cycle of addiction.
|Oasis Women's Shelter
OASIS womenâ€™s shelter is a Domestic Violence Program and licensed Womenâ€™s Substance Treatment provider for battered women and/or homeless, chemically dependent women and their dependent children. OASIS addresses the unique needs of victims of domestic violence - whether trapped in the cycle of violence and/or the cycle of addiction. Located in Owensboro, Kentucky, and built on the â€œEmpowerment Modelâ€, OASIS provides a safe place for women and their children to escape the trauma and devastation of domestic violence and/or substance abuse.
|Ocala Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Center
The Ocala Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Center works proactively to eliminate domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, and other crimes in our society. Our mission is to aid, comfort and empower victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Towards this end, we will be the voice of the victims. Our vision is a community that has eliminated domestic violence and sexual assault as a result of social change and education
|Olds Emergency Shelter Society
Provide support to victims of family violence as they rebuild their lives. Our mission is to provide safe, secure shelter and to provide our clients with the necessary support to deal with life issues.
|One Billion Rising
One Billion Rising is the beginning of the new world ignited by a new energy. It is not the end of a struggle but the escalation of it. NOW is the time to enact change. NOW is the time to harness the power of your activism to change the world!
|Operation Enfant Soleil
Operation Enfant Soleil est un organisme aÂ but non lucratif qui amasse des fonds pour soutenir le developpement d'une pediatrie de qualite et contribuer aÂ la realisation de projets d'intervention sociale pour tous les enfants du Quebec.
Empowering Changed Lives Since it's inception Opportunity House has helped thousands achieve their goal of self-sufficiency. They have exceeded capacity and the diversity of needs has continued to grow with the population they serve. The "umbrella" of services they hope to provide include more transitional and alternative housing, more supportive services, a mentoring program and volunteer programs. They also serve a homeless assistance center, providing an essential gateway to services offered throughout their community. They offer services to women and children.
|OSU STAR HOUSE
Integrating research and community service, Star House provides youth experiencing homelessness with a safe respite from the streets and connects them to a chance for a productive life.Transitional youth ages 14-24 experiencing homelessness finds a safe and accepting place where they can connect a community. Star House enables the youth to do their laundry, eat, rest, bathe and receive clothing. It also acts as a place to connect to the services available through other
|OSU Star House
Star House is a drop-in center for homeless youth in Central Ohio. We help transitional youth get connected and reconnected with the community. Star House offers a safe place for homeless youth to seek services and begin to establish trust in order to access stabilizing resources such as housing, counseling, and employment opportunities. Because most services are not all within geographic proximity of a homeless youth, Star House provides a distinctive opportunity for those youth to receive integrated behavioral, social, and healthcare services all at one site. We serve youths ages 14-24, one of the most vulnerable populations worldwide. It is estimated that 1200-1500 homeless youth and youth in transition exist in Central Ohio. These youths live directly on the streets or in abandoned buildings, or couch surf among friendsÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ homes. Most are disconnected from their families, and all are under served by communities, left to fend for themselves on the fringes of our society. With limited rights and privacy, they have little access to services and supports needed to survive independently. These youth are at high risk for human trafficking, HIV and Hepatitis C infections, and victimization. The primary reasons for being homeless include: A conflictual family environment, physical and/or sexual abuse Youth have been asked to leave home because their parents are unwilling or unable to care for them Homeless youth statistics: Over 50% report childhood physical or sexual abuse 50% report physical/sexual and or other criminal victimization in the past 12 months 12 times more likely to die than housed youth are Almost half (41.6%) have children 66% African American, 20% White, non-Hispanic, 12% other 47% Female 30% have children 20% report being under age 18 38% report ever having stayed in a shelter 48% report a history of foster care/being a ward of the state
|OSU STAR HOUSE
A drop in shelter for 14 to 24 yr olds homeless living on the streets of Columbus, Ohio. A safe place to get a meal, take a shower, wash clothes, computer access, job counseling, family counseling, health assistance.
|Outreach Center for Women & Children
A safe place where women and children can seek help and shelter in their time of need.
|Outreach Center for Women and Children
A shelter for homeless women and children providing numerous services such as job placement, counseling and other support. Please visit the website for more information.
Ozcare provides a range of in-home and centre-based support services from locations throughout Queensland. Ozcareâ€™s Community Care programs assist a variety of clients, including the frail aged and people with disabilities. The focus is to provide support and services that allow people to remain in their own homes and continue to live independently in the community.
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