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Wear Yellow Day 2024 Fund
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Wear Yellow Day 2024 Fund
Dish Assist for Cystic Fibrosis - Wear Yellow Day! On Friday the 21st of June the Clari Cares team is asking you all to take part in one global dish assist. Of course, our beautiful dish assist emblem comes in a sunny yellow colour - and on the 21st of June we’d like you all to wear yellow in honour of Wear Yellow Day - a day when the cystic fibrosis community wears yellow to raise awareness and money for an important cause. Some of you may know that one of our own Clarians has a son with cystic fibrosis. Nicole’s son Arlo was diagnosed with CF at just under 4 weeks old and you can read below to find out more about their family’s journey with CF. Nicole and Arlo’s story: Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a progressive genetic condition that affects the lungs, pancreas and other organs throughout the body. There are just over 100,000 people with CF across the globe. In people with CF, mutations in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene cause the CFTR protein to become dysfunctional. When the protein is not working correctly, it’s unable to move chloride — a component of salt — to the cell surface. Without the chloride to attract water to the cell surface, mucus in various organs becomes thick and sticky. This has a significant impact on the functionality of the lungs and the pancreas as well as other organs like the liver. As of today, there is no cure for cystic fibrosis - and whilst significant developments in drug therapies mean that there are many reasons to be optimistic, the condition still requires those affected by it to take daily medications and to adhere to a burdensome treatment schedule — and not everyone with CF is eligible for the drug therapies available that improve quality and length of life. Arlo was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at just under 4 weeks old as it was detected on one of his routine blood tests. We were immediately plunged into a routine of daily medication, physio, and other treatments to keep Arlo healthy. As a family we juggle hospital appointments (at least every 6 weeks), pharmacy trips, and much more - including becoming experts in giving medications, administering IV antibiotics, doing physio, and acting as Arlo's nurse and dietician. Since 4 weeks old, Arlo has done at least 30 minutes of physio a day - and he currently does more than an hour of treatments every day before and after he attends pre-school. He takes regular courses of antibiotics to treat the concurrent chest infections he gets, he also takes salt and vitamin supplements, and must take a digestive enzyme before he eats anything with fat or protein in it. It’s not all about CF though - Arlo is a bundle of energy and embraces everything life has to offer. He loves anything transport related and enjoys reading - and ‘going on adventures’ (as he puts it!). We are hopeful his life will be unlimited by his CF. And this is all thanks to the work of the CF Trust and the CF Foundation. The CF Trust and the CF Foundation are fighting for a brighter future for people with CF, and their families, by funding cutting-edge research, driving up standards of care, and supporting people with the condition and their loved ones every step of the way.
Rio Grande do Sul Humanitarian Campaign - The Luz Alliance Fund
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Rio Grande do Sul Humanitarian Campaign - The Luz Alliance Fund
IMPORTANT NOTE: When donating to "Brazil Foundation" please specify "Luz Alliance Fund - Rio Grande do Sul Humanitarian Campaign" as designated project! Link: https://brazilfoundation.org/en/help-rio-grande-do-sul/ Gisele Bündchen and BrazilFoundation are raising critical funds for immediate relief and long-term rebuilding efforts How you can help? Stand with Gisele Bündchen and help the people of Rio Grande do Sul recover. The Luz Alliance Fund, created by Gisele in partnership with BrazilFoundation, is receiving donations to directly support Rio Grande do Sul flood victims. Making a donation through BrazilFoundation is a safe and effective way to make a difference. If you are donating from the U.S., you can also receive a tax exemption. How we are helping? The floods in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, have caused extensive destruction, affecting communities, infrastructure, and livelihoods. Heavy rainfall has resulted in rivers overflowing, inundating homes, roads, and farmland. Over a million people have been displaced, and many areas remain inaccessible due to floodwaters. Critical infrastructure, including bridges, roads, and power lines, has been damaged, disrupting transportation and communication networks. The Luz Alliance Fund is delivering critical aid to people in extreme vulnerability by supporting initiatives focused on various emergency fronts. A portion of the funds raised will be used to support reconstruction efforts in the region. About Luz Alliance Fund: Established in 2020 by Gisele Bündchen in partnership with BrazilFoundation, the Luz Alliance Fund initially supported communities during COVID-19. Since 2021, it has focused on environmental restoration. The Fund is currently on the front lines, providing resources for critical humanitarian aid to families devastated by the floods in Gisele Bündchen’s home state of Rio Grande do Sul.
Rabobank Scholarship for NYC Big Brother Big Sister 2024 Fund
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Rabobank Scholarship for NYC Big Brother Big Sister 2024 Fund
Help Put Our Kids on the Path to Success: Donate to the Rabobank Scholarship! This Scholarship was endorsed by the NAET to assist Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC ("BBBSNYC") students with essential expenses. Since 2018, the New York Markets team introduced a mentorship program with BBBSNYC, the nation's first and the city's largest youth mentoring organization. Rabobank staff have been serving as mentors (Bigs) to the high school students (Littles) through the BBBSNYC Workplace Mentoring Program. For the 2021 - 2022 year, Rabobank expanded its relationship with BBBSNYC by establishing the Rabobank Scholarship. During the first year of offering the Rabobank Scholarship, we raised over $17,000 for ten Littles! We hope with your help, we can re-create a positive impact for the senior students graduating this year — all of whom we have mentored since Sophomore year. You are eligible to receive matching funds for your donation, up to $ 500.00! The Rabobank Scholarship Fund campaign is open and live now until June 4, 2024. This is a great opportunity to support this campaign and alleviate the financial burdens students often experience, set the students on the path to success, and create a more inclusive society. Your donation will make a difference in someone's life and effectuate real, tangible change. For matching, please do not forget that you will need to use your RSA token to log into Bright Funds, and that those working from home will also need to be logged on to the VPN before making the donation.