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Our non-profit of the week is Global Brightlight Foundation. GBF provides practical, affordable, solar energy solutions to rural communities in Peru and Guatemala that currently lack access to electricity.
GBF's CEO Ben Bunker explains their mission thusly:
By harnessing the power of the sun, we can provide light and power to those without reliable access to energy. This saves families money, improves their health, safety, and educational outcomes.
Through the funding of our successful HELIO Kickstarter Campaign, Global Brightlight Foundation was able to light ...!-->
Our non-profit of the week, Born Just Right, builds creative solutions that help kids with disabilities live a more enjoyable life. They believe giving kids design knowledge empowers them to create their own solutions.
Born Just Right is focused on three major outcomes:
Born Just Right partners with makers and designers from across the country. They love to ...!-->
Makers4Good is a proud sponsor of Team Sierra’s Outdoor Challenge.
If you would like a chance to receive one of our HELIO solar-powered 3-in-1 lights, join Team Sierra’s Outdoor Challenge!
You’ll help yourself by getting out, connecting to the planet, and challenging yourself to partake in multiple outdoor adventures … and, you’ll help support the good work Sierra Club accomplishes in the process. Plus, as a participant of the Outdoor Challenge, you’ll get a chance to win one of our HELIO ...!-->
Makers4Good loves Head Over Heels-a non-profit organization that provides recreational, competitive, and special needs gymnastics and dance training to about 1,500 students locally.
We wanted to help them raise funds to continue their important work, so we set out to do so in the way we know best: by designing consumer products, marketing them to raise profits, and donating 100% of the proceeds to charity—in this case, to the good folks at Head Over Heels.
Makers4Good reached out to Flip & Tumble, makers ...!-->