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Expand your horizons

Share your life with those in need!

Today when you cross paths with someone you likely experience a moment of hesitation. Could they be contagious? 
What if I put them in harm’s way? 

Over the past months, forced to keep our distance, we have focused on our immediate circle of relationships.  Have you experienced the temptation to stay inside your bubble, safe behind the walls of your house, settled in your daily routine? What do you lose if you live this way for too long?  

AVSI-USA’s Annual Campaign 2020-2021 gives you the opportunity to expand your horizons, to look out at the world and get involved in the good happening around us.  This is a chance for you to share your life with others in need. A simple gesture and sacrifice can bring you to experience the joy of giving. We call this solidarity and charity.  

In the 50 years of AVSI’s standing alongside the poor and vulnerable around the world, we have witnessed many terrifying and heartbreaking things, but never have we been faced with a crisis that affects us all. Yet, in the face of this challenge, we are more energized than ever.  

We invite you to join us. We need you: your creativity, your energy and your desire to be fully alive. Together we can find ways to safely connect with and share with others in need. 

Why is it worthwhile for you? No matter which project you choose to support, alone or with your family and friends, you will enjoy a breath of fresh air while working on something positive and life-affirming. If you take the time to get to know our friends in Kenya, Rwanda and Brazil you may just be surprised to witness that hope is alive and well in the world. And that is just the beginning!  

share your love of reading and commitment to education with children in kenya

Support Otunga High School and Little Prince Primary School.  

Help us donate 100 iBooks ($50 each) loaded with 100+ titles to two extraordinary schools in Nairobi, providing a quality education to children from the slums.

Goal: $5,000, equivalent to 100 iBooks, and 600 students helped.

Share your desire to see the dreams of all young women fully realized with young mothers in Rwanda

Sustain AVSI Rwanda’s lifeline of support for young single mothers who have lost their income due to COVID but not their hope for their children. Help us keep women and children safe and on the right path with emergency cash, food and support to their small businesses.

Goal: $20,000 and 400 women, 800 children helped.

Share your love for the natural world with students in Brazil who are learning to care for the earth while earning a living

Support scholarships of $200 each to allow 25 indigenous students to experience the hands-on learning and community of the Agricultural School in Manaus located in the heart of the Brazilian Amazon.

Goal: $5,000 and 25 students directly helped.

General operations FUND

Your support to the AVSI-USA General Fund enables us to leverage our fundraising capacity through outreach to foundations.  Without your support, none of the life-saving emergency response work or the long-term development initiatives would be possible.

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Enables you to choose the Fund of your choice and schedule regular donations.

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VIEW PHOTOS FROM AVSI-USA'S RECENT DONOR APPRECIATION EVENT @ THE NEW YORK ENCOUNTER 2020