Corvette Cleveland is
proud to support the organizations. We also participate in a
number of community parades, homecomings and
events during the
Each logo is a link to
the organization's website so you can find out how you can help
Statement of the National Kidney Foundation:
The National Kidney Foundation,
Inc., a major voluntary health organization, seeks to prevent
kidney and urinary tract diseases, improve the health and
well-being of individuals and families affected by these diseases,
and increase the availability of all organs for transplantation.
Goals of the
National Kidney Foundation:
Supporting Research and Research Training; Continuing Education of
Health Care Professionals; Expanding Patient Services and
Community Resources; Educating the Public; Shaping Health Policy;
TO THE JULY 25, 2010 CORVETTES @ CORSA VIII AND SUPPORT THE BEREA CHILDREN'S HOME & FAMILY SERVICES!
Responding to Christ and the Church, the mission of Berea
Children's Home and Family Services is to provide a ministry in
Ohio of healing and nurturing to children and their families in
the least restrictive appropriate setting, enabling them to grow
in wholeness and freedom in order to become more productive
Berea Children's Home & Family Services believes that all
people have worth and values them as children of God.
We hold that children and families carry hopes, dreams, and
visions that will be the reality of our future.
We value a flexible approach to responding to the unique
strengths and needs of children, families, and communities.
We strive to provide unconditional services which promote
empowerment, personal responsibility, safety, and hope.
Caring For: 126 children in the Mantua, OH facility, 39 adults
in group homes located in Cuyahoga County, and 12 adults in
supported-living homes in Summit County. Hattie Larlham also
provides foster care, respite, integrated day care, and in-home
services for an additional 308 profoundly disabled children and
young adults throughout Northeast Ohio.
Operating Budget: $24.5 million
Funding: Approximately 90% of the cost of caring for the
children at Hattie Larlham is reimbursed through Medicaid. The
remaining 10% is funded through fees for service, annual fund
contributions, and volunteers who contribute, on average, over
15,200 hours a year to help care for the children.
The mission of the HELP Foundation,
Inc., is to ensure children and adults with mental retardation and
developmental disabilities have the homes, environments, and
opportunities to be valued members of the Northeast Ohio
community. HELP Foundation manages a number of programs throughout
Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake and Summit Counties. Our programs are based
on the philosophy that every child and adult has the capacity to
learn and grow. We believe that individuals with MR/DD, like
everyone else, want to exercise choice, develop personal
capacities, enjoy life, and contribute to the community.
JDRF is proud to fund the most innovative, cutting-edge
research worldwide. In FY 2004, the Foundation committed more than
$120 million to outstanding diabetes research.
JDRF has adopted a number of mechanisms to fund innovative
science and clinical research aimed at accelerating progress
within each of our three cure goal areas. These include Regular
and Innovative Grants, Program Projects, Clinical Investigations,
Training Awards, Industry Discovery & Development, and
Research Center Grants.
Since 1998, JDRF has funded 31 new Research Centers throughout
the world, focusing on solving specific problems within our
priority goal areas.
JDRF also creates multidisciplinary programs that bring
together diabetes researchers from many institutions and such
diverse disciplines as molecular biology and genetics, immunology,
transplantation and vascular biology to find a cure for diabetes
and its complications. Wherever appropriate, JDRF supports
collaboration and partnerships among scientists and institutions
to maximize research potential and bring about a cure as soon as
West Food & Family Service Center
Near West Food & Family Service
Center (NWFFSC) supports the belief that well-nourished bodies,
education, compassion, and understanding will nurture healthy
minds. A healthy mind will enable people to become self-reliant.
NWFFSC offers food pantry services, evening meals, mentoring,
outreach services, medical counseling, psychological counseling,
nutrition counseling, legal services, and an anti-violence/early
dropout prevention program called SOAR (Seeking Option And
Resolutions). All services are free of charge. The center operates
Monday through Friday from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, with extended
evening hours on certain days of the week.
Seventy-five percent of the money
raised by the Northeast Ohio Race for the Cure funds breast
health/cancer programs IN Northeast Ohio. The remaining 25% helps
fund the Komen National Grant Program.
The Northeast Ohio Race for the
Cure supports the mission of the Komen Foundation in the 16-county
region from Lorain County in the west stretching southeast to
Jefferson county along the Ohio River.
In 2004 we granted over $800,000 to
21 non-profit organizations that provide breast cancer screening,
treatment and educational programs.
Proceeds from previous Corvettes @ CORSA events benefited the
Fairview General Hospital Pediatrics Ward. The ward also
received two pedal Corvettes!
information is obtained from their website.