Berkeley Lab

Community Health Charities

Code Name Description (if provided) Website
B00065 AIDS Research Foundation (amfAR) Invests in innovative AIDS cure research; advocates to increase funding for research/ prevention/treatment and to protect the rights of all people affected by HIV/AIDS. http://www.amfar.org
B00217 Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation, California, San Francisco The Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for burn survivors and promoting burn prevention education. http://www.aarbf.org/index.htm
B07302 Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy, Inc. Attack the cancer, not the patient! We fund research for safe, effective therapies that eliminate devastating side effects; patients are cancer free because of those treatments. http://www.acgtfoundation.org
B00079 ALS Association The ALS Association leads the fight against Lou Gehrig’s Disease through research, advocacy and compassionate care and support of people with ALS and their families. http://www.alsa.org
B00229 ALS Association, California, Golden West Chapter, Oakland Supporting people with ALS and families in 31 California counties and Hawaii by providing comprehensive care services, advancing research for a cure, advocacy and education. http://www.alsagoldenwest.org
B00302 Alzheimer’s Association, California, Northern California and Northern Nevada, San Jose The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care and support and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s research. http://www.alz.org/norcal
B00081 American Cancer Society We are accelerating progress against cancer in every community by saving lives, helping those touched by cancer, and empowering people to fight back against cancer. http://www.cancer.org
B00645 American Diabetes Association, California, San Jose Committed to finding a cure for diabetes, improving care and providing information and support to help Stop Diabetes® through research, community programs and advocacy. http://www.diabetes.org
B00083 American Hearing Research Foundation The American Hearing Research Foundation funds extensive medical research to find cures and treatments for hearing and balance loss and provides the public with trusted information on hearing and balance related disorders. http://www.american-hearing.org
B00084 American Heart Association We fight heart disease and stroke – the world’s two leading causes of death – through innovative research, public education and training, and changes to public policy. http://www.heart.org
B00085 American Kidney Fund The American Kidney Fund fights kidney disease through direct financial support to patients in need; health education; and prevention efforts. http://www.kidneyfund.org
B00841 American Liver Foundation, California, Northern California Division The nation’s leading non-profit that facilitates, advocates and promotes education, support and research for prevention, treatment and cure of liver disease. http://www.liverfoundation.org
B00874 American Lung Association of California, Oakland Since 1904 we have led the fight for lung health, from beating tuberculosis to bringing awareness of lung cancer as the number one cancer killer. http://www.lung.org/california
B00088 American Parkinson Disease Association Dedicated to funding Parkinson’s research, providing comprehensive medical information, extensive public/professional education and support services. http://www.apdaparkinson.org
B00965 Angel Flight West Angel Flight West arranges free air transportation for people needing travel to/from critical healthcare and other essential services using volunteer pilots and commercial airline partners. http://www.angelflightwest.org
B01026 Arthritis Foundation, California, Great West Region, San Francisco The Arthritis Foundation is the champion of Yes. The Foundation helps conquer battles through life-changing information and resources, access to care and advancements in science. http://www.arthritis.org
B01147 Autism Speaks, California We fund biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments and cure for autism spectrum disorders; increase awareness; and advocate for the needs of affected families. http://www.autismspeaks.org
B00091 Be The Match Foundation We support the National Marrow Donor Program. Together, we help patients who require a marrow transplant find a donor and receive the treatment they need. http://www.bethematchfoundation.org
B01207 Beloved Foundation Provides financial and emotional support to families suffering a financial hardship as a result of a terminal cancer diagnosis =(Riverside & San Bernardino Counties) http://www.belovedfoundation.com
B10074 Better Health East Bay Foundation We apply a common sense approach to help prevent and treat illness and improve the health and well-being of the diverse communities in our region. http://www.sutterhealth.org
B01258 Black Women’s Health Imperative The Black Women’s Health Imperative is the only national organization dedicated to improving the physical, emotional and financial health of America’s Black Women and girls. http://www.bwhi.org
B01356 Burn Institute Burn Institute focuses on burn survivor support including counseling, emergency assistance, and camps for burn-injured children; and fire and burn prevention education safeguarding the community. http://www.burninstitute.org
B01376 California Hospice Foundation We promote understanding and support of hospice and palliative care, and work to improve access to quality end-of-life care to patients and their families. http://www.cahospicefoundation.com
B07002 Camps for Kids with Health Challenges Provide memorable, meaningful and restorative outdoor experiences for children managing long-term health conditions. http://www.healthcharities.org/camp
B00092 Cancer Research Institute Cancer Research Institute supports and coordinates scientific and clinical efforts that will lead to the immunological treatment, control, and prevention of cancer. http://www.cancerresearch.org
B00093 CaringBridge CaringBridge offers personal, protected websites for people to easily share updates and receive hands-on help and heartfelt encouragement from their community during a health journey. http://www.caringbridge.org
B00094 Cerebral Palsy Foundation The Cerebral Palsy Foundation works to transform the lives of people with cerebral palsy (and related disabilities) today through research, innovation and collaboration. http://www.cpirf.org
B00095 Childhood Obesity – Alliance for a Healthier Generation To reduce the nationwide prevalence of childhood obesity and to empower kids nationwide to make healthy lifestyle choices. http://www.healthiergeneration.org
B01539 Children’s Health Fund Children’s Health Fund, founded by musician, Paul Simon and Dr. Irwin Redlener, brings healthcare to poor/homeless families regardless of ability to pay. http://www.childrenshealthfund.org
B00096 Children’s Heart Foundation Funds the most promising research to advance the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Congenital Heart Defects, the world’s most prevalent and deadly birth defect. http://www.ChildrensHeartFoundation.org
B01566 Children’s Tumor Foundation, California Funds research, patient support and public awareness of the neurofibromatosis (NF1, NF2, and Schwannomatosis) – genetic disorders that cause random tumor growth throughout the body. http://www.ctf.org
B00098 City of Hope Internationally recognized biomedical research, treatment and educational institution, physicians/scientists are dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. http://www.cityofhope.org
B00099 Colon Cancer Alliance Our mission is to knock colon cancer out of the top three cancer killers. We are doing this by championing prevention, funding research, & providing patient support. http://www.ccalliance.org
B00024 Community Health Charities Partnering with America’s most trusted health charities to deliver credible health information, community- focused volunteer activities, and efficient charitable giving to employees in the workplace. http://www.healthcharities.org
B01672 Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology CCF works to conquer cancer by funding breakthrough cancer research and sharing cutting-edge knowledge with patients and physicians worldwide. http://www.conquercancerfoundation.org
B00100 Cooley’s Anemia Foundation You can mean the difference between life and death for a child born with thalassemia. Support the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation’s fight against this blood disorder. http://www.cooleysanemia.org
B01711 Covenant House International Give homeless teens a future! We shelter, mentor and job train kids with nowhere else to turn. Fifteen shelters – 60,000 teens yearly need help. http://www.covenanthouse.org
B07004 Crisis and Disaster Community Health Support vital emergency health and critical resource assistance to communities responding to crises and natural disasters. http://www.healthcharities.org
B01725 Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation, California, Northern California Chapter Our mission is to cure Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases.
B01787 Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, California, San Francisco The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to cure cystic fibrosis and provide all people with CF the opportunity to lead full, productive lives. http://www.cff.org/NCA
B01847 Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. CFRI provides education and support to those impacted by cystic fibrosis, a life-threatening genetic disease. We fund innovative CF research to find a cure. http://www.cfri.org
B00103 Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Patient-directed organization focusing on the most prevalent, life-threatening mental illnesses. The Mission – “to improve the lives of people living with mood disorders.” http://www.DBSAlliance.org
B07008 Drive for a Cure Help advance research to find a cure for the diseases that impact the most Americans. http://www.healthcharities.org/cure
B10075 East Bay Breast Cancer Fund In the East Bay area, minority women are disproportionately impacted by breast cancer despite advancements in early detection and treatments. You can save the life of a woman by supporting these programs that provide access to critical screenings. http://www.healthcharities.org
B00104 Easterseals Easterseals is the nation’s leading non-profit provider of rehabilitation services to children and adults with disabilities as well as support to their families. http://www.easterseals.com
B01965 Easterseals, California, Bay Area Chapter We are leading the way to ensure that individuals and families impacted by disabilities can live, learn, work and play to their full potential.. http://www.easterseals.com/bayarea
B12004 End Bullying Every day, 160,000 students skip school for fear of being bullied. Bullied children are more likely to drop out of school before graduating, are more likely to struggle with depression, and unfortunately, risk turning into bullies themselves. http://www.healthcharities.org
B00105 Endometriosis Association, Inc. Provides groundbreaking research, education, & support for families affected by endometriosis, a painful chronic disease linked to 6 cancers, 6 autoimmune diseases. http://www.endometriosisassn.org
B00106 Epilepsy Foundation of America Epilepsy Foundation’s mission: stop seizures and SUDEP, find a cure and overcome challenges created by epilepsy through education, advocacy and research to accelerate new therapies. http://www.epilepsy.com
B02078 Epilepsy Foundation of Northern California Dedicated to serving the 140,000 people in Northern California with epilepsy through education, advocacy, support groups, resource center information and research. http://www.epilepsynorcal.org
B02114 Every Kid Deserves Every kid deserves a chance to learn, play and grow up healthy and active – but there are too many children missing out on these fundamentals of childhood. http://www.healthcharities.org
B02184 Fisher House Foundation Fisher Houses provide military families housing close to a loved one during hospitalization for an illness, disease, or injury. http://www.fisherhouse.org
B07003 Health & Safety at School Ensure that students have a safe and healthy environment to learn and grow. http://www.healthcharities.org
B07005 Health Services for Vulnerable Populations Help provide critical health services to vulnerable populations across the nation that are struggling to get the care they need. http://www.healthcharities.org
B02431 HelpMeSee 20 million children and adults who are blind today, could see tomorrow. HelpMeSee is solving the global crisis of preventable cataract blindness within two decades. http://www.helpmesee.org
B07009 Hero’s Health Protect the physical and mental health of our nation’s military, veterans and first responders. http://www.healthcharities.org/hero
B02494 Hospice Giving Foundation Living well includes dying peacefully, in comfort, and with dignity. We advocate for and financially support compassionate end-of-life care through a variety of service providers. http://www.hospicegiving.org
B00108 Huntington’s Disease Society of America HDSA is dedicated to improving the lives of people with Huntington’s disease and their families through support of research, providing information and resources and education. http://www.hdsa.org
B02528 Huntington’s Disease Society of America, California, Northern California The Society is a national, voluntary health organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with Huntington’s Disease and their families. http://www.northernca.hdsa.org
B02667 JDRF International, California, Northern California Inland Chapter JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Our mission is to cure, prevent and treat T1D and its complications. http://www.jdrf.org
B02870 Lazarex Cancer Foundation Lazarex helps cancer patients find life-saving cancer treatments and provides direct financial support for patients to get to their treatments at the leading research institutions. http://www.lazarex.org
B02893 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, California, Greater Bay Area Chapter The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. http://www.lls.org/gba
B00111 Lupus Foundation of America LFA is the only national force fighting to solve the cruel mystery of lupus while giving caring support to those who suffer from its impact. http://www.lupus.org
B03101 March of Dimes Foundation, California, Bay Area Division Donations are used to fund research, educational programs, community services and advocacy efforts focused on giving every child a fighting chance at a healthy start. http://www.marchofdimes.org
B00113 Mental Health America (formerly National Mental Health Association) Mental Health America (MHA), founded in 1909, is the nation’s leading community-based non-profit dedicated to helping all Americans achieve wellness by living mentally healthier lives. http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net
B11879 Mental Health and Wellbeing Offering hope and help for those struggling with mental health.
B03331 Mission Hospice of San Mateo County (Mission Hospice & Home Care) Mission Hospice & Home Care is a charitable, nonprofit organization that provides compassionate end-of-life care for patients and families in the San Mateo County area. http://www.missionhospice.org
B07414 Muscular Dystrophy Association, California, Western Division, San Francisco Fighting neuromuscular diseases through worldwide research; providing comprehensive healthcare services and support to MDA families nationwide; and rallying communities through advocacy, fundraising and local engagement. http://www.mda.org
B00115 Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America MGFA works to discover the cause and find treatments or a cure for MG, while providing education and support to those living with the disease. http://www.myasthenia.org
B00116 NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) NAMI provides advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives. http://www.nami.org
B11143 National Blood Clot Alliance We are dedicated to advancing the prevention, early diagnosis and successful treatment of life-threatening blood clots such as deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and clot-provoked stroke. http://www.stoptheclot.org
B00117 National Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependence (NCADD) Dedicated to fighting the Nation’s #1 health problem–alcoholism, drug addiction and the devastating consequences of alcohol and other drugs on individuals, families and communities. http://www.ncadd.org
B11142 National Foundation for Cancer Research From prevention and early diagnosis to better treatments, NFCR funds cancer research and fosters scientific collaboration. NFCR’s past discoveries have led to improved treatments and today’s research will lead to a cure—a cure for all types of cancers. http://www.nfcr.org
B00118 National Headache Foundation National Headache Foundation offers resources, research and relief-vital information, support groups, physician finder, education, newsletter and outreach to headache sufferers, their families and healthcare providers. http://www.headaches.org
B00119 National Hemophilia Foundation The National Hemophilia Foundation is dedicated to finding better treatments and cures for inheritable bleeding disorders through education, advocacy and research. http://www.hemophilia.org
B00120 National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization National advocate for dying patients and family caregivers. Dedicated to increasing awareness and access to hospice care for all, including children, veterans and underserved communities. http://www.nhpco.org
B03613 National Kidney Foundation, California, West, Northern California/Pacific Northwest We are the largest, most effective, and longstanding organization fighting kidney disease, a growing public health problem affecting 1 in 3 Americans and their families. http://www.kidney.org
B03665 National Multiple Sclerosis Society, California, Northern CA People affected by MS can live their best lives as we stop MS in its tracks, restore what has been lost and end MS forever. http://www.nationalmssociety.org
B00123 National Ovarian Cancer Coalition Ovarian Cancer: Deadliest of all gynecological cancers. To save lives by fighting tirelessly to prevent and cure ovarian cancer, and to improve the quality of life for survivors. http://www.ovarian.org
B00124 National Parkinson Foundation Since 1957, NPF is the only organization with a singular focus to make life better for people with Parkinson’s through expert care and research. http://www.parkinson.org
B00125 National Psoriasis Foundation To drive efforts to cure psoriatic disease and improve the lives of those affected. http://www.psoriasis.org
B00126 National Stroke Association To positively impact the health and lives of people in the U.S. by preventing stroke, improving care and quality of life after stroke. http://www.stroke.org
B03794 New Horizons Serving Individuals with Special Needs Services to individuals with special needs, helping them reach their potential and fulfill their dreams. Job training and placement, residential care, education and recreational programs. http://www.newhorizons-sfv.org
B10047 Open Medicine Foundation Fast-tracking revolutionary research to end ME/CFS and shed light on similar diseases (fibromyalgia, autism, Lyme). World-renowned experts collaborate I our unique game-changing, open research model. http://www.omf.ngo
B00127 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Nationwide network of people dedicated to working together to advance research, support patients and create hope for those afflicted by pancreatic cancer. http://www.pancan.org
B00128 Parkinson’s Disease Foundation A leading national presence in Parkinson’s disease research, patient education and advocacy. Funds promising scientific research and offers educational programs, referral and one-on-one advice services. http://www.pdf.org
B04795 Parkinson’s Institute Partnering with people living with Parkinson’s disease and their loved ones to provide world-class comprehensive care and conduct groundbreaking Parkinson’s research. http://www.thepi.org
B03979 Pet Partners Therapy animal teams make hospitalized children smile, lower adults’ blood pressure, and provide independence to the disabled. Give the healing power of pets. http://www.petpartners.org
B04017 Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc., California, San Jose Regional Office, San Jose Accessible, personalized, affordable reproductive and primary health care, educational programs and advocacy for women, men, teens and families throughout central and northern California. http://www.ppmarmonte.org
B00129 Prevent Blindness (National Society to Prevent Blindness) Founded in 1908, Prevent Blindness is the nation’s leading volunteer eye health and safety organization dedicated to preventing blindness and saving sight. http://www.preventblindness.org
B11345 Refugee Aid Fund The Refugee Aid Fund will help bring relief to suffering children and families in crisis and support urgent refugee needs, including food, water and shelter. http://www.healthcharities.org/refugees
B00130 RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association RESOLVE addresses the issue of infertility by providing education, support, connections to resources, and advocacy for access to all family building options. http://www.resolve.org
B07006 Restore Her Heart: Protecting Women and Girls Fund prevention and support services to end the trafficking of women and girls. http://www.healthcharities.org/trafficking
B04177 Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California We provide a “home-away-from-home” for families of children undergoing treatment for cancer and other serious illnesses and camping experiences for kids with cancer. http://www.rmhcsc.org
B00131 SeriousFun Children’s Network SeriousFun Children’s Network, founded by Paul Newman, is a global community of 30 camps and outreach programs for children with serious illness and their families. https://http://www.seriousfunnetwork.org
B04324 Shatterproof Shatterproof is a national organization committed to protecting our loved ones from addiction to illicit and prescription drugs, and alcohol, and ending the stigma and suffering of those affected by this disease. http://www.shatterproof.org
B00132 Sickle Cell Disease Association of America The only national voluntary organization dedicated to addressing issues created by this inherited condition. SCDAA provides public information, professional education, advocacy, and supports research. http://www.sicklecelldisease.org
B00133 Smile Train Smile Train is an international children’s charity with a sustainable approach to a single, solvable problem: cleft lip and palate. http://www.smiletrain.org
B00134 Snowball Express Children of Fallen Military heroes who died serving our country since 9/11 are brought together to heal and create a future of hope and memories. http://www.snowballexpress.org
B00135 Spina Bifida Association of America Preventing spina bifida and enhancing the lives of all those affected through education, research, advocacy, and service. http://www.spinabifidaassociation.org
B00136 St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Researches and treats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Families never billed by St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food. Discoveries freely shared worldwide. http://www.stjude.org
B04519 St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, California (serving Northern California) Researches and treats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Families never billed by St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food. Discoveries freely shared worldwide. http://www.stjude.org
B00137 Susan G. Komen Imagine life without breast cancer. Make it a reality for all nations by racing for the cures and funding life-saving research and community health programs. http://www.komen.org
B09969 Susan G. Komen, California, San Francisco Bay Imagine life without breast cancer. Make it a reality for all nations by racing for the cures and funding life-saving research and community health programs. http://www.komensf.org
B07196 The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research One urgent goal: Eliminate Parkinson’s disease in our lifetime. 89 cents of every dollar spent goes to research, leading to $450 million granted since 2000. http://www.michaeljfox.org
B04794 The Painted Turtle The Painted Turtle is a camp for children with serious medical conditions and their families that operates at no cost to them. http://www.thepaintedturtle.org
B04818 Tierra del Sol Foundation Tierra enables adults with developmental disabilities realize their potential, become as independent as possible within their communities, and establish valued roles in society. http://www.tierradelsol.org
B00138 Tourette Association of America The Tourette Association of America is dedicated to making life better for all individuals affected by Tourette and Tic Disorders through awareness, research and support. http://www.tourette.org
B04919 United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles & Ventura Counties We help more than 1,000 adults and children with developmental disabilities daily with housing, therapeutic programs, personal and medical support to live life without limits. http://www.ucp.org
B07393 Variety – the Children’s Charity of the United States Variety grants durable medical equipment including adaptive devices to promote mobility and communication aids for children with special needs who have been denied by insurance. http://www.usvariety.org
B00139 ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer ZERO’s mission is to end prostate cancer. We will save lives and stop pain and suffering by advancing research, encouraging action, and providing education and support to men and their families. http://www.zerocancer.org
B10077 Zika Response Fund Every state in the U.S. is now affected by Zika virus, with more than 3,000 reported cases. Support the Zika Response Fund to help control the spread of Zika. http://www.healthcharities.org