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Farmers to Families Food Box

The Farmers to Families Food Box program is set up by the United States government during the COVID-19 pandemic to help get fresh food from farmers to consumers. The food is put into "family-sized" boxes containing produce, dairy products and/or ...

                                               

International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement

The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is a movement to save human life and health. Its headquarters are in Geneva, Switzerland. Although it is a big international organisation, it is privately run. No government controls the Red C ...

                                               

Make-A-Wish Foundation

The Make-A-Wish Foundation is a non-profit organization. The organization helps children that have life-threatening medical conditions by arranging experiences known as "wishes". The age limit is between 2 and a half and 18 at the time of referra ...

                                               

International Committee of the Red Cross

The International Committee of the Red Cross is a private humanitarian organisation based in Geneva, Switzerland. The ICRC has a special job, based on the Geneva Conventions as well as other international law, to protect the victims of internatio ...

                                               

Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is a charity in England and Wales that promotes animal welfare. Money for the group comes from donations. It is one of the largest charities in the UK, with an income of £100 million in 2005.

                                               

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds is an organisation registered in Great Britain as a charity. It was founded as the Plumage League in 1889 by Emily Williamson. The RSPB works to promote conservation and protection of birds and the wi ...

                                               

Samaritans (charity)

The Samaritans, was founded on November 5, 1953 by Chad Varah, a vicar. He started as a man "willing to listen". His approach was considered controversial at the time. "Everyone thought suicidal people were mad," he said. "But they just needed to ...

                                               

St John Ambulance

St John Ambulance is a group of organizations which provide first aid and emergency medicine. They work in over 40 countries, mostly in the Commonwealth of Nations. The role of St John Ambulance varies. For example, in some parts of Australia, St ...

                                               

The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is a Protestant Christian organization William and Catherine Booth founded it in the East End of London, England in 1865. It was called the Christian Mission to start with, but in 1878, the name was changed. The Booths came fro ...

                                               

UNICEF

The United Nations Childrens Fund or UNICEF is an international organization. The United Nations established UNICEF on 11 December 1946. At that time, its name was United Nations International Childrens Emergency Fund. Thus, UNICEF became its sho ...

                                               

World Wide Fund for Nature

The World Wide Fund for Nature is an international environmental organization. It was founded as the World Wildlife Fund, which is still its official name in Canada and the United States. Most of its offices are in Switzerland. Their mascot, or l ...

                                               

AGCO

AGCO was created in 1990 when executives at Deutz-Allis bought out Deutz-Allis North American operations from the parent corporation KHD Klockner-Humboldt-Deutz. KHD was a German company that owned the Deutz-Fahr brand of agriculture equipment. K ...

                                               

Alfan

Alfan or Alfan Group is a multi-channel network that supports content creators to help them run their businesses. The company has its headquarters in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and Toronto, Canada and serves content creators across the Middle Ea ...

                                               

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway

The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway was a large railroad in the United States. Created in February 1859, the railroad reached the Kansas-Colorado border in 1873 and Pueblo, Colorado, in 1876. To create a demand for its services, the railroa ...

                                               

Cedar Fair

Cedar Fair L.P., also called the Cedar Fair Entertainment Company is a company that runs amusement parks in the United States and Canada. The company is headquartered inside their main park Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio.

                                               

Child World

Child World was a toy store. Sid Shneider and Joseph Arnesano opened the first store in Quincy Massachusetts in 1962. In 1977, they took over Childrens Palace," another toy store founded in 1968. And became the second biggest toy store behind Toy ...

                                               

Corporation

A corporation is a union of natural persons that has its own legal status. This status is independent from the persons involved. Because it is recognized by governments as a separate entity, the corporation must file tax returns and pay taxes and ...

                                               

Diwan

Diwan or Diwan Group is a MENA region based multi-channel network, and media production company while specializing in managing content creators and working with brands while promoting talents. It is known to be one of the most viewed Youtube mult ...

                                               

Foundation (nonprofit)

A foundation is a kind of company set up to carry out charity or research work. A foundation is usually endowed, which means it is given a large sum of money to do its work. Examples of foundations include the Rockefeller Foundation and the Wikim ...

                                               

Joint-stock company

A joint-stock company is a business owned by people called shareholders. Each shareholder owns company stock in proportion to the number of their shares. Some shareholders may own a larger proportion of a companys share than others. Shareholders ...

                                               

Private company

A privately held company is a company which is not quoted on stock exchanges, and its stocks cannot be openly bought or sold. Often it is owned by a family or a small group of Shareholders. Private companies are often small, but some are amongst ...

                                               

Spirit AeroSystems

Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. is the worlds biggest first-tier aerostructures manufacturer. They are in Wichita, Kansas. Spirits main competition comes from Triumph Aerostructures - Vought Aircraft Division, UTC Aerospace Systems, Leonardo, and Kawasa ...

                                               

English Heritage

English Heritage is an organization of the United Kingdom government. It manages many monuments of the historic environment of England. It was set up under the terms of the National Heritage Act 1983. Before the Department of the Environment had ...

                                               

Historic Scotland

Historic Scotland is an agency of the Scottish Executive, that is responsible for historic monuments in Scotland. Its website states: "Historic Scotland was created as an agency in 1991 and was attached to the Scottish Executive Education Departm ...

                                               

National Trust

The National Trust, more fully the National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, is a conservation organisation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Trust does not work in Scotland, as they have a different National Tru ...

                                               

Natural England

Natural England is a quango, a public body funded by government. It is responsible for protecting and preserving Englands natural environment. This includes the land, flora and fauna, freshwater and marine environments, geology and soils. It also ...

                                               

Fraternities and sororities

Fraternities and sororities are social groups for college students, though sometimes high schools have them too. They exist mostly in the United States and Europe. The words frater and soror are Latin for "brother" and "sister" and used to show c ...

                                               

Alpha Phi Alpha

Alpha Phi Alpha is the first Black, inter-collegiate Greek-lettered fraternity in the United States. It was founded on December 4, 1906 at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. It uses an icon from ancient Egypt, the Great Sphinx of Giza, as it ...

                                               

International organization

An international organization is an organization, active in more than one country. These organizations can not command countries and citizens in a way a government can. Many are intergovernmental organizations meaning that rather than having peop ...

                                               

African Union

The African Union is an international organization consisting of fifty-five African member countries. Founded in Durban on 9 July 2002, the AU was formed as a replacement to the Organization of African Unity and the African Economic Community. Th ...

                                               

AIESEC

AIESEC, is a big student organisation that was started in 1948. It was made to fix problems between countries and create peace after World War II. It has spread all over the world since it started. There are many members in about 125 countries. A ...

                                               

Arab League

The Arab League is an organization made up of countries in the Arab world in Northern Africa and Southwest Asia. Most, though not all of these countries use Arabic as their official language. The purpose is to find ways for the countries to have ...

                                               

Asia Pacific Democrat Union

The Asia Pacific Democrat Union, is in international political centre-right, right group of political parties in the Asia Pacific Region. This union is tied and related to the International Democrat Union that is based in Munich,Germany, the Is l ...

                                               

BRICS

BRICS is used to talk about the countries of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Many economists think that all these countries are at a similar stage of economic development. When people write about these countries, they usually write ...

                                               

Church of God International (United States)

The Church of God, International is a denomination of Christianity. It is one of many denominations to come out of the Worldwide Church of God. The Worldwide Church of God was started by Herbert W. Armstrong.

                                               

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Commonwealth War Graves Commission is a British international organisation taking care of cemeteries and memorials of the British Army across countries of the Commonwealth of Nations. The organisation was established in 1916, as an idea of the Br ...

                                               

Community of Sahel-Saharan States

The Community of Sahel-Saharan States aims to create a free trade area. CEN-SAD was started in February 1998 by six countries. Since then its membership has grown to 29. One of its main goals is to get economic unity through the free movement of ...

                                               

Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court

Not to be confused with the Caribbean Court of Justice. The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court is a higher court for the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States, including six independent states: Antigua and Barbuda, the Commonwealth of Dominica, G ...

                                               

Electronic Frontier Foundation

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is an international non-profit based in San Francisco, United States. It was started in July 1990 by John Gilmore, John Perry Barlow and Mitch Kapor to promote Internet freedoms. The EFF sponsors legal defense, ...

                                               

Eurasian Union

The Eurasian Union is a project of political and economic union whose members are Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, the Russian Federation, Tajikistan and could include other countries from Europe and Asia, such as, for example, countries that wer ...

                                               

Fahmy Foundation

The Fahmy Foundation for free press is a non-profit organization based in Canada. It works for freedom of the press and tries to help journalists who are in prison.

                                               

FIBA

The International Basketball Federation is the governing body of the sport of basketball. Originally known as the Federation Internationale de Basketball Amateur, in 1989 it dropped the word amateur from its name but kept the acronym; the "BA" no ...

                                               

French Community

The French Community was the body which replaced the French Union in 1958. Under the 1958 Constitution, member territories, former French colonies, had a lot of independence, but France controlled the currency, defence, foreign affairs and nation ...

                                               

Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch is an international non-governmental organization. Its activities include research and advocacy on human rights. The headquarters of the organization is in New York City.

                                               

International Atomic Energy Agency

International Atomic Energy Agency is a spin-off organisation from the United Nations. It was created as an autonomous organization on July 29, 1957. The organization is intended to monitor and promote the peaceful and safe use of nuclear energy ...

                                               

International Commission of Jurists

International Commission of Jurists is a non-governmental organization created at Berlin in 1951 by specialists of law, lawyers or judges for the protection of human rights and rule of law. Right now, the headquarters are situated in Geneva and h ...

                                               

International Cricket Council

The I nternational C ricket C ouncil is the international governing body of cricket. It was founded as the Imperial Cricket Conference in 1909. It was renamed International Cricket Conference at 1965. It was renamed International Cricket Council ...

                                               

International Criminal Court

The International Criminal Court was created on 1 July 2002. It investigates and punishes people for genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes. It is sometimes called the ICC or the ICCt. The ICCs main office is in The Hague in The Nether ...

                                               

International Downtown Association

International Downtown Association is an international organization dedicated to Downtowns and city centers around the world. The organization is located in Washington D.C., United States and was established in 2011. IDA is a world leader and cha ...

                                               

International Ice Hockey Federation

The International Ice Hockey Federation is the worldwide governing body for ice hockey and in-line hockey. It is based in Zurich, Switzerland, and has 70 members. It is responsible for the management of international ice hockey tournaments, and m ...