Our Commitment to Giving Back: Social Responsibility & Relational Tithing

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We are committed to corporate social responsibility and relational tithing that maximizes 10 percent of our income in serving the sustainable development of Healthy Mind, Body, Spirit, People, Planet + Animals.

Healthy Mind, Body, Spirit, People

Gandhi Global Center For Peace

A global, virtual hub for education and community building furthering Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy of nonviolence and peace, including program partners:

  • AVANI School for orphans and brickyard children in India
  • Love Without Reason Craniofacial & Sex Trafficking Prevention in India
  • Global P.E.A.C.E. Woman FGM Prevention & Reconstructive Surgery in Uganda, Africa
  • Mercy Junction Justice and Peace Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Chattanooga Endeavors Mass Incarceration and Ex-Felon Rehabilitation in Chattanooga, Tennessee

ADRA

Adventist Development and Relief Agency works within communities in more than 130 countries to bring long-term development programs and immediate emergency relief through an active network of global offices.

Planet + Animals

350.org

Founded by journalist and environmental activist Bill McKibben, 350.org is an international environmental organization encouraging citizens to action with the belief that publicizing the increasing levels of carbon dioxide will pressure world leaders to address climate change.

PETA

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is led by President and longtime animal rights activist Ingrid Newkirk. PETA is committed to the mission that “animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on, use for entertainment, or abuse in any other way.”

HSUS

The Humane Society of the United States was founded to address animal-related cruelties of a national scope, and to resolve animal welfare problems by applying strategies beyond the resources or abilities of local organizations focusing on five target areas: 1) factory farming, 2) animal fighting, 3) the fur trade, 4) puppy mills, and 5) wildlife abuse.

Farm Sanctuary

Founded by Gene Baur and Lorri Houston in 1986, Farm Sanctuary was America’s first shelter for farm animals. It promotes laws and policies that support animal welfare, animal protection, and vegetarianism/veganism through rescue, education, and advocacy. Farm Sanctuary houses over 800 cows, chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, pigs, sheep, rabbits, and goats at a 175-acre animal sanctuary in Watkins Glen, New York. They also have two other locations in Orland, California and near Los Angeles, California.

FARM

Farm Animal Rights Movement works to promote a vegan lifestyle and animal rights through public education and grass roots outreach. It operates ten national and international programs including the Great American Meatout and World Farm Animals Day.

CLICK HERE to access Gandhi’s Be Magazine’s “Giving Guide” for more resources on giving and relational tithing.