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Small charities often make a discreet impact, changing lives without recognition for their good works. "Give" seeks to shine a light on these organizations, sending philanthropically-minded celebrities from film, television, music, sports and business to learn about their practices. Each episode a celebrity ambassador visits two charities that employ innovation and a dedication to positive change in their communities and the world, helping to spread the inspirational stories of the quiet heroes behind the scenes and their missions to make a better society.
Helping underserved students build social and emotional skills with therapy dogs; STEM Kids NYC in Harlem, New York.
Project Renewal's Culinary Arts Training Program helps those at risk for homelessness; Back on My Feet uses running as a physical and motivational tool for working toward independent lives.
Soccer analyst Kyle Martino visits Playmakers Program at Family and Children's Aid in Danbury, Conn., and Newton Athletes Unlimited's Camp Echo Bridge in Newton, Mass.
Actress Jillian Rose Reed spends time with the homeless at Safe Place for Youth in Venice Beach, Calif., and visits Harmony Project in Los Angeles.
Chef Kristen Kish visits Boston charities NEADS Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans and the Life Is Good Foundation.
Internet star Bethany Mota joins UNICEF in Brooklyn, New York, to help malnourished children in Haiti; UNICEF's Kid Power program; Bethany creates a competition for kids to see who can earn the most points.
Kat Graham, Actress and Singer, goes to Orange County, California to visit two organizations that support low-income and homeless children and youth and their families with comprehensive, long-term services designed to interrupt inter-generational cycles of poverty.
Tony Award winning actress Cynthia Erivo visits organizations that brings the transformational power of creativity to young people in New York City.
On This episode of Give, Blair Underwood - himself the son of a 28-year Army veteran - visits two non-profits who are working to help veterans adjust to life after service. Bunker Labs helps military vets start their own businesses and Blair joins a workshop that helps these veterans network and find support for their ideas. At the Armed Services Arts Partnership, the Actor in Blair joins a class designed to help Veterans find their voice through engagements in the arts. It allows these vets to express themselves creatively in a safe community oriented environment. After a new business workshop and an ad-lib class, Blair - with the help of the Ford Fund - gives both organizations a generous donation to help them take their work to the next level.
Jenna Bush Hager, NBC News Host and Correspondent, visits two New York City based organizations that use the power of books to bring about positive impacts in the academic and emotional lives of children and teens. Jenna's first stop is Pajama Program, which provides pajamas and books to thousands of children and teens around country who are living in shelters, orphanages, group homes and foster care. At the Pajama Program Reading Center in NYC, Jenna witnesses first hand how the simple act of reading feeds children's minds and fills them with security, comfort and love. Recognizing the profound significance of bedtime reading in the lives of her own children, Jenna is deeply moved and wants to help, but first she goes to see another organization in action. Created to answer the challenge of falling literacy rates in New York City's high-poverty schools, Behind the Book brings professional authors into Pre-K - 12th grade classrooms to conduct writing workshops that culminate in the publication of a book of student work. Energized by the passion she sees in the students, and impressed with the effectiveness of Behind the Book's method, Jenna must decide how to divide fifty thousand dollars between the two organizations. In the end, with the help of the GIVE panel, she finds a way to support them both.
Jenna Bush Hager visits two organizations - and two visionary young leaders - using technology to protect the environment.
Baseball All-Star Mark Teixeira visits two charities providing life-enhancing programs to the communities they serve.
Jenna Bush Hager visits two San Francisco area organizations that are dedicated to preparing young kids of color to enter the high tech industry.
Wilmer Valderrama visits two Los Angeles–based organizations helping veterans recover from the wounds of war and find their footing in civilian life.
Jenna Bush Hager revisits some of her all-time favorite moments from this season.
Camilla Belle visits two innovative organizations making a big impact with people of all ages, from children to seniors.
Nonprofits need strong leaders to thrive - and not just strong leaders, but inspiring, passionate, dedicated and courageous people who are ready to defy the odds and make things happen for the communities they serve.
Give revisits some of the great individuals whose lives are enriched every day by organizations featured on the show.
Philanthropy expert Joan Garry and Life Is Good Children's Foundation head Steve Gross revisit organizations that respond in innovative ways to big challenges.
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