Sharing is Caring
We have been blessed with far greater resources than the vast majority of the world. This realization, combined with our desire to make a positive change in the world has motivated our search for humanitarian organizations with inspiring missions. Here are a few of our current favorites supported by Berg Benefits staff.
Agros International's mission is to break the cycle of poverty and create paths to prosperity for farming families in rural Latin America.
Since 1895, HopeSparks has been providing behavioral health and family services to children and their families in Tacoma and Pierce County. HopeSparks is a recognized leader in behavioral health, early intervention, kinship care, home visiting, and parent education.
Metropolitan Development Council (MDC) was founded in 1964 as a non-profit Community Action Agency. MDC responds to community needs by providing services in the areas of healthcare, housing, education, and employment that address the challenges faced by low-income individuals and families.
Summer in the USA (SUSA) is an organization that offers opportunities for international students to study English with native English speaking families in the United States. Every summer, they organize several month-long trips for young people of the Basque Country to various parts of the USA to improve their English, believing that this level of immersion is the best way to learn any language.
The Tacoma-Pierce County Chaplaincy (TPCC) was incorporated 45 years ago to bring hope and healing to the hurting in times of crisis. 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, Staff Chaplains and Volunteer Chaplains respond annually to an estimated 10,000 service calls, directly providing service to victims, community members, and emergency service employees to the 800,000 residents in the South Puget Sound region. TPCC provides services within 35 emergency response agencies for emotional, spiritual and practical care to those facing crisis and trauma. Joe Berg services on the TPCC Board of Directors.