On May 20, 2013, the city of Moore, Oklahoma was ravaged by a tornado with wind speed up to 200 miles an hour and the city of 55,000 has been devastated by the storm.
To help fund all these initiatives Humanity First is hosting a fundraising dinner on June 06, 2013.
The second annual Night for Sight dinner will take place on June 8, 2013 in Lisle, Illinois.
THumanity First, Our Kids Our Future, strives to provide literacy and education for all children locally and globally. In the past, OKOF has partnered with at-risk Chicago public schools to mentor students, promote literacy , raise funds and donate supplies, computers and other equipment.
regret to inform you that due to unforeseen circumstances the 2013 Humanity First USA Medical Disaster Course is being postponed.
Sadinie Seneratne, a teacher at Walworth Academy in London, and her students have taken on the challenge of fundraising for one well in Ghana through Humanity First USA's Water for Life program.
The latest Feed the Hungry in America program initiative includes plans to open a food pantry in Dayton, Ohio.
In January 2013, Humanity First USA management traveled to West Africa to meet with government officials and civil society organizations, oversee ongoing projects, and initiate feasibility studies for new projects.
On January 19, 2013, Humanity First opened the Feed the Hungry in America (FHA) Food Bank in Lynnwood, Washington.
ORTM Journal TV coverage of the inauguration of Humanity First's Sewing School in Mali, January 2013.
ORTM Journal TV coverage of the opening of the Humanity First Primary School in Mali, January 2013.
Supporting the battle against breast cancer, Humanity First donated breast cancer diagnosis machines in Tanzania to improve service delivery at the nation's largest hospital.
Debbie Knorr of South Beach, victim of Hurricane Sandy shares her appreciation for Humanity First's assistance.
By day, Naperville resident Munum Naeem works in Chicago with United Airlines as the vice president of technical operations.
Humanity First is registered in 39 countries across 6 continents, and has been working on human development projects and responding to disasters since 1992. These have included the earthquakes in Turkey, Pakistan, Japan and Iran, floods in Africa and Latin America, hurricanes (Katrina and Rita) , tornado's (Kansas) and wild fires (California) in the USA, Indonesia and Bangladesh, and conflicts in Eastern Europe.
Since its inception and IRS registration in 2004, Humanity First has been focused on spending most of the raised funds on direct program related expenses. As a result, more than 90% of its funds are in that expense category. This is achieved through dedicated volunteers in its management, and program operation teams.