All finalist, nonprofit organizations received $15,000 for their excellent work in communities around the country.

Summer 2015 Check Presentations:

Nominating Associate(s): Uriah B., DSW Home Office

Mission:

To champion the interests of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) across all disciplines and employment sectors and ensure that all women in these fields can achieve their full potential.

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Nominating Associate(s): Staci D., Tim D., DSW Stores

Mission:

To help build a No Kill Community, where no homeless dogs or cats are ever euthanized for population control, and where true euthanasia is reserved only for animals with no hope of rehabilitation.

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Nominating Associate(s): Carrie C., Amanda F., DSW Stores

Mission:

To knock colon cancer out of the top three cancer killers by championing prevention, funding cutting-edge research, and providing the highest quality patient support services.

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Nominating Associate(s): Tami A., DSW Affiliated Business Group

Mission:

To empower people to prevent child sexual abuse. Our work is guided by a vision of a world for children where child sexual abuse and exploitation does not exist.

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Nominating Associate(s): Denny G., DSW Home Office

Mission:

To improve the quality of life for members of the military, retirees, veterans, and their families.

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Nominating Associate(s): Onnie O., Jackie F., DSW Stores

Mission:

To enhance student achievement and to encourage community engagement in support of vital educational initiatives as well as The Parent Academy of Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS).

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Nominating Associate(s): Andi E., DSW Stores

Mission:

To improve the quality of life through services designed to strengthen individuals, families, and organizations throughout North Dakota and Minnesota.

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Nominating Associate(s): Amy Jo D., DSW Home Office

Mission:

To eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.

Overview:

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