It’s been a terrific yr for TPG. In 2019, we doubled in measurement and moved to a brand new workplace in New York Metropolis. We’ve additionally been ready to make use of our ardour for journey and factors and miles not solely to assist our readers but in addition to assist folks and organizations in want across the globe.
Our efforts at have paid off. TPG raised and donated greater than $920,208 for a wide range of organizations. This wouldn’t have been doable with out assist from our beneficiant and dependable readers, so thanks for making this one other particular yr and serving to TPG assist others.
Earlier than we leap into 2020, let’s check out all of the methods TPG and our readers gave again this yr.
PeaceJam is a nonprofit group that TPG has been working with since 2014. Its mission is to foster younger leaders dedicated to optimistic change in themselves, their communities and the world.
The group conjures up younger folks with messages from Nobel Peace Prize laureates who use their spirit, expertise and knowledge to create instructional packages for youth around the globe.
This yr, TPG himself and different TPG staffers obtained a glimpse of the group’s impression on journeys to Guatemala, South Africa and Liberia.
Over the course of the yr, TPG and readers donated $400,000, permitting us to:
Sponsor 4 international locations (Ghana, Guatemala, Liberia and South Africa)
Carry 1,583 college students to PeaceJam conferences
Give 54 faculties a possibility to run PeaceJam programming for 5,660 college students
Help 142 group service initiatives led by PeaceJammers, which resulted in 25,000 folks impacted
NYC Fee on Human Rights and Mastercard Host #AcceptanceMatters Panel and Unveil Acceptance Avenue Throughout WorldPride 2019 on June 17, 2019 in New York Metropolis. (Photograph by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Pictures for Mastercard)
In lots of international locations, lesbian, homosexual, bisexual and trans-identified folks nonetheless dwell in concern for his or her freedom, their security and their lives. They’ve nowhere to show as a result of the federal government and police don’t shield them and as a substitute persecute them. Rainbow Railroad helps these folks get out of hazard to a protected place removed from state-enabled violence and homicide.
This yr, TPG himself shared his personal coming-out story and invited associates from the group to share their very own tales. TPG additionally launched a Prizeo marketing campaign with Chase round World Satisfaction, which raised $113,000. This enabled TPG to maneuver 15 folks to security.
This yr we partnered with United and its Miles on a Mission program to announce a match of as much as 10 million miles. By means of our collaboration,we raised 12,402,996 miles for eight organizations. Amongst these organizations have been Rainbow Railroad, for which we raised 719,380 miles, and PeaceJam, 780,939 miles.
In 2019, we hosted two Prizeo campaigns with companions. These campaigns allowed us to interact our readers with our charitable companions in a novel approach.
We partnered with JetBlue within the spring and raised over $60,000 for The Kelly Gang — a company that serves college students of all faiths who’ve demonstrated the potential and motivation to realize success. JetBlue contributed 1,000,000 TrueBlue factors because the grand prize for our giveaway, which was awarded to a TPG reader.
Over the summer season, we additionally partnered with Chase and raised over $113,000 for Rainbow Railroad. To have a good time, we had an airline-themed float at World Satisfaction in NYC, the place TPG readers have been in a position to march with us by donating to the marketing campaign. The grand prize winner was gifted a million Chase Final Rewards miles to place towards the journey of a lifetime deliberate by TPG himself.
In help of amfAR, the Basis for AIDS Analysis, TPG donated $75,000 to sponsor amfAR’s Annual NYC Gala. The worldwide nonprofit group helps of AIDS analysis, HIV prevention, therapy training and public coverage advocacy on AIDS-related points.
Angel Metropolis Sports activities
Angel Metropolis Sports activities creates sport alternatives for folks with bodily disabilities. This yr TPG sponsored the “Gold Meets Golden” Angel Metropolis Sports activities occasion with a $75,000 donation. The Factors Man, Brian Kelly, introduced an extra $25,000 donation to Angel Metropolis Sports activities on the occasion.
Heritage of Satisfaction
Heritage of Satisfaction is the group accountable for planning and producing NYC’s official LGBTQIA+ delight occasions every year. The occasions commemorate the Stonewall Riots of 1960, which marked the start of the trendy homosexual rights motion. To safe our spot within the World Satisfaction parade, TPG donated $35,000 to the group.
Worldwide Society of Ladies Airline Pilots
TPG Hero recipient Capt. Beverley Bass takes the mic on the 2019 TPG Awards on the Intrepid Sea, Air & House Museum on Dec. 9, 2019, in New York Metropolis. (Photograph by Mike Pont/Getty Pictures for The Factors Man)
The Worldwide Society of Ladies Airline Pilots (ISWAP) is devoted to scholarship, mentoring and camaraderie to advertise ladies in aviation who’re or need to turn into airline pilots.
TPG donated $50,000 to ISWAP in honor of the TPG Awards Hero recipient, Beverly Bass. Bass was the third lady employed as a pilot by American Airways and later turned the primary feminine captain for American.
Along with these highlights, TPG’s charitable work helped many different organizations, together with Housing Works, Dancers for Good, Make-A-Want Basis, Gbowee Peace Basis, Memorial Sloan Kettering hospital and AIDS/LifeCycle.
Right here at TPG, we’re grateful for our skill to present again and for our beneficiant readers who’ve contributed all year long. If there’s a company you assume could be a terrific match for TPG, tell us.
Waiting for 2020, we hope to match — or prime — our giving efforts so right here’s to a contented, wholesome and charitable 2020.
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