Reverse the Course:
Reverse the Course enables girls in underdeveloped countries to attend school. It assists girls by helping them start up small businesses that will generate profits to be used to pay tuition. Upper School student Mary Grace Henry started Reverse the Course. It has reached students in schools in Uganda, Kenya, Paraguay and Haiti.
RJNY is a New York-based organization dedicated to alleviating the suffering of Haitians living in Jacmel, Haiti, and promoting the reconstruction of the city after the earthquake in January 2010. RJNY has supplied food, water, health supplies, clothing, shelter and education to countless Haitians.
St. Charles Lwanga Health Center:
The St. Charles Lwanga Health Center is a 24-hour clinic in Kenya dedicated to providing care for infants and children suffering from malaria, dysentery, pneumonia, and other serious diseases.
Laini Saba Primary School:
The Laini Saba Primary School provides unique opportunities for 470 destitute children to enable them to obtain a quality education in Kibera, Kenya. The school provides not only an education, but students also receive nutritious meals.
The Carver Center was founded in 1943 to serve the less advantaged members of the Port Chester community. Its mission is to enable neighbors to help themselves and improve their lives. The Center’s educational programs, recreational opportunities and social services offer hope and opportunities to Port Chester residents who are most in need.
Helping Hands for the Homeless and Hungry, Inc.:
Helping Hands for the Homeless and Hungry is run by concerned residents of Rye, New York, and distributes school supplies, food, toiletries, clothing, and cash grants to deserving organizations.
Feed My Starving Children:
Feed My Starving Children is a Christian, nonprofit hunger relief organization that works to address the needs of children suffering from hunger by providing them with nourishing meals.
Children’s Village is a residential treatment facility for disadvantaged young men in Dobb’s Ferry, New York. The Barat Foundation awarded Children’s Village a grant for the Rowing Club Summer Program for 2013, founded by former CSH student Sarah Hirshorn.
Emerge Leadership Program:
Emerge Leadership Program works to develop leadership skills among sophomores at Evanston Township High School (Illinois). The goal is to train students to make a positive impact on their communities. Lauren Manning, an alumna and former Barat member who is a board member of Emerge Leadership, was active in this program during her years at Northwestern University.