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Preview & Purchase Our CD: GIVE US YOUR POOR Give US Your Poor Album

This CD has exclusive new tracks by Bruce Springsteen & Pete Seeger, Jon Bon Jovi, Mario Frangoulis, Buffalo Tom, Natalie Merchant, & more in collaboration with currently or formerly homeless musicians on benefit CD to fight homelessness.


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Non Profit Partners

Give US Your Poor has been very fortunate to partner with some fantastically committed organizations. They help us get exponentially increase the value of every dollar raised. Our non profit partners magnify the person-hours of our staff and volunteers to great effect. Thank you!


Marshall Media Group

Marshall Media Group has been serving the video production needs of major corporations, educational institutions and organizations for over 15 years.   MMG productions have won many prestigious awards, including several Emmy and TELLY awards, CINE Golden Eagles, several Gold CASE awards, and the Academy Award for Best Documentary / Short Subject.  Marshall Media Group has been assisting the communication efforts of Give US Your Poor for several years, and remains committed to helping address the many issues of homelessness. Contact:


Mierendorf Productions &
Mierendorf Educational Programming

Mierendorf Productions & Mierendorf Educational Programming. Producer/director Michael Mierendorf is a highly respected documentary filmmaker and investigative journalist with nearly three decades of experience. He has received three Emmys along with many other well recognized awards for his work.


The Writers Express

Lead Education Partner: The Writers’ Express mission is to give all students the power to explore their ideas, the skills to communicate them clearly, and the conviction that the world wants to hear them. Since 1994, The Writers’ Express has been teaching schools to use writing to transform the literacy skills of underserved students. Through a highly-structured instructional method, students learn the fundamental behavioral habits they need to focus on the work at hand, the academic engagement required to take their education seriously, and the core writing skills to communicate their ideas.


The Horatio Alger Association

The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans is dedicated to the simple but powerful belief that hard work, honesty and determination can conquer all obstacles. Today, through its Members, the Association continues to educate our nation's young people about the economic and personal opportunities afforded them by the promise of the American free enterprise system. Through its scholarship programs, the Association encourages students to pursue their own version of the American Dream. While providing scholarship opportunities, Association Members mentor the Scholars and underscore the importance of service to others. The Members work directly to provide promising young people with the support, education and confidence needed to realize their aspirations.



The Center for Social Innovation - The Center for Social Innovation is a woman-owned small business dedicated to developing, testing, and disseminating creative solutions to complex social problems. Through research and evaluation, training, technical assistance, and web-based communications, we bring theory to the streets, applying our knowledge of best practices to real world settings. The results are improvements in the capacity of human service providers to address the challenges they face every day.



Growing a Global Heart - Growing a Global Heart works to (1) help plant a million trees along the Trans-Atlantic slave route and the Underground Railroad to honor and remember the millions of unnamed, unheralded and unremembered souls who were lost, and (2) help combat the ravaging effects of global warming and catastrophic climate change. Maplecroft, a global risks security group, lists 28 countries as most venerable to climate change, and 22 of them are in Africa. Growing a Global Heart also works to actively highlight and support African- inspired sustainable solutions.