Founded in 2010, the One Love foundation honors the memory of Yeardley Reynolds Love, who was a member of the women's lacrosse team at the University of Virginia. The foundation was established by Sharon and Lexie Love, as well as additional family and friends wishing to keep the memory of Yeardley alive. The "One" represents the number Yeardley wore on her jersey during her high school and college lacrosse career. The number has since been retired by the University of Virginia in her memory.
The mission of this foundation is to end relationship violence through education and technology. Their overall vision is to make people aware of the warning signs of relationship violence and to motivate them to step up and take action.
Kevin E. Reichardt was a leader, role model, athlete, scholar and friend to those in his community. Growing up Kevin was involved in numerous sports such as lacrosse, soccer and basketball. He went on to study at The University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill where he was named to the Dean's List in 1993 and 1994 and the ACC Honor Roll. Kevin was also a member of Athletes in Action, team representative to the Athletic Director's Student Advisory Council, peer mentor for Carolina Athletes Coming Together, and was a Varsity Lacrosse Scholarship recipient.
Kevin's life was tragically cut short during his sophomore year, but through this foundation, his spirit lives on.
Founded in 1955, the Avon Foundation is the world’s largest corporate philanthropy dedicated to women’s causes and a global leader in the area of breast cancer research. Since launching its Avon Breast Cancer Crusade in 1992, Avon has raised and donated more than $640 million to breast cancer programs around the world, supporting cutting-edge research to find a cure for or prevent breast cancer as well as programs that enable all patients to access quality care.
The Wounded Warriors Project (WWP) is a non-profit organization aimed at assisting men and women in the US armed forces that have been severely injured during the war on terrorism in Iraq, Afghanistan, and other places around the world. WWP provides programs and services designed to help these heroes and their families ease their burdens, aid in the recovery process, and help the transition back to civilian life go smoother.