2020 #GivingTuesday Client Highlight


JMT Consulting was founded almost 30 years ago with one simple goal – to help nonprofits achieve their missions. We are immeasurably thankful for each nonprofit we have had the opportunity to serve over the years and even more thankful to bear witness to the impacts each has had in the communities they serve.

This #GivingTuesday, we wanted to take the opportunity to support some of our nonprofit clients’ fundraising efforts as a way of saying thank you for their patronage this year. Continue reading to learn about some of our clients, their missions, and where you can donate to support their causes!

If you are a JMT client and want to be featured below, please email hello@jmtconsulting.com

Access: Supports for Living
Access: Supports for Living is driven by our mission – to help people live the healthiest and fullest lives possible. We believe in #AccessforAll.
Our mission is the advancement of humanistic studies in all fields of learning in the humanities and the social sciences and the maintenance and strengthening of relations among the national societies devoted to such studies.

The American Center of Research (ACOR): Our mission is to advance understanding of Jordan and the interconnected Middle East, past and present, which we pursue through fellowship and scholarship programs, tourism development and community outreach, seminars, workshops, and public lectures, a residential facility, and many other library and support services.

andrew jackson foundation

The mission of the Andrew Jackson Foundation is to preserve the home place of Andrew Jackson, to create learning opportunities and to inspire citizenship through experiencing the life and unique impact of Jackson.


Avow is a nonprofit provider of hospice, palliative and grief support services. We deliver compassionate care for patients of all ages in Collier County, Florida through some of life’s most challenging transitions.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Ohio’s mission is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.

By partnering with parents/guardians, volunteers, and others in the community we are accountable for each child in our program achieving:

  • Higher aspirations, greater confidence, and better relationships
  • Avoidance of risky behaviors
  • Educational success
Bowery Residents' Committee
Bowery Residents’ Committee provides critical housing, shelter and services to New Yorkers experiencing homelessness.
catholic charities of cortland county

Our mission is to help people suffering from poverty, mental illness, substance abuse, or co-occurring conditions by providing meals, shelter, counseling, and linking them with other service providers in the community.


Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization working with the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through powerful networks and advocacy, Ceres tackles the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and inequitable workplaces. Our mission: Ceres is transforming the economy to build a sustainable future for people and the planet.

chas health

CHAS Health is a local, non-profit organization that provides high quality, comprehensive health care to everyone. Our mission is to improve the overall health of the communities we serve by expanding access to quality health and wellness services.

chelsea jewish lifecare

Chelsea Jewish Lifecare honors the philosophies inherent in its history by providing compassionate care in “real” homes while envisioning a world in which high quality long-term residential and short term post-acute care is available in every community to every person.

child care aware of america

Child Care Aware of America is a national nonprofit organization that works with over 450 state and local Child Care Resource and Referral agencies and other partners to ensure that all families have access to quality, affordable child care.

Children First Fund

The mission of the Children First Fund is to promote the growth and success of Chicago Public Schools through philanthropy and partnerships. During Giving Tuesday, we are highlighting CFF’s Compassion Fund: Holiday 2020 campaign which will provide the highest need CPS families with resources for meals, toys, winter gear, and other essentials during the 2020 holidays.

Children's Health Fund

Children’s Health Fund is committed to breaking down barriers to accessing high-quality, comprehensive healthcare for children and families living in underserved communities across America. You can help to provide warm winter wear for children who need it this season through our Share Your Care with Winter Wear drive for GivingTuesday, now through December 2nd!

citizens for citizens
Our mission has always been to advocate on behalf of low-income residents and address the causes and effects of poverty through the provision of direct and integrated services, the promotion of self-sufficiency, and the advancement of social change. During COVID-19 this has become particularly critical. Our food pantry, heating assistance program, and family planning clinic have been open throughout the pandemic shutdowns providing help with immediate and critical needs, and all of our programs have found ways to provide the help our clients need in many new and different ways.

CSD of South Dakota brings the deaf community together through employment services, individual advocacy, and telecommunication equipment distribution — and we’re hoping to continue providing deaf youth with access to their peers via summer camp next year!

community legal services of mid-florida logo
Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida Inc., (CLSMF) promotes equal access to justice by providing civil legal aid to help low-income people protect their livelihoods, their health, and their families. Every year, we help thousands of Central Floridians obtain and maintain the basic necessities of life, including food, shelter, health care, safety, and education. We make it easier for our vulnerable population to access information, receive legal assistance and representation, and to know and understand their rights.
connections area agency on aging

Connections Area Agency on Aging’s mission is “To enhance the quality of life of elders in our service area through education, planning, and coordination of services.” Our vision “To help older Iowans to age in place, save resources and make informed decisions along the aging process.”

Continuum of Care, Inc. (COC) is a nonprofit organization serving adults diagnosed with mental illness such as severe depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress, and borderline personality disorders, as well as individuals with developmental disabilities, including autism. Continuum’s mission is to enable people who are challenged with mental illness, intellectual disability or other disability, and/or addiction, to rebuild a meaningful life and thrive in the community. Since 1966, Continuum has sought to demonstrate that previously institutionalized adults can live meaningful lives in the community with the right support and services. Today, we are one of the largest community housing providers in Connecticut for adults with mental illnesses or intellectual disabilities. Continuum operates 52 properties, including licensed group homes, supported and independent living programs, and crisis and respite houses, in which we provide residential case management programs and clinical care.

covecare center

CoveCare Center’s mission is to partner with individuals, families, and the community to foster hope, wellness, and recovery, and to restore quality of life by addressing mental health needs, substance use, and social and emotional issues.

Founded in 1892, DePelchin Children’s Center is an accredited foster care and adoption agency serving the most vulnerable children and families in Texas.

Denver Health Foundation helps donors with diverse interests make a comprehensive impact on the health, social and economic well-being of the greater Denver area by supporting the exceptional care provided by Denver Health.

Disability Rights New York

Disability Rights New York (DRNY) provides free legal and advocacy services to individuals with disabilities. Working tirelessly to protect and advance the rights of children and adults with disabilities, DRNY is committed to enabling those we serve to exercise their own life choices and fully participate in community life. DRNY envisions an inclusive world that provides equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities – one that is free from discrimination, abuse and neglect.

Dorchester Bay EDC acts to build a strong, thriving, and diverse community in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhoods. Working closely with neighborhoods, residents, businesses, and partners, we access resources to:

  • Develop & preserve homeownership and rental housing across income levels
  • Create and sustain economic development opportunities for businesses and individuals
  • Build community through organizing, civic engagement, and leadership development

Early Learning Ventures is dedicated to increasing the quality of child care programs across the nation through a comprehensive shared services model designed to help child care programs build strong business foundations.  

east side house settlement logo

East Side House Settlement serves communities in the Bronx and Upper Manhattan, which includes the poorest congressional district in the United States. Our first priority has always been to the individuals and families we serve and, in this time of need, we stepped up to offer relief and support. To support our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, East Side House provides food for over 5,000 weekly, supports remote learning by providing technology and learning support, and regularly checking in with local families to see how else we can provide assistance.

Foundation for the Global Compact

The UN Global Compact is a not-for-profit corporation designed to help bridge companies and governments to collaborate on the United Nation Sustainable Development goals established by the United Nations. We partner with companies and local governments in areas of Poverty, Gender Equality, Education, and Sustainability. We have over 81 on the ground affiliate groups in 81 different countries.

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas

During the unprecedented challenges of the past year, Girl Scouts are continuing to conduct service projects, earn badges, and be leaders in our community. Girl Scouts come together as part of a sisterhood to take action to help communities in need and on #GivingTuesday, they need your support to help them reach their full potential.

Through Griffith Centers’ diverse programs like Foster Care, Residential, Education, and Family Preservation, we continue to push forward in providing innovative services for all members of our beloved communities.

KEXP’s mission is to enrich your life by championing music and discovery. KEXP is a nonprofit arts organization serving music lovers through in-person, broadcast and online programming.

LA Peninsula Community Organization Inc

Our mission is to provide quality, comprehensive services to children and families and to help them achieve a greater degree of social competence and empower families to deal with present challenges and later responsibilities in school and life.

Maine Veterans’ Homes

At Maine Veterans’ Homes our mission is “caring for those who served.” We believe it is a privilege and our responsibility to provide care and support for those who honorably served our country. Thank you for considering a gift to support Maine Veterans during Giving Tuesday! We would be honored if you chose to purchase an item from our wish list or made a donation to support our Resident Activities Funds.


From the northern slope of Alaska to the southern tip of Argentina, Manomet empowers stakeholders through science to make our world a better, more resilient place. With a deep history in landbird and shorebird research and recovery, Manomet supports wildlife and people by engaging communities and partners to reduce pressure on habitats and mitigate climate change impacts. Manomet has a long history of offering experiential education to students from grade school to the university level. The organization has prioritized diversified and comprehensive educational programming and community outreach, focusing on the next generation of conservationists and sustainability leaders.

mha westchester nonprofit

A community-based nonprofit founded in 1946, The Mental Health Association of Westchester delivers behavioral health services in Westchester and Rockland, supporting more than 10,000 individuals each year.

nics nonprofit

The mission of NICS is to establish a worldwide network of international Christian schools staffed by qualified Christian educators, instilling in each student a Biblical worldview in an environment of academic excellence and respect for people of all cultures and religions.

NORD, a 501(c)(3) organization, is a patient advocacy organization dedicated to individuals with rare diseases and the organizations that serve them. NORD, along with its more than 300 patient organization members, is committed to the identification, treatment, and cure of rare disorders through programs of education, advocacy, research, and patient services.

Ohio Hills Health Services
Ohio Hills Health Services mission is to improve the health and well-being of our patients and the communities we serve by providing exceptional primary and preventive health, dental, and behavioral health services which are accessible to all regardless of ability to pay.

In our 40th year helping New Yorkers, Outreach serves the most vulnerable in our communities, especially women and children, providing lifesaving substance use disorder and behavioral health treatment services to over 3,000 clients and families a year.

pathstone foundation
The primary mission of the PathStone Foundation is to raise funds to support the activities and mission of PathStone Corporation a visionary, diverse organization empowering individuals, families and communities to attain economic and social resources for building better lives.
Pennsylvania School of the Deaf

Founded in 1820, the Pennsylvania School for the Deaf educates students to succeed by recognizing and developing individual strengths, building confidence, collaborating with families and communities in a nurturing, dynamic, and language-rich environment steeped in cultural awareness of Deaf, Hearing, and worldwide diversity.

Penquis’ mission is to assist individuals and families in preventing, reducing, or eliminating poverty in their lives and, through partnerships, to engage the community in addressing economic and social needs.
Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri

Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri provides, protects, and supports reproductive and sexual health services, access, and rights. Our eight health centers in Missouri provide a wide-range of care, including contraception, STI testing & treatment, cancer screenings, and more. As a critical part of the health care safety next, last year we served 31,838 patients, including 8,000 who sought care where Planned Parenthood was their only option for accessible, compressive care.

Public Health Solutions’ mission is to support vulnerable New York City families in achieving optimal health and building pathways to reach their potential. They tackle health problems head on and collaborate with others to advance long-range solutions. 

JMT Consulting Case Study: Samaritan House

For over 45 years, Samaritan House has been leading the fight against poverty in San Mateo County. We are the only organization that delivers the full breadth of essential services and personalized support to the working poor. By ensuring our clients are fed, clothed, healthy, and housed, we help them create their own stability and remain an active, successful part of our community.

Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth
The Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth are a religious community dedicated to ministries of charity through education, healthcare, and social services. The Giving Tuesday appeal is for technology to help the Sisters stay connected to their ministries and to each other.
Sound Community Services
Sound Community Services, Inc. is in New London, Connecticut. We are a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to educating, assisting, and supporting individuals with persistent mental illness and/or substance use disorders. We work tirelessly to create a culture and environment in which recovery and wellness are possible.
STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way is a not–for-profit organization established in 1952 to serve individuals of all ages who are impacted by intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) in Fairfield County, as well as providing support services to their families. STAR services include: Early Childhood Intervention, Employment & Day Services, Residential, Recreation, Seniors Program, Transportation, Family Support, Sports Buddies and High School Transition.
Student Conservation Association

Student Conservation Association’s mission is to build the next generation of conservation leaders and inspire lifelong stewardship of the environment and communities by engaging young people in hands-on service to the land.

SUNY Delhi
The College Foundation at Delhi’s primary mission is to provide financial support to deserving SUNY Delhi students. The majority of our students are first-generation college students and 35% of all students come from families with incomes of less than $30,000 per year.
The David Lynch Foundation

The David Lynch Foundation helps to prevent and eradicate the all-pervasive epidemic of trauma and toxic stress among underserved populations through promoting widespread implementation of the evidence-based Transcendental Meditation® (TM) program in order to improve their health, cognitive capabilities and performance in life.

the literacy project
The Literacy Project provides adult basic education programs and opportunities that support participants to engage meaningfully and equitably in the economic, social, cultural and civic life of their communities. We have five sites located in Western Massachusetts.
We are on a mission to empower veterans to continue their service in revitalizing under-resourced communities, including critical needs like food distribution, refurbishing schools and community centers.

Thrive Behavioral Health improves the quality of life of children, families and adults impacted by mental illness, addiction, trauma and homelessness.

unite here
As the COVID-19 pandemic endures, 80% of hospitality workers – those who work in hotels, airports, sports and cultural events venues – are still laid off and struggling to feed their families and pay their rent. You can help by making a donation today so workers can feed their families this holiday season!
United Way of the Ocoee Region collaborates and provides housing services to prevent and help solve homelessness problems, identified the highest need in the community as adult dental care and now provide a dental clinic, provide a help line to case manage and direct clients to local services, run a food program, and much more.
United Way of Western Connecticut

United Way of Western Connecticut is committed to helping paycheck-to-paycheck families prosper by improving the health, education, and financial stability of every person in greater Danbury, greater New Milford and Stamford Connecticut.

JMT Consulting and University City Children's Center
University City Children’s Center partners with families of diverse backgrounds to nurture the growth and development of their children through inclusive, innovative, high quality care and education in a culture of trust, love, empathy, compassion, and joy.
The Union for Reform Judaism strives to create a more whole, just, and compassionate world. We motivate people from diverse backgrounds to participate and deepen their engagement in Jewish life; create a more inclusive Jewish community; help congregations stay adept and agile; develop teen and adult leaders to lead transformation for the future; foster meaningful connections to Israel; and agitate for a more progressive society.