Poverty Alleviation Charities is a nonprofit organization on a mission to use Art as a conduit to transform passive compassion into immediate assistance through the distribution of money given, without expectation or judgment, directly to families suffering poverty.
Our vision is twofold: to provide four unique programs which alleviate the physical and emotional suffering that families endure as a result of the inequities that accompany poverty and to assist impoverished families in directly combating poverty with the only known remedy: money.
Before we arrived at Christopher's home, all he had gotten from Santa was a promise note to bring him something later
Jeff Tweedy performing at 24 Hour, our annual fundraiser at The Second City, 2016
Christmas Day delivery crew 2018 about to surprise 15 families with toys, clothing, computers and $10,000
WHY UNCONDITIONAL GIVING WORKS
A note from our founder
Inequity is vastly underappreciated. Recognizing inequity and accepting the role it plays in determining the course of someone's life is the first step in minimizing it's power.
The cure for Inequity is...