Mission Statement

benefit.design is a 501(c)3 volunteer organization that provides need-based design services to public charities serving People of Color, Women, Veterans, People with Disabilities, and members of LGBTQ communities.

Our Board of Directors

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George Christo-Baker
President
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Danielle Vetter
Vice President
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Christina Sterzel
Treasurer
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Chris Naunheimer
Secretary
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Sidney Anderson
Board Member
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Scarlett Harrod
Board Member
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Selected Supported Organizations

LoC Caregiving

Pittsburgh, PA

Blue Water Scholarship Fund

Houston, TX

Kicks For Causes

Portland, OR

Advocacy & Awareness Group of Johnson County

Kansas City, MO

Fighting Cancer Today

Marion, IL

The Teacher’s Resource

Charlotte, NC

Greater Than Zero Percent

Chicago, IL

Los Angeles River Artists and Business Association

Los Angeles, CA

BarbaraCares

Fort Worth, TX

Lovin the Skin I'm In

Green Bay, WI

Chike Springer Foundation

Washington, D.C.

Black Girls Do Engineer Corporation

Houston, TX

FAQs

What organizations do we help?
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Our target partner organizations are existing, small, non-profits, primarily those operated by or benefiting underrepresented groups. Each organization undergoes a review by our team to review if they are a fit for support from our organization.

Who are some of the organizations we have helped in the past?
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Advocacy & Awareness Group of Johnson County, BarbaraCares, Black Girls Do Engineer Corporation, Chike Springer Foundation, Dementia Care Warriors, Fighting Cancer Today, Kicks For Causes, LoC Caregiving, Los Angeles River Artists and Business Association, Lovin the Skin I'm In, The Art Heals Foundation, The Teacher’s Resource (formerly The Teacher’s Backpack)

What countries are our volunteers from?
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India, Nigeria, North Macedonia. Mexico. Germany, Portugal, Ireland, Italy, France, United Kingdom, Canada, Turkey, Iran, South Korea, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Sweden, Australia, Spain, Poland, Czech Republic, Indonesia, Nepal, Egypt, Malaysia, Taiwan, Ecuador, Pakistan, Greece, Bangladesh

How are teams selected?
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Project Managers receive a list of interested volunteers in our community for each project. Teams are created to match the partner organization's needs with our volunteers most aligned with supporting them. All volunteers who apply for a project, regardless of whether selected or denied, will receive an email notification with updates.

How many volunteers are on each project?
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It depends on the project type; anywhere from two to six volunteers.

How long do projects normally take to complete?
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Projects are anywhere from three to five weeks, depending on complexity.