First Light Asset Management is committed to giving back to communities both near to us and around the world. Areas of focus for our giving include organizations that improve the health and well-being of children, the elderly, needy families and emerging nations. In addition to providing monetary support, the First Light team lends its time and talents to charitable organizations through on-the-ground volunteering and serving on various boards and committees from time to time.
A sampling of organizations we are proud to support:
Best Buddies International
World’s largest organization dedicated to ending the social, physical and economic isolation of the 200 million people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Bridging
Through the effective reuse of donated items, improves lives by providing quality furniture and household goods to those transitioning out of homelessness and poverty.
Camp Odayin
Provides fun, safe and supportive camp experiences and community building opportunities for young people with heart disease and their families.
Debra
Only nonprofit dedicated to funding research for and supporting people with Epidermolysis Bullosa — a rare genetic disorder causing extremely fragile skin that easily blisters and tears resulting in excruciating physical pain.
Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance
Marshals the global resources and relationships needed to treat and cure Friedreich’s Ataxia — a devastating, ultra-rare genetic condition.
Girls Who Invest
Dedicated to increasing the number of women in portfolio management and executive leadership in the asset management industry.
Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA)
Improves the lives of those affected by Huntington’s disease through its network of chapters, affiliates, HDSA Centers of Excellence, social workers and support groups, which provide help, education and outreach to HD families and health care professionals across the United States.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
The nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
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