Causes We Support
The Common Source enjoys making a difference by supporting community and national organizations that make our world a better place.
Click on each organization's name or logo for more information about how to get involved.
The Alzheimer's Foundation of America provides services and care to people both suffering from and affected by Alzheimer's and dementia. By offering services like professional development, advocacy, care connection, social services and a toll-free hotline, the foundation strives to improve the quality of life for both those affected by Alzheimer's disease, as well as that of the family and caregivers.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation strives to brighten the lives of children suffering from life-threatening medical conditions by granting them their "one true wish." The organization relies on donations of money and time to carry out children's wishes in extraordinary ways.
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children seeks to prevent the sexual exploitation and abduction of children. In addition, the center helps find missing children and counsels the children and families of those who have been abducted or sexually exploited. The center provides services like a toll-free hotline, cyber tip line, public record updates and technical assistance to law enforcement, all in an effort to help find and care for missing and exploited children and their families.
Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is a nonprofit health agency that provides funding for worldwide research in an effort to find the cure for muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and other related diseases. The Common Source has participated in many fundraisers for MDA over the years, including the Jerry Lewis Telethon, the MDA Stride & Ride, and the Citgo All In for the ALS Charity Poker Event.
The mission of the Orangutan Foundation International is to support the conservation, protection and understanding of orangutans and their rain forest habitat while caring for ex-captive orangutan orphans as they make their way back to the forest. Furthermore, OFI educates the public, school children and governments about orangutans, tropical rain forests, and the issues surrounding orangutan and forest conservation and protection.
Texas EquuSearch is dedicated to the search and rescue of missing persons by way of horseback, watercraft and on foot. Members of Texas EquuSearch are responsible for attending meetings to discuss training for horses, as well as other search-related topics. The Common Source is proud to support this organization, which has been instrumental in recovering many missing persons.
The Special Olympics is an organization that gives athletes with intellectual disabilities the chance to be a part of their community and learn to believe in themselves and each other. Through participation in various sporting events, the organization provides a gateway to acceptance and empowerment for intellectually-challenged athletes.