WHO WE ARE:
New World Villages is an all-volunteer, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, founded in September 2004 by Elaine and Mal Moran, following a visit to some of the poorer sections of the country of Belize in Central America. In its founding, the primary intent of the couple was to provide a “hand up” to the poorest of the poor.
WHOM WE SERVE:
New World Villages serves alongside the poorest of the poor living in the Americas, regardless of race, creed, or gender.
HOW YOU CAN HELP:
New World Villages appreciates
donations of time, talent, or treasure.
Manners of help can take many forms.
Below is a list of a few:
Malachy Moran, Executive Officer: Graduated from Saint Mary's College in California with a degree in Business Administration. He is currently also a director with a large nonprofit financial services company. Malachy brings a wide variety of social services experience to the organization including work with incarcerated youth, hospice service, work at soup kitchens, and volunteering at a homeless shelter located in Seattle.
Phillip Paquette, Board Member:
The vice president of manufacturing at Advanced Radiation Corp. in Santa Clara, California. He serves on the Board of Directors for a number of corporate and not-for-profit organizations. He is also a licensed minister with extensive experience working in hospitals, prisons, and with the homeless.
Kurt Petrauskas, Board Member: Graduated from the University of Illinois with a B.S. in Biology. He is currently the owner of Earthwise, a well- known architectural salvage company located in the city of Seattle. Kurt has spent the majority of his adult life advocating for and actively participating in major reuse and recycling activities.
Don Page, Treasurer:
Graduated from Weber State University with a B.S. in Business Data Processing. He currently works for HP Software & Solution in Global Business Develop for ISV’s. Don has been lucky enough to spend much of his life traveling, seeing most of the world through his hobbies of scuba diving, sailing, bicycling, backpacking, skiing and charity work. Don’s focus on charity work in sustainable farming, health care and education led him to New World Villages.
WHY WE SERVE:
New World Villages' passion is our desire to help secure a better future for all whose lives we touch. We partner with individuals, associations, and communities to help empower the local people.
HOW WE SERVE:
New World Villages has helped thousands of school children and their families by establishing computer labs, providing scholarships, building up libraries, providing school furniture and supplies, delivering medical equipment, and creating opportunites for sustainable farming.