These are some of the wonderful organizations that are mentioned in the text of the book. They do extraordinary work. I hope you will consider supporting them in their efforts. Below are links so you can learn more about each organization.

The Lustgarten Foundation was created in 1998 to advance the scientific and medical research related to the diagnosis, treatment, cure and prevention of pancreatic cancer.

Established in 2007, the Louis and Nancy Hatch Dupree Foundation is organized exclusively for charitable, education and scientific purposes which will:
raise awareness and broaden knowledge about the history and culture of the people of Afghanistan throughout the United States; support the cultural heritage preservation and research efforts of the Afghanistan Centre at Kabul University; and support the information-sharing objectives of the Afghanistan Centre at Kabul University.

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster.

The Women’s Refugee Commission was established in 1989 to address the particular needs of refugee and displaced women and children.