Our Mission

GreaterGood.org works to protect people, pets, and the planet.

Give Where It Matters®


Our Full Mission Statement:

GreaterGood.org is an independent 501(c)(3) charitable organization devoted to improving the health and well-being of people, pets, and the planet. GreaterGood has given over $100 million in cash and product grants to charity partners and programs worldwide that work toward our mission. We work mainly in the core areas of:

Alleviating and addressing the root causes of world hunger and food insecurity, and promoting peaceful co-existence

Early detection and treatment of breast cancer and other widespread health concerns, particularly in women

Preventing and treating childhood illness, disease and other children’s health and well-being concerns

Promoting children’s literacy and education

Protecting and restoring the environment

Providing care and feeding of rescued animals in shelters and sanctuaries and addressing the root causes of their conditions

Our Partnership with GreaterGood.com


GreaterGood strives to connect a passionate audience with simple online tools to make the world a better place. They turn your desire to make a difference into tangible, documented support for charities that help people, save pets, and improve the planet. By connecting millions of caring people like you, GreaterGood has created an online community with real power to change the world.

GreaterGood is proud to have given more than $40 million in cash grants to non-profit charities around the world through GreaterGood.org since 1999.

Millions have received help and assistance because of your efforts: hungry families fed, pets rescued, rainforests saved, breast cancer caught and treated, children helped to achieve a brighter future, and so much more.

With so many simple, easy ways to be involved – from a free click to a direct donation that funds a specific program – your smallest actions online matter.

Our Financials


We want you to know how your money is spent, and we only support projects that demonstrate impact. We are audited yearly by an independent firm, and we make our annual 990 statements public.

Download our most recent Audited Financials and IRS 990 forms here:

Spent on Programs in FY 2015
98.3%
Given in Grants in FY 2015
$33.7MM

Meet Our Staff


Liz Baker

Executive Director

Elizabeth Asher

Executive Director - Rescue Bank Program

John Kane

Development Director - Rescue Bank Program

Jemimah Okantey

Director of Finance and Administration/CFO

Patricia Cogley

Director of Impact

Noah Horton

Director of Operations and Foundation Relations

Dafny Vogel

Director of Digital Donor Engagement

Jim Kober

Director of Content

Susan Rosenberg

Director of International Animal Programs

Denise Bash

Director of Special Projects

Bob Bryant

Director of Social Media

Tom Van Devender

Director of Biodiversity Programs

Sue Vilsack

National Programs and Logistics Director - Rescue Bank Program

Bryna Donnelly

Director of Rescue Rebuild

Brittany John

Health, Hunger, and Education Program Manager

Melissa Vecera

Affiliates Manager - Rescue Bank Program

Claire Kaufman

Environmental and Sustainability Program Manager

Zach Baker

Rescue Rebuild Program Manager

Daniel Olitzky

Program Assistant

Kira Settergren

Operations Administrator - Rescue Bank Program

Karla Ball

Grants Administrator

Ashlee Marinez

Email Marketing Coordinator

Liselle Comstock

Program Coordinator

Sean Cherry

Technical Program Analyst

Meet Our Board


Cynthia Nesser

Board President

Jen Fermon

Board Vice President

John Gehrt

Board Treasurer

Eve Higgs

Board Secretary

Julia Christophersen

Board Member

Tim Kunin

Board Member

Greg Hesterberg

Board Member

David Samuelson

Board Member

David Yaskulka

Board Member

Kimberly Klintworth

Board Member

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