The Angel Card Programs will provide funding to nonprofit organizations in the communities in which these Programs operate to assist families and individuals who are living in extreme conditions. The assistance will include help with basic necessities, including adequate and improved housing, access to doctors and medicine, quality food, clean water, infrastructure, vocational training and education.
The Extreme Need & MicroCredit Funds will offer one time or short-term financial assistance to qualifying parties who are in need due mostly to circumstances beyond their control. Local Heroes has also established a Micro-Credit Fund that will provide low cost Micro-loans to entrepreneurial individuals and communities. The fund is increased from each and every Angel Card Transaction and Local Heroes will donate 10% of its revenues to the Micro-Credit and Extreme Need Funds in addition.