Organizations We Support

The Chris and Vicky Cornell Foundation has carefully selected these organizations for the work they are doing on the ground directly saving lives.

PHOENIX HOUSE

Donations from Chris’s memorial were directed to the Phoenix House, which is committed to helping individuals, families, and communities affected by substance abuse and dependence. They have programs across 10 states in the US. More than $35,000 was donated to their teen and adolescent program.

The International Rescue Committee

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. In 2016, more than 26 million people benefited from IRC programs and those of its partner organizations. In addition to the Cornells’s private donations, all proceeds from Chris’s music video for The Promise are being donated to the IRC.

Childhaven

Since 1909, Childhaven has been a safe and caring place for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Today, their trailblazing childhood trauma treatment program heals the youngest survivors of abuse and neglect and prepares them for success in school and in life. We are proud to be establishing the Chris Cornell Music Treatment Program with Childhaven.

The NEW YORK SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO CHILDREN (NYSPCC)

The NYSPCC was established in 1875 as the first child protection agency in the world. It laid the groundwork and assumed the main role in the protective investigation, removal, and placement of abused and neglected children when no other organization was willing. Today, the NYSPCC offers and promotes programs aimed at the prevention of child maltreatment and the lessening of its harmful effects.