My name is Jeremy Pittman. I started the Never Settle Foundation in honor of my father after he passed away from cancer in 2006. Since then, we have fundraised over $200,000 for innovative and inspirational non-profits working in multiple sectors across countries all over the world. Check out our most recent impact report about clean water projects to learn about what we do.

Open Impact Report

You don’t have to move to a developing country or be a millionaire to make an extraordinary impact in the world. In fact, you can make a big difference by using your own skills, interests, and social network right where you are. The world needs passionate people that choose to never settle for the status quo of the world by fundraising for life-changing projects all over the world. Join us!

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Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts in Texas

Hurricane Harvey made landfall over Texas on August 25th 2017. It was quickly labeled a Category 4 hurricane due to high winds (up to 150 mph) and 2-4 feet of rain. Harvey has caused widespread damage and flooding to communities across Texas and Louisiana. Hurricane Harvey affected many communities including Corpus Christi, Houston, Port Mansfield, Brownsville, Port O’Connor, Victoria, Galveston, Matagorda, Rockport, High Island, and Freeport. Houston was one of the hardest hit by the storm. More than 50 inches of rain fell onto Houston over four days, turning one of the largest cities in the USA into a sea …

Facing Darkness: A True Story of Faith

As the Ebola pandemic was sweeping across West Africa in the spring of 2014, Samaritan’s Purse stepped up and fully committed its people and resources to provide comfort, compassion, and care to victims … all in the Name of Jesus. But when the deadly virus infected its own medical personnel, including Dr. Kent Brantly, the epic crisis truly hit home for Samaritan’s Purse. Kent could have taken the first flight out of there back to the comforts and security of his own home. He could have said it’s not my problem; not my responsibility. He could have chosen not to …

Why World Change in 2016?

Some day, we will all die, Snoopy! – Charlie Brown True, but on all the other days, we will not. – Snoopy I love this quote from none other than Snoopy himself. It speaks to the very heart of Never Settle. Don Pittman, the inspiration behind everything we do and who we are at Never Settle, battled an incurable cancer of the bone marrow for seven years. As his physical body began wasting away, his inner spirit became renewed and grew even stronger. He understood more than most that today matters. He was continually told he wouldn’t live more than …

November 29th is #GivingTuesday 2016!

What is #GivingTuesday? #GivingTuesday was founded in 2012 by NY’s 92nd Street Y in partnership with the United Nations Foundation. Together with a team of influencers and founding partners a global movement was launched that has engaged over 30,000 organizations worldwide. Pretty impressive. The Big Idea Behind #GivingTuesday #GivingTuesday harnesses the potential of social media and the generosity of people around the world to bring about real world change in their community, their region and throughout the globe. It provides a platform to encourage the donation of time, resources and talents to address humanitarian causes. It also brings together the …

One Month After Hurricane Matthew the Need in Haiti is Urgent

On October 4, 2016 Hurricane Matthew smashed through Caribbean countries with 145 mile-per-hour winds and torrential rain before hitting the United States later in the week. According to Reuters, Haiti faced the greatest devastation with nearly 900 deaths and tens of thousands left homeless. The powerful storm also severed water pipelines and contaminated drinking water, leaving the country’s residents extremely vulnerable to the waterborne infection, which can be fatal within hours if left untreated. Officials are estimating that 1.4 million Haitians in total are in need of assistance. Dozens of humanitarian agencies are still delivering lifesaving aid to Haiti, but …

AmazonSmile: You shop. Amazon Gives.

What if someone told you that you could make real change in the world, and it wouldn’t cost you any time or money? Would you do it? I believe most of us would. It’s not only possible, it’s easy! Let me tell you how. Most of us use Amazon on a regular basis for a variety of different items we need. As a matter of fact, about 244 million of us are active customers of the e-commerce giant. Some of us even use it on a weekly or daily basis. In 2015 alone, Amazon reported $107 billion dollars in revenue. …

World Change 2015 Progress Report

At the end of 2015, Never Settle hosted its 2nd annual World Change campaign to promote giving and volunteering during the holiday season.  Our goal was to empower our community of ordinary people to make an extraordinary impact in the world during the two month campaign. To accomplish our goal, we partnered with like-minded nonprofits, business, and individuals to create opportunities for the community to get involved. This year there were multiple days of gift matching so that donations could have double the impact. Also, companies like Google helped get their employees involved by allowing us to setup a booth …

Broken Hearts, Dirty Hands

There’s something magical about this time of year. The leaves start to turn their brilliant colors of orange, red, and yellow. The cool crispness of the air signals fall is here. I can literally almost smell the turkey roasting, the homemade bread baking, and the pumpkin pie waiting to be devoured by a house full of kids and grandkids. This season of thankfulness is followed closely with lights going up on houses, trees being trimmed by the fireplace, and decorations everywhere you turn. There are children Christmas plays, corporate parties, church programs, and if you’re lucky enough, carriage rides in …


  • Today Splash Served 368,084 Children and Growing in 6 Countries
    Today Splash Served 368,084 Children and Growing in 6 Countries
    Today, Splash served 368,084 children worldwide with clean drinking water. But it isn’t just today – Splash gives the gift of sustainable clean drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene to kids every single day. With Never Settle’s help, Splash refuses to settle for their current progress and continues to grow their impact. Splash is currently working ...
  • World Change 2014 Impact Report
    World Change 2014 Impact Report
    Campaign Overview Everyone wants to the change the world, but most people don’t know where to start. So we decided to dedicate the end of 2014 to empowering ordinary people to be a part of something extraordinary. First, we challenged our team on social media and email to get the word out about World Change ...
  • Clean Water Matters to Children at Wat Chork Primary School
    Clean Water Matters to Children at Wat Chork Primary School
    In 2013, I traveled along with volunteers from Team Never Settle to Siem Reap, Cambodia. The city is a popular tourist destination because of the historic and beautiful temples throughout Angkor Wat. But if you look past the beautiful scenery and hostels catering to relatively wealthy Westerns, you will see a much bleaker story. Siem ...
  • Impact Report: Clean Hands Pilot Program Launched in Cambodia
    Impact Report: Clean Hands Pilot Program Launched in Cambodia
    You helped us launch a sanitation and hygiene education program in Cambodia In 2012, Splash came to Never Settle with a unique project that they were loosely calling Cambodia 2.0. Splash has always focused on partnering with great local organizations in developing urban areas to install and maintain water purification systems. Their strategy proved to ...
  • Progress Report: Yellow Thunder Drills First Well in Merara Village
    Progress Report: Yellow Thunder Drills First Well in Merara Village
    Never Settle partnered with charity: water during during their 2011 September Campaign to fund a drilling rig fleet serving Tigray, Ethiopia. Since the rig arrived on the ground, charity: water has tracked it on a map that you can follow live. You can also follow Yellow Thunder on Twitter to get updates straight to your news feed.
  • Impact Report: We bought 67 School Uniforms for Students in Uganda
    Impact Report: We bought 67 School Uniforms for Students in Uganda
    One of my proudest accomplishments is walking across the stage in front of hundreds of peers to accept my college diploma. I graduated with an undergraduate degree from Purdue University in May 2012. Before graduation, I locked up a job at Google and prepared myself to move to San Francisco. This was a time of ...
  • Disaster Relief Efforts in Henryville, IN
    Disaster Relief Efforts in Henryville, IN
    Purdue students clean up a friend’s farm leveled after tornado – Live updates on volunteer opportunities in Henryville – Reflections from Mindy Pittman after leading volunteer mission in Henryville – Leave a comment on Facebook comments

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