The Make-A-Wish Foundation® International designates Translators without Borders as “volunteer of the year 2010 2011” 1

Translators without Borders is an independent non-profit association established in 1993, dedicated to helping NGOs extend their humanitarian work by providing free, professional translations. The funds saved through the use of volunteer translations can then be used by the NGOs in the field, enabling them to extend the scope and reach of their humanitarian work.

With a pool of 900 carefully screened volunteers working from a dedicated translation center powered by, Translators without Borders has delivered so far in 2011 almost 2.5 million donated words in 57 language pairs for more than 50 humanitarian organizations.

Translators without Borders is contributing to support the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the largest wish-granting organization in the world that can be found in over 36 countries on five continents. With the help of generous donors and over 30,000 volunteers, the Make-A-Wish Foundation has granted more than 250,000 wishes worldwide since inception.

The Make-A-Wish Foundation® International has designated Translators without Borders as their as “volunteer of the year 2010 2011” with the following message from Avril Lee, their Affiliate Relations Manager:

Please accept the attached certificate on behalf of all the wonderful translators at TWB! Thank you for your great commitment! With much appreciation and warmest wishes for this Christmas season!

Many thanks to the volunteers who make Translation without Borders possible and to the Make-A-Wish Foundation® International for this act of kindness!

Kind regards,
Enrique Cavalitto
Translators without Borders Translations coordinator

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  1. If you would like to support Translators without borders and the great work they do, you can support them at

    And, during the month of December will match each $100 donation with a gift membership to a needy translator.

    For each $100 donation (or cumulative $100 donated) will match that donation by giving a yearlong membership to a need translator working from the African continent. Do you know or have a translator in your database that could benefit from membership – no problem, we’ll grant the gift membership to any translator you chose, provided they have not had membership in the preceding 13 months.

    Tis the season, to give back…plus:
    • It is 100% tax deductible, and just in time for fiscal year end
    • Support the great work that Translators without Borders is doing in Africa and across the globe
    • will match each $100USD donation (and cumulative $100 donation) with a membership donation to a translator of your choice, or to a worthy translator in Africa
    • Donate $1,000 USD and receive special recognition on the Twb Donors page and on

    Thanks for your time, and thanks in advance for any support you may provide to Translators without Borders.



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