The Giovanni Maciocia Foundation
The Giovanni Maciocia Foundation was created in Giovanni's memory, to continue his legacy to support the acupuncture and TCM communities, using their expertise in this field to make a positive difference to those who need it, at a time when they need it most.
The Giovanni Maciocia Foundation supports acupuncture and Chinese Medicine charities around the world, in their mission to help heal those communities suffering from and affected by poverty, trauma, crisis and disaster.
Customers are welcome to make a donation during checkout when purchasing any of the Giovanni Maciocia products and a percentage of all sales made through maciociaonline.com goes towards the Giovanni Maciocia Foundation, of which the funding will be shared amongst our charitable partners below to support them in their missions.
Acupuncturists Without Borders
Acupuncturists Without Borders provides disaster relief, recovery and support for building resilience – to communities affected by disasters, human conflict, environmental devastation, poverty and social injustice. AWB provides direct acupuncture services to communities in need and training practitioners in trauma-informed care in order to create local-level capacity and strengthen mutual aid projects worldwide.
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Healing Opportunities is a non-profit organization committed to promoting health within Santa Barbara County by facilitating NADA ear acupuncture treatment to reduce the negative effects of stress and trauma for caregivers, first responders, healthcare professionals, non-profit organizations, and community members in need of assistance.
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Jade Screen Project
The Jade Screen Project is a group of experienced practitioners and researchers of Chinese herbal medicine who want to make a positive contribution in support of the amazing work that is being done by front line workers inside and outside of the NHS. They are committed to providing accessible, high quality, evidence-based care using herbal medicines.
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Championing School Collaboration
We partner with TCM schools globally to offer access to Giovanni’s educational materials, and offer a number of bursaries to Acupuncture and TCM schools to support students in their learning, whilst they embark on their educational journey into TCM, to make a difference to future communities, through the practice of acupuncture and Chinese medicine. We also offer a number of awards to celebrate graduates who have performed exceptionally in their Acupuncture and TCM studies, to help them in their transition into clinical practice, further supporting the future generation of practitioners.
Pacific College of Health and Science
Deeply rooted in Chinese medicine since 1986, and still the largest acupuncture school and Chinese medicine college in the US, Pacific College has been at the forefront of educating students and working in conjunction with lawmakers and medical professionals to advance the standards of both the holistic medicine profession and the College’s curriculum.
College of Integrated Chinese Medicine
The College of Integrated Chinese Medicine teaches an integrated style of five element constitutional acupuncture, and traditional Chinese medicine, to enable graduates to confidently and effectively treat a wide range of conditions affecting the body, mind and spirit. Their student-centered approach and their commitment to teaching excellence is what they have built their strong reputation on, and has allowed them to welcome students from all over the UK and Europe, often through recommendation and referral from fellow acupuncturists.
International College of Oriental Medicine
The International College of Oriental Medicine (ICOM) is a world-renowned Acupuncture college in East Grinstead, West Sussex, founded by Dr Van Buren in 1972. With its roots standing firmly in the classical tradition, ICOM educates and inspires its Acupuncture students to be committed seekers of an ever-deepening understanding.
Northern College of Acupuncture
Established in 1988, the Northern College of Acupuncture is a small independent teaching College situated in the heart of the beautiful historic city of York, UK. Their focus is on training highly qualified practitioners in acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and nutrition. They are proud to be pioneers! They were the first teaching institution of any kind in the UK to offer a University degree in acupuncture, the first to offer a University degree in Chinese herbal medicine, and the first to achieve professional accreditation for their acupuncture courses, Chinese herbal medicine and nutritional therapy courses.
White Crane Academy
The White Crane Academy was founded to provide a practical and practitioner-led approach to learning Chinese herbal medicine. Fully accredited by the European Herbal & Traditional Medicine Practitioners Association (EHTPA), their course offers students a pathway to the fascinating and rewarding practice of Chinese herbal medicine.