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resources be found by those who need them the most.
to a Worthy Cause
There are many ways to give -- it may be a few dollars, needed
supplies, food, clothing, your time, or some lother property
you own that you no longer need and
someone else can use that otherwise would just end up in one of the
landfills that threaten our environment. Everyone can do
doesn't have to be a formal charitable organization where you get a tax
deduction for your donation, but give directly to anyone who you see is
in need. They may not benefit from nor have access to the
programs offered by many of the registered
Shelter Finder - Help
homeless and abandoned critters. Adopt, foster, or donate your time,
money, or supplies.
Helps kids struggling in school prepare for college.
Big Brothers, Big Sisters of America
Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Provides donated free vehicles to struggling families. 100% charity -
middlemen. Get rid of that car with free towing nationwide.
market value tax deductible writeoff if the car is able to be used by a
needy family. Click or call 1-800-242-7489.
vehicles for disadvantaged veterans and other individuals in need of
veterans will sleep on our nation's streets tonight. However, we
believe that no one who put his or her life on the line to defend our
country should ever have to face the devastating reality of being
homeless. The funds raised from your generous car donation will be used
to provide food, shelter, clothing and many other much needed services
to wounded war veterans.
to Donate Free
directory of sites where you just click on links or
complete simple activities and donations are given free by
sponsors just for visiting their site. Donations benefit
those in need of food, water, healthcare, energy, education, protect
the environment, and more.
Donate new or gently
used clothing and other household goods urgently needed to help
veterans and their families. Free pickup.
your region and go to the free items category. Post things
you no longer need and those in need will directly contact you to pick
prom dresses to the disadvantaged who can't afford them. You
can donate a dress in person or
Find a charity that will pick up your donations for free. See
ClothingDonations.org above which also picks up.
Donation Value Guide
See what great teachers need for their students.
- 37 million
Americans rely on food assistance from this organization, the majority
of whom are children. Support their hunger relief program
which provides food through a nationwide network of food banks
to help put meals on the tables of your neighbors and their families
struggling in this difficult economy.
Find A Food Bank Near You
Network - Join
Freecycle (a Yahoo group) in your county to get discarded free items
people are offering, and give away free items you no longer need.
A great way to recycle, keep garbage out of the landfills,
help save money and the planet. This is different from barter
or direct trading which can be taxable. You do not exchange
with others, but either give away free or get something
Fundraising to cover medical costs.
News Garage - Providing
free cars to the needy in the New
England area (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode
Islsand, and Vermont). A Program of Lutheran Social Services
Don't need your car or it needs too many repairs? Donate it
tax deduction, and they repair it so a family in need can get to work,
school, doctors' appointments, grocery
Donate money, home goods, supplies, and/or your time.
a world where everyone has a decent place to live.
Shelter Directory -
Half of the U.S. population is living below the poverty level and every
day more and more are finding themselves homeless. Locate
shelters near you and volunteer or ask for their wish list of needed
items. These might include toiletries, clothing, blankets,
interview clothing, furniture, and other items, many of which you might
already have extra of at home where you can give even if you don't have
any money to spend on donations.
Housing & Homelessness
Find a wide
range of fundraising campaigns that you can support and
help make a positive difference from those that benefit the disabled to
those that help launch new businesses, rescue animals, bring inventions
to fruition, provide medical treatments, promote science,
education, social change, and much more!
Several of these programs exist across
the country in a variety of states and within university legal
departments. Wrongful convictions destroy lives and families, typically
of the poor and minorities who are the victims, and usually result from
police or prosecutorial misconduct. Thousands of inmates have
been found to be innocent since
the advent of DNA testing with some of the incarcerated being released
after having spent 10, 20, 30 or more years of their life behind bars,
and many more await vindication and freedom, but innocence projects are
overwhelmed and underfunded and can only help so many. These
projects to support!
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environmental projects to life, block by block.
Life changing travel.
- Find a charity
to support, purchase a charity gift card, or create a unique gift
registry for your wedding, anniversary, to celebrate a
birthday, memorialize a loved one, welcome a new
baby, etc. and guests can donate to meaningful causes in lieu
An innovative crowdfunding site that raises money to help fledgling
artists, musicians, designers, dancers, directors, and others advance
their careers and creative projects.
This is not
truly a charity, but you're helping people so I thought it was a good
place to list it. Thru Kiva crowdfunding you can personally lend $25 or
more to help
people start their own businesses with projects in most countries,
including the United States. Low risk with a good history of repayment
and long track record of success.
A get and give free marketplace. Get credits for giving stuff
free you don't need anymore, and then use the credits to bid on other
items you want that are being offered.
If you've got long hair, the next time you get it cut save
your tresses and donate them to this great charity that makes wigs for
children battling cancer.
Stuff Bags for Children in Crisis
National Coalition for the Homeless
Click At A Time
Project - Provides new
pajamas and new
books to children in need.
Scientific research projects & expeditions are posted, and
funded if financial goals are reached
free prom dress
- A croudfunding
source to help causes.
If you have excess home improvement and construction products like
paint, siding, cabinets, doors, windows, flooring, and household
products, donate them to Restores. Restores helps benefit
for Humanity while allowing people to renovate their homes affordably
with the purchase of used
and surplus construction and home goods at a fraction of the retail
Run, Walk, or Bike for Charity - Walk/Runathons
are both competitive and non-competitive fun races sponsored by many
charities to raise money and as a way to involve many more people than
they might otherwise in their causes.
Safe Horizon -
victims of violence
from crisis to confidence. Serving those who have experienced
domestic violence, assault, rape, incest, stalking, child abuse, and
more. Provides counseling, shelters, legal assistance, basic
essentials and support.
Scholarship Donations -
Help students complete their education and improve the economy at the
On Wheels - Tutoring a
growing number of homeless children to help close the gaps in their
education. You can donate money, bookbags with school
supplies and other items, volunteer to help out or provide a needed
Second Chance -
Creates "green collar jobs" by taking apart buildings that would
otherwise be demolished and dumped in a landfill. They then
offer the reclaimed materials to the public at a discount, helping
fund job training and workforce development programs.
Listings by State and City
Soles for Souls
Vietnam Veterans of America
Volunteers of America
Be a hero and
help people in need see their wishes come true. Common
requests include help with rent, clothing for their children, help with
paying bills or to afford a needed surgery, a car to get to work or
school, a job, and many other wishes.