Non Profits

Nonprofit organizations make this a better world for everyone. Find the cause that best fits your desire to help, with our list of charities. Surprise someone with an unexpected selfless act and you will get a warm and fuzzy feeling.

(and it won’t be the cat or dog rubbing up against your leg)

It is cool…Try it.

If this is not enough to get you off the couch to do something, your contribution to nonprofit organizations could be tax deductible.

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GuideStar.org is the most complete source of information about U.S. nonprofits that we have found.

http://www.guidestar.org

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Charity Navigator can help you find the right organization to contribute to.

http://www.charitynavigator.org

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Camp helps kids “cowboy up” in cancer battle story on NBC’s Today Show.

http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/26184891/vp/37869094#37635898

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Volunteerspot.com is a great way to organize your non-profit activities.

http://www.volunteerspot.com

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Make a Wish Foundation grants a wish to children with terminal illnesses.

http://www.wish.org 

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Locks of Love makes wigs from donated hair for children with various illnesses.

http://www.locksoflove.org

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Cardsthatgive.org sells gift cards for nonprofit organizations as fund raisers.

http://www.cardsthatgive.org

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Habitat for Humanity is an organization that builds homes for families in need.

http://www.habitat.org

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The American Red Cross is the main source of relief for victims of disasters. From a family displaced by a house fire

to a community destroyed by a tornado, flood or hurricane.

http://www.redcross.org 

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America’s Second Harvest is the Nation’s Food Bank Network guides you to the local food banks in your area to help feed people that could really use a helping hand.

http://www.secondharvest.org

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Freerice.com has 2 goals: One is to provide English vocabulary to everyone for free. The second is to help end world hunger by providing rice to hungry people for free. For every question that you get right sponsors will donate 20 grains of rice to the hungry.

http://www.freerice.com

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The American Cancer Society is a fund raising organization contributing towards research in the fight against cancer. They are also a great source in cancer awareness.

http://www.cancer.org/docroot/home/index.asp

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The American Heart Association is a fund raising organization contributing towards research in the fight against heart disease. They are also a good source for heart health awareness.

http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG

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The Salvation Army distributes donated clothes and household goods to people who need them. They also sell these donated items at their stores to raise money for the less fortunate.

The link below will show you a dollar value of donated goods for tax purposes.

http://www.salvationarmysouth.org/valueguide.htm

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The American Institute of Philanthropy is a charity watchdog that list charities and tells how the different charities rate. Use thier list of nonprofit organizations to find local or global causes.

http://www.charitywatch.org

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Comments

  1. 2Family.org is an non-profit created to help at-risk and underprivileged kids through motivation, donations and teaching kids optimism