Honest Charities/Causes For Your Donations
There are many charities and causes providing assistance to those in need — especially in the wake of the several natural disasters which have left hundreds of thousands without food, water, and shelter. When donating, it’s important to do research especially if the charity or cause is an unfamiliar one. Tools like https://www.charitynavigator.org/ can provide you with the guidance you need to informed giving!
Here are a few causes I/or someone I know has donated to/or has been directly impacted by :
Sponsor a DACA Beneficiary —
Financial Help for DACA Renewal —
Receive $495 for your DACA renewal
Didi Delgado —
Directly support Black Women displaced by Hurricane Harvey in the Houston area :
Hand to Hold —
A nonprofit 501(c) 3 organization, carefully matches seasoned parents of preemies (Helping Hands) with parents in need of support.
The Parker Lee Project —
An organization that organizes the distribution of leftover pediatric medical supplies to families who need them.
Safety Pinbox —
Safety Pin Box is a monthly subscription box for white people striving to be allies in the fight for Black Liberation. Box memberships are a way to not only financially support Black femme freedom fighters, but also complete measurable tasks in the fight against white supremacy.
Southern Poverty Law Center —
The SPLC is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. Using litigation, education, and other forms of advocacy, the SPLC works toward the day when the ideals of equal justice and equal opportunity will be a reality.
March of Dimes —
The foundations focus is to preventing birth defects and infant mortality. March of Dimes has led the way to discover the genetic causes of birth defects, to promote newborn screening, and to educate medical professionals and the public about best practices for healthy pregnancy.
Dr Susan Love Foundation —
Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation is dedicated to achieving a future without breast cancer by engaging the public and the scientific communities in innovative research. We do this through performing and facilitating innovative and collaborative research, translating science to engage the public as informed partners, and inspiring novel research.
Khalsa Aid —
Khalsa Aid is an international NGO with the aim to provide humanitarian aid in disaster areas and civil conflict zones around the world. The organization is based upon the Sikh principle of ‘Recognise the whole human race as one’.
Faith’s Lodge of Grieving Parents —
Faith’s Lodge supports parents and families facing the death or medically complex condition of a child in a peaceful environment to reflect on the past, renew strength for the present and build hope for the future.
There are countless other causes to get involved with and give to as well. Please check back periodically as I make updates made to this list!