Breast Cancer Site, The - Founded to help offer free mammograms to underprivileged women nationwide - women who will possibly go undetected, and even die - without proper screening.
Catholic Charities USA - One of the nation's largest social service networks. Catholic Charities agencies and institutions provide social services to people in need, regardless of their religious, social, or economic backgrounds.
Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) - An annual fund-raising drive conducted by Federal employees in their workplace each fall. Each year Federal employees and military personnel raise millions of dollars through the CFC that benefits thousands of non-profit charities.
GiveDirectly - Locates extremely poor communities using publicly available data. It then sends field staff door-to-door to digitally collect data on poverty and enroll recipients. GiveDirectly targets households using criteria that vary by region, including aggregating a range of factors or looking at housing materials. Uses a set of independent checks to verify that recipients are eligible and do not pay bribes. Calls each recipient to verify receipt of funds, to flag issues, and to assess its own customer service.
GiftLaw - Estate planing information from the Iowa State University Foundation.
GiveSpot - Resources for charity, philanthropy, volunteerism, activism, where to donate money, researching charities, humanitarian relief, government programs, fundraising, shopping, social issues and more.
HopeMob - Just as Flash Mobs dance and bring spontaneous joy and laughter, HopeMob brings caring strangers together to create sudden, yet organized relief and hope all over the world. See a need and swarm it.
Hunger Site, The - Focuses the power of the Internet on a specific humanitarian need - the eradication of world hunger. The donations of staple food are paid for by The Hunger Site's sponsors and are distributed to those in need by the United Nations World Food Programme, Mercy Corps and America's Second Harvest. Donations are split evenly between these organizations and go to the aid of hungry people in over 80 countries, including those in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and North America.
If Only - Delivers extraordinary experiences with top talent in sports, music, entertainment, food, wine, golf, tennis and more, while benefiting charities and non-profits.
Just Give - A nonprofit organization whose mission is to connect people online with the charities and causes they care about and to increase overall giving.
Kids AIDS Site, The - Helps provide HIV care, education and counseling to pregnant women and mothers with newborns. Visitors to the site donate free care to help reduce the transmission of HIV from mother to child and HIV education. The donations from the site go to the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation's Call to Action Project.
More Than Money - Mission is to support people with wealth to significantly contribute their money and talents toward creating a more sustainable and just world.
Planned Giving Design Center (PGDC) - A national network of geographically hosted websites dedicated to enhancing philanthropy by providing educational, design and implementation resources related to charitable gift planning to members of the legal, tax, financial, and gift planning communities.
Rainforest Site, The - Visitors to this site can save a free area of rainforest. These donations, distributed by The Nature Conservancy, are paid for by The Rainforest Site's sponsors.
Rally - Share your story. Raise money. Connect and fundraise around causes.
Refunds for Good - The Campaign has two main purposes: 1) to help individuals, businesses and non-profits get their maximum federal excise tax (FET) "War Tax" refund, and, 2) to inspire individuals and organizations to support worthwhile non-profit groups working to combat global warming and to end global conflicts.
Razoo - Raise money online for your nonprofit or charity. Create an online fundraising page for your campaigns and events, or donate to any US registered nonprofit.
Salvation Army International - Thrift stores, eventide homes, hostels and children's homes are just a few of the wide ranging activities the Army conducts around the world.
Salvation Army USA - Dedicated to caring for the poor, feeding the hungry, clothing the naked, loving the unlovable, and befriending those who have no friends.
Seedcorn - Committed to community building, social jjustice, peace, local self-reliance, and sustainable development. Many new community-based organizations struggle to establish themselves, often reinventing the wheel instead of mobilizing around their concerns. Seedcorn offers them a tax shelter under its own 501(c)3 status, gives organizational and networking assistance, and provides educational resources, networking tools and community facilities. In addition, Seedcorn maintains several in-house Programs and Projects relevant to these core areas of concern.
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