charities

If you wish to support, please consider the following organizations:


πŸ•΅πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ https://stalkingawareness.org​ "...aims to enhance the response to stalking by educating the professionals tasked with keeping stalking victims safe and holding offenders accountable. SPARC ensures that allied professionals have the specialized knowledge to identify and respond to the crime of stalking." January is National Stalking Awareness Month. Know the signs! Stay safe!
🀝 https://www.centerforsafetyandchange.org​ "...develop strategies to end gender-based violence and provide shelter and supportive services that empower survivors of domestic violence, sexual abuse and other crimes." Please keep this resource in mind, if you need it.
🩺 https://www.thyroid.org "...dedicated to the advancement, understanding, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of thyroid disorders and thyroid cancer." Thyroid issues are very common in my family, and January is Thyroid Awareness Month! Take care!
πŸ₯Š https://www.ij.org "...advances a rule of law under which individuals can control their destinies as free and responsible members of society. IJ litigates to secure economic liberty, school choice, private property rights, freedom of speech and other vital individual liberties and to restore constitutional limits on the power of government."
πŸ‘©β€πŸ’» https://www.womenwhocode.com "We envision a world where women are proportionally represented as technical leaders, executives, founders, VCs, board members, and software engineers." more empowered women in the tech space please!!!
⌨️ https://www.edx.org "edX is an open-source, nonprofit online Massive Open Online Courses(MOOC) platform. The courses hosted on the platform are contributed by institutes and universities across the world." You can also earn certificates designed by industry leaders such as Microsoft and Wharton!
🌏 https://www.globalgiving.org "Our mission is to transform aid and philanthropy to accelerate community-led change.... [We] support local projects in 170 countries, giving nonprofits access to the funding, tools, and training they need to become more effective and to make our world a better place. When disasters strike, GlobalGiving quickly delivers funds to community-led organizations that are best-suited to provide relief and long-term recovery."
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ https://www.americares.org "...saves lives and improves health for people affected by poverty or disaster so they can reach their full potential. Since it was established in 1979, Americares has provided more than $18 billion in aid to 164 countries, including the United States."
πŸ”Œ https://www.policylink.org "...a national research and action institute advancing economic and social equity. PolicyLink work is guided by the belief that those closest to the nation's challenges are central to the search for solutions."
πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘§ https://standleadershipcenter.org "...a national research and action institute advancing economic and social equity. PolicyLink work is guided by the belief that those closest to the nation's challenges are central to the search for solutions."
🍽 https://www.foodforthepoor.org "...raises funds and provides direct relief assistance to the poor, sometimes by purchasing specifically requested materials and distributing them through the churches and charity organizations already operating in areas of need."
πŸ’— https://www.compassion.com "...revolutionized the fight against poverty by rooting its program for children exclusively in local churches and is the only sponsorship program to be validated through independent, empirical research."
πŸ‘ https://www.humanrightsfirst.org "...an independent advocacy and action organization that challenges America to live up to its ideals." December is Universal Humans Rights month, and tomorrow (December 10th) is Human Rights Day!
🌏 https://350.org "...building a global grassroots climate movement that can hold our leaders accountable to the realities of science and the principles of justice." We NEED to stand up to the fossil fuel industry. Please consider looking into this charity to help do your part!
πŸŽ— https://www.capnw.org "CAP is the oldest and largest community-based provider of HIV services, housing, education and advocacy in Oregon and Southwest Washington." December 1st was Worlds AIDS Day, and it's important to keep spreading awareness.
πŸŽ“ https://grasp4va.org "Helping all students and their families, with a focus on financially disadvantaged households, by: (a) Giving inspiration and hope that their goals are attainable; (b) Assisting them with the financial aid process and awarding scholarships; and (c) Supporting them in the attainment of their post-secondary goals at the lowest possible cost."
☎️ https://www.soshelpline.org "the English emotional support line for the international community in France." Anonymous, confidential volunteer listeners for anyone feeling anxious, stressed, or have feelings of su*cide. Their call line is available from 5pm-9pm daily, and most volunteers are fluent in English!
❀️ https://www.croix-rouge.fr "Urgence et secourisme, formation, santé et autonomie, action sociale, action internationale, et espace jeunesse." The national Red Cross Society in France!
🐈 https://petsmartcharities.org "To improve the quality of life for all pets by creating and supporting programs that save the lives of homeless pets and promote healthy relationships between people and pets."
😻 https://www.alleycat.org β€œ...dedicated to the protection and humane treatment of cats. Our mission is to end the killing of cats and lead the movement for their humane care.”
πŸ™†β€β™€οΈ https://www.lbbc.org β€œ...[we] connect people impacted by breast cancer with trusted information and a community of support.” they offer emotional support for those who are suffering from breast cancer.
🩹 https://directrelief.org β€œa humanitarian aid organization, active in all 50 states and more than 80 countries, with a mission to improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergencies – without regard to politics, religion, or ability to pay.”
🎀 https://www.saveourstages.com "We are a group of over 2,900 independent venues in 50 states and Washington D.C. that are banding together to ask Washington for targeted legislation to help us survive." Contact congress or donate to help out!
❀️ https://epilepsy.com "Our mission is to lead the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures, and save lives." November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month!
🩺 https://doctorswithoutborders.org "Medical aid where it's needed mostβ€”independent, neutral, impartial." they handle emergency responses (including cvd19!) as well as long-term care settings.
🌍 https://nrdc.org β€œworks to safeguard the earth - its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.” a great organization i've been personally following for years!

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