Merry Christmas from NonProfitEasy! We wish you and yours a very merry holiday!
Did you wait until the last minute to finish your shopping? Want your gift to make a greater impact? Never underestimate the giving power of making a donation in someone’s name. While there are many organizations to choose from, below are several amazing opportunities to finish your shopping right now and make a difference in the world.
1. For the person who believes in the power of mentorship:
Mentor Me’s mission is to assist children in reaching their highest potential by providing them with one-to-one relationships with caring adult role models from the community. They provide the mentor and mentee a safe and supportive environment in which the two can develop a trusting relationship.
2. For the person who cares about global sustainability issues:
Global Awareness Local Action (G.A.L.A.) began in 2006 as a 501(c)3 nonprofit based in Wolfeboro, NH with a mission to create a contagious community building model that translates sustainability education into local action that is practical, effective, and fun.
3. For the person whose focus is education for all:
Pencils of Promise
Pencils of Promise is a for-purpose organization that builds schools, trains teachers and funds scholarships. 100% of online donations go to PoP programs.
4. For the person who wants to adopt every dog and cat:
The Humane Society
The Humane Society of the United States is the nation’s largest and most effective animal protection organization. We and our affiliates provide hands-on care and services to more than 100,000 animals each year, and we professionalize the field through education and training for local organizations. We are the leading animal advocacy organization, driving transformational change in the U.S. and around the world by combatting large-scale cruelties such as puppy mills, animal fighting, factory farming, seal slaughter, horse cruelty, captive hunts and the wildlife trade.
5. For the person whose cause focus is human rights, especially for children:
UNICEF is the driving force that helps build a world where the rights of every child are realized. We have the global authority to influence decision-makers, and the variety of partners at grassroots level to turn the most innovative ideas into reality. That makes us unique among world organizations, and unique among those working with the young.
6. For the person who wants to help end the Ebola epidemic:
United Nation’s WHO Ebola Fund
In August 2014, WHO developed a roadmap for halting the outbreak and treating people infected with Ebola, estimated to cost over $490 million. Contributions made will support the WHO Ebola Response Roadmap and be used to procure supplies, including personal protective equipment, chlorine, motorcycles for contact tracing, and vehicles; and to provide technical assistance to governments of Ebola affected countries, in the form of field coordinators, epidemiologists, infection prevention and control experts, data managers, and logisticians.
7. For the person who wants to put an end to cancer:
F – Cancer
We’re on a mission to save lives by spreading one simple message: 90% OF CANCER IS CURABLE IN STAGE ONE! We are a generation with incredible technology at our disposal. Let’s use it to educate through storytelling to change the way people think, talk and act about cancer.