At this time of the year, need becomes more evident than during any other season. Most of us want to help, but we don't really know how. The charities listed below will make your "Holiday Giving" easy and cheerful. Merry Christmas to you all!
"Gifts Inspiring Change." Alternative Gifts International is a non-profit organization that inspires support for humanitarian and environmental causes. They offer donors the option to designate charitable gifts through carefully selected agencies in the name of their relatives, friends and associates.
Angel Tree is a ministry that reaches out to the children of inmates and their families with the love of Christ. It seeks to transform the lives of these families and to reconcile them to their Heavenly Father and each other.
The Christmas Spirit Foundation is committed to keeping the spirit of Christmas alive and growing memories for the next generation of children and families. Your charitable contribution will help needy children and families in the United States during the holiday season and promote environmental stewardship throughout the year.
The Family Giving Tree exists to provide the exact holiday wish, or a backpack filled with school supplies, to those children in the most need in our communities while striving to inspire the values of kindness, philanthropy and volunteerism.
The Holiday Project's mission is to enrich the experience of the holidays by arranging visits to people confined to nursing homes, hospitals and other institutions. Each year, more than three million people spend their holidays confined to institutions, 60% never receive visitors. The Holiday Project provides an opportunity to make a difference in people's lives during the holidays.
Since 1980, the Make-A-Wish Foundation has enriched the lives of children with life-threatening medical conditions through its wish-granting work. The Foundation's mission reflects the life-changing impact that a Make-A-Wish experience has on children, families, referral sources, donors, sponsors and entire communities.
The Salvation Army endeavors to bring spiritual light and love to those it serves at Christmas so that the real meaning of the season is not forgotten.
Operation Christmas Child - Fill a shoe box with toys and gifts and track its progress as it journeys to a child in need of healing and hope.
Toys for Tots helps less fortunate children throughout the United States experience the joy of Christmas while playing an active role in the development of one of our nation’s most valuable resources – our children.