Give the gift of charity to your mom for Mother’s Day. Donate on her behalf to any charity or organization that she would be interested in. This is one gift you can be sure she will feel good about. Listed below are some wonderful choices.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital treats children with cancer and other deadly childhood diseases. They are amazing because they never turn away a child despite the parent’s inability to pay for the treatment. They rely heavily on donations to do this and also fund their extensive research program which has helped save thousands of children.
Alley Cat Rescue is the national cat protection association. Their goal is to rescue cats, rehabilitate them and then place the cats in a loving home or environment. The cats you see inside of PetSmart are the ones rescued by this association.
The Civil War Preservation Trust is dedicated to protecting and restoring our nations battlefields of the Civil War. These historic sites are always in danger of being torn down and the land is then sold. They rely solely on donations.
A Place Called Home is a youth center that brings kids in off the streets and away from negative environments. The children are provided a safe, loving place to learn how to live a productive life. The center promotes education and gives them the hope and skills needed to reach their dreams.
The Intrepid Fallen Hero’s Fund supports families that have been affected by the loss of a loved one in the military and also to wounded soldiers and veterans. The fund provides the much needed financial help to those who have fought for and supported our country.
The Guide Dog Foundation For The Blind provides free dogs to blind people who want more mobility and independence. The foundation trains the people as well as the dog. Since the dogs and the training is free donations are always needed to keep things running.
First Candle/ SIDS Foundation is a national nonprofit health organization that offers workshops and training to help prevent infant mortality. SIDS contributes to the death of many babies every year. The foundation has also started raising awareness about stillbirths and miscarriages as well.
The Family Violence Prevention Fund works to prevent any violence within the home and to protect woman and children who are victims. They provide assistance to the victims in court.
Homes for Heroes provides financial assistance for emergency personnel who suddenly find themselves facing financial struggles. In areas such as New Orleans many stayed behind to help the victims of Katrina but they themselves lost everything. These Heroes helped others and now its time for us to help them.
CARE stands for Cat/Canine Assistance, Referral and Education. It is funded solely by the donations of animals lovers. CARE will rescue a cat a dog despite its medical condition or location. They will give them care and provide a cage free environment for them until adopted. They will keep the pets until they are adopted and will never put a animal down unless its medically necessary. CARE is a no-kill sanctuary.
If you still need more charity choices I would recommend donating to a local business or organization. You could donate to your local zoo, animal shelters, church, schools or anywhere else you can find.