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Charity Gift Guide

Charity Gift Guide

Haven't had time to do your holiday shopping? Finding it hard to buy for some people last minute? The perfect solution may be to not shop at all. We have listed some charities and non-profit organizations below, for you to donate to on behalf of others - the perfect and most generous gift you can give - the gift of giving.

Near and Dear to Moomah the Magazine

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1. The Portrait Project A non-profit organization connecting children around the world through art, building connections and friendships, through a well-designed program run in schools. DONATE HERE >>
2. Women in the World The Women in the World Foundation is a powerful initiative and resource dedicated to driving solutions and advocacy that advance women and girls. DONATE HERE >>
3. CUCARD The Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders runs programs for children, adolescents and adults who struggle with anxiety and other related issues. DONATE HERE >>

Global and Local Health & Nutrition

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1. Global Physicians Corps A global network of students, health care and other professionals aiming to understand and address all factors attributing to global health issues while providing sustainable solutions to the delivery of health care in underserved areas of the global community. DONATE HERE >>
2. Future Fortified A public awareness campaign of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition. Future Fortified seeks to improve nutrition for women and children around the world. DONATE HERE >>
3. Food Bank Aiming to end hunger in NYC by organizing food, information and support for community survival and dignity. Some of their involvements include providing free food for communities and running an education program on nutrition for children, teens and adults. DONATE HERE >>

Global and Local Education

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1. Pencils of Promise Believing that every child should have access to quality education, they create schools, programs, and global communities around the common goal of education for all. DONATE HERE >>
2. 826 National With eight writing and tutoring centers around the US, they provide under-resourced students the opportunity to explore their creativity and improve their writing skills. DONATE HERE >>
3. Ubuntu Education Fund Providing health and educational support to orphaned children of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, they aim to ensure children have access to education and employment. DONATE HERE >>

For Your Animal Lovers

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1. Animal Haven A non-profit organization that finds homes for abandoned cats and dogs throughout the Tri-State area of New York. They provide behavior intervention when needed to improve chances of adoption, as well as programs that enhance the bond between animals and people. DONATE HERE >>
2. Heart Heart's mission is to foster compassion and respect for all living beings and the environment by educating youth and teachers in humane education. They also run Caring Kids at Animal Haven, a program that we are crazy about! DONATE HERE >>
3. Humane Society Directly caring for thousands of animals - pets and wildlife - through rescue efforts, mobile vet clinics, animal care centers and global street dog programs. They advocate for animals through public policy and campaigns against animal cruelty, as well as provide training services to local shelters and rescue groups. DONATE HERE >>

For Families in Need

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1. Safe Horizons Safe Horizon is the nation's largest victims services agency, providing hotlines, shelters, community programs, court and precinct programs, drop-in centers, children's centers, and many more services to help children and families affected by crime and abuse. DONATE HERE >>
2. LIFT Legal Information for Families Today (LIFT) aims to enhance access to justice for children and families by providing legal information, community education, and compassionate guidance, while promoting system-wide reform of the courts and public agencies. DONATE HERE >>
3. Baby Buggy Working with many community based organizations around the country, Baby Buggy aims to provide essential clothing, gear and services to families in need. DONATE HERE >>

For Women's Causes

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1. Every Mother Counts An advocacy and mobilization campaign to increase education and support for maternal mortality reduction globally. They seek to engage new audiences to understand the challenges and solutions while encouraging them to take action to improve the lives of girls and women worldwide. DONATE HERE >>
2. Women for Women Providing women survivors of war, civil strife and other conflicts with the tools and resources to move from crisis and poverty to stability and self-sufficiency. They partner women in the US with women from countries in need, with the partnership paying for education courses and practical trainings in a trade. DONATE HERE >>
3. Oxfam While they fight against poverty from all angles, one important issue they tackle is women's rights; support women claiming their rights, and making decisions that affect their lives. DONATE HERE >>

For Men's Causes

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1. The Doe Fund Inc. Programs are developed to bring a stop to the cycles of homelessness, addiction and criminal recidivism, aiming to help homeless and formerly incarcerated individuals achieve permanent self-sufficiency. DONATE HERE >>
2. UsToo The largest support organization for both men and their partners dealing with Prostate Cancer. They provide both education and support networks for those suffering, as well as those familes and friends affected by the disease. DONATE HERE >>
3. Veterans Initiative This program has helped veterans living in poverty in NYC through providing food and shelter, as well as training and healing those veterans (and their families) in need. DONATE HERE >>

For Our Youth

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1. Hope Shining An organization within Safe Horizon, Hope Shining is a national initiative to increase awareness, prevention and support services for children, families and communities impacted by violence and abuse. DONATE HERE >>
2. Gems A New York City organization designed to serve girls ages 12-24 who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking. GEMS provides housing options, as well as education, leadership and development programs. DONATE HERE >>
3. Harlem RBI A non-profit organization based in East Harlem, New York, providing youth with the opportunity to play, learn and grow in teams, to encourage children to recognize their potential and reach their dreams. DONATE HERE >>

For Our Local Communities

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1. GOOD Good Magazine had a great idea! In lieu of a traditional gift exchange, host your own “Secret Sandy” gift swap in your office or with your family this year. DONATE HERE >>
2. Brady Campaign To Prevent Gun Violence Dedicated to promoting an America free from gun violence, where people are safe in their homes, schools and communities. DONATE HERE >>
3. Healing Hearts Newtown Helping the children affected by the recent shooting in Newtown, Connecticut have a special holiday season this year. DONATE HERE >>

For Our Environment

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1. Charity: Water A non-profit organization bringing clean, safe drinking water to people in developing countries. DONATE HERE >>
2. World Wildlife Fund WWF work to protect species, influence policies, conserve places, empower communities, tackle environmental threats, research and transform businesses to ensure that human needs are met in harmony with nature. DONATE HERE >>
3. The Nature Conservancy Conserving the land and water, they attack issues such as dwindling natural resources, declining economies and a rapidly changing climate. DONATE HERE >>


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