Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is And Donate To These Charities Today
Are you looking to do some good to make up for all the bad things you did this year? Are you always talking a big game about doing something to change the world for the better but never actually do anything?
Well it’s time to put your money where your mouth is. We made a list of some charities that could use your help. Are these charities not your thing? That’s cool. There are many other great charities that could your time and monetary contributions.
Don’t have extra money to donate? That’s okay. Take a few hours out of your weekend and donate your time.
Even a few dollars or a few hours a week can literally change someone’s life for the better. There’s nothing more punk rock than changing the world.
Chicago Coalition For The Homeless: Since 1980, the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (CCH) has had a clear mission: “We organize and advocate to prevent and end homelessness, because we believe housing is a human right in a just society.”
Colorado Coalition for the Homeless: The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless has been helping the homeless for more than 30 years. We consider the definition of homelessness to be anyone who lacks a fixed, regular or adequate residence. More than 3.5 million Americans, including more than 1 million children, will seek lasting solutions to homelessness this year.
Crisis Text Line: Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text 741741 from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor. Your donation helps us provide support to those in crisis through a means they know and love: text.
Food Bank of the Rockies: At Food Bank of the Rockies, we provide food for more than 411,000 people annually. We do this by distributing 131,000 meals each day through more than 500 hunger relief partner agencies and our direct service programs.
Greater Chicago Food Depository: The Greater Chicago Food Depository is Chicago’s food bank. We provide food for hungry people while striving to end hunger in our community.
Howard Brown Health: Howard Brown Health exists to eliminate the disparities in healthcare experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people through research, education and the provision of services that promote health and wellness.
The Matthew Shepard Foundation: The Matthew Shepard Foundation’s longstanding mission is to erase hate by replacing it with understanding, compassion and acceptance. Through local, regional and national outreach, we empower individuals to find their voice to create change and challenge communities to identify and address hate that lives within their schools, neighborhoods and homes.
The Night Ministry: The Night Ministry is a Chicago-based organization that works to offer housing, health care and human connection to members of the Chicago community struggling with poverty or homelessness. With an open heart and an open mind, we accept people as they are and work to address their immediate needs while affirming their sense of humanity.
Planned Parenthood: Planned Parenthood is one of the nation’s leading providers of high-quality, affordable health care for women, men, and young people, and the nation’s largest provider of sex education. Planned Parenthood also works with partner organizations worldwide to improve the sexual health and well-being of individuals and families everywhere.
True Colors Fund: Co-founded by Cyndi Lauper, the True Colors Fund works to end homelessness among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth, creating a world in which young people can be their true selves.