Charties to Get Involved With This Season
If you didn't participate in #GivingTuesday yesterday don't worry you didn't miss out on helping people this season. In fact, the spirit of giving is just kicking off. Below, I've gathereda whole list of charities that make it easy for you to help families, children, the homeless,the local St.Louis Area, andothers across the nation.
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Helping families stay close to their child through a network of local Chapters. Ronald McDonald House (RMHC) creates and supports programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children and lessens the hardship of childhood illness on families.
RMHC has local Chapters in more than 60 countries and regions around the world. RMHC core program provides care for children and their families being served at 89% of the top children’s hospitals worldwide. In 2014, RMHC served nearly 5.7 million children and families.
The mission and purpose of Marine Toys for Tots Foundation is to assist the u s Marine Corps in providing a tangible sign of hope to economically disadvantaged children at Christmas this assistance includes supporting the Marine Corps reserve Toys for Tots program by raising funds to provide toys to supplement the collections of local Toys for Tots campaigns, defray the costs of conducting the annual Toys for Tots campaign
A St. Louis-based non-profit organization dedicated to ending hunger in the greater St. Louis metropolitan area. Established in 1981, we are the largest distributor of free food in the bi-state region. They distribute more than 2.75 million pounds of food and household essentials to 250 community partner agencies, which in turn feed 190,000 people in need each month – nearly one-third of whom are children.
Share Our Strength began in the basement of a row house on Capitol Hill in 1984, in response to the ‘84-‘85 famine in Ethiopia. Brother and sister Bill and Debbie Shore started the organization with the belief that everyone has a strength to share in the global fight against hunger and poverty, and that in these shared strengths lie sustainable solutions. Today they focus these strengths on making No Kid Hungry a reality in America.
"Doing The Most Good." The Salvation Army operates 7,546 centers in communities across the United States. These include food distribution, disaster relief, rehabilitation centers, anti-human trafficking efforts, and a wealth of children's programs. Our work is funded through kettle donations, corporate contributions, and the sale of goods donated to our Salvation Army Family Stores. Eighty-two cents of every dollar we spend supports our various missions across the country.
The organization provides public education and helps in raising funds to distribute to local social service organizations and utility firms- direct, to help elderly, disabled and needy with utility cooling and/or heating assistance
St Patrick Center Provides Opportunities For Self-Sufficiency And Dignity To Persons Who Are Homeless Or At Risk Of Becoming Homeless. Individuals Achieve Permanent, Positive Changes In Their Lives Through Affordable Housing, Sound Mental Health, Employment And Financial Stability.