Collected a few ways to donate and give back this holiday season when so many are in need…
Ways to Give
The Loveland Foundation: The Loveland Foundation is committed to showing up for communities of color in unique and powerful ways, with a particular focus on Black women and girls. Their resources and initiatives are collaborative and prioritize opportunity, access, validation, and healing.
Warrior Women Project: Supporting the future of Indigenous Nations by empowering Native women through community-informed research, media, and impact programming.
Every Mother Counts: Supporting safe pregnancy and birth worldwide
The Equal Justice Initiative works to end mass incarceration, excessive punishment and racial inequality in the United States.
COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund for Indigenous Nations: This emergency response fund is “designed to distribute funds efficiently and swiftly to Native nonprofit organizations and tribal programs that need it most. Initially, funds are being prioritized in high-concentration areas—California, New Mexico, the Pacific Northwest, New York, Navajo Nation, Hopi Tribe and COVID-19 hotspots
UNICEF: “UNICEF has been on the ground since the conflict began, helping to mobilize the largest humanitarian operation in history and working closely with partners to provide education, physical protection, psychological support and clothing to Syrian refugee children in Iraq, Jordan, Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt and other countries; immunize children against disease; and provide millions of people with access to safe drinking water.”
Kiva: Easy way to support small businesses worldwide by small loans
NAACP is a civil rights organization, founded in 1909, which is committed to political, educational, social and economic equality.
Covenant House – Helps transform and save the lives of more than a million homeless, runaway and trafficked young people.
International Rescue Committee: The IRC responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. “At work in over 40 countries and 25 U.S. cities to restore safety, dignity and hope, the IRC leads the way from harm to home.”
World Wildlife Fund: A virtual adoption to their global conservation efforts. Great for kids to help pick an animal they want to virtually adopt (and they receive a plush animal and other goodies in the mail)
GIFTS THAT GIVE BACK: Here’s a very short list of gifts that support or give back to underprivileged communities
Live Fashionable: Beautiful products made by disadvantaged women worldwide, with courageous stories of overcoming all kind of challenges
Schoola: Shop for holiday outfits, support your local schools, and clean out your closets
Prosperity Candle: supporting equal opportunity for women refugees
Toms: One pair of shoes donated for every pair bought and now you can also shop a curated selection of goods help to support craftspeople throughout the world
Ten Thousand Villages: fair trade gifts
Would love to hear your favorite ways to give!