Nonprofits to Support this Holiday Season

“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of another.”
-Charles Dickens

This holiday season, we know you want to make a difference. We also know that it can be hard to figure out how you want to do it. Through ShoppingGives, you have the opportunity to give back with all your online holiday purchases. Choose what nonprofit means most to you, shop away, and up to 40% of your purchase will go directly back to them. To make it easier for you to decide how to make your impact, we’ve put together a guide for you. Choose which cause most speaks to your heart, and we’ll provide a subsequent nonprofit to support.

Wildlife Conservation: Wildlife Conservation Network
The Wildlife Conservation Network (WCN) partners with conservationists from all over the world and is focused on developing community-based projects that help wildlife and humans co-exist.

Humanitarian Aid: World Medical Relief
World Medical Relief facilitates the distribution of surplus medical resources where they are needed. These resources are distributed in a non-discriminatory manner without regard to race, color, gender, religion, nationality or political beliefs.

Environmental Sustainability: Friends of the Earth
Friends of the Earth seeks to expose those who endanger the health of people and the planet for corporate profit. They campaign to change the rules of our economic and political systems that create injustice and destroy nature.

Fighting Hunger: Hunger Free America
Hunger Free America is a national direct service and advocacy nonprofit group that’s building a runs a grassroots membership movement that enacts policies and programs needed to end domestic hunger and make sure that all Americans have sufficient access to nutritious food.

Medical Research: The National Pediatric Cancer Foundation
The National Pediatric Cancer Foundation is dedicated to funding research in order to eliminate childhood cancer. They partner with 22 leading hospitals worldwide to fund research for faster and less toxic treatments.

Veterans Support: National Veterans Foundation
The National Veterans Foundation operates the nation’s only toll-free vet-to-vet helpline for all veterans and their families. They also have public awareness programs and outreach services that provide veterans and families in need with food, clothing, transportation, employment and other important resources.

Improving Education: Kids in Need Foundation
The Kids in Need Foundation helps children prepare to learn and succeed in the classroom by giving free school supplies away across the country to students that need it most. In 23 years of operation, they’ve distributed more than $1 billion dollars of school supplies to kids who otherwise would’ve had to go without.

Creating Equality: Equal Rights Advocates
Equal Rights Advocates is a civil rights group focused on supporting and uplifting women and girls. ERA aims to ensure equality in their educational experience, combat discrimination in the workforce, and advocate for workplaces hospitable for working families.

With ShoppingGives, you have the ability to make your shopping personal and impactful this year. Aside from these 8 great organizations, you can also explore our new Choose a Cause page by clicking the “Choose a Cause” tab on the upper left of the browser. This allows you to support causes from your community or search from our database of over 1.4 million nonprofits. If you want to support more nonprofits with a similar mission to one of the causes mentioned above, check out our nonprofit portfolios. No matter what nonprofits you support this year, you’ll be able to make a tangible difference and #MakeYourShoppingCount.