If you’re interested in volunteering your time or hard earned money in order to support some of the world’s leading non-profit organizations, simply continue reading to discover a list of worthy non-profit organizations.
The biggest non-profits around the world:
1. Feed the World
Feed the World is an international non-profit organization which aims to provide children in need, throughout the world with lifesaving food, medicine, and clothing. According to Feed the World, one in four children around the world, suffer from chronic malnutrition, while one in six American children will experience extreme hunger on a day to day basis.
Feed the World primarily provides vitamin-rich meals to children in the USA as well as children in Africa, Asia, and South America.
2. The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army is a non-profit religious organization which is committed to helping those suffering from poverty and homelessness. According to the Salvation Army, approximately 43 million American citizens are currently suffering from extreme poverty.
As well as providing safe temporary accommodation for homeless individuals, the Salvation Army also assists women who suffer from domestic abuse, start a new life and help individuals in need overcome addiction. The Salvation Army also raises money to combat child trafficking and supports a wide array of positive community programs such as community art programs and career counseling.
3. The Red Cross
The Red Cross provides emergency disaster relief to communities which are affected by wars or natural disasters such as hurricanes and floods. As well as responding to international and domestic emergencies, the Red Cross also encourages individuals to donate blood as there is always a severe shortage of urgently needed blood donations.
4. The YMCA
The YMCA focuses on enriching the lives of youths around the world. Examples of some of the services which local YMCA centers offer include child care, health programs, sports programs and leadership programs. The latter of which is designed to help inspire at-risk youth, to pursue a more positive life path, which will allow them to make a difference in the lives of others.
Most YMCA centers also double as drop-in centers, where tweens and teenagers can hang out in after school.
5. Habitat For Humanity
Habitat For Humanity is a unique international organization which rallies communities together to build safe homes for families in need. Habitat For Humanity realizes that current house prices are far too expensive for a lot of families and is committed to providing affordable accommodation.
6. The Mayo Foundation
The Mayo Foundation is the USA’s leading non-profit medical foundation as is committed to raise funds for groundbreaking medical research. Thanks to the Mayo Foundation’s treatments and cures, hundreds of thousands of Americans have been able to successfully overcome a wide variety of serious health conditions and diseases.
Better yet thanks to some of the vaccines which have developed as part of the Mayo Foundation’s research, countless individuals around the world will now be protected from a wide range of dangerous diseases and health conditions.
So if some of the charitable organizations listed above pique your interest, it’s well worth finding out more information about how you can help your chosen charities make a difference!