Spend a quarter and help mothers and children around the world
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Are you great at taking your vitamins, yet hope to enrich more than your own body and want to foster health globally? You can help end malnutrition by donating to Vitamin Angels. At the core of their mission is providing life-saving vitamins to more than 52 million mothers and children under age five who live in impoverished regions of the world. In addition to donating on their website, make sure to look out for the opportunity to donate at their corporate partners, including The Vitamin Shoppe, Walgreens, Sprouts, and more. As little as 25 cents actually funds the recommended dose of vitamins per child for a full year, including purchases, warehousing, and shipping. Here’s how to know which vitamins your body is begging for.
Donate $100 to feed a family in need for a week
The goal of Heavenly Harvest is to end world hunger by filling the bellies and the hearts of families and children who are struggling to make ends meet in America. Depending on how much your budget allows, $19 will provide two meals per day for seven days, while $100 can feed a family for an entire week. They also make it easy to donate via their website or by texting Text-To-Give to 917-993-5577. Curious where your money goes? The organization as partnered with Feed the Children in an effort to create meal packets that make delivery less expensive and seamless.
Donate your holiday to your favorite charity—or charities.
Can’t decide what passion project pulls at your heart strings the most? No worries, with DailyKARMA, you don’t have to. The next time the holiday season rolls around or you make another lap around the sun, consider turning the tables on traditional gift giving and setting up a fundraiser instead. Here, you select the causes that mean the most to you and then donate directly, without ever leaving their site. You can make this a one-time occurrence, or a monthly or annual goal, depending on how much of an impact you want to have.