TOPIC: CHARITY (85)

1% for the Planet

http://onepercentfortheplanet.org

Since 2002, 1% for the Planet has inspired members of the business community to contribute 1% of sales to environmental groups around the world. In return, this growing alliance of companies is given the opportunity not only to see their self-worth rise, but their net worth climb as well.

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1% For The Planet, One Percent For The Planet, Donation, Sales, Corporate, Patagonia, Yvon Chouinard, Blue Ribbon Flies, Craig Mathews

52X52

http://52x52.org

We’re not a charity, we’re a group of people committed to helping others. Every week, 52x52.org will highlight a different charity and call on you, those willing and happy to help others, to donate directly to that charity. Don’t feel like donating to one of the featured charities for whatever reason? No problem. Donate to a cause you love.

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52X52, Charity, Fundraising, Donations, Crowdfunding, Microfinance

80,000 Hours

http://80000hours.org

We aim to be the world’s number one source for advice on pursuing a career that makes a difference in an effective way. We will do this by providing in-depth, evidence-based and personalised advice, and by fostering the growth of a global network of thousands of dedicated and successful people, who are working together to make the world as good a place as it can be.

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80000 Hours, Work, Profession, Job

Alex's Lemonade Stand

http://www.alexslemonade.org

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) emerged from the front yard lemonade stand of cancer patient Alexandra “Alex” Scott (1996-2004). In 2000, 4-year-old Alex announced that she wanted to hold a lemonade stand to raise money to help find a cure for all children with cancer. Since Alex held that first stand, the Foundation bearing her name has evolved into a national fundraising movement, complete with thousands of supporters across the country carrying on her legacy of hope. To date, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, a registered 501(c)3 charity, has raised more than $75 million toward fulfilling Alex’s dream of finding a cure, funding over 375 pediatric cancer research projects nationally

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Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), Children, Health, Cancer, Cure

B1G1

http://www.b1g1.com

Imagine if every time you bought or sold something, you made a tangible difference. Imagine if every time you dined out, a hungry child received a meal. Imagine if every time you bought a book, a tree got planted. Imagine if every time you saw a doctor, someone in need received care...
B1G1 makes this possible for any kind of business to give simply and effectively through its 'Giving Engine.' B1G1 is a business giving initiative that makes giving easy and impactful for small to medium size businesses
B1G1 (Buy1GIVE1) is headquartered in Singapore and is working with nearly 300 businesses from different countries to support causes around the world. 

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Buy One Give One, Buy1Give1, Crowdfunding, Fundraising, Online, Microgiving, Businesses, Singapore, B1G1

Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation

http://www.standupfoundation.com

The Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation is the world’s first foundation dedicated to raising awareness of the long-term, damaging effects of bullying, and funding those doing real-world work to stop it. We stand up against bullying regardless of to whom it happens. Because lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people are often targeted by bullies, we give particular attention to this community. We include promoting diversity and inclusion in sports as central to our mission.

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Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation, Sports, Bullying, Homophobia, LGBT, LGBT Sports Coalition

Bicycles for Humanity

http://www.bicycles-for-humanity.org

Bicycles for Humanity was started in September 2005 as the catalyst to enable concerned groups to raise funds and collect bicycles to send to partners in developing countries.
To this end Bicycles for Humanity developed the methodologies and logistics to collect bicycles in developed countries and to transport them to under developed countries, and the methodologies and logistics to receive the bicycles in those countries and to train the local population to maintain and distribute the bicycles.

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Bicycles, Collect, Transport, Bikes

BRAC

http://www.brac.net

BRAC is a development success story, spreading solutions born in Bangladesh to 10 other countries around the world – a global leader in creating opportunity for the world’s poor. What started out as a limited relief operation in 1972 in a remote village of Bangladesh, has turned into the largest development organization in the world. Organizing the poor using communities’ own human and material resources, it catalyzes lasting change, creating an ecosystem in which the poor have the chance to seize control of their own lives. We do this with a holistic development approach geared toward inclusion, using tools like microfinance, education, healthcare, legal services, community empowerment and more. Our work now touches the lives of an estimated 126 million people, with staff and BRAC-trained entrepreneurs numbering in the hundreds of thousands.

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Brac, Empower, Poverty, Illiteracy, Illness

BridgingApps

http://www.BridgingApps.org

BridgingApps.org is a program of Easter Seals Greater Houston that provides resources, education, and information on apps and mobile devices to help people with disabilities target and improve skills and reach their highest levels of physical, social, and cognitive development. Given the rising number of apps on the market and the diverse skills of children and adults with special needs, their goal is to provide caregivers and professionals with the best resources for choosing apps to enhance everyday life for people with disabilities and sharing their successes with others.

In collaboration with speech language pathologists and occupational therapists, they created an app review system that focuses on skills rather than age, diagnosis or developmental level to help improve outcomes for a person with a disability. BridgingApps relies on professionals who work with people with disabilities as well as crowdsource user experiences to constantly review and update their database of over 3,500 apps.
 

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BridgingApps, Disability, Apps, Charity

Build Africa

http://www.build-africa.org

Build Africa currently supports 100,000 people in rural Kenya and Uganda through both education and community enterprise programmes. By improving teacher training and school resources, we ensure that children receive the quality education they need for their long-term development. At the same time we support savings and loans groups, entrepreneurial skills training and other initiatives to help families secure sustainable, productive livelihoods.

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Build Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Education, Teachers, Schools, Loans, Savings, Training, Sustainability

Center for World Outreach

http://www.cfwongogh.org

Centre for World Outreach (CFWO) is a non-governmental and a charity based organization. Currently based at South Senchi in the Asougyaman District in Ghana, our organization has developed a number of different programs in community development, supporting schools, orphanages, hospitals and volunteer exchange.

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Center For World Outreach, CFWO, Charity, Volunteering, Ghana, Schools, Education

Charipick

https://www.charipick.org

There are a lot of charities out there doing a lot of great work. But finding the right charity to support can be overwhelming. That’s where Charipick comes in. They research charities that make unique differences and then, based on your interests, pick charities you’d be most interested in. The more you pick, the more customized and delightful your experience gets.

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Charipick, App, Charity

Charity Bribes

http://ilovechrisbaker.com/charity-bribes

Charity Bribes is a platform that allows anyone to create a bribe for a celebrity to do something awesome. Anyone can pledge money to that bribe and, if the celebrity takes the bribe and accomplishes the challenge within 30 days, the money goes to the charity indicated.

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Celebrity, Charity, Bribe, Fundraising, Charity Bribes

Charity Miles

http://www.charitymiles.org

Charity Miles is a free iPhone and Android app that enables people to earn corporate sponsorships for charity while walking, running or biking. We are supported by awesome companies like Humana, Johnson & Johnson, Timex Sports and Kenneth Cole.

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Charity Miles, Donations, Exercise, Running, Active

Charity Navigator

http://www.charitynavigator.org/

Charity Navigator is America's premier independent charity evaluator. They help charitable givers make intelligent giving decisions by providing in-depth, objective ratings and analysis of thefinancial health and accountability & transparency  of America's largest charities. Use Charity Navigator's simple searchable database to find a charity you can trust and support.

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Charity Navigator, Charity, Transparency, Evaluator