Giving Tuesday is the Tuesday after U.S. Thanksgiving in the United States. It is a movement to create an international day of charitable giving at the beginning of the Christmas and holiday season. To help make your gift giving easier, we’ve compiled a list of some of some of our favorite organizations that are helping to change the world and make it a better place.
Unique Naming a Star
When someone is missing someone that they need lost, they often consider them being during a better place, a far better world, etc. they’re going to ask them secretly assuming that they’re being heard, albeit they’re going to not get a solution . Some people will name a star then special someone because they need to understand they’re up there watching over them.
This allows them to possess something to seem up at. they’ll name the star in order that they need something to speak to. The star can twinkle and appear to be watching over everyone.
Giving a present to someone should be ready to mean something to them. Not most are getting to get something like this as a present though. they’ll purchase it for themselves.
For almost 100 years, the ACLU has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States. They are matching gifts today, dollar-for-dollar.
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Swing Districts are places where the winner of the last House of Representatives election was determined by a thin margin. Swing Left helps you find and commit to supporting progressives in your closest Swing District so that you can help ensure we take back the House in 2018.
Extraordinary Families is a leading nonprofit foster family, adoption and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the daily lives, and long-term outcomes of children impacted by child welfare, from newborn to young adults.
Gay & Lesbian Center (Jeff Griffith Youth Center)
The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center’s Jeff Griffith Youth Center was created to help homeless youth make the transition into independent living and to create a comfortable space for in-school, at-home and at-risk youth to socialize with other lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth in an alcohol-free, drug-free, safe, educational and affirming environment.
Hetrick Martin Institute
Hetrick-Martin Institute believes all young people, regardless of sexual orientation or identity, deserve a safe and supportive environment in which to achieve their full potential.
Hetrick-Martin creates this environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth between the ages of 13 and 24 and their families.
Through a comprehensive package of direct services and referrals, Hetrick-Martin seeks to foster healthy youth development. Hetrick-Martin’s staff promotes excellence in the delivery of youth services and uses its expertise to create innovative programs that other organizations may use as models.
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The Midnight Mission offers paths to self-sufficiency to men, women and children who have lost direction. Our emergency services and 12-step recovery, family living, job training, education and workforce development programs offer a compassionate bridge to achieve and maintain healthy, productive lives. We remove obstacles and provide the accountability and structure that people who are experiencing homelessness need to be productive in their communities. Our conviction and commitment to their success define us.
My Friend’s Place
My Friend’s Place assists and inspires homeless youth to build self-sufficient lives. Due to childhood trauma and negative experiences with adults and with institutions, many homeless youth do not readily accept aid. Building rapport is the key factor in developing successful life-transitioning strategies for young people who might be hesitant to accept services.
Trust is our most valuable commodity. Our ultimate goal is to increase each youth’s ability to meet their basic physical and emotional needs, identify and connect each youth to relevant community resources, and rebuild each individual’s self-esteem, self-respect, and self-sufficiency.
Founded by UCLA students in 1982, Outfest is the leading organization that promotes LGBTQ equality by creating, sharing and protecting LGBTQ stories on the screen. Outfest builds community by connecting diverse populations to discover, discuss and celebrate stories of LGBTQ lives. Over the past three decades Outfest has showcased thousands of films from around the world, educated and mentored hundreds of emerging filmmakers and protected more than 20,000 LGBTQ films and videos. Outfest is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Our mission is to champion creative independence in visual storytelling and support a community of artists who embody diversity, innovation and uniqueness of vision. We help filmmakers make their movies, build an audience for their projects and work to diversify the film industry. With over 250 annual screenings and events, we provide access to a network of like-minded artists who are driving creativity in the film industry.
Stonewall National Museum & Archives promotes understanding through preserving and sharing the proud culture of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and their significant role in American society.
GLSEN (pronounced “glisten”) was founded in 1990 by a small, but dedicated group of teachers in Massachusetts who came together to improve an education system that too frequently allows its lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) students to be bullied, discriminated against, or fall through the cracks.
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Everytown for Gun Safety
Everytown is a movement of Americans working together to end gun violence and build safer communities. Gun violence touches every town in America. For too long, change has been thwarted by the Washington gun lobby and by leaders who refuse to take common-sense steps that will save lives.
Environmental Defense Fund
We’re one of the world’s largest environmental organizations, with more than two million members and a staff of 700 scientists, economists, policy experts, and other professionals around the world. We believe prosperity and environmental stewardship must go hand in hand. We’re optimists, because we have seen our ideas make a huge difference. And we build strong partnerships across interests to ensure lasting success.
Chrysalis is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a pathway to self-sufficiency for homeless and low-income individuals by providing the resources and support needed to find and retain employment.
Our philosophy is that a steady job is the single most important step in a person’s transition out of poverty and onto a pathway to long-term self-sufficiency. Chrysalis’ core employment services are designed to support clients during every phase of their self-directed job search.
Our services help low-income and homeless individuals across Los Angeles County prepare for, find, and retain employment. We provide the tools and support necessary so they can succeed in the job market for the rest of their lives.
Gays Against Guns
Gays Against Guns NY is an inclusive direct action group of LGBTQ people and their allies committed to nonviolently breaking the gun industry’s chain of death—investors, manufacturers, the NRA and politicians who block safer gun laws.
To learn more about Giving Tuesday and the movement be sure to check out their website!