Now that we’ve addressed your lack of attention, let me tell you what you’ve been missing out on. There are a lot of organizations around the world doing good, from feeding and educating children to saving the victims of human trafficking. While there are many great options, we’ve chosen a few to support.
Did you hear the incredible story about the girl who donated her birthday to raise money to build a well? Her birthday donation campaign raised over a $1 million after she tragically died in a car accident. That was through charity: water, a non-profit bringing clean and safe drinking water to developing nations. To date, they have provided 2,060,000 people with clean water.
Compassion was founded over 50 years ago to support poverty stricken children around the world. You likely know someone who is already a child sponsor through Compassion. Since beginning in 1952, they have helped 1.2 million children in 26 countries.
We recently heard the Hello Somebody story and loved it (and their cool watches). Through a donation or purchasing something from their store you can help children receive food, education, and development.
Don’t you want a safe and healthy community, smart energy solutions, and to protect America’s wilderness? Then check out what the folks at the Sierra Club are doing. Founded over 100 years ago, they have been creating and keeping communities safe, exploring energy resources, and protecting the earth.
PM Tenore, the founder of RVCA, has created a community for artists of all kinds. Original shirts from their artists can be bought at local skate shops and videos from their artists can be seen online. Through their creative expression, they’re giving back to the worldwide community by way of inspiration.
Now you know what those images to the right are all about. Click on any of them to visit the organization’s site to learn more about what they’re doing or how to get involved.
Do you sponsor a child or serve locally already? Tell us a little about what you’re doing whether it’s your own idea or supporting the vision of someone else.