- The Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. Volunteer, donate or walk. Not coming to your area? Do a "Google" search for your state/town or contact your local town hall.
- Do you live in Massachusettes? Give Warmth. Donate gently used blankets, towels and lines to your local HomeGoods store January 11th thru January 25th.
- Operation No Kid Hungry. On January 19th, donate via text message or hold a food drive.
- Join the Red Alert - Campaign for Disaster Relief. Donate or spread the word.
- The Corporation for National & Community Service has thousands of volunteer opportunities to become involved.
- One Warm Coat. Donate a coat or organize a coat drive.
- The Good Card. A non-traditional gift idea. (Valentine's Day is coming up!) Purchase a Good Card for a loved one and allow them to choose the charity.
- Autism Society for America - purchase greeting cards created by individuals with autism and help raise money for treatment, education, research and advocacy.
- ASPCA - donate, lobby, adopt or shop online to help fight animal cruelty.
- Got an old car you'd like to get rid of? Donate it to Habitat for Humanity. Help provide adequate housing for families and receive a tax deduction at the same time.
- Is there a teenager in the house? Send them to DoSomething.org. This organization for teens motivates, supports and encourages them to make a positive difference in their world.
- Product Red. Join Starbucks, Apple, Converse, Gap, Emporio Armani, Hallmark and Dell/Windows support the elimination of AIDS in Africa.
- Make-A-Wish Foundation. Donate, volunteer or shop to grant the wish of a lifetime to a child with a life-threatening medical condition.
Thursday Thirteen #7 - Ways we can help.....
The season of giving doesn't have to be over yet.....and it shouldn't be! Monday, January 19th is Martin Luther King Day AND a National Day of Service. Here are some ways that you can help those less fortunate.......