Art City Gallery–This Month’s Spotlighted Charity

Feb 28, 2023 by

ART CITY Gallery is an unconventional art gallery, established by Maria Alexe in 2015 in Bucharest, Romania. The main purpose of the gallery is to educate the public about social and cultural issues, and to promote talented artists.


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Save the Children

Dec 31, 2022 by

Save the Children operates in 100 countries, doing what is needed to give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn, and protection from harm.

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Hearts of Baja Children’s Network

Nov 30, 2022 by

Hearts of Baja Children’s Network, founded by Marilyn and Les Widd in 2015,  now helps to support nearly 6,000 children in 23 group homes, orphanages, and community centers in northern Baja California, Mexico.

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everyday gandhis

Oct 31, 2022 by

everyday gandhis, registered in Liberia and the United States, is locally sourced and community driven with a focus on peacebuilding and post-conflict resolution. They work on a 100+ year timeline, seeking to identify the customs, practices, skills and insights that will outlive us.

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Volunteer Collective

Aug 31, 2022 by

Started at the beginning of the COVID pandemic by longtime homelessness activist Rick Stoff  and record executive Richard Foos, Volunteer Collective is a nonprofit organization formed to spark volunteer energy through monthly “pop-up” drives and volunteer events.

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Latina Surge National

Jul 31, 2022 by

Latina Surge National (LSN) advocates for the inclusion of women and women of color in business and society. LSN offers solutions-based tools and techniques for women that work toward their empowerment in corporate America, business, government, and society.

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Insight Seminars

Jun 30, 2022 by

Created by John-Roger and Russell Bishop in 1978, Insight Seminars give people accessible tools for living successful lives. Over the last 40-plus years, Insight has reached into 46 countries and touched the lives of more than a million people.

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Girl Child Network

Apr 30, 2022 by

Girl Child Network (GCN) is a National Non-Governmental network that seeks to promote the rights and holistic empowerment of the girl child in the home, school and community in Sierra Leone. Anita Koroma and her team established GCN in Sierra Leone in 1998.

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Friends of Maternity Hospitals

Mar 31, 2022 by

Founded by Mrs. Isha Daramy in Lunsar, Sierra Leone, ‘Friends of Maternity Hospitals’ is a non profit organization that partners with all maternity wards around Sierra Leone to help reduce natal mortality.

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European Women’s Lobby

Feb 28, 2022 by

The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) is the largest European umbrella network of women’s associations, representing a total of more than 2000 organisations in 26 EU Member States, three Candidate Countries, one former EU Member State and one European Free Trade Association country.

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Days for Girls

Jan 31, 2022 by

Days for Girls provides menstrual health education, increases access to menstrual products, trains social entrepreneurs, and advances menstrual equity globally through partnerships with governments and health coalitions.

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WordMagic Global

Dec 29, 2021 by

WordMagic is a revolutionary form of wordplay created by verbal gymnast Laurel Airica.  Laurel’s mystic-linguistic perspective on English stirs the hearts and minds of people of all ages

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International Brazilian Opera Company

Nov 30, 2021 by

The International Brazilian Opera Company (IBOC) is a New York-based non-profit organization with a mission to support the creation of a new operatic repertoire that combines ideas from Brazilian and international artists while providing an educational structure for emerging talent. 

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World Wheel

Oct 31, 2021 by

World Wheel, Global Peace Through the Arts, is an artistic forum for global understanding consisting of stone sculptures, performance events, nature reserves, and wisdom centers circling the globe.

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Soroptimist International

Sep 30, 2021 by

This year is the 100th anniversary of the founding of Soroptimist International (SI), a global volunteer organization advocating for human rights and gender equality.  SI is a network of around 72,000 club members in 121 countries.

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Soroptimist International President’s Appeal: The Road to Equality

Aug 31, 2021 by

Soroptimist International President’s Appeal: The Road to Equality is a special project of Soroptimist International focused on topics affecting women and girls.

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AIDRom–the Ecumenical Association of Churches from Romania

Jul 31, 2021 by

AIDRom–the Ecumenical Association of Churches from Romania-operates 3 regional counseling centers offering social assistance to vulnerable groups.

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Taiwan Coalition Against Violence

Jun 30, 2021 by

Taiwan Coalition Against Violence (TCAV) is a leading nonprofit advocacy organization dedicated to the prevention and elimination of gender-based violence (GBV) in Taiwan.

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May 31, 2021 by

Soroptimist is a global volunteer organization that provides women and girls with access to the education and training they need to achieve economic empowerment, reach their full potential, and live their dreams.

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WomenSport International

Apr 30, 2021 by

WomenSport International (WSI) was formed in 1994 to meet the challenge of ensuring that sport and physical activity receive the attention and priority they deserve in the lives of women and girls.

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Mar 31, 2021 by

Capacitar is an international network of empowerment and solidarity whose vision is: Healing ourselves, healing our world.

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Women for Water Partnership

Feb 28, 2021 by

Women for Water Partnership includes 28 international women’s organizations and networks, focusing on water and sanitation, sustainable development, women’s participation and empowerment.

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Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation

Jan 31, 2021 by

The mission of Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation (GWPF) is to empower women and girls through education to help end gender based violence, most especially female genital mutilation (FGM).

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Black Lives Matter

Dec 31, 2020 by

Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation, Inc. is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes.

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Nov 30, 2020 by

Sahiyo was founded in 2015 to work toward ending the practice of female genital cutting (also known as female genital mutilation or female circumcision).

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A New Way of Life

Nov 1, 2020 by

Founded by Susan Burton in 1998, A New Way of Life is a reentry program for formerly incarcerated women, providing housing, case management, pro bono legal services, advocacy and leadership development.

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MTC EDUCATE A GIRL INC–This Month’s Spotlighted Charity

Sep 30, 2020 by

MTC Educate A Girl Inc  empowers girls from marginalized communities in the Chimanimani area of Zimbabwe.

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Dignity and Power Now

Aug 31, 2020 by

Dignity and Power Now (DPN) is a Los Angeles based grassroots organization that fights for the dignity and power of all incarcerated people, their families, and communities.

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International Institute of Tolerance

Jul 31, 2020 by

The International Institute of Tolerance (IIT) provides religious, educational, and social services to advance justice and promote compassion.

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Jun 30, 2020 by

CODEPINK advocates for an end to U.S militarism and a move from a war economy to a peace economy, where tax dollars would be redirected to life-affirming programs.

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May 31, 2020 by

TIM.TV, The Immigrant Magazine TV, is an online TV channel that celebrates the contributions of immigrants to the American society as well as exploring their lifestyles and experiences.

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Eritrean Satellite Television (ERISAT)

Apr 30, 2020 by

ERISAT is a non-profit digital platform dedicated to serving Eritreans inside and outside Eritrea.

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Sue Speaks

Mar 31, 2020 by

SUE Speaks is a digital meeting place for high-minded people to be inspired and to engage with each other. Our goal is to help shift our worldview from being primarily about self-care to one in which caring about each other is just as important.

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Tiyya Foundation

Feb 28, 2020 by

Tiyya Foundation is an award-winning 501 (c)(3) known for transforming the refugee living experience in the Greater Los Angeles & surrounding areas.

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Tuskeegee Airmen Scholarship Foundation

Jan 31, 2020 by

Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Foundation honors the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen, one of the most recognized and decorated groups to serve in the Army Air Corps during World War II.

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African Communities Public Health Coalition

Dec 31, 2019 by

African Communities Public Health Coalition (ACPHC) works to improve mental health and wellness in African immigrants.

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Nov 30, 2019 by

Natulique produces a line of organic, non-toxic salon products. Although Natulique is a for-profit company, it supports several non-profit causes: It is a big supporter and also a recipient of the Vegan Society symbol; Its products are cruelty-free, and Natulique is an advocate for animal rights and welfare; Natulique encourages salons to donate hair waste to organizations that use it to make wigs for cancer victims.

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Change to Humanity

Oct 31, 2019 by

Change to Humanity was founded by Giselle Malluche in 2007 to assist the homeless and communities living in food deserts and experiencing food insecurity in Atlanta and Clarkston GA.

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Natural Deathcare Initiative

Sep 30, 2019 by

Natural Deathcare Initiative promotes natural deathcare as a compassionate choice, a human right, and an environmental imperative.

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American Relief Agency for the Horn of Africa (ARAHA)

Sep 1, 2019 by

One of ARAHA’s projects was partnering with Zebiba Shekhia to build a high school for Eritrean refugee girls in Sudan.

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African Missions Empowering Network (AMEN)

Jun 30, 2019 by

African Missions Empowering Network (AMEN), was founded by Aman Berhe to help Eritrean refugees, both in Africa and in the U.S.

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Nile Sisters Development Initiative

Jun 1, 2019 by

Nile Sisters Development Initiative (NSDI) is dedicated to educating, supporting, and offering training to refugee and immigrant women and their families in the San Diego area

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Girl Scouts Santa Monica Service Unit

Apr 30, 2019 by

The Santa Monica Bay Service Unit, led by Dr. Lisette Gold, consists of 40 troops and over 420 Girl Scouts in Santa Monica.

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Channel the Sun

Feb 28, 2019 by

Soula SAAD teamed with Channel the Sun Magazine to fund women’s art projects through crowdfunding and fundraiser events.


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Muslims for Progressive Values

Jan 31, 2019 by

Muslims for Progressive Values (MPV) advocates for human rights, social justice and inclusion in the United States and around the world. Since its inception in 2007, MPV has been devoted to establishing and nurturing vibrant progressive Muslim communities worldwide.

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Blue Heron Foundation

Dec 31, 2018 by

Established by Romanian-born Stefania Magidson in 2002, Blue Heron Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life for Romanian and Moldovan orphaned and abandoned youth by providing them with greater access to life’s opportunities

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The Santa Monica History Museum

Nov 30, 2018 by

The Santa Monica History Museum. is a “Santa Monica treasure.” It was founded in 1975 as the Santa Monica Historical Society and it...

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Stop Organ Harvesting in China

Oct 31, 2018 by

Stop Organ Harvesting in China has evidence that tens of thousands of Chinese are being killed for their organs, which are sold and transplanted at enormous profit.  The victims are practitioners of Falun Gong, which is a spiritual movement widespread in China

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Death Row Dogs Rescue

Sep 30, 2018 by

Founded 31 years ago by Stephanie LaMotta, Death Row Dogs Rescue is dedicated to saving dogs on death row in city and county shelters as well as saving abandoned, neglected and abused dogs and other animals in Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley and surrounding areas.

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Upward African Woman

Aug 31, 2018 by

Upward African Woman (UAW) was founded in 2014 with the goal of empowering women and children who are primarily the victims of cultural, mental, sexual, and physical abuse and neglect.

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Global One Development Center

Jul 31, 2018 by

Global One Development Center provides permanent supportive housing to homeless young adults in northern San Bernardino...

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Ballona Land Trust

Jun 30, 2018 by

Ballona Wetlands Land Trust is a grass-roots, non-profit community organization, founded in 1994, dedicated to the acquisition,...

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Justice Law Group

Jun 1, 2018 by

The Justice Law Group of San Diego was co-founded by Cameron Gharabikiou, who is currently a candidate for Lieutenant Governor of...

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Music Mends Minds

Apr 30, 2018 by

Music Mends Minds is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that supports the mind and spirit of people afflicted by neurodegenerative...

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Drew Silvern Dollars for Scholars

Mar 31, 2018 by

Founded in 2005, the Drew Silvern chapter of Dollars for Scholars has increased the number of scholarships each year from the four...

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K9 Connection

Feb 28, 2018 by

K9 Connection’s programs in Los Angeles area high schools offer teens the chance to break through learning and life barriers by...

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Homeless Not Toothless

Jan 31, 2018 by

Founded by Dr. Jay Grossman in 1992, Homeless Not Toothless is a 501C(3) non profit program providing free dental care to the...

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Dirty Girls of Lesvos

Dec 31, 2017 by

Dirty Girls was initiated in October, 2015, so that good quality wet and dirty clothing, discarded by thousands of refugees arriving...

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Perfect Pet Rescue

Nov 30, 2017 by

Perfect Pet Rescue is a non-profit adoption agency for dogs, with mobile adoptions on Saturdays and Sundays in Santa Monica, CA.  In...

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Green Wave

Oct 31, 2017 by

Green Wave ( is an environmental consulting non-profit inspired by regenerative thinking,...

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NewGround: A Muslim-Jewish Partnership for Change

Sep 30, 2017 by

NewGround is a community-building organization that creates, connects and empowers Jewish and Muslim change-makers in America....

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Wright Way Organic Resource Center

Aug 31, 2017 by

In 1999 Mary and Eric Lloyd Wright, along with their friends and a group of dedicated volunteers started the Wright Way Organic...

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Jewish Women’s Theatre

Jul 31, 2017 by

Jewish Women’s Theatre debuted in in 2008 the backyard of a home in Pacific Palisades, California with the expressed purpose of...

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MS Society UK

Jun 30, 2017 by

The MS Society-UK is a community of people living with MS, scientists, campaigners, volunteers and fundraisers.  Its mission is to...

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Nature of Wildworks

Apr 30, 2017 by

The Nature of Wildworks ( is a celebration of all the remarkable, diverse creatures with whom we are...

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Occupy Wall Street

Mar 31, 2017 by

Occupy Wall Street is a people-powered movement that began on September 17, 2011 in Liberty Square in Manhattan’s Financial District,...

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American Civil Liberties Union

Feb 28, 2017 by

For almost 100 years, the ACLU has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution...

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Advocates for the Environment

Jan 31, 2017 by

Advocates for the Environment is a Los Angeles-based 501(c)(3) non-profit law firm and environmental advocacy organization.  They...

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Human Kindness Foundation

Jan 1, 2017 by

The Human Kindness Foundation (HKF), founded by Bo and Sita Lozoff, is a non-profit organization that promotes three common...

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SWF International

Nov 30, 2016 by

SWF International was founded by Dr. Nina Smart in 2004 for the purpose of eradicating Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).  It operates...

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UCLArts and Healing

Oct 31, 2016 by

UCLArts and Healing, founded by Ping Ho, offers professional development training and programs for the general public in the use of...

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Inner Outer Partnership

Sep 30, 2016 by

Danielle Levy has been teaching meditation and the values that accompany it for a number of years. and in 1995 she founded the Inner...

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Sep 1, 2016 by

Founded by Bea Ammidown, the nonprofit YogAbility Institute was developed to provide yoga therapeutics adapted for all levels and...

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The Daddio Collective

Jul 17, 2016 by

The Daddio Collective is a Los Angeles Charity Dedicated to Changing the Lives of Children.Animals.Communities. Through our...

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Earth Rights Institute

Jun 13, 2016 by

Founded in 2001, Earth Rights Institute (ERI) exists to support a culture of peace and justice worldwide by establishing dynamic...

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End the Occupation

May 19, 2016 by

A national coalition of hundreds of groups, the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation works to end U.S. support for...

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Innocence Project

May 19, 2016 by

This organization has a tee shirt I proudly wear, which lists the names of all the exonerees and the number of years each one was...

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SOS Children’s Villages International

May 19, 2016 by

SOS Children’s Villages International provides families for children needing care all over the world.  I support a little boy in...

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May 19, 2016 by

I donate to this organization and I proudly wear their tee shirt, which says Resist Illegitimate Authority.  Resist gives grants to...

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May 19, 2016 by

Kiva doesn’t ask for donations; instead they ask for loans for people who are borrowing money to improve their lives.  You start by...

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International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)

May 19, 2016 by

IFAW’s mission is to rescue and protect animals around the world.  IFAW rescues individuals, safeguards populations, and preserves...

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Breast cancer action

May 19, 2016 by

I love this charity because it focuses on the real issues instead of wearing pink ribbons and running in marathons. If you go to their website you will find opportunities to volunteer or to become involved in other ways.

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