American Relief Agency for the Horn of Africa (ARAHA)–This Month’s Spotlighted Charity

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 (http://www.greenwavesofchange.org) 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 (www.natureofwildworks.org) 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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YogAbility

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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Resist

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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Kiva

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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