50 Nonprofits to Support in ’16-’17

If you believe in equality, justice, and opportunity for all, then now is the perfect time to show it. That’s why we’ve created a starter list of organizations that are committed to defending our planet, our rights as citizens and as humans, and our futures. Every single one of them is supported primarily through donations.

As we come upon the holiday season, take a moment to learn about the nonprofits on this list, and consider lending your support wherever you can. Simply click on the logos below to be taken directly to the donation forms for each organization.

Happy giving!

 

American Rivers - Environment
American Rivers – Environment

Amnesty International USA - Human Rights
Amnesty International USA – Human Rights

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American Lung Association

Americans for the Arts

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American Society of Law and Medicine

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Animal Legal Defense Fund

The Boston Living Center - Outreach (HIV/AIDS)
The Boston Living Center – Outreach (HIV/AIDS)

The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence – Gun Legislation

Center for Biological Diversity - Environment
Center for Biological Diversity – Environment
Defenders of Wildlife - Environment
Defenders of Wildlife – Environment


Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres - Healthcare
Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres – Healthcare

Everytown for Gun Safety/ Moms Demand Action - Gun Legislation
Everytown for Gun Safety/ Moms Demand Action – Gun Legislation

The Free Press Action Fund - First Amendment Rights
The Free Press Action Fund – First Amendment Rights

Farm Sanctuary

Food and Water Watch

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The Fund for Public Interest

Galapagos Conservancy

The Gorilla Foundation-Koko

Greater Boston PFLAG - LGBT Rights/ Outreach
Greater Boston PFLAG – LGBT Rights/ Outreach

The Human Rights Campaign - LGBT Rights
The Human Rights Campaign – LGBT Rights

Human Rights Watch - Human Rights
Human Rights Watch – Human Rights

The Interfaith Alliance - Outreach
The Interfaith Alliance – Outreach

International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War - Peacekeeping/ Outreach
International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War – Peacekeeping/ Outreach

the Jane Goodall Institute

Mothers out Front: Mobilizing for a Livable Climate

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People - Civil Rights
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People – Civil Rights

National Immigration Law Center - Civil Rights/ Immigration Policy
National Immigration Law Center – Civil Rights/ Immigration Policy

Native American Rights Fund - Native American Rights
Native American Rights Fund – Native American Rights

Natural Resources Defense Council - Environment
Natural Resources Defense Council – Environment

NextGen Climate Action - Environment
NextGen Climate Action – Environment

Ocean Conservancy

Planet Aid

Somerville Homeless Coalition - Outreach
Somerville Homeless Coalition – Outreach

Marijuana Policy Project

Mercy for Animals

Muscular Dystrophy Association

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The Names Project

National Women’s Health Network

Northeast Animal Shelter

Oxfam America - Human Rights
Oxfam America – Human Rights

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People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Planned Parenthood - Women's Healthcare
Planned Parenthood – Women’s Healthcare

PEN America - First Amendment Rights
PEN America – First Amendment Rights

Pro-Choice America

SOS Children’s Villages- USA

WETA TV, Public Television & Radio - Public Broadcasting
WETA TV, Public Television & Radio – Public Broadcasting

USA for UNHCR - Human Rights/ Immigration & Refugee Policy
USA for UNHCR – Human Rights/ Immigration & Refugee Policy

Whale and Dolphin Conservancy

Women's Law Center - Women's Rights
Women’s Law Center – Women’s Rights

The Young Center for Immigrant Children's Rights - Civil Rights/ Immigration Policy
The Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights – Civil Rights/ Immigration Policy