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It’s #FundraisingFriday :: Please Donate $10 to Your Favorite Nonprofit!

January 1, 2013

9ac04faad50a11e2be5722000a1fac35_7#FundraisingFriday is a campaign meant to inspire individuals to commit to donating $10 to one of their favorite nonprofits every Friday. First tweeted in May 2012 from @NonprofitOrgs, the #FundraisingFriday hashtag has since then been tweeted and retweeted thousands of times.

If you are a nonprofit, using the #FundraisingFriday hashtag is a simple way to ask for your supporters to donate and hopefully you’ll be able to convert a few fans, followers, and friends into donors.

If you are a donor, please post the name and website of the nonprofit that you donated to below. I’ll do my best to help get the word out about your generosity and your favorite nonprofits. Also, each Friday through the end of 2013 I am going to donate $10 to one of my Favorite Nonprofits. I hope you join me – if not every Friday, then at least one Friday a month. 🙂

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  1. March 23, 2012 4:23 am

    I choose to donate to, a website in which my son is raising funds for Bike and Build.

    Bike and Build organizes college students who bicycle across the country this summer, in his case from Providence to Seattle, educating people they meet along the way about the affordable housing crisis AND participating in home reconstruction projects.

    Every donation brings Dan closer to his goal and focuses more good towards solving this national problem.

    He is just past 1/2 way towards his goal to raise $4500 for Bike and Build.
    Each donation is greatly appreciated.

    • March 30, 2012 6:21 am

      Marc, cheers to your son! I am the Development Director for Habitat for Humanity of Pulaski County and we are Bike and Build award recipients. Thank you for choosing to give through Bike and Build and help others build dreams and change lives!

  2. March 23, 2012 4:53 am

    I chose CharityVision international. CharityVision, a nonprofit 501c3 entity, empowers local physicians in developing countries to provide free surgery services to the poor of their own country. This organization is incredibly efficient and has created a sustainable model. They average about 30,000 procedures a year. The big kicker for me is that the average cost of saving someone’s sight is only $25! That’s impressive. Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness and a relatively simple, and proven surgery can restore vision. Imagine going without your sight. Now think about that in an impoverished area. Very scary, huh.

    Take a look at http://www.restoretheirvision,org.
    100% of public donations go directly to saving someone’s sight.

    Thanks for creating Fundraising Friday! It feels good to give.

  3. March 23, 2012 5:22 am

    This is a great idea! It not only builds upon the generosity of others but it also educates people about alternative nonprofits to their favorites. Marc’s post inspired me to donate $10 to his son, Dan’s, fundraiser.

  4. March 23, 2012 6:27 am

    I am donating to the Paul Carlson Partnership (, where both my workdays and my heart are. The Paul Carlson Partnership has done medical work in the D.R. Congo since 1968, and we are currently also doing a major agricultural microfinance program with the help of a grant from USAID. Congo is the poorest country on earth, and the Equateur province, in the northwest of the country, where we work, is one of the poorest provinces. We support 5 hospitals and 94 village clinics, and our microfinance program includes 2,800 individual farmers, 47 bicycle transporters, and 15 wholesalers. Every dollar given goes a long way in Congo, and every donor makes a real difference.

  5. Diane Black permalink
    March 23, 2012 8:41 am

    As a Marine Mama, my vote and my donations go to Operation Gratitude ( ), the volunteer-based non-profit org that sends care packages to troops deployed overseas, to their children and families left behind, and to Wounded warriors recuperating in transition units. This great group has sent more than 760,000 care packages personally addressed to troops in harm’s way. Check out their facebook page too and all the amazing pictures:

  6. March 23, 2012 9:48 am

    Please consider Harboring Hearts ( for this week’s #FundraisingFriday

    We have provides a haven for heart patients and their families while they are seeking medical care away from home. We offer solutions to financial and emotional problems often associated with a family member undergoing cardiac treatment. These problems include finding housing near a hospitalized patient, paying for the family to live in another city while a loved one undergoes treatment, providing emotional support to a heart patient, and accessing basic living needs.

  7. palfonso48 permalink
    March 23, 2012 10:17 am

    Please show your appreciation to our troops, the men and women who support us 24/7 so that we can enjoy our comfortable lives here at home. Operation Gratitude ( sends care packages and letters to our troops.

  8. March 23, 2012 1:22 pm

    This is a wonderful idea, thank you for inspiring others to give. My donation will be going to Operation Gratitude. This amazing organization has sent 760,000 individually addressed packages to our troops over the past 9 years. Operation Gratitude also sends care packages to children whose parents are deploying and to Wounded Warriors. Please check them out at: (

  9. March 23, 2012 1:50 pm

    I was a casual supporter of various organizations but after the September 11th events, I felt that I had to do something more for the brave men and women than put a bumper sticker on my car that said “I Support Our Troops”. I was lucky to hear of a grass-roots organization that sends care packages to service members deployed overseas. Since then I have been an active supporter with my time and money of Operation Gratitude out of Van Nuys, California ( who helps provide a conduit for every American a way to help support our military, whether by helping to send care packages to active duty military overseas, wounded warrior packages for those here at home, or Battalion Buddies plush toys to their children who must endure in their absence until they come home. They are listed on Facebook at

  10. March 23, 2012 3:17 pm

    I donated to PRIDE Industries Foundation to support our first annual Team PRIDE! We’re a team of 20 people who are training to run a 5k or half marathon, and raising funds to create jobs for people with disabilities while we’re at it. My fundraising page is at

    PRIDE Industries Foundation ( supports job creation, employment preparation and placement, and employment support services for people with disabilities across the US. 100% of charitable gifts go to direct services, as our overhead costs are paid by earned income. We’re on Facebook at

    Thanks for creating #FundraisingFriday. What a great idea!

  11. March 23, 2012 4:25 pm

    I just made a donation to @stepuponsecond based in Santa Monica, CA. This is an extraordinary organization which strives to alleviate homelessness by focusing on providing aide, support and stabilization with regard to the issue of mental illness—which in addition to alcohol and substance abuse—- so often accompanies the reason(s) why one is homeless. Mental illness is an issue that is both stigmatized and misunderstood in our society…and yet, it is linked to so many other public policy issues (e.g. the prison and educational systems). In the end, working to improve mental health is smart public policy and will result in improving other areas of policy in our country. Thank you @stepuponsecond for providing support and care for individuals and families affected by mental illness—and improving communities through out the city of Los Angeles…by far the region in the nation which contains the largest concentration of homelessness.

    • nonprofitorgs permalink
      March 25, 2012 4:35 am

      Great. Thanks. 🙂

  12. March 23, 2012 5:23 pm

    Operation Gratitude gets my money and my vote. 760,000 care packages sent and still going strong…they are committed to the needs of our deserving military community. EVERY American can get involved in showing our military they appreciate and support them with both donations and hands on involvement. Check out the website for letters FROM those who have received the packages and how you can write letters to be included in the care packages. You have to see it to believe it! and/or

  13. March 24, 2012 8:06 am

    Aspire, Inc.: They’re a new non-profit with a mission to make philanthropy and civic engagement available and open to everyone.

  14. March 26, 2012 6:20 am

    I didn’t get this until Monday, so missed the Friday part, but I think this is a great idea! I work with a non-profit that is currently trying to figure out how to better engage our online followers in a way that leads to more giving. We believe they simply need to be reminded, so some kind of Fundraising Friday would be a great idea! I’ll be giving to

    • nonprofitorgs permalink
      March 26, 2012 6:20 am

      It’s every Friday. 🙂

  15. Cezar Toma permalink
    March 26, 2012 6:35 am

    I have donated and directed my 2% of the taxes to this organization : Surf the Earth Project – STEP

    There is a young organization wich involves Youths in cultural and sports activities, check their website, because it’s translated in any of google languages.

    and your Ideea is really great !!!

  16. March 26, 2012 6:36 am

    I choose to donate to Friends of the Public Garden (@FOPG) of Boston. They are the sole advocates for the preservation and maintenance of the greenery in the city – the gorgeous Public Garden, the Commonwealth Ave. Mall, and the Boston Common. These parks are some of my favorite spots in Boston, so I think it’s really important that we give to them and keep the city looking beautiful!!

  17. Donna Fields permalink
    March 26, 2012 6:36 am

    I choose to donate to United Way. I believe it is vital to each one of us to keep our communities at home healthy and strong. We all benefit by helping those in need with a hand up.

    • nonprofitorgs permalink
      March 26, 2012 7:12 am

      Great. Good for you!

  18. March 26, 2012 6:36 am

    The Boston Landmarks Orchestra is a great nonprofit organization in the city of Boston! The orchestra prides itself on providing free concerts and performances for the people of Boston throughout the year. This organization is best known for the Landmarks Festival at the Shell, which has given the city free shows every Wednesday night during the summertime. Check out the Boston Landmarks Orchestra on Facebook and Twitter (@LandmarksOrch) to learn more!

    Please consider donating to this fantastic nonprofit in order to give back music and art to the communities in Boston!

  19. March 26, 2012 7:08 am

    Awesome idea! Giving is indeed contagious. That’s what we’re banking on with our new Honor Campaign, through which we’re using Crowdrise for the first time. I’m interested to see how it turns out!

    Thanks for all the ideas!

  20. nonprofitorgs permalink
    March 26, 2012 7:17 am

    Just a FYI. I have been doing #FundraisingFriday for three weeks. $10 donations to:

    3/23: Ape Action Africa:
    3/16: Wildlife SOS:
    3/9: Wild Animal Sanctuary:

    Social media has converted me into an animal activist/donor. 🙂

  21. Natalie Gallagher permalink
    March 26, 2012 3:36 pm

    Please consider donating to Maryland Families for Safe Birth, Inc. – working to legalize and licence Certified Professional Midwives in maryland, USA – making birth safer for all families.
    Twitter: @4safebirth

  22. Marianne permalink
    March 27, 2012 4:27 am

    Dutch non-profit volunteer organisation De Zonnebloem (The Sunflower) for handicapt and elederlt people. Watch Became a member for 15 euros per year…

  23. March 28, 2012 1:25 pm

    I am a huge fan of this idea! Making a habit of giving a little is a great way to show support without it being an overwhelming decision. I work with a small nonprofit and this is a fantastic idea to promote. I will be supporting Edge of Seven, a nonprofit based in Denver with the mission to empower girls in developing countries. Awesome projects, awesome cause!

  24. March 29, 2012 3:34 pm

    This is a brilliant and expansive idea. The act of giving is a powerful energy in the evolution of humanity. CRY OF THE INNOCENT: The Voices That Can’t Speak is a precedent-setting documentary, unlike any, which will transform consciousness by conveying the truth from a soul perspective, speaking for those who cannot speak for themselves. This critical film needs your support. The time of awakening is NOW.

  25. Jules permalink
    March 30, 2012 4:42 am

    I donated and encourage others to support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Follow the campaign on Facebook at Thanks!!

  26. nonprofitorgs permalink
    March 30, 2012 4:45 am

    3/30 :: Donated to Amazon CARES. Their shelter was flooded:

    • March 31, 2012 9:39 am

      Thank you so much for your support of Amazon CARES. The water continues to rise and we are horrified and saddened by the plight of our animals, who are safe on dry land, but overcrowded with no space to play.

  27. Ulrica permalink
    March 30, 2012 4:59 am

    My absolute favourite for every Friday is the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation, an NGO that raises well needed money for research.

  28. March 30, 2012 5:01 am

    My $10 goes to Cheerful Givers because it will allow one less fortunate parent to be able to recognize their child’s birthday with a toy-filled gift bag. For kids whose birthday is never celebrated, this $10 can buy greater self-esteem and self-worth. If you believe that EVERY child deserves a happy birthday, donate $10 today to

  29. March 30, 2012 5:01 am

    This is an awesome idea! I will attempt to do the same. I will start by donating to one that is near and dear to my heart…The MS Society.

  30. March 30, 2012 5:05 am

    I choose to donate to Mothers & More – – to help them continue to make difference in the lives of women.

  31. March 30, 2012 5:18 am

    I donated to GEF Seniors Housing, a non-profit housing organization that is home to over 2600 seniors in Edmonton, AB. #seniorshousing #yeg #FundraisingFriday

  32. March 30, 2012 5:20 am

    I donated to World VIsion. #feedthechildren #FundraisingFriday

  33. March 30, 2012 5:49 am

    I choose to donate to an organization that is very near and dear to me. I have worked for the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay for the last seven years; helping clients in crisis get back on their feet, and educating the community on suicide prevention. Now, I am charged with running a program known as Every Cent Counts.
    As part of the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay, Every Cent Counts has been developed to help individuals, that find themselves facing a hardship and unable to meet all of their needs, a way in which to reach out to the community for assistance. The people you see on the website are thoroughly screened to make sure their needs and stories are real. When their need is fully funded the clients will receive immediate notification, and will be provided with direct services, never cash in hand. We stand by our promise that every cent that is donated, will be used to help fulfill the needs of the clients. We will not be using donor money to fund this program.
    Our dream is to touch as many lives as possible through donations. We are helping real people, with real needs, in real time.
    Visit our website at or our Facebook page at

  34. Patrick permalink
    March 30, 2012 6:02 am

    I am going to wait until after 4/101/2. Macy’s Foundation matches up to $22,500.00 of their employees contributions per year.

  35. March 30, 2012 6:08 am

    I’ll be sending my donation to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. I’ve been involved with the organization, through its Team in Training program, for just over a year, and I’ve met so many amazing, strong patients and survivors of blood cancers. I just found out that a friend’s son, who’s only a year and a half old, has been diagnosed with Leukemia and it gives me a whole new perspective to know that an innocent child (and many others like him) will have to fight this horrible disease and his family will have to stand by and watch. It’s devastating, but the LLS helps so many families like this one by offering support and education, financial assistance, and funding for research that will hopefully help us reach a cure for blood cancers – and all cancers.

    Even if you can’t donate $10, $5 or just $1 would make a huge difference. You can give at or visit my Facebook page for more info on my work with the LLS –

    Thanks so much for your support!

  36. March 30, 2012 6:15 am

    With my donation of $10 I the weekend program for the children at Proyecto Horizonte ( In order to to build th evillage community, Proyecto Horizonte started to offer weekend programs for the children in the community. This includes sports classes and an arts&cultur program. The children can participate in all those classes and teh total cost is only $10

    Proyecto Horizonte is a non-profit organization located in the community of Mineros de San Juan – Ushpa-Ushpa in Cochabamba, Bolivia.  The project was founded in 2004 by a private initiative with the mission of fighting poverty and improving human development.  Since its establishment Proyecto Horizonte has grown to include a nursery, a school, a health center, sports and art programs, microfinance and microenterprise initiatives, a women’s support group, an artisan’s group, and more.  It currently serves over 800 children and has over 70 employees, all of which come from Bolivia. Proyecto Horizonte continues successfully supporting its community and plans to replicate its work in more places in Bolivia and other countries in the future. (501 c3 registered organization through Bolivian Charity Foundation)

  37. Julie Dvid permalink
    March 30, 2012 6:24 am

    I chose to donate to A Charity for Charities ( a 501c3 whose mission is to help other nonprofits by educating the community about their programs and services and helping them raise funds. They work with many organizations including Child Abuse Prevention, Pediatric Cancer Reserarch, Komen Foundation OC Affiliate and the Alzheimer’s Association OC.

  38. March 30, 2012 6:27 am

    Great, inspiring little post! This week, I donated to the Annual Fund of nonprofit for which I work — the Cleveland Institute of Music ( Contributions support scholarships for music students, subsidize the free concerts CIM presents and funds community outreach projects! I am also spreading the word about your post on our own Facebook page and Twitter feed!

  39. March 30, 2012 6:42 am

    I donated my $10 to GEF Seniors Housing in Edmonton. They provide subsidized housing for low income seniors. More than 500 seniors are waiting to access safe and affordable housing with GEF. More housing is needed!

  40. March 30, 2012 7:46 am

    I donated to the Virginia Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom an educational program that helps teachers and students learn about where their food and fiber comes from and how it impacts their lives. I work for AITC so it was an easy choice to kick off Fundraising Friday. Next week will be a harder choice!

  41. March 30, 2012 8:17 am

    My choice of Non-profit is Khadarlis for Sierra Leone is a non-profit 501(c) (3) humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities in rural villages in Sierra Leone. Founded in 2007 by Sierra Leonean native, Aisha Khadar Desince, of 99 Academy Ave in Providence Rhode Island 02908, who after visiting Sierra Leone in 2005 saw the devastation and struggle for survival that the citizens faced after the Civil War. Known to many as the “Blood Diamond” war, Ms. Desince vowed to dedicate her time, talent, and finances to assisting the citizens and rebuilding the country. Soon after, Ms. Desince and Darlis Johnson, co-founder, established Khadarlis for Sierra Leone. Today, Khadarlis is headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island and has successfully implemented and completed projects focusing on education, water and sanitation, health care, agriculture, solar electricity, and housing. For more information on Khadarlis, or to make a donation visit or contact the organization directly at (401) 454-6916; Office hours are Tuesdays through Saturday 10 am to 7 pm, closed on Sundays and Monday’s donations are tax deductible per IRS rules and regulations.
    In the United States in the Elmhurst Area of Providence Rhode Island, Darlis and Aisha do as much as they can by providing 3 computers with Internet service for children to do home work and Adult to find job and use to secure employment. On weekends in the summer you can always find them in front of their office at 99 Academy Ave in Providence Rhode 02908, cooking out for the community free of charge out of their pocket.

  42. March 30, 2012 8:18 am

    This is a wonderful camp for kids.

  43. March 30, 2012 9:30 am

    We hope you consider giving to Feeding Children Everywhere. We are a non-profit organization that empowers and mobilizes people to assemble healthy meals for hungry children. Each meal only costs 25 cents. $10 will feed 40 people around the world. We send meals to four continents and have provided over 300,000 meals to local schools crisis food banks.

    Thank you for your consideration and together, we are feeding children everywhere. Please follow @IAmFCE and like us on Facebook,


    Director of Social Media
    Feeding Children Everywhere

  44. connolly14620 permalink
    March 30, 2012 9:41 am

    I donated to the San Jose Rockets a youth oriented Power Wheelchair Soccer team.
    The San Jose Rockets are a development team of youth power (electric) wheelchair athletes, ages 10 to 21, and a member of Far West Wheelchair Athletic Association, which is a 501(c)(3) non-profit. Power Soccer is the first competitive team sport designed and developed specifically for power wheelchair users and the only competitive sport available to this segment of our population. These participants include persons with quadriplegia, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, head trauma, stroke, spinal cord injury and other disabilities. It’s fast, it’s fun, and it’s challenging! Check out the You Tube video on the Rockets website to view this exciting sport in action.

    For people confined to power wheelchairs, Power Soccer can be the only place where they have an opportunity to participate in their communities and develop belief in themselves. Many live lives socially excluded from full participation in schools, or society. The sport of Power Soccer gives them continuing opportunities to think strategically, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Power Soccer athletes, and the community. Power Soccer also provides a gateway to empowerment, competence, and acceptance. With achievement comes confidence and courage; the courage to advocate for themselves in society, or to simply try something new.
    Power Soccer combines the skill of the wheelchair user with the speed and power of the chair itself, to participate in an extremely challenging game similar to soccer. The game is played in a gymnasium on a regulation basketball court. Two teams of four power wheelchair users attack, defend, and spin-kick a 13-inch soccer ball in an attempt to score goals.
    Most Power Soccer players have significant travel and equipment expenses to play the game they love so much. Many of the players are afraid of damaging their daily use power wheelchair while playing Power Soccer, so they purchase a second used chair just for playing soccer. For many of them their power wheelchair is their sole method of transporting themselves. The power wheelchair represents the feet that most of us walk on everyday and take for granted. Unfortunately, the athlete can’t simply roll down to the nearest park to play in the local soccer league. Some of the “local” Power Soccer teams are hundreds of miles away, and the regional tournaments often require flying thousands of miles to compete, so the athlete playing on a competitive team also incurs significant travel expenses to move themselves and their equipment to the next game, or tournament. Some families can afford these expenses, but others cannot, and we ask your donations to help defray some of these costs for those athletes who would love to play, but simply cannot afford the equipment, or the cost of travel.

  45. March 30, 2012 10:02 am

    I chose Digital Literary Arts, Incorporated,, an organization devoted to the educating of youth in the art of audio and digital production through education and hands-on opportunities. This organization was born from the tragic murder of a local artist who had begun to mentor and establish other young artists within his community. Upon his demise it became evident that with his death many other’s “dreams” died also due to their lack of technical knowledge, leadership, and concern from within the industry they longed to become a part of.

    Donations made easy:

    What a great idea. I am inspired and will also pledge to donate $10.00 every Friday to a np! Great idea. I’m spreading the word.

  46. jeunesse Activ& entreprenariat permalink
    March 30, 2012 10:13 am

    welcomes everyone, thank you to return to the canvas for a better future and a better life for people in need. With this project we scored, because we have witnessed this situation and we ask you to do something for women and girls who abort pregnant, which throws the children in the dustbin. Others do not follow the prenatal visits and expose the life of the Noveau born or their own life to death.shares this projet. thanks

  47. March 30, 2012 10:43 am

    I choose to donate to Mexico Medical Missions to buy extra food for the famine with the Tarahumara Indians of Northern Mexico.

    All your projects look just great!

  48. March 30, 2012 10:45 am

    I chose to donate to, because they make sure the money goes to hurting families. This organization keeps family afloat through donor support.

  49. March 30, 2012 4:44 pm

    Thank you for donating $10 to @AmazonCARES. We sorely need every penny due to our shelter being flooded over by the Amazon River! I chose to donate $10 to, @nostrays on Twitter. No More Strays, Inc. raises funds for animal rescue and low cost spay and neuter across the United States.

  50. March 30, 2012 4:48 pm

    Thank you so much for choosing @AmazonCares for your #fundraisingfriday donation! It is so needed now that the Amazon River has flooded our animal shelter. I chose to donate to @nostrays, This group raises funds for animal rescue and low cost spay and neuter across the United States. I want your idea to catch on, and plan to blog about it (I’ve been out of town). Kind Regards, Molly

  51. March 30, 2012 4:58 pm

    Consider donating $10 to the Artsy Fartsy Show, a project of ARTSPIRE, a program of the New York Foundation for the Arts. The goal is to provide arts journalism, mobile media and arts curation that is accessible to all audiences regardless of social status, educational attainment, race, age, or experience. AFS is dedicated to the emerging artist as well.

    Here is a bit about Artsy Fartsy Show’s mobile media efforts that will link under-served communities by providing arts access online. Please comment

  52. sasef2012 permalink
    April 2, 2012 6:18 am

    Thank you for this incredible fundraising idea! We are absolutely jumping on this bandwagon!

  53. April 2, 2012 7:55 am

    I donated my $10 to the BREAST ASSUED FOUNDATION, who promotes early detection for breast cancer by providing Mobile Mammograms to women with no insurance or who are underinsured.

  54. April 3, 2012 3:27 am

    I support The Great Shalom Broadcast Ministry 501(c)3 that attempts to encourage parents and educators who are dealing with children who are having trouble – “sick or learning disabled.” Unlike so many others, these are not responsible for their plight, and unlike other “ministries” we don’t give them reasons to give up and do nothing. I encourage, I bring in people from a wide variety of perspectives and disciplines. We are always upbeat and always encourage toward achievement. Working miracles on a shoestring. Listen online at

  55. April 5, 2012 10:06 am

    I’m donating to iPRAXIS because I believe in supporting science education in Philadelphia! Please check out this amazing non-profit and DONATE today!

  56. Ms. Dowdy permalink
    April 5, 2012 10:30 am

    Check out SOUND DECISIONS RDS, INC., a 501c3 Tax Exempt Non-profit Organization committed to eliminating the growing obstacles of today’s youth and young adults through transformational development, health awareness, and the arts.

    The organization provides an array of services and creative programming to accomplish its mission of transforming lives and enabling young people to make “sound decisions” as it pertains to career, lifestyle and education. They provide 1 on 1 mentoring, life coaching, career coaching, art programs, and they’re huge learning disability advocates.

    Here’s the website:

  57. April 5, 2012 12:21 pm A great web site to give to missionaries all over the world.

  58. nonprofitorgs permalink
    April 6, 2012 5:04 am

    4/6 donation went to UNICEF:

  59. April 6, 2012 6:41 am

    I donate to the local organ procurement organization that helps promote and educate the community and medical professionals on the importance of organ, tissue, and eye donation!

  60. April 13, 2012 5:41 am

    Support spay/neuter efforts locally and help make a dent in the pet overpopulation problem. You can make a difference – Every dollar counts!

    Donate via with @edmondcats as the recipient.

  61. April 13, 2012 6:55 am

    I work for and support Dusty’s Riders ( We are a small non-profit organization that takes at-risk and inner city youth from LA area on horse outings to increase their self-esteem, self-worth, and confidence. They get to feed, lead, groom, and learn the anatomy of a horse, go on a trail ride, and get pizza for lunch. We have zero paid staff and 92 cents of every dollar raised puts a kid in a saddle. Please support us!

  62. April 16, 2012 12:12 pm

    I volunteer and make a monthly donation to Georgia teen Institute ( Georgia Teen Institutes are leadership and substance abuse prevention programs for middle and high school youth across the state. Our programs include a summer conference for middle and high school youth action teams and a variety of youth leadership conferences and events. Will have 2 weeks of programming this summer at Oxford College for youth from all over Ga. This is an amazing program that makes an unbelievable difference in the lives of every one involved.

  63. April 19, 2012 5:57 pm

    I’m President/CEO of Generational Community Services Inc. in Ash Fork, AZ. Ash Fork is a rural , surpressed village-not even large enough to be classified as a town. We took over this failing nonprofit in June 2010. We inherited property taxes, and frankly a mess. The new board and I are trying to get this nonprofits taxes paid, our building finished and help people of all ages in and around our community. Services are limited here and not many local jobs so people are struggling with day to day expenses. I have exausted my own funds to keep up with some of the expenses and I can’t do it any more either. We just want to be able to help others so if you can help it would be greatly appreciated!! Thank you. Check out our cause @!/pages/Genrational-Community-Services-Inc-Fundraiser/202399143113200
    Follow us on twitter @GCSincAshForkAZ
    One of our volunteers is currently working on a website so we will have that soon too. We are committed to see this through and see it be a success.
    Thanks for all the support!!!

  64. April 20, 2012 4:51 am

    My support goes to Redeeming Soles a Seattle base nonprofit that supplies organizations that serve the homeless and underprivileged with proper footwear. During an event in January they gave out over 800 pairs of shoes to men and women within 4 hours and they expected to collected and distribute over 50,000 during 2012. It currently cost $1 to collect, prepare and distribute one pair of shoes or two pair of new socks. $10 will make an impact on 10 lives!

  65. April 20, 2012 1:36 pm

    Hi Heather!
    I found your blog through Edge of Seven!

    I decided to start a higher education scholarship fund for girls through their program, and you can read more about it at

    I decided to pitch in 10 today, and gave a shout out to Fundraising Friday, so check it out at the blog! Thanks, and I think this is a really great idea!

  66. April 20, 2012 4:41 pm

    I just found this and I think it’s a very thoughful way to spend every friend
    I’m making a donation to The ALS Foundation –
    Every Friday night my stepfather would either make or order us pizza.
    Pizza money going for a cure

  67. April 29, 2012 7:29 pm

    My contribution went to on facebook it is A small group of volunteers are working to build a dog park in Somerset. This park will allow those who can not exercise their dogs a place to let them run. Overweight dogs are a real problem and a real concern to the vets who care for them. We will fight dog obesity with this wonderful beautiful off leash dog park

  68. May 4, 2012 6:21 am

    Donated $200 to the Epilepsy Connection. They are working to help improve the lives of people with epilepsy and other related diseases. They raise funds for research, programs, seizure detection monitors and seizure response dogs. This is a great charity, they are starting up and need help.

  69. nonprofitorgs permalink
    May 9, 2012 5:20 am

    4/20, 4/27 and 5/4 donations went the Sea Turtle Conservancy:

  70. nonprofitorgs permalink
    May 11, 2012 3:32 am

    5/11 donation went to the National Campaign to Preserve Social Security & Medicare: Social Security is turning out to be a lifesaver for many in my family.

  71. May 11, 2012 5:38 am

    Help Alliance for Water Efficiency reach their 300,000 goal, every donation counts big or small!

  72. May 11, 2012 6:16 am

    Reblogged this on I am Miss V and commented:
    This is where it’s at. Change happens when one person steps up and encourages others to follow. Everyone does a small part, yet, the result and effect is powerful.

  73. May 11, 2012 8:18 am

    It’s funny as soon as I started looking into this I found a similar idea but more formal.

  74. Scarlett permalink
    May 11, 2012 9:55 am

    I am donating to The Alliance for International Women’s Rights, which empowers women and girls in Afghanistan through its English and Mentoring Programs. I have volunteered with the organization for over 5 years, as the Program Manager, and I have been able to see the impressive results and genuine impact of the programs. I am proud to be a part of the organization and to donate to support the empowerment programs.

  75. Valerie permalink
    May 13, 2012 1:18 pm

    I donate to constantly. The mission is to empower and support individuals with Down syndrome and their families through increased awareness, advocacy, education and inclusion. Donations are being used to fund Parents First Call Program, Welcome baskets, and awareness events such as the Walk.

  76. nonprofitorgs permalink
    May 18, 2012 5:32 am

    5/18 donation went to the Born Free Foundation. I love the work they did to set free captive dolphins Tom and Misha last week:

  77. nonprofitorgs permalink
    May 25, 2012 7:46 am

    5/25 Donation went to the National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI):

  78. nonprofitorgs permalink
    June 1, 2012 3:19 am

    6/1 donation went to In Defense of Animals: Social media has converted me into an animal advocate and donor.

  79. June 1, 2012 5:55 am

    What a GREAT idea! I found you guys on twitter and am looking forward to learning more. My non-profit is being set-up right now – the website is we are a sanctuary for hybrid cats.

  80. June 1, 2012 1:06 pm

    Kids First Inc, nationally accredited Child Advocacy Center gets $50 a month from me and i wish i could give more. U can give at or through razoo!

  81. Sarah Calatayud permalink
    June 2, 2012 3:04 pm

    What a terrific idea. Please consider donating to the nonprofit I work for, a TERRIFIC ORGANIZATION that breeds and trains high quality German Shepherd guide dogs for the blind, donating them completely free of charge. We get no government funding and are supported solely by donors. Our website is located at

  82. June 5, 2012 4:47 pm

    I hope you consider HIDDEN WOUNDS as the Non Profit!

    Hidden Wounds is a 501(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide interim and emergency counseling services to ensure the psychological health and well-being of combat veterans and their families. Hidden Wounds is headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina and is a nationally recognized organization that provides interim and emergency counseling services to military veterans in every State and Territory. The singular goal of HIDDEN WOUNDS is to stem the rising rate of suicide associated with military veterans suffering with Post Traumatic Stress and other related psychological injuries.

    Please find us on our website: or on facebook at

  83. June 15, 2012 5:53 am

    Back On My Feet…
    Combining my love of running and of humanity.
    Back on My Feet Back on My Feet (BoMF) is a national nonprofit organization that is dedicated to creating independence and self-sufficiency within the homeless and other underserved populations by first engaging them in running as a means to build confidence, strength and self-esteem. The organization does not provide food nor shelter, but instead provides a community that embraces equality, respect, discipline, teamwork and leadership. Back on My Feet’s approach focuses on the very profound and innate desire for all of us – regardless of age, race, socio-economic status – to feel recognized, appreciated, valued and important. Through dedication and hard work, Members earn the opportunity to create a new road for themselves by advancing to the “Next Steps” phase of the program where they gain access to educational, job training and employment opportunities, as well as financial aid. In short, BoMF focuses on changing the direction of people’s lives by changing the way they see themselves.

  84. ayceny permalink
    June 15, 2012 6:06 am

    I chose to donate to ASPCA today! Love this idea!

  85. nonprofitorgs permalink
    June 15, 2012 8:12 am

    6/15 donation went to the Southern Poverty Law Center:

    6/22 donation went to Save the Chimps:

  86. June 15, 2012 10:58 am

    I choose – Charity Trust PA the spinal injury charity located in South Wales. Set up in memory of Paul-Andre Blundell to raise funds to help end spinal cord injury (SCI) paralysis – from a broken neck or back. The results of this work will help to resolve other conditions including: Nerve Blindness, Nerve Deafness, Stroke, Alzheimers and Parkinsons. Its vital to support and finish the job to make a difference and improve damaged lives!
    Trust PA has no employees so that almost every penny raised goes to help fund the repair process.

    For info visit or @CharityTrustPA

    All help is very much appreciated, please consider us for support, thank you.

  87. June 15, 2012 5:14 pm

    I donated to Grandstreet Theatre Helena today. Great idea!

  88. June 22, 2012 6:15 am

    I donated $10 this Friday to a local nonprofit Senior Community Services. All of their programs are either FREE or low cost!!! I can’t even begin to tell you all they have done for my community! Their mission for senior to remain living independently really means a lot and the many volunteers they use is wonderful to see!!

  89. June 22, 2012 7:29 am

    Even though I am the director of Lawndale Art Center in Houston, TX, I just gave a donation in support of one if its largest programs that offers exposure to almost 100 local artists each year. I feel it is good practice that if I am asking others to donate to our organization, then I must also contribute beyond the demands of my job. or on Twitter @lawndalehouston develops local contemporary artists and the audience for their art. Every artist needs the support of people and places where they live and work. Supporting artists at the grassroots level nurtures creative expression and helps to enrich lives in the local community.

  90. June 25, 2012 2:47 pm

    I choose to donate to
    Cercle social is a US based non-profit which has for objectives to promote and raise awareness on the importance of education in Benin(West Africa), Promote gender equity, by increasing girls’ access to education, Increase the enrollment, the attendance rate, and reduce the dropout rate due to financial problems, Improve the quality of education by providing the proper infrastructure and equipment to schools, Facilitate the access of students to school by finding new transportation solutions for students and to Promote extracurricular activities in schools.For more than 2 years now they have been paying tuition and helping low income, and orphan students, giving those students a hope to dream of a better future.

  91. nonprofitorgs permalink
    June 29, 2012 5:23 am

    6/29 donation went to Amnesty International:

    • June 29, 2012 10:06 am

      I donated $20 to Virginia Agriculture in the Classrooms. Kids should know where their food and fiber comes from.

  92. June 29, 2012 6:21 am

    Please add the Joy Bus to your list. This is an awesome Charity that prepares and delivers healthy meals to cancer patients.

  93. June 29, 2012 3:39 pm

    I choose SoupMobile The SoupMobile is a mobile soup kitchen that feeds and shelters the homeless of Dallas. It serves 200,000 meals a year, and gives weekly groceries to those who are disenfranchised and without resources to commute and get help in South Dallas. In addition, it has 6 transitional residences for single men, women and families. Its concept of serving the broken and hungry is pretty simple: serve good hearty meals and put a roof over their heads with love. There is a huge emphasis in respecting those suffering from homelessness, citing treating someone with dignity goes far beyond the morsels served to them. And this small organization also has an emergency response team that it dispatches to disaster stricken areas (such as fire, flood, hurricane, etc) where they set up shop supplying emergency supplies and food to displaced communities. I was moved the first time I visited their humble headquarters and saw their little ambulance, with a “SoupMobile Emergency Response Team” written on it. And I did see that little ambulance quite few times as it zoomed under freeway passes to supply blankets and food during cold nights. I love love love——— this organization. 🙂

  94. Randi permalink
    July 6, 2012 5:00 am

    I donated to Kidsbridge Tolerance Museum. They teach kids character education, focusing on empathy, tolerance and anti-bullying. I recently participated in this amazing Walk2Stop Bullying with 400 other individuals, families and civic organizations.

  95. July 6, 2012 5:38 am

    Great idea, Heather! I’m making my donation to the WriterCoach Connection, a program that brings volunteers into middle and high schools in the San Francisco East Bay to work one-on-one with students on their writing and critical thinking skills. Our vision is that students discover the power and richness of their own voices and learn to communicate their ideas with clarity, confidence, and pride. This will enable them to create academic success, meet personal challenges with self-assurance, expand their career options, and become greater contributors to their communities.

    Participating students, teachers and administrators love the program – students especially appreciate the help they receive and the relationship they form with their coaches. And the program is working: students’ grades are going up, more papers are getting turned in, English language learners are mastering comprehension and writing more quickly, and teachers are able to give out more complex writing assignments.

    • sanam permalink
      July 6, 2012 12:01 pm

      What a great way to start the weekend! I’ll be joining Maureen and helping East Bay students reach their fullest potential this fall. California students are losing so much as budgets become tighter, and us adults have plenty to lose as well. One-on-one coaching can be so incredible for students AND their coaches. Thanks Maureen!

      • July 7, 2012 11:10 am

        Check out Cercle Social (! it’s a great charity that’s making difference in children in Benin( Africa)

  96. July 6, 2012 8:10 am

    Our donations have been going to http://www.SaveAmericaGathering.ocm. A non-profit organization that is praying for the healing of the USA. We are all suffering and need the Lord’s help.
    Hope you see you there. In the meantime, prayer and funding would be appreciated greatly.

  97. July 6, 2012 10:53 pm

    I just read this post. I work with Operation ASHA (, a nonprofit dedicated to eradicating tuberculosis worldwide. We have also integrated technology with TB treatment and use biometrics to maintain our EMR system.
    Next friday, I will definitely be donating to my own organization. Thank you for the wonderful post!

  98. nonprofitorgs permalink
    July 13, 2012 3:31 am

    7/6 donation went to Survival International:
    7/13 donation went to WildAid:

  99. July 13, 2012 6:24 am

    Summer Sale, 16 year old cancer patient, is helping other kids with cancer. Please check out the website. Guaranteed to brighten your day.

  100. July 13, 2012 6:48 am we provide co-pay assistance to women who lack financing to see their gynecologist, gynecologic oncologist, or even need medication for their treatment. We are a 501(c)3 organization based in New York. We will also host NYC’s first Ovarian Cancer Expo on September 29th, 2012. We look forward to you assisting us in saving a woman’s life.

  101. nonprofitorgs permalink
    July 20, 2012 4:43 am

    7/20 donation went to UNICEF!

  102. Joy Smoker permalink
    July 27, 2012 6:02 am

    I’m donating to Children & Families First!

  103. Randall Vair permalink
    July 27, 2012 6:27 am

    Better late than never! I am donating to Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services ( – yes, also my employer. We do proven alternative-to-incarceration services for young people and mentally ill adults.

  104. July 27, 2012 6:38 am

    I donated through Pure Charity for:
    There are 27 million slaves around the world today. If we rescue 1, we can have a huge impact. They provide counseling, security, medical, education and the specialized care that they need to be restored and healed. 1 life is worth it!!

  105. July 27, 2012 7:03 am

    Deaf Education and Arts for AFrican Families is trying to build a classroom for DEAF children in Zambia. Currently our small classroom we have now in the town of Monze could use your help. PLease go to and donate now. Each one of you can have a huge impact on our “forgotten deaf children.”

  106. August 2, 2012 8:30 pm

    Food for thought is a Carson City Nevada non-profit that provides over 700 kids meals on the weekend so they can come to school Monday nourished and ready to learn. Because one hungry child is one to many…

  107. nonprofitorgs permalink
    August 3, 2012 5:29 am

    8/3/2012 donation went to Meow Village Feral Cat Rescue!

  108. August 3, 2012 7:38 am

    i just donated to The Borgen Project ( A secular, non-partisan advocacy group that encourages Congress to make global poverty reduction a focus of foreign policy, and support the UN Millennium Development Goals. Ending poverty is in our hands!

  109. August 21, 2012 10:47 am

    Dear friends,
    Give the poor the gift of life
    • Visit our website at free of cost in which you can have a glance on the ministry services.
    • We feed the poor orphans and the old aged people with the little what we have but most of them starve for food still and I am helpless so I pray to God to bless these people with sufficient food.
    • Hence, a humble request to all of you to donate a dollar for each orphan so that they can have their meal for a day.
    • We are running a welfare organization for poor Christians. Our website
    Thank you.

  110. nonprofitorgs permalink
    August 31, 2012 4:45 am

    8/31 donation went to!

  111. James permalink
    August 31, 2012 5:22 am

    My favorite is LanVwa.

    Its mission is setting up cyber schools in impoverished areas of 3rd world countries.

    So far, there are classrooms in Haiti and Joconal, Guatemala.

    LanVwa is also great because there are almost no admin costs that take away from overall donations.

  112. August 31, 2012 10:12 am

    I donated today to Someone Worth Accepting Now. A non-profit supporting victims of domestic violence.

  113. Edmunds permalink
    September 1, 2012 5:30 am

    I donated to Society Nepaliec Viens, web page Life in snapshots.
    Bildēs par Dzīvi (Life in a snapshots) support to projects and / or activities designed to promote social empowerment and participation, a strong family, educated and have children, the human self-esteem, creative talent discovery, and positive emotion consciousness in Latvia and abroad;

  114. Kevin permalink
    September 7, 2012 7:05 am

    I’m donating to Maternal Earths campagin to build a matenal health clinic in Uganda, in a commmunity where women currently give birth on the dirt floor of a hut.

  115. nonprofitorgs permalink
    September 7, 2012 7:29 am

    9/7 Donation went to the Moxie Cinema: I live in a small town and they are our only independent movie hours. They need money to purchase new digital projectors or they will have to shut their doors. 😦

  116. September 7, 2012 10:05 am

    My donation went to Executive Service Corps of Houston (ESCH)!
    Your gift goes farther in the nonprofit community by helping those who help other nonprofits learn how to become sustainable and self-sufficient! Your gift is leveraged 4:1.

  117. September 12, 2012 6:42 pm

    I support Child Guardians, Inc. at 100% of the donations go to assisting children who have been abused, neglected, or abandoned. Child Guardians fills in the “cracks” for children….hoping to inspire them and to share a little hope for a better tomorrow.

  118. nonprofitorgs permalink
    September 14, 2012 4:53 am

    9/14 donation went to PETA!

  119. September 14, 2012 11:41 am

    I donated to My daughter works for this NGO in Nairobi. they do great work in Kenya, Somalia and South Sudan. They aim to teach the men and women to become self sufficient by providing money directly to them for developping projects.

  120. Molly permalink
    September 17, 2012 6:41 am

    I fundraise for Rainbows For All Children, an international charity that helps kids grieve and grow after loss. They are celebrating 30 great years and have helped more than 2.6 million children. Please help them continue in their mission.

  121. September 20, 2012 9:06 pm

    i gave $10 to New Dawn Foundation. a start up non profit organisation focusing on youth and rural community development projects in South Africa. i hope this encourages others to give to their favorite Non profits.out there! be supportive.

  122. September 20, 2012 10:07 pm

    I work and donated to Yochild Charity Organization a charitable Non-Profit making community based organization in the war ravaged part of Northern Uganda, Uganda, East Africa. We support orphans, needy children, disabled children and youths in this pulverized community to create a bright future and renewed hope for these most vulnerable and under privileged groups. We provide them with Life skills development , Education scholarships, Psycho-social Support / Counseling, Arts Culture Crafts , Health services & Environment and Nature conservation. Please add the Joy Bus to your list. This is an awesome Charity that prepares and delivers healthy meals to cancer patients.
    Please support us to give a bright future and renewed hope to the hopeless badly affected by over 20 years of war.
    Contact us via:

  123. September 21, 2012 4:07 am

    please donate to – Tamarra Cherryholme Cancer Foundation for naturopathic cancer care. We are a registered Canadian charity.

  124. nonprofitorgs permalink
    September 21, 2012 4:22 am

    9/21 donation went to Farm Sanctuary:

  125. September 21, 2012 8:12 am

    My $10 goes to to help a child have access to school in one of 17 countries. Will you join me?

  126. September 28, 2012 8:16 am

    9/28 donation went to help free Meatball the Bear:

  127. October 5, 2012 7:26 am

    I donated $25 and support Hope for Humanity, Inc. It is committed to the development of future leaders of South Sudan through providing educational opportunities.

  128. October 6, 2012 8:05 am

    10/5 donation went to Gorilla Doctors!

  129. Trenton permalink
    October 6, 2012 11:34 am

    I work for and donate to International Development Exchange . As we observe Indigenous Peoples Day, I am proud to support an organization like IDEX that trusts and empowers indigenous people. Unlike many grantmaking institutions in the international development field that support top-down “interventions”, IDEX identifies, evaluates and helps to grow grassroots solutions from community leaders in Asia, Africa and Latin America. All of the organizations that IDEX partners with fight poverty and social injustice with some combination of economic development, women’s empowerment and environmental protection.

    Based in San Francisco, IDEX allows donors to connect to visionary, but still small organizations whose groundbreaking work they would otherwise never know of. IDEX has over 25 years of experience in bridging the gap between well-meaning donors in the West and the most deserving locally led institutions in the global South.

    • October 8, 2012 9:19 am

      Fantastic! I used to work there too. I was the Comms Director in 2001-2004. 🙂

  130. October 12, 2012 4:18 am

    I am donating to AMPlify ATL – a campaign to open the first choir program of the Atlanta Music project (AMP).
    AMP provides intense music instruction to underserved youth in Atlanta. Their impact is incredible and now they’re striving to create opportunities for even more children!

  131. October 12, 2012 5:09 am

    What a fantastic idea! Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation always welcomes gifts that enable the advancement of healthcare in Northwestern Ontario. Text HOPE to 20222 to make a $10 donation, with no additional fees or charges. Your gift appears on your cell phone bill.

  132. October 12, 2012 6:57 am

    This is an AMAZING idea!! I can’t wait to do this and spread the word. This is also so relevant to takebackteal.

    Thanks for posting!

  133. October 12, 2012 7:38 am i love fundraising friday!

  134. October 17, 2012 6:47 am

    10/12 donation went to my local NPR station:

  135. October 19, 2012 5:20 am

    Donation to Susan G. Komen for the Cure Chicago for its efforts in fighting breast cancer in the Chicago area by granting to non-profits that serve low-income and underserved women.

  136. October 19, 2012 7:19 am

    10/19 donation went to – a nonprofit that educates girls in Afghandistan – in honor of Malala. Who will join me?

  137. November 5, 2012 7:35 am

    10/2 donation went to the Orca Network:

  138. November 9, 2012 12:29 pm

    I choose to donate to the Department for Persons with Disabilities (DPD), which provides support for adults with developmental disabilities and their families throughout New Jersey. – –

    I am fortunate to be the Development Director and a volunteer for this organization that makes a difference in the lives of so many.

    I also wanted to donate to an outside organization, so I gave to the American Red Cross and their Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort:

    Thank you for this fantastic idea and for inspiring others to give!

  139. November 10, 2012 7:21 am

    I’m in the UK, so made a £5 donation instead of a $10 one! I chose Newcastle Toy & Leisure Library, who have made a massive difference to my family by supporting both my disabled child and his sibling, and allowing me space to talk to other parents in similar situations.

  140. November 10, 2012 9:24 am

    Thank you for posting this! I’m learning about so many great causes!

    I put my time and donation into OM Foundation ( started by Bonner Paddock, a young man with cerebral palsy. OMF raises money to help fund early learning centers for children with disabilities. The early learning centers provide therapy and support for disabled children and their families. We’ve been using Fundraising Fridays to not only request donations, but thank our major contributors. Facebook Fans love hearing about company’s/organizations who are contributing to OM Foundation!

  141. November 16, 2012 5:23 am

    I texted to give to Salvation Army! You can text the word “GIVE” to 80888 to donate $10. The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

  142. November 16, 2012 5:53 pm

    $10 donation went to Fitness And Character Education, Inc. (, a youth leadership program that helps today’s youth become tomorrow’s successful leaders.

  143. November 21, 2012 2:26 pm

    11/2, 11/9 and 11/16 donations went to Amazon Cares:

  144. November 23, 2012 9:51 am

    I donated to Waymaker Life Strategies, Inc. the website is Waymaker sponsors Houston’s first national Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools program, a summer literacy enrichment program for K-12th graders.

  145. kim permalink
    November 23, 2012 4:45 pm

    My Mother passed away on November 15th with Pulmonary Fibrosis. I will be donating to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation. My hope is that in the near future this diagnosis will no longer be a death sentence but a bump in the road.

  146. December 16, 2012 9:00 pm

    11/30 donation went to Australian Red Cross:
    12/7 donation went to Aide et Action India:
    12/14, 12/22 and 12/29 donation went to Wildlife SOS:

  147. Katie permalink
    December 21, 2012 6:13 am

    CHADD 🙂

  148. December 21, 2012 1:53 pm

    I just donated to one of my fav non-profits Candice’s Sickle Cell Fund Inc. ( and I’m getting a tee-shirt. #FundraisingFriday #TeamsickleCell
    They advocate & provide scholarships to students with Sickle Cell Disease!

  149. January 2, 2013 3:14 pm

    I may be a bit biased but the charity that I support is Good Return… I also work for them and consider myself incredibly fortunate to spend my 9-5 to make the world a better place.

    Good Return ( is an Australian charity that provides microfinance and education to women and men living in poverty in the Asia Pacific, so they can start or expand their small business and improve their own lives. It focuses on empowerment — it’s not charity, it’s helping someone help themselves.

    I love the idea of #FundraisingFriday! This list alone is testament to all of the amazing organisations out there who do such great works. 🙂

  150. January 2, 2013 8:32 pm

    The donation has been to Building Better Lives -
    Their mission is to resolving the issue of young people in nursing homes. With an estimated 3,300 people under 60 living in nursing homes in Australia it’s a wonderful cause.

  151. January 2, 2013 10:00 pm

    #FundraisingFriday sounds like a great concept. This Friday… think out of the box! Think about donating to Operation ASHA (, an innovative model that is fighting tuberculosis amongst the disadvantaged worldwide.

    $10 will be used to provide treatment to a poor patient suffering from tuberculosis for about a month.

    To read a patient story:

    P.S. Its been 3 years since I joined Operation ASHA and yet I can’t say that I am biased because I have truly been a part of the change they are creating.

  152. Katelin Ryan permalink
    January 4, 2013 6:39 am

    I donated to the Ad Council of Rochester:

    They work to give voice to hundreds of nonprofits every year. Great capacity building and community impact organization!

  153. January 4, 2013 8:32 am

    1/4/13 donation went to the Elephant Sanctuary:

  154. Jacob permalink
    January 9, 2013 8:58 am

    I chose to donate to MASK(Mothers Awareness on School-age Kids) They are a nonprofit that I hold dear to my heart and I feel their mission truly makes a difference. They help engage, educate and empower families and youth to make safe, healthy choices.

  155. January 11, 2013 5:45 am

    1/11/13 donation went to the Amboseli Trust for Elephants:

  156. January 18, 2013 10:18 am

    Love this idea and cause! I am donating to my favorite nonprofit, Link. Please consider donating to our small nonprofit on the island of Utila, off the coast of Honduras. Our efforts are focused on the children of Utila’s public school so they can get an education. We raise awareness and funds to ensure that every child has the mandatory uniform to attend school and that the many students who come to school hungry, without a lunch, are provided a warm meal at school. You can make a tax deductible donation by going to: Link and following the instructions.

  157. January 18, 2013 11:05 am

    #FundraisingFriday is a great idea! I’m supporting The Children’s Institute of Verona, NJ. You can see what they are doing at
    and there is a donation button right on the youtube page!

  158. Ben permalink
    January 18, 2013 2:51 pm

    I love this idea! lets help those childern get there wishes

  159. January 20, 2013 12:47 pm

    1/18/13 donation went to Springfield Animal Advocacy Foundation:

  160. January 31, 2013 4:58 pm

    Wonderful idea and it works. We, at the Lowcountry Hosing and Economic Foundation will continue to support this compaign.

  161. February 1, 2013 7:05 am

    Diverse Options, Inc. in Ripon WI –
    “To support, educate and empower individuals with disabilities to reach their highest level of independence.”

  162. February 1, 2013 7:07 am

    Blue Mountain Project – Hammond WI (Hagley Gap, Jamaica)
    Blue Mountain Project is dedicated to partnering with
    the people of the Hagley Gap District of Jamaica
    to improve health, education and the economy.

  163. February 11, 2013 6:43 am

    1/25 donation went to Mercy Corps:
    2/1, 2/8 and 2/15 donations went to Infant Crisis Services:

    • Csawalha permalink
      February 15, 2013 5:03 am

      In honor of Rare Disease Day (2/28/2013), Ichose to donate to Where There’s a Will There’s a Cure, a foundation raising awareness and funds for Myotubular Myopathy. It is a rare genetic condition tht affects children. They are a wonderful charity….check them out at

  164. Jon permalink
    February 15, 2013 5:10 am

    Check out Without Regrets Foundation at and here is a short video about the organization.

  165. February 22, 2013 4:40 am

    2/22/2013 donation went to Mercy Corps:

  166. February 22, 2013 6:43 am – Yoga, Art and Social Skills for children with Autism, including parent support time and sibling support. Art created is used for Advocacy and Community education on Autism. Non-profit and all volunteer for 8 years now! HeARTs for Autism uplifts the art of life and celebrates what is beautiful for those living with Autism. Thank you for having a place for all of us to list our favorites – great programs here!

  167. March 1, 2013 7:32 am

    If you want to help a centre for the long term rehabilitation of trafficked children in Africa, the first in the vast W.African region working with children who labour in cocoa farms, working as domestic servants and are often physically, sexually or mentally abused – please read more here: We are desperate to start our build this year 2013 to provide shelter, education & a safe, stable environment! Thank you!

  168. March 1, 2013 10:11 am

    3/1/13 donation went to Big Cat Rescue (via Google Wallet!):

  169. March 10, 2013 10:33 pm

    I like to introduce everyone to new Non -profit organization formed on 02.28.2013 in Nevada dedicated for helping those less fortunate children all around the world.Our website is under construction but please cheek us some time -Thank you so much for all your support!

  170. March 12, 2013 8:54 am

    Reblogged this on Be the Hope Haiti and commented:
    We love the idea of #FundraisingFriday! Please join the movement and consider making one of your #FundraisingFriday donations to Be The Hope.

  171. March 29, 2013 2:59 am

    3/8 donation went to Barakat:
    3/15, 3/22 and 3/29 donation went to charity: water:

  172. April 5, 2013 6:51 am

    Donated to On Eagles Wings Ministries! Check out and donate online!

    They fight domestic sex trafficking from all angles – prevention, awareness, restoration, and empowerment.

  173. April 12, 2013 6:45 am

    I’m donating to the Georgia Teen Institute’s campaign — their high school and college students are raising $25,000 for their summer leadership program and I’m inspired by their work!

  174. April 19, 2013 7:25 am

    I gave $10 to Disability Pride Madison through the amazing Power 2 Give website My donation will actually give them $15 towards renting a tent for this first ever outdoor festival because Dane County Arts has found donors to match these donations.

  175. Janiva permalink
    April 26, 2013 6:20 am

    I gave to The One Fund Boston This was formed to help the people most affected by the tragic events that occurred in Boston on April 15, 2013

  176. May 2, 2013 1:44 pm

    4/5, 4/12, 4/19 and 4/26 donation went to Peta:

  177. June 14, 2013 8:51 am Helping raise awareness on poverty and getting essential needs to those who need them!


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