5 Causes Worth Donating To

5 Causes Worth Donating To

We all want to make a difference in the world and donating to charities and non-profits can be a great place to start. However, not all charities are created equal. Trusted organizations such as GiveWell provide free research to help ensure your dollars make the most miles. We've also included a few of our fav, effective and reliable places to give. All have online donation options and a minimum $25 gift on Giving Tuesday (Nov 30) will qualify you for a FREE bottle of Vegan Omega-3 so get after it! 

Conservation

Both Nature Conservancy Canada and The Conservation Fund (US) are long-standing organizations committed to protecting our most precious natural places and empowering people to safeguard the lands and waters that sustain life.

Climate Change

The Climate Emergency Fund is relatively new, so it has less of an evidence base than other climate organizations, so we’ll have to monitor its impact and cost-effectiveness. But it offers something important: immediacy.

Protect Our Winters Founded in 2007 by professional snowboarder Jeremy Jones, POW is community of athletes, scientists, creatives and business leaders advancing policies to protect our world today and for future generations.

Animal Welfare

Got a bit of a soft spot for our fellow living beings? The Humane League is one of the world’s most effective charities working to end the abuse of animals raised for food and the Wild Animal Initiative explores how humans can beneficially coexist with animals through the lens of wild animal welfare.

Global Health and Development

Chances are you don't know exactly what an impoverished person on the other side of the world needs but we bet they sure do. GiveDirectly allows you to send money straight to people living in poverty and direct giving is an efficient, proven, and empowering way to help.

400 000 people a year die from malaria and 70% of those are children are under 5. The real kicker? Malaria is preventable. Against Malaria provides long-lasting insecticidal nets and ensures they are distributed and used. 

Funds

One of the absolute BEST ways to donate more effectively is through philanthropic funds managed by experts. Effective Altruism Funds recruits fund managers that evaluate high-impact opportunities. You spend less time researching where to donate and can be confident your contribution is properly utilized.