#GivingTuesday: 10 Nonprofits Your Heart Can Support—Today
The #ILoveMyJob🧡 community was born out of a desire to give.
At Careers In Nonprofits, we’re determined to use our platform to help empower nonprofits as they build a better future for underserved communities in need.
Because when times get tough, and our hearts need healing, we rely on moments that remind us why we do what we do.
This is the essence of our mission.
We are proud to recognize, support, and stand behind these 10 nonprofit missions on #GivingTuesday.
10 Missions Your Heart Can Support—Today
1. Together it Takes a Village—N Street Village (DC)
For nearly 50 years, N Street Village has empowered homeless and low-income women to claim their highest quality of life. Today, their heartfelt service supports nearly 2,000 women each year in Washington D.C.
Help move The Village forward.
2. Exposure. Education. Connection.—Just the Beginning – A Pipeline Organization (CHI)
For many students, particularly students of color and those from low-income backgrounds, the path to law school or a successful law school or a successful legal career is not always clear. JTB works to illuminate that path by lighting the spark of recognition that it is possible to become a lawyer and a leader.
Support new beginnings.
3. Building New Constituencies to Win Safety for All—Alliance for Safety and Justice (SF)
With 42,000 thousand strong and growing, ASJ represents a powerful movement. They are a national network of crime survivors working together to create healing communities and public policy.
Join the ASJ movement.
4. Exciting, Educating, & Equipping girls thru STEM—Techbridge Girls (SF)
Techbridge Girls excites, educates, and equips girls from low-income communities by delivering high-quality STEM programming. Building on 20 years of impact, they are equipping educators with virtual STEM programming to support girls who are being hit the hardest by racial and economic inequality.
Learn more about Techbridge.
5. College Going, Community Giving, Degree Attaining—Richmond Promise (SF)
Through a college scholarship, collaborative cross-sector partnerships, and supportive programming, the Richmond Promise aims to ensure all students in Richmond excel to and through higher education, reach their career goals, and become change-making leaders in the Richmond community.
Support The Promise.
6. Voices that Change the World—RESULTS (DC)
RESULTS is a movement of passionate everyday people using their voices to influence political decisions that will bring an end to poverty. Volunteers learn to effectively advise policy makers, guiding them towards decisions that improve access to education, health, and economic opportunity.
Raise your voice to end poverty.
7. Leading the Fight for Accessible Housing—Up for Growth (DC)
The Up for Growth mission is to improve the quality of life for working families while creating communities that are accessible and affordable for all. And by promoting more housing close to jobs, as well as efficient transportation, and desirable local amenities; they are leading the charge on the housing accessibility crisis.
Learn more about Up for Growth.
8. Partnering to Build Brighter Futures—Illinois Collaboration on Youth (CHI)
The Illinois Collaboration on Youth (ICOY), champion the safety, health and success of Illinois’ children, youth, and families — by acting as a collective voice for policy and practice, and by connecting and strengthening the organizations that serve them.
Support young futures in Illinois.
9. Serving Our Local Seniors—Meals on Wheels Northeastern Illinois (CHI)
Meals on Wheels Northeastern is a powerhouse movement of neighbors delivering meals to seniors, individuals with physical and cognitive disabilities, Veterans. Last year alone, they delivered more than 42,000 meals with the help of more than 400 volunteers.
Join Meals on Wheels.
10. Make Today a Breakthrough—Cure SMA (CHI)
Cure SMA leads the way to a world without spinal muscular atrophy, the number genetic cause of death for infants. They fund and direct research that drives breakthroughs in treatment and care, while providing families the support they need for today.
Help make today a breakthrough.
The Careers In Nonprofits Team
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