So you’ve decided to donate some of your money to support social justice. Thank you! At the end of the year, many of our partners are raising money to help support their campaigns around the world. These organizations help to support the happiness of families around the world, and we’re extremely proud of all they do. As you’re finalizing your end of year giving, these partners do incredible work and could use your donation.
- Liya Kebede Foundation: LKF was launched in 2005 to connect more mothers to healthcare. Over the past five years, the foundation has helped to deliver 10,970 safe births. Click here to support maternal health around the world.
Fistula Foundation: The Fistula Foundation is focused on treating obstetric fistula, or a hole in the birth canal caused in labor. They work with funding partners in more than 20 countries to bring care to women suffering from leakage and social stigma. Click here to support women suffering from obstetric fistula.
- UNICEF: UNICEF fights for the survival and development of all children. Help support one of their many campaigns to help children in the U.S. or abroad. Click here to support healthy children in the U.S. and abroad.
- Save the Children: Save the Children gives children a healthy start, the opportunity to learn, and protection from harm. This year they’ve made an impact in the lives of 166 million children. Click here to give children a healthy start and an opportunity to learn. You can donate a photo to support the same campaign using the free Donate A Photo mobile app. For every photo donated, J&J will donate $1.
- CARE: Care began in 1945 as an American organization delivering CARE Packages to war-torn Europe. Today they help 72 million people in the poorest communities fight poverty with access to healthcare, education, and economic opportunity. Click here to fight poverty in some of the poorest communities around the world.
- World Vision: World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide. They have more than 46,000 staff members worldwide operating in 100 different countries. Their work has impacted the lives of 3.2 million children. Click here to support humanitarian efforts to children and their families around the world.
- UNHCR: The UN refugee agency leads and coordinates international action to protect and assist displaced people around the world and to help find lasting solutions for them. They’ve helped tens of millions of people, picking up two Nobel Peace Prizes along the way for vital humanitarian work. Click here to support humanitarian efforts for refugees.
- Girl Up: A campaign of the United Nations Foundation, Girl Up helps to unite girls to change the world. Their current campaign is helping girls in Guatemala stay in school. Click here to help keep a girl in Guatemala in school. You can donate a photo to support the same campaign using the free Donate A Photo mobile app. For every photo donated, J&J will donate $1.
- American Cancer Society: The American Cancer Society (ACS) works relentlessly to save lives and create a world with less cancer. Click here to support lifesaving lifesaving research with ACS.
- March of Dimes: The March of Dimes helps moms have full-term pregnancies and healthy babies. Click here to help every baby have a chance at life with March of Dimes.
- Every Mother Counts: Every Mother Counts is a campaign to end preventable deaths caused by pregnancy and childbirth around the world. Click here to help make pregnancy and birth safer for mothers everywhere.
- Shot@Life: A campaign of the UN Foundation, Shot@Life educates, connects, and empowers Americans to champion vaccines as one of the most cost-effective ways to save the lives of children in developing countries. Click here to help protect a child from deadly diseases.
- BRAC USA: BRAC is a development organization dedicated to alleviating poverty by empowering the poor. Click here to help a family get an opportunity to escape poverty.
- Mercy Corps: Mercy Corps turns crisis into opportunity for families in some of the world’s toughest places. Since 1979, Mercy Corps has provided $1.7 billion in assistance to people in 107 nations. Click here to help change a child’s life in a poverty stricken community.
- International Medical Corps: Since its inception 30 years ago, the organization’s mission has been consistent: to relieve the suffering of those impacted by war, natural disaster, and disease, by delivering vital healthcare services and sustainable development projects that focus on training. Click here to help relieve suffering and save lives around the world.
- White Ribbon Alliance: White Ribbon Alliance is a network of advocates for maternal health. Their members press local health providers and governments to be accountable and take action to improve health care for moms and moms to be. Click here to help empower and educate women about their access to healthcare.
- mothers2mothers: mothers2mothers believes in the power of women to eliminate pediatric AIDS and create health and hope for themselves and their babies, families and communities. Click here to help train and support a mother living with HIV.
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Lead photo: UNICEF and the World Food Programme (WFP) jointly launched an enhanced joint nutrition response plan covering all states in South Sudan. UN Photo/JC McIlwaine