Charities that give to the needy

This Christmas season take the opportunity to light up the life of a needy person by giving. In this materialistic world we always take for granted the act of helping out needy people. If you look around there are many destitute people who are desperate for help. Here are some ways you can reach out to them.


Contribute to the food banks and food rescue organizations by donating to charities such as America’s Second Harvest, The Food Project, Feeding America and many other such charities to provide meals to millions who have no other source of food other than what they get from these organizations.

The red kettle Christmas campaign

The Salvation Army’s red kettle Christmas campaign helps millions of needy people nationwide by donating food, clothes and toys. You can donate cash or you could volunteer to be a bell ringer.

Medical care

Charities such as the Shriners help provide much needed medical care for children by operating hospitals and other charities like the Ronald McDonald charity supports patient’s families while getting medical care.


You can enrich the lives of many by donating your unwanted or used books to charities like to Room to Read who will distribute them to needy communities worldwide.