500!!

Headed to the finish line…click entry title to get the links for them all…

401-410: Here are some large organizations: Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund ;  ARC  Good Will Industries ;  The United Way   (connects various charities perhaps already listed) ; MADD … Here are some ones that allow you to put in some time:   Habitat For Humanity ;  Best Buddies ; Lion’s Club ; Kiwanis Club; Rotary Club

411-420:  Here are some more international medical ones: CFWShops (health clinics in Africa) ; Physicans For Social Justice ; Clinica Verde; The Rose International Fund For Children; Stop Malaria ; Pnock Out Pneumonia ; American Lung Association ; American Foundation for Suicide Prevention ; Free Clinic Of Southwest Washington State ; Missions of Mercy Dentists ;  The Children’s Health Fund

421-430: Here are some for all you nature nuts and animal lovers:  Animal Rescue League ; Canine Assistants ; The Arbor Day Foundation; The Blacksmith Institute ; Keep America Beautiful; Earth Day Network ; Days End Horse Farm Rescue ; Lifesavers Wild Horse Rescue ; Save The Bay Naragansatt ; Arbor Day Foundation

431-440: Here are some connected to your favorite sports stars and teams: New England Patriots Write-On Scholarship; New England Revolution & Passback.org ; Paul Pierce Truth Fund ; Chicago White Sox Community Fund ; Derek Jeter’s Turn2 Foundation ; Miami Dolphins Foundation; Serena Williams & Build African Schools ; Mia Hamm Foundation ; David Beckham and others & SportsReliefRacing For Kids

441-450: Here are ten connected to my ethnic identity. lol:  Romanian Children’s Relief ; Hearts Across Romania ; Coalition Against Trafficking Women  ; Europe Anti-Poverty Network IrelandIrish Cultural Centre of New England;  Irish Reperatory Theatre ; American Academy In BerlinGerman American Heritage Foundation ;   The Louvre ;  The French American School of Rhode Island

451-460: Here are ten miscellaneous:   ISDA I Am Me Camp For Burned Children ; The Learning CampCamp Sunshine ; United Cerebral Palsy ;  Celiac Disease Foundation ;  Crohns And Colitis Foundation of America ; Arthritis Foundation ; American Brain Tumor Society ;  International Foundation for Research and Education on Depression ; Muscular Dystrophy Association

461-470: Here are ten serving Asia:  Calcutta Kids ; Friends Without A Border ; China Care Foundation ; Himalayan Cataract Project ; Snow Leopard Trust ; Friends of Vinh Son Montagnard Orphanage ; Anand Deaf Society India ; Voluntary Health Association of Goa India ; Social Economic Development Association/Laos ; Shanghai Young Bakers

471-480: Here are ten in my home region of New England, USA:  Lynn Emergency Shelter;   Boston Scholars ProgramBoston College Advancement ; Breathe NH ; Mascoma Valley Health Initative ;  Vermont Women’s Fund ; Norman Bird Sanctuary; HAVEN Free Clinic ; Mystic Aquarium ; Preble Street/Maine

481-491: Here’re ten with various religious affiliations; (some of the others on the list are obviously, religious, too) :  Maryknoll ; Columban Sisters ;  American Friends Service Committee ; Norwegian Church Aid; Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston ; Interfaith Ministries of Greater Houston; Kids Across America ; Northstar Youth Ministries ; Hindu Mission Hospital ; Zakat Foundation of America; Calvin Christian School /South Holland  (Sarah and Ben’s school. 🙂 ;

492-499:  And we made it! Let’s end with some humor. Here are nine off-beat-sounding charitable groups, not to say they arent also legit…:  Pheasants Forever ;  Barbershop Harmony Society ; Save The Frogs ; Foundation for The Pure Spanish HorseSociety for the Study Of Reproduction ; Quail Unlimited ; Hula Preservation Society; Elephant Managers Association 

And here’s #500:  ActionAid USA – serves here and abroad, seems like a good way to end.

Thanks for reading and I hope this list will be of some use.

-Beth

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