Help Out Locally this Spring Break
By Leah Westfall
February 18, 2011
Check out our list of nationwide organizations that could use your help this spring break!
Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) – Join the nation’s largest animal protection organization in their fight to reduce suffering and improve the lives of animals across the U.S.
SAVE (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education) – This national nonprofit focuses on the three primary areas of public awareness, education and resources in dealing with issues involving depression and suicide prevention.
CSGV (Coalition to Stop Gun Violence) – This organization seeks to secure freedom from gun violence through research, strategic engagement and effective policy advocacy.
ADL (Anti-Defamation League) – The ADL fights anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry in the U.S. and abroad through information, education, legislation, and advocacy.
AWF (American Wildlife Foundation) – Help animals in all sorts of ways by volunteering to care for animals, to garden, to clean and paint, to answer phones or perform secretarial tasks.
Greenpeace – Help stop global warming, protect oceans, whales, forests, eliminate toxic chemicals and more.
Keep American Beautiful – Help prevent litter, reduce waste and beautify communities across America.
American Red Cross – From training to be and ready to respond to disasters to supporting a blood drive you can becomes a volunteer with the nation’s premier emergency response organization.
American Association for the Deaf-Blind (AADB) – Their mission is to ensure that all deaf-blind persons achieve their maximum potential through increased independence, productivity, and integration into the community.
American Cancer Society – If you know someone who has battled with Cancer, get involved with the “official sponsor of birthdays.”
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