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Donate to Great Causes for Free!

Updated on July 4, 2014

I Have Written About All the Greater Good Charities - Just Click to Give!

The Greater Good charities are some of my absolute favorite charities, because I love their business model: the donor can click to give which means money goes to the charity without a penny out of the donors pocket! If you are a giving person you know you want to give to many causes but you just can't.

"Click to Give" means that advertisers will give money to the charities every time a donor clicks on the magic buttons. Easy - peasy!

By clicking on Magic Buttons you can help people with autism and breast cancer. You can help Humane Societies across the country through the Animal Rescue society. You can help the hungry and children who are desperate for life-giving health therapies. You can help homeless Veterans get a meal, and buy an acre of Rainforest that is preserved forever. You can make sure poor kids get books of their own that they can hold.

Giving makes my life better - it increases my gratitude for being alive, helps me remember what is important and makes me feel more significant on this planet. I am so glad there are easy ways to give!

Greater Good Network of Charities allows you to give to many good causes every day, even if you don't have any money at all!

Creative Commons per Flickr, a lot of power with a little mouse click.

Sometimes the needs of the world are so compelling that we can feel small, and we can start to numb out. There is no need to do that, there is always something positive you can do. This is a lensography of lens I have written about all of the Greater Good charities, so you can start giving today - at no cost to yourself except the time it takes to click a mouse.

Here is A Lovely Simple Book to Show the Joy of Giving

Learning the joy of giving is a big idea that some adults never learn. Who better to teach it to us than a child?

The Berenstain Bears has warmed the hearts of families for years, maybe because these books were created by artists and authors Jan and Stan Berenstain as a family project and lovingly carried on after their deaths by their son Mike.

The Berenstain Bears and the Joy of Giving
The Berenstain Bears and the Joy of Giving

In this book of the Berenstain Bears series, the Bears are constantly thinking, and talking about what they are going to GET for Christmas. However, during their Christmas pageant something a little special happens and the Bears learn how wonderful it is to GIVE.

 

Can you Get into the Habit of Clicking to Give

All of these charities in the Greater Good network are wonderful causes. And you can give to them without it costing you a penny.

What is keeping you from clicking to give?

Worthy Giving

It is important to support charities in traditional ways as well, here are some great reviews to help you make the decisions of where to send your dollars and which charities to support.

Fundraising For Dummies
Fundraising For Dummies

What's new with raising money? How do you do it in a crowded charity world.

 
With Charity for All: Why Charities Are Failing and a Better Way to Give
With Charity for All: Why Charities Are Failing and a Better Way to Give

Intelligent critique of how we can improve charities. By the way - I disagree that charities are "failing" but almost anything can be improved.

 
From Prophecy to Charity: How to Help the Poor (Values and Capitalism)
From Prophecy to Charity: How to Help the Poor (Values and Capitalism)

Fascinating sociological text about economics and charities.

 
Charity Case: How the Nonprofit Community Can Stand Up For Itself and Really Change the World
Charity Case: How the Nonprofit Community Can Stand Up For Itself and Really Change the World

How to ramp up the social giving dollars with more organization of charities that exist.

 
The Charity Event Planning Guide
The Charity Event Planning Guide

Party down! And make it worthwhile.

 

The Animal Rescue Site

Helps Animals Rescues and Animal Shelters

It is easy for me to remember to click the Animal Rescue Site - because I love animals so much. I also feel passionate about animal rescue, especially since so many are destroyed every day just because there is not a good home for them. The Animal Rescue Site provides valuable resources for shelters, at such a low cost to yourself. That cost is just a click of the mouse!

The Animal Rescue Site
The Animal Rescue Site is a site that attempts to help animals - and people like me, who want to help all the homeless animals there are and obviously cannot...

Click to give!

Greater Good is a Wonderful Way to Give

GreaterGood Network has given more than $26 million to non-profit charities around the world since their origin in 1999. Your little clicks mean a whole lot of good!

The Autism Site

Help to Families on the Autism Disorder Spectrum

This was the last lens I published in this series because I did not know much about the topic, and did not want to give people any false information. I found out that autism is a hugely individualized disorder, with the range of intellectual capacity from mentally handicapped to genius, and the ability to function in society individualized as well. I was touched and inspired by learning about people like Temple Grandin and Jason McElwain - who rose above their challenges to give to the world. And I was energized to help the families of those struggling to help their dependent autistic kids even more.

The Autism Site
Jason McElwain made national news in 2006 as the high functioning autistic boy shocked his varsity team members and the stands by scoring twenty points in t...

Early intervention is essential in determining whether autistic kids reach their potential.

Click to give!

The Breast Cancer Site

A Charity that I Feel Personally Passionate about

I wish that I didn't have such familiarity with the charity this site supports - breast cancer. I have survived breast cancer twice, after going through all the major therapies: chemotherapy, radiation, lumpectomy and finally a double mastectomy.

My cancer was discovered both times in a mammogram. I have great health coverage, and routine mammograms are covered. This is not the case for so many women.

By clicking on the Breast Cancer Site button - you will help many women get mammograms - and that is a good idea!

The Breast Cancer Site
The Breast Cancer Site helps the many people have been affected by the horrific disease called breast cancer. I am a Breast Cancer Survivor! And life is g...

Here's How the Breast Cancer Site Works - Will You Join the Dancing?

Every time you click on the breast cancer button - you will help a woman get a mammogram.

Here are some great ladies - more reasons to click every day!

Help women get free mammograms by clicking every day. The best way to fight breast cancer is to prevent it, the second best is to catch it early.

the Child Health Site - is Project Awesome

The Hunger Site

Click to Give Food to the Needy

I Love My Food! And it makes me so sad to know that in a world where I and many others have to focus on losing weight - others are starving. By clicking on the Hunger Site button you help support charities such as Mercy Corps and Feed America - which bring needy food to people all across the world.

The Hunger Site has been very active in helping people surviving Hurricane Sandy, and it will be there for further catastrophes.

Please visit my lens to find out more about the Hunger Site.

The Hunger Site
The Hunger Site addresses a problem we have had since at least the beginning of the industrial age - what do we do about those in our affluent society who ar...

Click to give!

The Literacy Site

Do you love reading? Most Squids do.

Reading opens doors, that is for sure.

Nothing encourages reading like having your own books. Do you want a way to help kids who can't afford them?

Ah clever person! You figured it out! Go visit the Literacy Site everyday and you will be able to give that book - at no cost to yourself.

The Literacy Site
I love to read! There is no skill more valuable than learning to read for a person's life. When you learn to read you have a chance at improving your financ...

Have I convinced You to Click Every Day

Have I convinced You to Click Every Day?

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The Rainforest Site

I support the Rainforests because I care about the Earth. The alarming devastation with which our forests are being destroyed has to be stopped.

The Rainforest Site provides ways to save the rainforest - but buying acres of jungle for preservation.

The Rainforest Site
Rainforests -either temperate rainforests or more tropical rainforests, the jungles - provide habitat for many of the Earth's species, many which have value ...

Click every day to save an acre of jungle forever.

Veterans Site

Writing this lens was personal for me, as I have veterans in my family who have suffered.

This lens is written to help the veterans in our country who aren't quite making it. Sometimes just a meal means so much.

Won't you click and help veterans?

PS - I was very pleased to learn that I had earned a Purple Star for this lens.

Veterans Site - An Easy Way to Honor Veterans
My dad was a veteran, his father before him, and ,many other members of my family as well: I know first hand how veterans can need our help. Although I did ...

Click to give!

Please Visit these Lenses!

Even though you can give to all the charities in the Greater Good Network off of this lens - you can bookmark it and do it every day- I still hope you visit all my lenses featured here. I have tried to go more in-depth to cover all the issues, and shed some more light onto all these problems.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      This lens just shows what a big HEART you have, Rose!

      God Bless! :)

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      modernsquid 4 years ago

      This is an awesome business model for charities! I heard about these before, but never checked them out. Thanks for sharing.