At Charity Navigator, we know Americans are incredibly generous, especially when a crisis occurs. For example, after the September 11 terrorist attacks Americans donated over $2 billion and when the tsunami crashed ashore in
When natural disasters strike and new societal concerns emerge, Charity Navigator will use this portion of our site to spotlight charities dealing with these issues to help you give generously and with confidence.
|Sharing Your Bounty: Providing Holiday Meals to the Less Fortunate
If the holidays have inspired you to help the less fortunate, then review our tips on how to identify a well-run charity that provides holiday meals.
|Holiday Giving Guide
At Charity Navigator, we urge all donors to take a closer look at the charities seeking their support this holiday season. To aid your efforts, we've created this Holiday Giving Guide to help you ensure that your holiday donations best reach their intended good causes.
|Black Friday. Cyber Monday. #GivingTuesday!
GivingTuesday is a simple idea. All you need to do is find a way for your family, your community, your company or your organization to join in acts of giving. Then tell everyone you can about what you are doing and why it matters.
|Charities Responding to the Ebola Outbreak
The worst known outbreak of Ebola is happening right now in West Africa. See which charities are responding.
|Support Our Troops
If you are passionate about helping veterans, injured military personnel and their families, then consult our list of military-related charities before you write a check.
|Charities Working to Prevent and Cure Breast Cancer
There are 1,000s of charities competing for donations to continue their efforts to promote awareness and to cure breast cancer. How is a donor supposed to distinguish between them all?
|Celebrities Put Star-Power to Good Use
Find out what Angelina Jolie, Bono, Lance Armstrong and Michael J. Fox have in common besides being famous.