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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 Southeast Asia, the day after Christmas in 2004, American donors contributed $1.54 billion. Even more impressive was the philanthropic response to Hurricane Katrina when Americans gave $6.5 billion --- breaking all previous records of disaster-related giving.

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.

LGBTQ+ Pride Month LGBTQ+ Pride Month
In celebration of LGBT Pride Month, this list highlights charities working hard to eliminate discrimination, promote equality, provide access to education, healthcare, and more for the LGBT community.
Guatemalan Volcano Eruption Guatemalan Volcano Eruption
These highly-rated charities are providing relief and support to those affected by the Fuego Volcano eruption in Guatemala.
Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Suicide Prevention and Mental Health
These highly-rated charities are leading the conversation on suicide prevention and mental health support.
Syrian Crisis Syrian Crisis
Find out which charities are providing humanitarian aid to the ever-increasing number of Syrians affected by the civil war.
Organizations Saving Millions of Children from Malnutrition Organizations Saving Millions of Children from Malnutrition
View the list of organizations providing resources and education to those with malnutrition.
Relief for Puerto Rico and Areas Impacted by Hurricane Maria Relief for Puerto Rico and Areas Impacted by Hurricane Maria
View our list of charities working to provide services and relief to those affected by Hurricane Maria
Military and Veterans Organizations Military and Veterans Organizations
Support a highly-rated organization helping veterans, active or injured military personnel and their families.
Civil Rights Civil Rights
Charities who defend civil rights, protect legal rights, and promote tolerance and understanding among racial, ethnic, and cultural groups.
Famine & Drought Famine & Drought
View the list of charities working to combat famine and drought.
Immigration and Refugees Immigration and Refugees
See which 3 and 4-star charities are focused on issues pertaining to immigration and refugees.
United Nations Sustainable Development Goals United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
Find out which highly-rated charities are assisting with the UN's various Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Celebrities Put Star-Power to Good Use Celebrities Put Star-Power to Good Use
Find out what Angelina Jolie, Bono, Michael J. Fox, George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton have in common besides being famous.

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