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.
|Black History Month
Every year, Americans observe Black History Month in February. Historian Carter G. Woodson, the son of freed slaves
|Immigration and Refugees
See which 3 and 4-star charities are focused on issues pertaining to immigration and refugees.
Find out which charities are providing humanitarian aid to the ever-increasing number of Syrians affected by the civil war.
|Support Veterans and Active Duty Servicemembers
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?
|Support Women and Girls
A collection of top-rated charities working to promote women's equality and advancement through education, leadership, advocacy, research, and the provision of social services.
|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.