Nonprofits

Pointpledge makes it easy to raise money for life-changing nonprofits working to help people in need, cure diseases, rescue animals, and protect the environment. All donations are transferred to the nonprofit that you select via the Paypal Giving Fund.

  1. The Animal Legal Defense Fund's mission is to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system. ALDF files high-impact lawsuits to protect animals from harm, provides free legal assistance and training to prosecutors to assure that animal abusers are punished for their crimes, supports tough animal protection legislation and fights harmful animal protection legislation, and provides resources to law students and professionals to advance the emerging field of animal law.

  2. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) was the first humane society established in North America and is, today, one of the largest in the world. The ASPCA works to rescue animals from abuse, pass humane laws and share resources with animal shelters nationwide.

  3. Boys & Girls Clubs of America's mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. For more than a century, Clubs have helped put young people on the path to great futures. Boys & Girls Clubs annually serve nearly 4 million young people, through membership and community outreach, in over 4,200 Club facilities throughout the country and BGCA-affiliated Youth Centers on U.S. military installations worldwide.

  4. Feeding America is the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization with 200 food banks across the United States. With school closures, job disruptions and health risks due to the coronavirus, millions of Americans will turn to food banks for much-needed support. Every day, there are already millions of children and adults who do not get the meals they need. We work to get nourishing food - from farmers, manufacturers, and retailers - to our neighbors.

  5. Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Make-A-Wish is the world's largest wish-granting organization, serving children in nearly 50 countries on five continents. With the help of generous donors and more than 40,000 volunteers worldwide, Make-A-Wish grants a wish somewhere in the world every 17 minutes on average. Since 1980, it has granted more than 415,000 wishes to children around the world.

  6. Oxfam America is a global organization working to right the wrongs of poverty, hunger, and injustice. As one of 17 members of the international Oxfam confederation, we work with people in more than 90 countries to create lasting solutions.

  7. Save the Children invests in childhood - every day, in times of crisis and for our future. In the United States and around the world, we give children a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. By transforming children's lives now, we change the course of their future and ours.

  8. Seeds of Peace inspires and cultivates new generations of global leaders in communities divided by conflict. We equip them with the skills and relationships they need to accelerate social, economic and political changes essential to peace. Our network now includes over 7,000 alumni throughout the Middle East, South Asia, Europe, and the United States who are uniquely positioned to lead change.

  9. The Sierra Club is the most enduring and influential grassroots environmental organization in the United States. We amplify the power of our 3.8 million members and supporters to defend everyone’s right to a healthy world.

  10. Many children with clefts around the world live in isolation, but more importantly, have difficulty eating, breathing, hearing, and speaking. Cleft repair surgery is simple, and the transformation is immediate. Our sustainable model provides training, funding, and resources to empower local doctors in 85+ countries to provide 100%-free cleft repair surgery and comprehensive cleft care in their own communities.

  11. Special Olympics transforms lives through the joy of sport, everyday, everywhere. We are the worlds largest sports organization for people with intellectual disabilities: with more than 4.7 million athletes in 169 countries; and over a million volunteers.

  12. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Our mission is clear: Finding cures. Saving children. Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food - because all family should worry about is helping their child live. Please help St. Jude continue its mission by donating today.

  13. Our mission is to enlist, develop, and mobilize as many as possible of our nation's most promising future leaders to grow and strengthen the movement for educational equity and excellence. Teach For America has built an entrepreneurial force of over 53,000 diverse leaders who have pioneered classrooms, schools, systems of schools, social innovations, laws and public policy that challenged the notion that poverty is destiny and now acting to ensure educational equity.

  14. The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) works in over 190 countries to bring nutrition, health, education and more programs to children and families. UNICEF is committed to assisting children globally affected by COVID-19 and is working with health experts to promote facts over fear and bringing trustworthy guidance to parents, caregivers and educators. UNICEF is on the ground working to keep children healthy and learning, protected from sickness and violence, no matter who they are or where they live.

  15. For nearly 60 years, WWF has been protecting the future of nature. The world's leading conservation organization, WWF works in 100 countries and is supported by more than 1 million members in the United States and close to 5 million globally. WWF's unique way of working combines global reach with a foundation in science, involves action at every level from local to global, and ensures the delivery of innovative solutions that meet the needs of both people and nature.

  16. The mission of Wounded Warrior Project is to honor and empower wounded warriors by raising awareness, helping injured service members aid and assist each other and providing programs and services to meet the needs of injured service members.