If you are anything like me, Christmas shopping can sometimes be a difficult task. Some people on my list are difficult to find the right gift for and others just don’t seem to want or need anything. On the other hand during the season when generosity abounds I feel like helping in a way that is really worthy or beneficial to those that need it.
If you are thinking about giving a donation instead of buying a gift, here is a list of worthy causes that you can support. In most cases, you can donate to them in honor of another person. This just may be the perfect gift to give someone on your list.
Micro Loans: Sometimes someone just needs a little help to get on their feet. Some charities simply lend your donation to someone who could really use a few bucks to start something that will continue to support them in the future.
Your Time: If you don’t have the money to give away there are many ways you can help by donating a few minutes of your day.
Volunteer Match (Volunteer Time)
Online Volunteering (Volunteer Time)
Good Search (web search giving)
Greater Good (web search giving)
Free Rice (web giving)
Are you giving a donation instead of buying a gift this year? Do you have a favorite charity you like to support during the holidays?