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  • 1-800-RUNAWAY
    The National Runaway Safeline is the nation's go-to resource for runaway and homeless youth. Here to listen, here to help, 24/7 since 1971.
    (800) RUNAWAY
    (21.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • 4-H: National 4-H Council
    4 H empowers young people with the skills to lead for a lifetime. It's a research-based experience that leads to a meaningful leadership opportunity.
    (301) 961-2800
    (12.3%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • A Well-Fed World: Plants -4- Hunger
    We nourish poor, hungry people in dire need by empowering communities with plant-based feeding and farming programs for immediate survival and long-term success.
    (202) 495-1348
    (2.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum
    Uses history of the Pullman Porters to provide cultural education and inspiration to over 20,000 people annually encouraging interest in Black labor and civil rights history.
    (773) 850-8580
    (13.7%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • Abandoned Children's Fund
    Please help ACF Today!
    (888) 884-0567
    (10.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • ABCD: After Breast Cancer Diagnosis
    Provides free personalized one-to-one support and information to people affected by breast cancer through specially trained mentor program and breast cancer helpline.
    (800) 977-4121
    (27.4%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Abortion Care - Improving Women's Reproductive Health & Rights: Ipas
    Ipas works globally to improve access to safe abortion and contraception so that every woman and girl can determine her own future.
    (800) 334-8446
    (29.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Abortion Federation, National (NAF)
    Women's ability to access abortion care is under attack. Help keep clinics open so women can obtain the safe, high-quality abortion care they need.
    (202) 667-5881
    (4.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation
    Telling the story of Abraham Lincoln -- his life and times is our mission. Your support helps keep his story alive, join us today.
    (217) 557-6251
    (30.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Abused Childrens Fund, Inc.
    Help us provide healing.
    (707) 483-2939
    (1.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Access Fund
    At Access Fund, we are on a mission to keep climbing areas open and conserve the climbing environment, and we want you to join us.
    (303) 545-6772
    (22.7%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Accion
    Building a financially inclusive world, with access to economic opportunity for all, by giving everyone the financial tools they need to improve their lives.
    (800) 931-9951
    (24.99%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Action Against Hunger
    Action Against Hunger is a global organization that combats hunger. Ensuring everyone can access clean water and food, enabling communities to be free from hunger.?
    (212) 967-7800 ext. 506
    (3.52%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Adoptable Children (North American Council)
    Through advocacy, education, and support for foster, adoptive, and kinship families, NACAC works to ensure that all children have a loving, safe, and permanent family.
    (651) 644-3036
    (12.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Adoption Center
    The mission of the Adoption Center is to increase the number of children in foster care who move into adoptive families.
    (800) TO-ADOPT
    (11%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Adoptions by Cradle of Hope
    Help an abandoned child! We provide adoption services and support to children who need permanent, loving families. Every dollar saves children's lives and provides love!
    (301) 587-4400
    (14%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Adventist Development & Relief Agency International
    Imagine living without clean water or food. Global humanitarian organization assists communities under development and during disasters: providing water, food security, health, education, economic opportunities.
    (800) 424-2372
    (21.3%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • African Wildlife Foundation
    Protects imperiled species-- lions, mountain gorillas, rhinos, elephants, zebras-- through habitat conservation, science, leadership training and wildlife-friendly community-beneficial business development for 50 years.
    (888) 494-5354
    (18.78%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • African Womens Organization
    Provides support, information referral, educational and cultural leadership training services for social change for African women and women of African descent and their families
    (773) 224-2300
    (0%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • Africare
    Leading non-governmental organization committed to addressing African development and policy issues by working in partnership with African people to build sustainable, healthy and productive communities.
    (202) 462-3614
    (0.6%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Aid for African Catholic Missions
    Alleviate human suffering among the poor and marginalized in Africa. We provide for basic human/spiritual needs; build churches, schools, health clinics and youth hostels.
    (866) 220-8981
    (1.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Aid For Starving Children
    One child dying of hunger every twelve seconds-over 7,000 a day- must stop! Make a difference. Your actions can help save a child's life.
    (800) 514-3499
    (6.3%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Aid for Trash Dump Children: The Unforgotten
    Save hungry children and their mothers from eating trash and living in garbage dumps. Give them clean food and water, shelter, schooling and a future.
    (443) 668-2648
    (0%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • AIDS Children's Foundation
    HIV+ children don't have to die. Help us provide anti-retroviral and other medication, livelihood programs, and supplies to help children achieve their full potential.
    (888) 683-8323
    (9.7%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • AIDS Foundation of Chicago
    Mobilizes communities to create health equity and justice for people living with and vulnerable to HIV and related chronic diseases.
    (312) 922-2322
    (8.3%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • AIDS Programs of the National Minority AIDS Council
    NMAC (formerly the National Minority AIDS Council) develops leadership in communities of color to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
    (202) 483-6622
    (19.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • AIDS Research Foundation (amfAR)
    Supports research on HIVAIDS treatments vaccines and cures.
    (800) 392-6327
    (20.7%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • AIDS Treatment and Research Information
    Stop deaths from HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C due to inadequate treatment, prevention/healthcare access; help us fight to eradicate HIV/AIDS and hep C.
    (415) 558-8669
    (25.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • AIDS United
    AIDS United has the singular mission of ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic the United States.
    (202) 408-4848
    (2.9%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • AIDS Vaccine Initiative, International
    The world needs an AIDS vaccine. We work to ensure and speed development of safe, effective, accessible, preventive HIV vaccines for use throughout the world.
    (212) 847-1111
    (11.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Air Force Association
    AFA is dedicated to dominant air, space, and cyberspace power, a strong national defense, supporting the men and women of the United States Air Force.
    (800) 727-3337
    (13.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Alaska Conservation Foundation
    An Alaska-based community foundation dedicated to connecting donors worldwide to on-the-ground efforts to protect Alaska's wild lands, clean waters and wildlife and the ways of life they sustain, for today and the future.
    (907) 276-1917
    (21.84%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer
    To raise money and awareness of childhood cancer causes, primarily research into new treatments and cures.
    (866) 333-1213
    (13.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Allergy and Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics, Inc.
    Asthma is a chronic disease, but with good and quality care, can be manageable. Help us advocate on behalf of millions of children and adults.
    (800) 878-4403
    (14.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Alley Cat Allies
    Alley Cat Allies is the global engine of change for cats. We work toward a world where every cat is valued and protected.
    (240) 482-1980
    (12.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Alley Cat Rescue
    Alley Cat Rescue Inc. promotes the humane care of all cats domestic, feral, abandoned and stray.
    (301) 277-5595
    (13.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy, Inc.
    Attack the cancer, not the patient! Funding research for safe, effective therapies that eliminate devastating side effects; patients are cancer free because of those treatments.
    (203) 358-5055
    (6.7%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Alliance for the Great Lakes
    Conserves and restores the world's largest freshwater resource using policy, education, and local efforts ensuring a healthy Great Lakes and clean water for all generations.
    (312) 939-0838
    (25.2%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Alliance to Save Energy
    A nonprofit, bipartisan alliance of business, government, environmental, and consumer leaders advocating for energy productivity to achieve economic growth, a cleaner environment, and greater energy security, affordability and reliability.
    (202) 857-0666
    (24.71%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Alopecia Areata Foundation National
    Provides major research funding, patient educational materials and support for alopecia areata, a mystifying autoimmune disease affecting all ages, causing one's hair to fall out.
    (415) 472-3780
    (21%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • ALS Association
    Funds ALS (Lou Gehrigs Disease) research and patient services.
    (202) 407-8580
    (25.4%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Alzheimer's and Aging Research Center
    Supports research dedicated to understanding Alzheimer's and to finding effective Alzheimer's treatments. Your contribution funds scientists searching for cures to Alzheimer's and aging related conditions.
    (866) 963-2272
    (10.4%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Alzheimers Association Greater Illinois Chapter
    Provides education research awareness & support for Alzheimers patients and families.
    (847) 933-2413
    (23.2%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Alzheimer's Disease Research
    We drive innovative research worldwide and promote public awareness about Alzheimer's disease, risk factors, treatments, and coping strategies.
    (800) 437-2423
    (30.4%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Alzheimer's Foundation of America
    A community of Alzheimer's Disease and dementia care and support, We provide caregiver counseling and support from licensed social workers, educational materials, raising awareness about Alzheimer's disease, professional training and funding for research.
    (866) 232-8484
    (16.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Alzheimer's Research and Prevention Foundation
    5.4 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer's; this number will skyrocket without prevention research. Help us prevent Alzheimer's disease/ensure maximum brain function for life
    (888) 908-5766
    (8.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Alzheimer's Research Foundation, Fisher Center
    Unique research into cause, care and cure of Alzheimer's by Nobel Prize winner. Donate to change lives. Bring a cure to 5.7 million Americans.
    (800) ALZ-INFO
    (5.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • American Association for Cancer Research
    We fund groundbreaking scientific cancer research that saves lives. By contributing, you can help speed up the pace of scientific discovery, and fight cancer.
    (866) 423-3965
    (7.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • American Battlefield Trust
    The American Battlefield Trust works tirelessly to preserve and protect our nation's Revolutionary War, War of 1812, and Civil War battlefields from development and destruction.
    (202) 367-1861
    (7.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • American Bird Conservancy
    Protects native birds and their habitats across their Americans through bold action, a focus on results, and our hemispheric partnership network.
    (540) 253-5780
    (12%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • American Cancer Society, North Central Region
    You are joining a worldwide movement to help people stay well-help people get well-find cures and fight back against cancer. We fight for every birthday threatened by every cancer in every community. Your support can help us make this cancers last century.
    (800) 319-2345
    (26%)
    Agency: American Cancer Society
  • American Center for Law and Justice
    Specializing in constitutional law, the ACLJ is dedicated to the concept that freedom and democracy are God-given inalienable rights that must be protected.
    (800) 296-4529
    (10.8%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc.
    The nation's foremost defender of civil liberties. Defends constitutional rights. Upholds free speech, religious liberty, equality, privacy, due process. Protects minorities, women, immigrants, the poor.
    (212) 549-2500
    (9.8%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • American Diabetes Association, Illinois
    Leading voluntary health organization concerned with diabetes and its complications.
    (312) 346-1805
    (12%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • American Farmland Trust
    The national conservation organization dedicated to protecting farmland, promoting sound farming practices, and keeping farmers on the land. Since 1980, we've helped protect more than 5 million acres of farm and ranch land.
    (800) 886-5170
    (15.77%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • American Forests
    American Forests has been protecting forests for over 140 years, and our work today is more important than ever. We restore urban and wild lands forests to preserve wildlife habitat, safeguard watersheds, and mitigate climate change.
    (800) 368-5748
    (29.04%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • American Heart Association
    When you donate to the American Heart Association, you are joining us in the fight against our nation's No. 1 and No. 4 killers - heart disease and stroke. Your donation will support such life-saving efforts as research, education, advocating for better health, proving patient care and reaching populations at risk.
    (800) 242-8721
    (17.9%)
    Agency: American Heart Association
  • American Humane Association
    American Humane is the country's first national humane organization. Founded in 1877, this top-rated nonprofit is First to Serve animals and veterans in need.
    (866) 242-1877
    (14.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • American Indian College Fund
    The American Indian College Fund invests in Native students and tribal college education to transform lives and communities.
    (303) 426-8900
    (26.1%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • American Institute for Cancer Research
    AICR champions scientific research on cancer prevention and survival through diet, weight and physical activity to help people reduce their cancer risk.
    (800) 843-8114
    (32.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • American Jewish World Service
    Inspired by the Jewish commitment to justice, American Jewish World Service (AJWS) works to realize human rights and end poverty in the developing world.
    (800) 889-7146
    (11.89%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • American Kidney Fund
    Provides direct financial assistance for kidney patients supported by educational programs clinical research and community service projects.
    (800) 638-8299
    (2.4%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • American Liver Foundation, Great Lakes Division
    Education, support groups, research and advocacy for those affected by liver disease.
    (800) 465-4837
    (14.2%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • American Lung Association of Illinois,Upper Midwest Region, Chicago
    The American Lung Association's mission is to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.
    (312) 781-1100
    (10.6%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • American Lung Association of Illinois,Upper Midwest Region, Springfield
    The American Lung Association's mission is to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.
    (217) 787-5864
    (10.6%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • American Near East Refugee Aid(ANERA)
    Addresses the development and humanitarian needs of Palestinians and other communities in the Middle East.
    (202) 266-9700
    (5.31%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • American Parkinson Disease Association
    Dedicated to funding Parkinson's research, providing comprehensive medical information, extensive public/professional education and support services.
    (800) 223-2732
    (21.5%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • American Red Cross - Serving Central Illinois
    The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
    (217) 351-5861
    (10%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • American Refugee Committee
    International relief and development agency empowering people impacted by conflict and disaster to recover and rebuild their lives with dignity.
    (800) 875-7060
    (9.67%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • American Rivers
    Protects and restores rivers to benefit people and wildlife ensuring clean drinking water, natural flood protection, and opportunities for recreation. Organizes the National River Cleanup and raises awareness through the Most Endangered Rivers campaign.
    (877) 347-7550
    (18.71%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Americans Helping Americans
    Fighting Americans poverty by aiding needy Appalachian and urban Americans; providing low-income families with basic relief, education, summer camps/food and home renovation.
    (888) 242-5026
    (2.3%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • AmeriCares
    To save lives and improve health for people affected by poverty or disaster so they can reach their full potential.
    (800) 486-4357
    (0.66%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • America's Best Charities
    Feeding the hungry. Sheltering the homeless. Protecting the children. And healing the sick. America's finest independent charities. Working with you to share - the American way.
    (800) 458-9505
    (1.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • America's Charities
    Working to build strong communities. Addressing needs of children, families, communities through member programs, by helping employers and employees support our member charities' programs.
    (800) 458-9505
    (2.4%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • America's VetDogs - the Veteran's K-9 Corps, Inc.
    Trains and places guide, service, hearing and PTSD dogs. Transforming lives of disabled veterans, active servicemembers and first responders so they can live without boundaries.
    (866) 838-3647
    (21.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Amnesty International USA
    Our history spans 50+ years and includes a presence in over 70 countries and 7 million supporters. We defend the human rights of people globally.
    (800) 266-3789
    (22.3%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Amref Health Africa
    Amref Health Africa strengthens health systems and trains African health workers to respond to the continent's most critical health challenges.
    (212) 768-2440 ext. 121
    (19.01%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Anabel Huling Early Learning Center
    Tuition scholarships enables working families; families with multiple children; and families in "at risk" populations to access affordable quality care, education and special needs intervention.
    (217) 892-2139
    (8%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • Angel Canines and Wounded Warriors
    FREE transportation nationally and internationally for veterans, children and cancer patients that removes barriers to medical care, service dogs and adaptive sports activities.
    (866) 675-1405
    (8.7%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Anglican Relief and Development Fund
    Our mission is to work through Powerful Partnerships worldwide to maximize life change in some of the most challenging parts of the world.
    (724) 251-6045
    (20.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Animal Crisis Care
    Bringing animals from crisis to care.
    (800) 440-3277
    (18.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Animal Legal Defense Fund
    Animal Legal Defense Fund fights to end animal cruelty. Support the only legal advocate dedicated exclusively to helping animals, and provide a voice for animals.
    (707) 795-2533
    (19.7%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Animal Protective League
    Working to end pet overpopulation by operating spay/neuter clinic. Operates shelter for needy animals and provides adoption services. Investigates complaints of animal cruelty/neglect.
    (217) 544-7387
    (6.3%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • Animals Awakening Compassion in Youth
    Developing compassionate youth motivated to promote positive change for animals,other people and the planet. We believe all youth should have access to humane education.
    (212) 744-2504
    (11.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Animals for Awareness
    Wildlife frozen to the ground and hit by cars. Exotic pets dumped or trapped in filth and feces by hoarders. Help us help these animals.
    (708) 341-0196
    (6.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Foundation
    Illinois' only freestanding hospital exclusively for kids. Ranked #1 in almost every major pediatric specialty, we provide superior healthcare in a compassionate family-centered environment.
    (312) 227-7133
    (24.4%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Anxiety and Depression Association of America
    ADAA is a nonprofit dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through education, practice, and research.
    (240) 485-1001
    (13%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation
    AAMDSIF supports, connects and educates patients, caregivers and health professionals on bone marrow failure diseases worldwide. It also provides research grants.
    (800) 747-2820
    (14.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Appalachian Trail Conservancy
    Preserve and manage this amazing nature trail. Ensuring that its priceless cultural heritage can be shared and enjoyed today, tomorrow, and for centuries to come.
    (304) 535-6331
    (20.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Apraxia Kids
    Every child deserves a voice. We're improving the lives of children with apraxia by ensuring each child has their best opportunity to develop optimal communication.
    (412) 785-7072
    (27.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Arc of Illinois
    The Arc of Illinois provides advocacy, training and information for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families with services available 24 hours.
    (815) 464-1832
    (10.2%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Arthritis & Chronic Pain Research Institute
    Chronic pain caused by arthritis, cancer, and other medical conditions cripple over 100M Americans. Help us continue our search for new medications to relieve pain.
    (800) 877-4166
    (22.2%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Arthritis Foundation,Illinois, Heartland Region, Chicago
    Take control of your arthritis. We can help.
    (800) 735-0096
    (22.1%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Arts of Life
    Art collective for adult artists with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
    (312) 829-2787
    (26.4%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • As Good as Gold - Golden Retriever Rescue of Illinois
    We are dedicated to the rescue, of Golden Retrievers and golden mixes in need. We provide needed medical treatment and are a foster based rescue.
    (630) 588-0115
    (8.3%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Ashoka
    To advance an Everyone a Changemaker world, where anyone can apply the skills of changemaking to solve complex social problems.
    (703) 527-8300
    (26.55%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Asian Children's Rescue & Relief Fund
    Saving Asian abandoned, orphaned, destitute, and handicapped children by providing hope and opportunity. Reaching their full potential through basic care, corrective surgery, therapy, and training.
    (866) 523-3133
    (24.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • ASPCA: American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
    The ASPCA's mission is to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States.
    (212) 876-7700
    (22.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Assistance Dog Institute
    Our Assistance Dogs empower people who are struggling with physical and emotional issues to regain sense of connection and expand life possibilities.
    (707) 545-3647
    (7.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Assurance Creek Youth Program, Inc
    Provides youth from elementary through high school with a three-week summer opportunity, exposing them to a variety of fun and educational activities ranging from literacy to classical piano.
    (888) 320-2680
    (26.5%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • Autism Intervention and Treatment Research -- Organization for Autism Research
    Organization for Autism Research Autism occurs in 1:59 births in the U.S.! We help persons with autism by funding research that provides practical answers to autism's challenges.
    (866) 366-9710
    (17.3%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Autism Society of America
    A national source of information, advocacy and support that reaches local communities with a one-of-a-kind nationwide network of autism knowledge and support.
    (800) 3-AUTISM
    (21.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Autism Speaks, Illinois
    Dedicated to funding research and raising awareness about autism.
    (312) 832-1990
    (13.4%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Autoimmune Diseases Association
    Autoimmunity causes Lupus, Arthritis, Celiac, MS, Type 1 Diabetes, and 100+ other diseases. Through research and patient services, our work eases the suffering they inflict.
    (888) 856-9433
    (6.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Barrington Area Conservation Trust
    To preserve the open land, rural character and the scenic, historic, recreational, and ecologically significant resources within the surrounding community of Barrington, IL.
    (847) 387-3149
    (7.4%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Bat Conservation International
    The mission of Bat Conservation International is to conserve the world's bats and their ecosystems to ensure a healthy planet.
    (800) 538-2287
    (22.96%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Be The Match Foundation
    We help patients who require a marrow transplant find a doctor and receive the treatment they need.
    (612) 884-8700
    (19.2%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Believe In Tomorrow National Children's Foundation
    Keeping families together during a child's medical crisis, we provide hospital/respite housing to critically-ill children and their families, so they find hope and comfort.
    (410) 744-1032
    (3.9%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Best Friends Animal Society
    For 35+ years, we've run the nation's largest no-kill sanctuary for companion animals and built effective programs reducing the number of animals entering shelters.
    (435) 644-2001
    (20.5%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Bethany Christian Services
    Bethany, a global leader in adoption and social services, is about kids in families! Finding families for children in need; keeping families in need together.
    (800) 238-4269
    (13.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Bethany Christian Services - Illinois
    Bethany, a global leader in adoption and social services, is about kids in families! Finding families for children in need; keeping families in need together.
    (708) 385-4889
    (16.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Betty Shabazz International Charter School
    We seek to educate students to achieve academic excellence and cultural stability through learning experiences that have a historical, cultural and community context.
    (773) 651-2425
    (12.3%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • Beyond Pesticides
    Prevents pesticide poisoning of our environment, homes, workplaces, schools, food and water through a practical information clearinghouse on toxic hazards and non-chemical pest control.
    (202) 543-5450
    (6.47%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Illinois
    One-To-One mentoring programs to prevent juvenile delinquency for disadvantaged youth.
    (217) 428-4240
    (12.3%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • Big Cat Rescue Corp
    Tigers confined to circus wagons. Lions bred for photos then to be shot in cages. Lynx farmed for their fur. Help us save big cats.
    (813) 920-4130
    (5.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Big Run Wolf Ranch, Inc.
    Wildlife education facility featuring wolves, bear, tiger, coyotes, cougar, porcupines, possum, skunk. Upclose personal programs teaching conservation and endangered species protection. Help us save wolves!
    (815) 588-0044
    (0%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Black Ensemble Theater
    Produces entertaining, educational and enlightening African-American theater to promote cross-cultural understanding and communication, and educational outreach programming to youth, disadvantaged and underserved populations.
    (773) 769-4451
    (0%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • Black Star Project
    Is an action-based organization founded to improve life-quality indicators in Chicagos less-advantaged Black and Latino communities and toward close the racial academic achievement gap.
    (773) 285-9600
    (83%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • Black United Fund of Illinois, Inc.
    A self-help organization that provides financial and technical support to projects that improve the quality of life in African-American communities throughout Illinois.
    (773) 324-0494
    (15.8%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • Black Women's Health Imperative
    The Black Women's Health Imperative is the only national organization dedicated to improving the physical, emotional and financial health of America's Black Women and girls.
    (202) 548-4000
    (37.5%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network
    BCAN was founded in 2005 and is the only national advocacy organization devoted to advancing bladder cancer research and supporting those impacted by the disease.
    (888) 901-BCAN
    (18.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Bleeding Disorders Alliance, Illinois
    Provides support services, emergency assistance and summer camp.
    (312) 427-1495
    (22.7%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Blind Vietnamese Children Foundation
    For almost two decades, we have pioneered support for homes providing healthcare, education, and career development to once-neglected visually-impaired children in Vietnam.
    (888) 877-0736
    (2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Born Free USA
    Works to end the suffering of wild animals in captivity, rescue individual animals in need, protect wildlife, including endangered species, and encourage compassionate conservation globally.
    (202)450-3168
    (21.1%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Boulder Crest Retreat for Military & Veteran Wellness
    Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness is the nation's first privately-funded and privately-owned rural wellness retreat dedicated exclusively to our nation's combat veterans and their families.
    (540) 554-2727
    (5.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Boy Scouts of America
    One of the nation's most prominent values-based youth development organizations. Programs for building character, training in the responsibilities of citizenship and developing personal fitness.
    (972) 580-2000
    (13.6%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Boy Scouts of America, Prairielands Council
    Offering values education and character development to over 2700 young people in East Central Illinois and Western Indiana.
    (217) 356-7291
    (20%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • Boys Hope Girls Hope of Illinois
    Residential program for children who are in-need and at-risk. Empowering children, through education, to break the cycle of poverty that can trap families for generations.
    (847) 920-2782
    (0%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Brain Injury Association of America
    BIAA provides help, hope, healing for millions of Americans who live with often misdiagnosed and misunderstood brain injury.
    (703) 761-0750
    (18.3%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Brain Tumor Association, American (ABTA)
    Advancing the understanding and treatment of brain tumors with the goals of improving, extending, and saving the lives of those impacted by brain tumor diagnoses.
    (800) 886-2282
    (20%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Bread and Water for Africa, Inc.
    Strengthening African initiatives for self-sufficiency by supporting health care, clean water, education,orphan care, agriculture, micro-credit programs focusing on women and children.
    (888) 371-6622
    (0.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Breast Cancer Action
    Breast Cancer Action is a national education and activist organization working to achieve health justice for women at risk of and living with breast cancer.
    (877) 2-STOP-BC
    (25.3%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Breast Cancer African American, Sisters Network Inc.
    Sisters Network is committed to saving African American women's lives through breast cancer awareness and early detection. We provide support, financial assistance, free mammography screenings.
    (866) 781-1808
    (44.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Breast Cancer Aid and Research Institute
    Provides grants to hospitals that do research and treat breast cancer patients. Ships medical supplies to hospitals and clinics. Supports breast cancer support groups.
    (800) 759-2150
    (2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Breast Cancer Coalition
    Breast Cancer Coalition is dedicated to knowing how to end breast cancer by January 1, 2020 through the power of grassroots actions and advocacy.
    (800) 622-2838
    (22.2%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Breast Cancer in Young Women
    26,393 young adults will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year and almost 3,000 will die of it in that time. Empower them!
    (877) 972-1011
    (21.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Breast Cancer Prevention Partners
    Breast Cancer Prevention Partners (BCPP) works to prevent breast cancer by eliminating our exposure to toxic chemicals and radiation linked to the disease.
    (866) 760-8223
    (21.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Breast Cancer Research & Assistance Fund
    Provides research grants, medical equipment and supplies to hospitals and clinics that treat breast cancer and other chronic diseases. Provides educational materials and support groups.
    (602) 241-2697
    (2.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Brother's Brother Foundation
    Connecting People's Resources with People's Needs: 60 Years, 149 Countries, $4 billion in books, food, medical supplies, pharmaceuticals. Forbes Magazine one of most efficient.
    (412) 321-3160
    (2.1%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Buckner Children and Family Services
    Children desperate. Orphans alone. Families in need. Our adoption, foster care, humanitarian aid, education, prevention and support programs transform lives of vulnerable children and families.
    (800) 442-4800
    (10.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Camps for Kids with Health Challenges
    Provide a recreational camp experience that improves the quality of life for children managing long term health conditions.
    (800) 654-0845
    (5.2%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Campus Cooperative Preschool
    Provides a creative and intimate learning environment that allows all children to feel valued while developing the cognitive, social, and emotional foundation to enable future success.
    (217) 344-1623
    (3.5%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • Cancer Aid and Research Fund
    Awards scientific research grants, provides medical supplies and equipment to hospitals and clinics that treat cancer and other degenerative diseases. Supports cancer support groups.
    (623) 561-5893
    (2.1%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Cancer Care, Inc.
    CancerCare is the leading national organization providing free, professional support services and information to help people manage the emotional, practical and financial challenges of cancer.
    (800) 813-HOPE
    (22%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Cancer Prevention and Treatment Fund
    Helps adults and children prevent all types of cancer and choose the most effective treatments. Saving lives every day with research, help, and hope.
    (202) 223-4000
    (0.7%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Cancer Research America - NFCR
    If you agree that world-class, cutting-edge research is the key to more effective cancer treatments, prevention, and detection - join us now - save lives!
    (800) 321-CURE
    (29.1%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation (Prevent Cancer Foundation)
    Your donation funds cancer prevention research; educates people about how they can prevent cancer and detect it early; and supports community cancer prevention programs.
    (800) 227-2732
    (25.9%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Cancer Research for Children - CureSearch
    We advance the research of better, less toxic treatments to ensure children with cancer not only survive, but live long, healthy lives.
    (800) 458-6223
    (48%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Cancer Research Foundation
    Research is the best hope! We fund innovative basic and clinical scientific research to prevent, treat and cure all cancer types. Support cancer game changers.
    (312) 630-0055
    (4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Cancer Research Fund of the Damon Runyon - Walter Winchell Foundation
    To accelerate breakthroughs, we provide today's best young scientists with funding to pursue innovative cancer research. 100% of your donation funds cancer research.
    (877) 7CANCER
    (16.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Cancer Research Institute
    Funds research in immunology and cancer immunology at institutions worldwide.
    (800) 992-2623
    (11.7%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Canine Assistants
    Teaching great dogs for special people. Invest in freedom by providing service dogs to children and adults with disabilities. Thank you!
    (800) 771-7221
    (7.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Canine Companions for Independence
    A cold nose and a warm heart! Our dogs provide independence, assistance and friendship that transforms the lives of children, adults, and veterans with disabilities.
    800 572-BARK (2275)
    (23.1%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Canine Health Foundation
    The AKC Canine Health Foundation is dedicated to advancing the health of all dogs by funding scientific research to prevent, treat and cure canine disease.
    (888) 682-9696
    (15.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Canine Partners for Life
    Service and companion dogs are professionally and custom trained to enable persons with physical, developmental, and cognitive disabilities to become more independent.
    (610) 869-4902
    (25.9%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Canine Wounded Heroes
    We equip K-9 police dogs with bullet-resistant, knife-resistant, blast-resistant protective vests to help keep them safe in the line of duty.
    (415) 925-2679
    (8.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Canines for Disabled Kids
    Increasing independence for children with disabilities and their families by promoting service dog partnerships, understanding and awareness throughout the community.
    (978) 422-5299
    (27.7%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Carbonfund.org Foundation
    Carbonfund.org supports third-party validated renewable energy, energy efficiency and reforestation projects in the United States and around the world that reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
    (240) 247-0630
    (4.85%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • CARE
    Started in 1945 delivering CARE Packages to war-torn Europe. Today, working around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice.
    (800) 422-7385
    (8.46%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • CaringBridge
    Provides free personal websites to connect people experiencing a significant health challenge to family and friends.
    (651) 452-7940
    (5.2%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Carter Center
    Waging Peace. Fighting Disease. Building Hope. Led by former President Jimmy Carter and Rosalynn Carter, the Center advances human rights and alleviates unnecessary human suffering.
    (800) 550-3560
    (15.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • CASA - Court Appointed Advocates for Abused Children
    National CASA leads a nationwide movement of volunteers who advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children so they can heal and thrive.
    (800) 628-3233
    (16.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Peoria
    Provides counseling, senior services and community outreach.
    (309) 636-8000
    (0%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • Catholic Health Care for the Poor
    We believe in a world in which every human life is valued, and health and human dignity are shared by all.
    (800) 678-5659
    (1.7%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.
    CLINIC and its 330+ affiliates assist low-income immigrants, reunite families, promote citizenship, help victims of domestic violence, advocate, build capacity, train legal immigration providers.
    (301) 565-4800
    (10.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Catholic Relief Services - USCCB
    Catholic Relief Services assists the poor and vulnerable overseas by responding to major emergencies, fighting disease and poverty and nurturing peaceful and just societies.
    (888) 277-7575
    (6.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Catholic Urban Programs
    Help us shelter the homeless, give food, legal and other assistance to the destitute, and enrich the lives of the poorest children in our community.
    (618) 398-5616
    (7.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Catholics United for Life
    Supporting the Catholic Church in defending human life from the moment of conception. Providing youth conferences, defense of religious liberties, and right-to-life education.
    (800) 764-8444
    (22.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Cats on Death Row
    We rescue cats facing imminent execution if they do not get interim financial sponsors or foster parents or receive medical treatment required to become adoptable.
    (415) 925-2676
    (9.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Celiac Central, Beyond Celiac
    Celiac disease can lead to cancer, malnourishment, infertility, osteoporosis, life-threatening diseases. 83% of sufferers remain undiagnosed. Support research for improved treatments and a cure.
    (844) 856-6692
    (19.1%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Center for Neighborhood Technology
    Promotes the development of more livable and sustainable urban communities. Researches, implements, and advocates for sustainable development best practices to improve the environment and economy.
    (773) 278-4800
    (32.3%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Center for Reproductive Rights
    The Center for Reproductive Rights uses the power of law to advance reproductive rights as fundamental human rights around the world.
    (917) 637-3600
    (19.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Cerebral Palsy Foundation
    Dedicated to funding research and educational activities to discover cause cure and care for people with CP.
    (609) 452-1200
    (63.6%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • CERES, Inc.
    Advocates for sustainability leadership. We mobilizes a powerful network of investor and business leadership to build a healthy global economy.
    (617) 247-0700
    (12.96%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Certified Humane
    Seeking relief for farm animals in food production by educating farmers and consumers.
    (703) 435-3883
    (2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • CHADD (Children & Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder)
    CHADD provides assistance to individuals and families with ADHD who are in need of support through monthly information & chapter support meetings.
    (301) 306-7070
    (5.3%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Champaign County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
    Provides volunteer advocates to speak up for the best interests of abused and neglected children in Champaign County.
    (217) 384-9065
    (44.4%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • Champaign County Health Care Consumers
    CCHCC believes that health care is a basic human right, and is dedicated to the mission of working for quality affordable health care for all.
    (217) 352-6533
    (16.5%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • Champaign County Humane Society
    Provides shelter, medical care, and adoption services to homeless pets; spay/neuter services; humane education; and investigation of animal neglect/abuse.
    (217) 344-7297
    (16.6%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • Champaign Urbana Schools Foundation
    We raise funds to provide educational opportunities in our public schools.
    (217) 398-2873
    (18%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • Champaign-Urbana Tenant Union
    Provides counseling, advocacy, and educational programs to prevent and resolve landlord tenant problems and promotes access to safe, affordable housing for all.
    (217) 352-6220
    (2.7%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Inc.
    America's waters and marine life face toxic pollution, overfishing, urban sprawl. Help realize our vision: safe drinking water, pristine waterways, thriving ecosystems locally and nationwide.
    (888) 728-3229
    (24.3%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Chicago Coalition for the Homeless
    Working to prevent and eliminate homelessness for every man, woman, and child. Upholds the belief that housing is a human right in a just society.
    (312) 641-4140
    (12.5%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • Chicago Defender Charities
    Standing on the success of the Bud Billiken Parade, we offer educational, cultural, and social programs to serve the community throughout the year.
    (773) 536-3710
    (21.1%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • Chicago Legal Clinic
    Maintains an Environmental Law Clinic that offers free representation to people confronting urban environmental problems in the Chicago area.
    (312) 726-2938
    (13.76%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Chicago Metropolitan Battered Womens Network
    The Network is a coalition of over 40 domestic violence providers serving victims in Chicago & Cook Co. It's mission is to end domestic violence.
    (312) 527-0730
    (12.2%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • Chicago Public Media
    Chicago Public Media is a community supported public media organization whose mission is to spark meaningful conversations that enhance civic life and improve community health.
    (312) 948-4600
    (20.5%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • Chicago Women's Health Center
    CWHC facilitates the empowerment of women and trans people by providing access to respectful, affordable health care and health education.
    (773) 935-6126
    (13.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras
    Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras has provided music education through orchestral programs and performance opportunities of the highest caliber since 1946.
    (312) 939-2207
    (20%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Chief Petty Officer Scholarship Fund
    Help ensure U.S.N. Chief Petty Officer family members receive undergraduate studies financial support at the college, vocational college, or university of their choice.
    (757) 233-9136
    (19.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Child Find of America
    Child kidnapping prevention and location specialists, helping children and devastated parents through free investigation, mediation and publicity. Your gift could bring a missing child home.
    (800) I-AM-LOST
    (6.7%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Child Foundation
    Education can move a child beyond the stigma of poverty and give that child the tools to reach his or her true and full potential.
    (503) 224-0409
    (5.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Child Rescue International
    Abandoned, orphaned, hungry and lonely children in forgotten countries of Eastern Europe need your help. Please join us in giving hope for a better future.
    (800) 245-9191
    (6.7%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Child Slavery, Trafficking and Forced Labor Rescue
    Protecting exploited child laborers in Asia; Rescuing children facing human-trafficking and slavery; offering youth development, counseling, rehabilitation and education to fight the poverty cycle.
    (202) 234-9050
    (8.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • ChildFund International
    Helping deprived, excluded and vulnerable children have the capacity to become young adults and leaders who bring lasting and positive change to their communities.
    (800) 776-6767
    (20.15%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Childhelp
    Helping at-risk children.
    (480) 922-8212
    (8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Childhood Cancer Research for a Cure
    Every two minutes another child is diagnosed with cancer. Funding research is our best hope for a cure. Help us take childhood back from cancer!
    (888) 899-BALD
    (30.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Children Awaiting Parents
    Full service adoption for children in foster care.
    (888) 835-8802
    (33.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Children International
    Working to eradicate poverty by surrounding kids with a team, a place and a path out of poverty through health, education, empowerment and employment programs.
    (800) 888-3089
    (10.28%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation
    Our mission is to provide college scholarships and educational counseling to children of fallen U.S. service members, making the ultimate sacrifice for freedom.
    (866) 917-2373
    (7.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Children of Nicaragua Fabretto Foundation
    Empowering underserved children and families in Nicaragua to reach their full potential, improve their livelihoods, and take advantage of economic opportunity through education and nutrition.
    (703) 525-8716
    (12.1%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Children of the Night
    Children of the Night has rescued 10,000 American children and with global expansion will rescue another 10,000 in a fraction of the time.
    (800) 551-1300
    (10.7%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Children's Cancer Aid and Research Institute
    Awards grants to hospitals that do childhood cancer research and treats children fighting cancer. Ships medical supplies to programs that treat childhood cancer.
    (800) 759-3390
    (4.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Childrens Environmental Health Network
    National multi-disciplinary organization whose mission is to protect the developing child from environmental health hazards and promote a healthier environment.
    (202) 543-4033
    (9.4%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Children's Health Fund
    Children's Health Fund, founded by musician, Paul Simon and Dr. Irwin Redlener, brings healthcare to poor/homeless families regardless of ability to pay.
    (212) 535-9400
    (19.7%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Children's Heart Foundation
    Saving children's lives one heart at a time.
    (847) 386-6052
    (22.1%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Childrens Medical Ministries
    Compassionate healthcare volunteers providing free wheelchairs, rehabilitation equipment, medical clinics, healthcare instruction, dental services, food and clothing to children in despair. Active in disaster relief.
    (301) 536-3173
    (6.7%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Children's Organ Transplant Association
    COTA is a 501c3 national charity helping children and young adults needing a life-saving organ transplant by providing fundraising assistance and family support.
    (800) 366-2682
    (17.1%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Children's Tumor Foundation
    Funds research, patient support and public awareness of the neurofibromatosis (NF1, NF2, and Schwannomatosis) - genetic disorders that cause random tumor growth throughout the body.
    (212) 344-6633
    (20.4%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Children's Wish Foundation International
    Dying children exist in a world of doctors, hospitals and despair. Your donation gives hope and joy by fulfilling a favorite wish.
    (800) 323-9474
    (51.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Christian Freedom International, Inc.
    Aid and advocacy to persecuted Christians internationally including medical and emergency relief, sponsorship, education, food, Bibles, vocational training, aid to disabled, and self-help initiatives.
    (800) 323-CARE
    (17.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Christian Relief Services
    Fighting extreme poverty in USA, on Indian Reservations, Appalachia and overseas, by providing food, water, medicine, education, homes. Assist domestic violence victims with safe homes.
    (703) 317-9086
    (14.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
    The Reeve Foundation is dedicated to advancing quality of life and discovering cures for spinal cord injury in the here and now.
    (800) 225-0292
    (16%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Church World Service
    A faith-based organization transforming communities around the globe through just and sustainable responses to hunger, poverty, displacement and disaster.
    (800) 297-1516
    (8.29%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Circle of Concern
    Circle of Concern is a food pantry and social services agency serving low income families living in west St. Louis County.
    (636) 861-2623
    (14.1%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy
    Our mission is to cure epilepsy, transforming and saving millions of lives. Our commitment is unrelenting.
    (312) 255-1801
    (27.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE)
    Our mission - CURE epilepsy, transforming and saving lives. We fund research, and challenge scientists worldwide to collaborate and innovate in pursuit of this goal.
    (312) 255-1801
    (27.4%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • City of Hope
    Physician scientists dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer, diabetes, HIV, Aids and other life-threatening diseases.
    (626)256-4673
    (1.7%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Clean Water Fund
    Neighborhood-based action and education programs bringing people, businesses and government together for sensible solutions that protect water and health, prevent pollution, and conserve natural resources.
    (202) 895-0432
    (12.84%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Clinton Foundation
    We improve lives by working together with partners across the U.S. and worldwide to create economic opportunity, improve public health, and inspire civic engagement.?
    (646) 778-5179
    (34.65%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Colon Cancer Alliance
    Our mission is to knock colon cancer out of the top three cancer killer by championing prevention, funding research, & providing patient support.
    (202) 628-0123
    (17.8%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Comfort for America's Uniformed Services
    The war is NEVER over for wounded, ill and injured warriors and their families. CAUSE provides direct recreation, relaxation and resilience services during treatment/recovery.
    (703) 591-4965
    (22.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Community Christian Alternative Academy
    CCA Academy, serving high school dropouts since 1978, uses urban agriculture and restorative justice to increase real life learning and to help students graduate.
    (773) 762-2272
    (11.9%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • Community Health Charities' Disaster Response
    Disaster response is not just about rebuilding homes; it's about rebuilding lives. Disaster Response fund meets the health and mental health needs of those impacted.
    (800) 654-0846
    (5.2%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Community Health Charities of Illinois
    We walk past people every day never realizing more than 133 million of them suffer from chronic disease or disability - they need our help.
    (800) 654-0845
    (5.2%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Community Organizing and Family Issues
    Low-income parents and grandparents working together across race and communities to improve schools, communities, and public policies to increase opportunities for children and families.
    (312) 226-5141
    (14.1%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • Community Service Center of Northern Champaign County
    Provide assistance with basic needs, connect clients with resources, and serve as a satellite site.
    (217) 893-1530
    (15%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • Community Shares of Illinois
    We create change in local communities by supporting organizations that rescue animals, build affordable housing, eradicate hunger, restore families, eliminate violence, provide arts and media, preserve the environment, and promote access to healthcare.
    (217) 352-6533
    (16.5%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • Compassion International
    We exist as a child-advocacy ministry to release children from their spiritual, economic, social, and physical poverty to become responsible, fulfilled Christian adults.
    (800) 336-7676
    (17.79%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Compassionate Friends
    A child's death is a devastating experience. We offer support/community education through grief-related resources to help the bereaved reach physical/emotional health.
    (877) 969-0010
    (29.3%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Concerns of Police Survivors, Inc. (COPS)
    Grief support and resources for surviving families and co-workers of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty; law enforcement trauma training; public education.
    (573) 346-4911
    (6.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Congo Square Theatre
    We are developing the next generation of great writers through workshops, innovative productions, and community driven initiatives that champion the African American experience.
    (773) 296-1108
    (22%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • Conservation International
    Using a strong foundation of science, partnership and field demonstration, CI empowers societies to responsibly and sustainably care for nature for humanitys long-term well being.
    (800) 429-5660
    (16.92%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Cooley's Anemia Foundation
    You can mean the difference between life and death for a child born with thalassemia. Support the Cooley's Anemia Foundations fight against this blood disorder.
    (800) 522-7222
    (18.9%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Coral Reef Alliance
    CORAL works with communities to build management systems that reduce threats to reefs. Increasing the health of the ecosystem, and communities that depend on them.
    (888) 267-2573
    (21%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Foundation
    The CdLS Foundation is a national non-profit organization that has served people with CdLS and their families since 1981.
    (800) 753-2357
    (16%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Correctional Peace Officers Foundation
    Nonprofit charity for Correctional Officers and their families, by providing line-of-duty death benefit, and catastrophic assistance in cases of accident or illness.
    (800) 800-2763
    (17.1%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Courage Connection
    Provides services so that individuals facing domestic violence can achieve safety, support and success.
    (217) 352-7151
    (10%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • Covenant House
    We shelter, mentor and job train homeless kids and conduct public education/prevention for young people. Sites in 31 cities, almost 80,000 kids helped.
    (800) 388-3888
    (21.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Crisis Nursery
    Crisis Nursery creates an "Island of Safety" dedicated to prevention of child abuse and neglect through 24-hour emergency care for children and support for families in crisis.
    (217) 337-2731
    (16.6%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America, Illinois Carol Fisher Chapter
    Dedicated to finding the cause and cure for Crohns and colitis.
    (847) 827-0404
    (18.9%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Cunningham Children's Home
    A safe community. A good education. A place to call home. Our mission is to see every child thrive.
    (217) 337-9074
    (17%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • Cure Alzheimer's Fund
    Research is the only path to progress. We're funding breakthrough, aggressive research to prevent, slow, reverse and ultimately find a cure for Alzheimer's Disease.
    (781) 237-3800
    (7.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Curing Cancer Through VHL
    Committed to finding a cure for VHL, a genetic cancer caused by the gene responsible for many other forms of cancer. Curing Cancer through VHL.
    (617) 277-5667
    (9.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Illinois, Chicago
    Provides education about CF, conducts fundraising events.
    (800) 824-5064
    (18.4%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Daily Bread Soup Kitchen
    Daily Bread Soup Kitchen serves a hot lunch to all, seven days per week, from 11-12:30. We assist with birth certificates, state IDs, and annual bus passes.
    (217) 356-7687
    (5.9%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • Days End Farm Horse Rescue
    Ensuring quality care & treatment of horses through intervention, education, & outreach.
    (301) 854-5037
    (11.3%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Deaf Children's Literacy Project
    Most deaf children are behind in English language and literacy. Reading opens the door to their future. Give them the power of English to succeed.
    (800) 459-3529
    (1.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Defenders of Wildlife
    Working since 1947 to save America's endangered animals and their threatened habitat for future generations through public education, citizen advocacy, legal action and scientific research.
    (800) 385-9712
    (14.22%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Delta Institute
    Works in partnership with business, government, and communities in the Great Lakes region to create and implement innovative, market-driven solutions that build environmental resilience, economic vitality, and health communities.
    (312) 554-0900
    (11.5%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Delta Research and Educational Foundation
    Over the years, Delta Research and Educational Foundation has directed its charitable giving to program initiatives reflected in our founding mission with local Delta chapters.
    (202) 347-1337
    (8.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
    Patient-directed organization focusing on the most prevalent, life-threatening mental illnesses. The Mission - to improve the lives of people living with mood disorders.
    (800) 826-3632
    (34%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Developmental Services Center of Champaign County, Inc.
    Residential and employment services are provided to adults with developmental disabilities ensuring participation in their communities. Early intervention is provided to children with specials needs.
    (217) 356-9176
    (11.3%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • Diabetes & Immune Disease National Research Institute
    Supporting DIDNRI enables its renowned faculty and their groundbreaking research to have translation impacts for patients, experiencing diabetes and a range of other immune disorders.
    (858) 752-6535
    (12.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Diabetes Action Research and Education Foundation
    Funding innovative, promising research to prevent, treat and cure diabetes. 100% of your workplace contributions used for diabetes research and programs. We can conquer diabetes!
    (202) 333-4520
    (3%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Diabetes Aid and Research Fund
    Children's diabetes camp sponsorships. Diabetes educational, nutritional and self-management information. Sponsors distribution of produce to families in the community. Together Achieving a Healthier Lifestyle.
    (800) 511-7032
    (4.3%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Diabetes Health and Research Institute
    Fighting diabetes and other degenerative diseases with programs focused on health and nutrition to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Children's diabetes camp scholarships, medicines and supplies.
    (800) 511-7032
    (3.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Diabetes Prevention and Aid Fund
    Providing nutritious fresh fruits/vegetables to vulnerable families. Science has proven that by the inclusion of daily fruits/vegetables we can help prevent diabetes.
    (520) 287-2627
    (0.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation
    Our goal is to fund scientific research into treatments and cure of diabetes. Conducts screenings, education programs to save lives from blindness, kidney failure, amputations.
    (202) 298-9211
    (2.7%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Diabetes Research Institute Foundation, Inc.
    The DRI's singular focus is to find a biological cure for diabetes. Our scientists work to bring promising treatments to patients as quickly as possible.
    (800) 321-3437
    (27.9%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Direct Relief
    Providing essential medical resources to the most vulnerable communities in the U.S. and worldwide, improving health and transforming lives.
    (805) 964-4767
    (0.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Charitable Service Trust
    Empowering Veterans To Lead High-Quality Lives With Respect...Prosthetics Research and Devices for Amputees; Traumatic Brain Injury Therapy; Guide/Assistance Dogs; Comfort for Survivors.
    (877) 426-2838
    (3.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Disaster Dogs of Illinois
    Lending Paws in Time of Need. Paws Saving Lives.
    (847) 546-7876
    (0.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Doctors Without Borders/Mdecins Sans Frontires USA
    An independent international medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics and natural disasters in more than 70 countries.
    (888) 392-0392
    (11.44%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Dogs Deserve Better
    Dogs Deserve Better is dedicated to saving dogs from a horrific life to one of freedom from a chain, companionship, good health and love.
    (757) 357-9292
    (11%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Dogs for Better Lives
    Dogs for Better Lives professionally trains dogs, placing them nationally, to help better people's lives.
    (800) 990-3647
    (14.1%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans (NEADS)
    NEADS dogs bring independence and assistance to veterans, children with autism, and people who are deaf or disabled. Help provide these life changing Service Dogs.
    (978) 422-9064
    (13.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Dogs Last Chance
    Help us end animal abuse! We do ground breaking undercover investigations to expose animal abusers and put an end to the cruelty!
    (310) 271-6096
    (6.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Dogs Leading the Blind
    Training puppies that will grow up to a life with purpose as canine companions and guides to people who are blind.
    (888) 777-5332
    (23.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Dogs On Death Row
    We rescue dogs facing imminent execution if they do not get interim financial sponsors or foster parents or receive medical treatment required to become adoptable.
    (866) 574-7726
    (8.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Don Moyer Boys & Girls Club
    Don Moyer BGC is a youth development organization providing academic support, character development, healthy lifestyle development, and positive citizenship to youth ages 6-18.
    (217) 355-5437
    (14.5%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • DREAAM House
    Committed to improving the academic and behavioral health of boys and young men.
    (217) 530-0110
    (35%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • Drive for a Cure
    Help advance research to find a cure for the diseases that impact the most Americans.
    (800) 654-0845
    (5.2%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • DuSable Museum of African American History
    Is dedicated to the collection, documentation, preservation, interpretation and dissemination of the history and culture of Africans and Americans of African descent.
    (773) 947-0600
    (17.8%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • Dystonia Medical Research Foundation
    Advance research for more effective treatments and ultimately a cure for Dystonia, to promote awareness and education. Support well being of those affected with Dystonia.
    (800) 377-3978
    (18.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Earth Island Institute
    Supports 65 projects worldwide that protect people's health and the environment, including safeguarding our oceans, wildlife and habitat restoration, and adult/youth education and training.
    (510) 859-9100
    (16.59%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Earthjustice
    A nonprofit environmental law organization using the power of law and strength of partnership to protect public health, preserve magnificent places and wildlife, advance clean energy and combat climate change, free of charge to clients.
    (800) 584-6460
    (12.43%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • EarthShare Illinois
    Supports Illinois environmental and conservation organizations which protect our air, water, land, wildlife, and public health. One environment, one simple way to care for it.
    (800) 875-3863
    (8.76%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Earthworks
    Holds the oil, gas and mining industries accountable for the environmental damage they cause while protecting clean air, water, public health and peoples rights.
    (202) 887-1872
    (10.14%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • East Central Illinois Refuge Mutual Assistance Center
    Exists to provide services essential to refugee and immigrant resettlement in East Central Illinois to preserve their respective cultures.
    (217) 344-8455
    (10%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • Eastern Illinois Foodbank
    Eastern Illinois Foodbank is a hunger relief organization. We provide food for our network of more than 170 member agencies and programs in an 18-county area.
    (217) 328-3663
    (3%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • Easterseals
    Easterseals is the nation's leading non-profit provider of rehabilitation services to children and adults with disabilities as well as support to their families.
    (800) 221-6827
    (27.2%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • ECHO
    Fights world hunger by helping people help themselves. Provide training, information and seeds to agricultural workers and missionaries working with farmers in 165+ countries.
    (239) 567-3327
    (18.66%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Eczema, National Association
    Dedicated to improving the health and quality of life for individuals and families living with eczema through research, support, education and advocacy.
    (800) 818-7546
    (8.3%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Educate the Children
    Empower women and children to overcome poverty, illiteracy and hunger through scholarships, school repair, adult literacy, leadership opportunities, microcredit loans, and agricultural training and support.
    (607) 272-1176
    (14.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • End Bullying
    Every day, 160,000 students skip school for fear of being bullied. Bullied children are more likely to drop out of school before graduating, are more likely to struggle with depression, and unfortunately, risk turning into bullies themselves.
    (800) 654-0846
    (5.2%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Endometriosis Association, Inc.
    Provides groundbreaking research, education, & support for families affected by endometriosis, a painful chronic disease linked to 6 cancers, 6 autoimmune diseases.
    (414) 355-2200
    (22.4%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • EngenderHealth
    Women's health organization committed to the belief that sexual and reproductive health is a human right and vital for women to reach their full potential.
    (202) 902-2000
    (14.24%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Environment Illinois
    Investigates problems, educates the public about solutions, and organizes for safe drinking water, clean air, toxics education, solid waste, safe, affordable energy, and environmental preservation.
    (312) 544-4430
    (25.1%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Environmental and Energy Study Institute
    We help Congress address urgent climate change by bringing diverse voices together around innovative, win-win policy solutions. We've also launched a creative way for rural families to improve their homes energy efficiency without an upfront investment
    (202) 628-1400
    (11.71%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Environmental Defenders of McHenry County
    Citizens preserving and improving the environment through educational programs and action on climate change sustainable land and water uses, and energy and natural resources conservation.
    (815) 338-0393
    (16%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Environmental Defense Fund
    Everyone wants to live in a world where the air and water are clean, the people healthy, and the fish and wildlife plentiful. To make that world a reality, EDF works alongside a broad range of allies to build lasting solutions .
    (800) 684-3322
    (19.95%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Environmental Integrity Project
    Advocates for enforcement of environmental laws and provides legal and technical resources for ordinary citizens facing David-vs-Goliath fights for clean air and water.
    (202) 296-8800
    (12.4%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide
    Helps communities speak out for clean air, clean water, and a healthy planet. We are a global alliance of grassroots advocates collaborating across borders to build a sustainable just future.
    (541) 687-8454
    (14.65%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Environmental Law and Policy Center of the Midwest
    A public interest environmental advocacy organization promoting cleaner energy resources, innovative transportation, and land use in the Midwest and Great Plains.
    (312) 673-6500
    (13.8%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Environmental Law Institute
    A non-partisan think-and-do tank that brings together community-based education and research on today's most pressing environmental issues. We work to develop solutions that protect people, places, and the planet.
    (202) 939-3800
    (18.34%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • EOD Warrior Foundation
    The EOD Warrior Foundation supports the EOD community to ensure the financial, social and emotional well being of EOD Family,
    (850) 729-2336
    (21.7%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Epilepsy Foundation of Illinois, Chicago
    The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago gives support, inspiration, and hope to individuals affected by epilepsy through a full range of programs, services, and resources.
    (800) 273-6027
    (7.5%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Episcopal Relief & Development
    Facilitates healthier, more fulfilling lives in communities struggling with hunger, poverty, disaster, and disease, in three signature program areas: Women, Children, and Climate.
    (855) 312-HEAL (4325)
    (14.19%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Equine Land Conservation Resource
    No Land, No Horse. We lose 6,000 acres of open land every day. Help Equine Land Conservation Resource save the lands our horses need.
    (859) 455-8383
    (17.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • eta Creative Arts Foundation
    To train and employ youth in the dramatic and technical arts for theatre, visual arts, and produce professional theatre for our communities.
    (773) 752-3955
    (18.2%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • Every Kid Deserves
    Support the best children's health charities improving child well-being in the United States.
    (800) 654-0845
    (5.2%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • FACES: The National Craniofacial Association
    Children with craniofacial disfigurements require specialized reconstructive surgeries. We take care of these children and their families while treatment is received. Building faces, building futures.
    (800) 3-FACES-3
    (11.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Facing Addiction with NCADD
    Dedicated to fighting the Nations #1 health problem--alcoholism, drug addiction and the devastating consequences of alcohol and other drugs on individuals, families and communities.
    (212) 269-7797
    (23.2%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Faith In Place
    Inspires people of diverse faiths to care for the Earth through connection, education and advocacy. Provides people with resources to educate and engage their congregations in environmental stewardship; connects people to the larger environmental movement; engages in faith-based environmental policy advocacy.
    (312) 733-4640
    (9.9%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Families of SMA
    Leading the way to a world without spinal muscular atrophy, the #1 genetic cause of death for infants.
    (800) 886-1762
    (17.1%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Family Advocacy in Champaign County
    To strengthen families in crisis and families involved in the child welfare system through advocacy and outreach.
    (217) 607-0546
    (16%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • Family Legacy Foundation
    Established to help break the poverty cycle for Chicago families through education, training and mentoring. Provides assistance and guidance to adults who are low income and first generation in accessing higher education.
    (773) 341-1530
    (0%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • Family Service of Champaign County
    Helps seniors live with dignity, independence and safety; supports children and families.
    (217) 352-0099
    (15%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • FamilyFarmed.org
    Working to encourage sustainable economic development and revitalize communities in an environmentally sound manner by building markets for regional family farmers and food processors.
    (312) 874-7360
    (12.7%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Farm Animal Rescue, Adoption, and Sanctuary
    Animal Place extends compassion to all life with special emphasis on farmed animals. This is executed by providing permanent sanctuary, education,appropriate placement of animals.
    (530) 477-1757
    (8.1%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Farm Animal Rights Movement (FARM)
    Combating animal cruelty, chronic diseases, and environmental devastation through promotion of healthy, plant-based eating. Your support creates a kinder, more compassionate world for all.
    (888) FARM USA
    (11.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Farm Sanctuary
    Help us protect farm animals from cruelty and abuse, inspire change in the way society views and treats farm animals, and promote compassionate vegan living.
    (607) 583-2225
    (27.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry
    Help put meat on the table for hungry families! We pay the butchering fees for donated deer and livestock. One deer can provide 200 meals!
    (866) 438-3434
    (8.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Father Flanagan's Boys' Home
    We save children from abuse and neglect, heal broken families, and work to create a better behavioral health care system for all children.
    (800) 448-3000
    (16.4%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Federation for American Immigration Reform
    Stop illegal immigration. Fight amnesty for illegal and criminal aliens. Improve border security. Join the FAIR Fight for immigration policies that make sense for America.
    (877) 627-3247
    (4.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Feed My Starving Children
    Volunteers hand pack scientifically formulated meals for malnourished children, which are distributed to a network of 80+ partners in 50+ countries each year.
    (763) 504-2919
    (13.99%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Feed the Children
    One of the world's leading anti-hunger organizations, bringing together caring individuals to provide food, water, education, and job training in 50 states and 10 countries.
    (800) 627-4556
    (6.8%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Feeding our Kids
    We provide nourishing food to food insecure school children on weekends and school holidays throughout the school year.
    (217) 418-1320
    (0%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • FINCA International Inc.
    To alleviate poverty through lasting solutions that help people build assets, create jobs and raise their standard of living.
    (202) 682-1510
    (16.81%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • FirstFollowers Reentry Program
    We provide the formerly incarcerated with a safe place, peer mentoring, assistance with employment, advocacy, family reunification, and referrals.
    (773) 312-5048
    (0%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • Fisher House Foundation
    We build and donate Fisher Houses at military/VA medical centers, support existing houses, help military families in need and award Scholarships for Military Children.
    (888) 294-8560
    (7%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Food & Medicine for the Poor
    Minnesota-based global health nonprofit on a mission to expand access to health next door and around the world.
    (952) 500-8652
    (5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Food & Water Watch
    Champions healthy food and clean water for all. We stand up to corporations that put profits before people, and advocate for a democracy that improves people's lives and protects our environment. We are working to create a healthy future for our families and for generations to come.
    (202) 683-2500
    (18.8%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Foresight Design Initiative
    Develops, provides, and teaches leading edge, multidisciplinary approaches to tackle complex sustainability challenges.
    (773) 271-1990
    (11%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Forest Preserve Friends Foundation, Champaign County
    Supports the facilities, programs, services, goals and mission of the Champaign County Forest Preserve District.
    (217) 586-3360
    (8.45%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Forest Stewardship Council - US
    Promotes environmentally sound, socially beneficial and economically prosperous management of the worlds forests. FSC is the gold standard in forest stewardship.
    (612) 353-4511
    (7.58%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Forever Home Feline Ranch
    Provides a forever home to cats in need. Cage free environment. We pride ourselves in finding loving homes for our cats.
    (217) 503-9898
    (50.2%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • Franciscan Outreach Association
    Franciscan Outreach has provided shelter, food, and help in building a better life to more than 7,000 men and women throughout Chicago experiencing homelessness, while affirming the human dignity of people in need.
    (773) 278-6724
    (16.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • FRAXA Research Foundation
    FRAXA's mission is to find treatments and a cure for children with Fragile X, the most common inherited cause of autism and intellectual disabilities.
    (978) 462-1866
    (9.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Freedom Alliance
    Provides college scholarships to children of fallen military heroes, support activities for veterans, wounded and deployed troops and their families.
    (703) 444-7940
    (12.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Freedom in Holiness Mission
    A mission that provides food, clothing and educational life workshop for families in need.
    (217) 522-2527
    (0%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • Friends of Sangamon County Animal Control
    Our objectives are enriching the lives of and eliminating euthanasia of adoptable pets. We seek to place homeless animals in forever homes by promoting adoptions.
    (217) 535-3065
    (0.4%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • Friends of the Chicago River
    Preserves, protects, and fosters the health of the Chicago River for the plant, animal, and human communities within its watershed.
    (312) 939-0490
    (12.6%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Friends of the Earth
    Promotes clean and sustainable energy, sustainable food, climate justice for poor and vulnerable populations, responsible use of technology, and protection of the earth's natural treasures, including marine ecosystems and close residents.
    (877) 843-8687
    (15.81%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Friends of the Forest Preserves
    The organization works to preserve, protect, and restore the Forest Preserves of Cook County for the benefit of people and nature.
    (312) 356-9990
    (11.5%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Friends of the Fox River
    Preserves, restores, and protects the Fox River Watershed's natural resources by connecting people with nature through education, research, restoration, and advocacy.
    (815) 356-6605
    (11.8%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Friends of the National Zoo
    Supports effort to protect species around the world through wildlife education, conservation programs and expanding modern naturalistic exhibition of species at the Smithsonian's National Zoo.
    (202) 633-4888
    (7.63%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Friends of the Parks
    Preserves, protects, and improves Chicagos parks, forest preserves, and lakefront by creating citizen awareness, volunteer and educational opportunities, and influencing public park policy.
    (312) 857-2757
    (20.6%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Fund for Animals
    Lifesaving animal sanctuaries and wildlife rehabilitation centers caring for a variety of species--from tigers to turtles--Help give thousands of animals a second chance.
    (866) 482-3708
    (22%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Futures Without Violence
    TO PIONEER NEW STRATEGIES TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND CHILDREN AT HOME AND ABROAD.
    (415) 678-5500
    (10%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Gardeneers
    Implements on-going, full-service support so every student has the opportunity to experience the multifaceted benefits of their school garden.
    (25.04%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Gary Sinise Foundation
    Serving our nation by honoring our defenders, veterans, first responders, their families, and those in need with programs to educate, inspire, strengthen, and build communities.
    (888) 708-7757
    (6.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Gift of Adoption Fund, Inc.
    The Gift of Adoption gives children a future. Saving children in dire situations and supporting the loving, giving, permanent families who want to adopt them!
    (847) 205-2784
    (21%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Gilda's Club Chicago
    Gilda's Club Chicago ensures that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community.
    (312) 464-9900
    (35%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • Girl Scouts of Central Illinois
    Girl Scouts builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.
    (888) 623-1237
    (12%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • Girls on the Run of Northwest Illinois
    GOTR encourages positive emotional, mental, social and physical development. Participants explore strategies and skills to help navigate life's challenges that girls face at this age.
    (815) 893-0259
    (26.7%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Give Kids The World
    Give Kids The World Village is an 84-acre, nonprofit resort in Central Florida that provides weeklong, cost-free vacations to critically ill children and their families.
    (800) 995-5437
    (7.2%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Global Girls, Inc
    Youth learn communication, life and work skills through dance and theatre training. Annually, over 1,200 participants investigate issues and create presentations reflecting their findings.
    (773) 902-2359
    (5.4%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • Global Impact
    Support more than 100 trusted international charities addressing critical humanitarian issues throughout the world, such as disaster response, human trafficking, education, clean water and hunger.
    (800) 836-4620
    (4.17%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Global Partners in Care
    Improving access to hospice and palliative care worldwide where the need is great and the resources are few through partnerships between US and international organizations.
    (800) 413-9083
    (7.15%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Gluten Intolerance Group of North America
    Gluten can cause long-term, life-threatening health hazards. Monitoring of food supply is critical. Help to educate and audit food companies for the gluten-free consumer's safety.
    (253) 833-6655
    (10.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Grant-A-Wish, Inc
    Arranges for the granting of wishes to needy, disabled and abused children of all ethnic backgrounds in and around the Chicago area.
    (773) 222-0525
    (16.6%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • Grassroots Collaborative
    Grassroots Collaborative engages in people-powered campaigns to win fully funded education and social services for communities across Illinois that need it the most.
    (312) 427-0510
    (23.9%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • Graves' Disease and Thyroid Foundation
    Help and hope to patients with Graves' disease and other thyroid-related disorders. We provide phone/online support, educational events, and local support groups.
    (877) 643-3123
    (9.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Greater Community AIDS Project of East Central IL (GCAP)
    GCAP's programs work with those living with HIV to help empower their lives.
    (217) 351-2437
    (14%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • Green Corps, Inc.
    Trains organizers to make an impact on today's critical environmental campaigns, and graduates activists who possess the skills, temperament and commitment to fight and win tomorrow's promote environmental battles.
    (303) 573-3865
    (22.01%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Greenpeace Fund
    An independent campaigning organization that uses research and public education to expose global environmental problems, and promote solutions essential to a green and peaceful future.
    (800) 722-6995
    (15.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Greyhound Foundation
    Help prevent Racing Greyhounds from starvation, abandonment, abuse, or slaughter when tracks are closing. Support us by providing medical care, food, transportation and adopt them!
    (352) 212-5878
    (6.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind, Inc.
    Using innovative training methods, trains guide and service dogs to restore independence and mobility, empowering people with disabilities to live without boundaries.
    (800) 548-4337
    (12.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc.
    Providing safety, independence and companionship to the blind and visually impaired by partnering them with exceptional guide dogs throughout their lifetime at no charge.
    (800) 295-4050
    (16.7%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Guide Dogs of America
    We empower people who are blind and visually impaired to live with increased independence by providing guide dog partners.Our services are free of charge.
    (800) 459-4843
    (14.1%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Guttmacher Institute
    Help us advance sexual and reproductive health and rights. Our goal is to ensure the highest standard of sexual and reproductive health for all people.
    (212) 248-1111
    (7.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Habitat for Humanity
    We partner with families throughout the nation to strengthen communities, build or improve homes and advocate for decent, affordable housing for all.
    (800) 422-4828
    (11%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Habitat for Humanity International
    We partner with families globally to strengthen communities, build or improve homes and advocate for everyone's right to live in safe, affordable housing.
    (800) 422-4828
    (16.92%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County
    We build homes, communities and hope in Champaign County.
    (217) 359-0507
    (5%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • Habitat for Humanity, Illinois
    Serves 170+ families/year by building or rehabbing homes and advocating for policies and practices that lead to housing for all and eliminate substandard housing.
    (779) 324-0949
    (7.3%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • Habitats for Dogs & Cats
    We help struggling, underfinanced, and mostly volunteer animal shelters maintain their no-kill policies by providing grants of food and other necessary veterinary supplies.
    (415) 925-2680
    (22.7%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • HawkWatch International
    Works to conserve our environment through education, long-term monitoring, and scientific research on raptors as indicators of ecosystem health.
    (801) 484-6808
    (18.6%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Health Disparities
    Help provide critical health services to vulnerable populations across the nation that are struggling to get the care and health management tools they need.
    (800) 654-0845
    (5.2%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Hearing Dog
    Hearing Dog trains dogs to go from shelter to service to assist people with hearing loss.
    (303) 287-3277
    (10.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Hearing Health Foundation
    Hearing Health Foundation is the largest funder of hearing and balance research in the U.S. driving new innovations and treatments for hearing loss.
    (212) 257-6140
    (8.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Heart Disease Aid and Research Fund
    Awards grants to hospitals that do research and treat heart disease patients. Ships medical supplies to hospitals. Provides educational material to patients and families.
    (800) 759-3004
    (4.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Hearts United for Animals
    National No-Kill shelter/sanctuary, assistance for family pets needing veterinary care, providing shelter for pets of domestic abuse families, National Anti-Puppy Mill Campaign.
    (402) 274-3679
    (1.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Heifer International
    Helps poor families worldwide become self-sufficient by providing livestock and training in animal management, environmentally-sound farming and community development.
    (855) 948-6437
    (23.52%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Helen Keller International
    Saves the sight and lives of the vulnerable and disadvantaged; combats the causes and consequences of blindness, poor health and malnutrition.
    (877) 535-5374
    (15.08%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Help the Children
    Help The Children is dedicated to serving economically challenged children and their families across food, supplies, clothing, bringing a message of hope.
    (888) 818-4483
    (0.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Helping Hands: Monkey Helpers for the Disabled
    Providing service monkeys and life-time support, free of charge, to veterans and others with disabilities, to assist with daily tasks, providing independence and companionship.
    (617) 787-4419
    (27.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • HEROES Care, Inc.
    We assist military families before, during and after deployment in the communities where they live with material, financial, and emotional support through specially trained caregivers.
    (888) 799-4376
    (1.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Hero's Health
    Protect the physical and mental health of our nation's military, veterans and first responders.
    (800) 654-0845
    (5.2%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • HIAS
    For more than 135 years, HIAS has been helping refugees rebuild their lives in safety and freedom.
    (301) 844-7300
    (20.19%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund
    HSF has awarded over $588 million in scholarships and support services since its inception in 1975.
    (877) HSF-INFO
    (7.1%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Holt International Children's Services
    You can help struggling families care for their children, and unite orphaned and abandoned children with adoptive families. Every child deserves a loving, secure home.
    (888) 355-4658
    (28%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Homes for Our Troops
    We build where Veterans, whose injuries include limb amputations, paralysis, and/or traumatic brain injury, choose to live. Our homes provide freedom and independence.
    (866) 787-6677
    (12.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Homestead Corporation of Champaign-Urbana
    Develops and provides affordable rental housing with supportive services, and homeownership opportunities to low income individuals and families residing in the Champaign-Urbana metro area.
    (217) 328-9373
    (27.6%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • Hope Abides
    Hope Abides serves orphaned and destitute children in India. They are amongst the most at-risk children worldwide. We fund educational opportunities and basic necessities.
    (916) 690-4289
    (9.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Hope For The Warriors
    Hope For The Warriors restores self, family, and hope to our nation's heroes and military families.
    (877) 246-7349
    (9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • HOPE worldwide
    Together, we are a community in service to the most vulnerable people around the globe, letting them know they have not been forgotten.
    (610) 254-8800
    (12.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Horses On Death Row
    We rescue abused or abandoned horses, providing medical recovery, food and shelter, emotional attention, and eventually a permanent new loving home.
    (415) 925-2671
    (10.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Hospice Foundation for End-of-Life Care
    Through our Special Needs Fund, we provide financial grants for monthly living expenses to hospice patients and families. Medicare does not cover these expenses.
    (877) 800-2951
    (15.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Hospice Foundation of America
    Supporting individuals through life-ending illness and assisting caregivers with grief and loss. We emphasize hospice and palliative care while providing public and professional education.
    (800) 854-3402
    (5.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Human Rights Campaign Foundation
    Provides information and resources to educate the public and foster sound public policy to end discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Americans.
    (800) 777-4723
    (24.9%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Human Rights Watch
    Defend the rights of people worldwide. We scrupulously investigate abuses, expose the facts widely, and pressure those with power to respect rights and secure justice.
    (888) 899-4479
    (36.03%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Humane Society International
    Global animal welfare organization working to end animal abuse from dog meat farms, wildlife threats, street dog welfare programs, factory farming and more.
    (202) 452-1100
    (15%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Humane Society of the United States
    Animal welfare organization confronting abuses in puppy mills, animal fighting, animals in research, factory farming, wildlife threats and more. Help us end all animal cruelty.
    (800) 808-7858
    (32.7%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Humanity & Inclusion
    Co-winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, Humanity & Inclusion supports people with disabilities and other vulnerable groups in situations of conflict, natural disaster, and poverty.
    (301) 891-2138
    (4.17%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Huntington's Disease Society of America
    Funds clinical research seeking treatment and ultimately a cure.
    (630) 443-9876
    (20.2%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • I AM ABLE Center for Family Development
    To provide stabilizing mental health services that generate hope and wellness. This is accomplished with love of our professional staff of clinicians, educators, and administrators
    (773) 826-2929
    (6.7%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • Illinois Association of Court Appointed Special Advocates (Illinois CASA)
    Abused and neglected children need a 'voice' to ensure a safe and permanent home. Help provide this individual advocacy with screened and trained volunteers.
    (309) 683-8788
    (10.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Illinois Association of Park Districts
    Improves our quality of life by promoting recreational programs, facilities. Self-confidence building opportunities for youth. Preserving open space and natural areas. Supporting trails and greenways.
    (217) 523-4554
    (10.6%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Illinois Audubon Society
    Preserves wildlife habitat and promotes the appreciation of wildlife through its many statewide educational programs and activites.
    (217) 544-2473
    (7%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Illinois Conservation Foundation
    Forest to fish, prairies to pollution prevention, and wetlands to wildlife, the Foundation works for education, protection, enhancement, and recreational opportunities of Illinois natural resources.
    (217) 785-2003
    (17.5%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Illinois Environmental Council Education Fund
    Promotes sound environmental policies, provides a forum for environmentalists, and facilitates a statewide activist network.
    (217) 544-5954
    (8.8%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Illinois Migrant Council
    Support opportunities for farmworker families to obtain employment and education, overcome language and cultural barriers, and access health and emergency resources in Illinois.
    (312) 663-1522
    (5.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Illinois NOW Legal and Education Fund
    The Illinois NOW LEF provides legal information on employment discrimination and provides information and referrals on womens health, family law, sexual assault, and domestic violence.
    (217) 331-2923
    (16.1%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • Illinois Spina Bifida Association
    ISBA works to improve the quality of life of people living with spina bifida, a complex medical condition that requires specialized care and support.
    (773) 444-0305
    (28.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Illinois Stewardship Alliance
    Illinois Stewardship Alliance is a membership based non-profit that promotes environmentally sustainable, economically viable, socially just local food systems through policy development, advocacy, and education.
    (217) 528-1563
    (9.7%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • In Defense of Animals
    Every day, dogs, cats, and countless other animals live in pain. Tortured. Experimented on. Skinned alive for fur. Abused. Afraid. Alone. Help us help them.
    (415) 448-0048
    (27.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • India Partners
    Christian non-profits in India to alleviate poverty and injustice through economic development, medical and health care, education/vocational training, rescue children from sex trafficking, and empower women economically.
    (877) 874-6342
    (19.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Institute for Transportation & Development Policy
    Helps build inclusive, people-powered cities worldwide through sustainable transport options like mass transit, cycling, and walking. Our work reduces harmful greenhouse gas emissions while improving the quality of life of all residents.
    (212) 629-8001
    (10.88%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Institute of Positive Education
    To provide educational services for children, parents, teachers and members of the community including pre-school, after-school evenings and weekend programs.
    (773) 651-9599
    (30.6%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma (IVAT)
    Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Child Abuse, Elder Abuse, Bullying, and Human Trafficking. Help us reduce victimization and trauma. Support communities free from violence and abuse.
    (858) 527-1860 ext. 4031
    (4.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • International Aid, Inc.
    Equipping servants worldwide with the tools to bring healing and restoration to the suffering thru distribution of medicines, hygiene products, reconditioned medical equipment, nutritional supplements.
    (800) 968-7490
    (3.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)
    Create a brighter, more equitable future for women and girls. ICRW empowers women, advances gender equality and fights poverty through research, capacity building and advocacy.
    (202) 797-0007
    (28.37%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • International Medical Corps
    Global humanitarian organization saving lives and building self-reliance by providing vital medical care; training healthcare providers; rebuilding clinics; and improving water & sanitation.
    (424) 252-6008
    (15.59%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • International Myeloma Foundation
    The International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) is dedicated to improving the quality of life of myeloma patients while working toward prevention and a cure.
    (818) 487-7455
    (10.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • International Orthodox Christian Charities, Inc.
    Provides humanitarian/development assistance to people in U.S., Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East who have been devastated by man-made and natural disasters.
    (877) 803-4622
    (11.68%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • International Planned Parenthood Federation, Western Hemisphere Region
    Providing access to sexual and reproductive health information and services for all, especially the poor and marginalized.
    (212) 248-6400
    (17.5%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • International Relief Teams
    Alleviates human suffering by providing health services and other assistance to victims of disaster, poverty and neglect, in the United States and around the world.
    (619) 284-7979
    (1.68%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • International Rescue Committee, Inc.
    Responding to the world's worst humanitarian crises, helping people to survive, recover and reclaim control of their future.
    (855) 973-7283
    (10.25%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, Inc.
    IAVA strives to CONNECT, UNITE and EMPOWER post-9/11 veterans while advocating for the advancement of critical veterans' issues that affect all generations.
    (212) 982-9699
    (29.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Israel Guide Dog Center for the Blind
    Faithful assistance guide dogs are raised and trained to provide blind Israelis with independence, safe mobility and self-confidence. Clients receive the dogs for Free.
    (215) 343-9100
    (5.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Izaak Walton League of America
    From hunters to hikers, our members protect America's outdoors through community-based conservation, education, commonsense public policy, and a commitment to strong outdoor ethics.
    (800) 453-5463
    (25.75%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Izaak Walton League of America, Illinois Division
    The primary focus is on educating the public in identifying workable scientific solutions for conservation and environmental problems of air, soils, woods, water, and wildlife.
    (815) 886-4232
    (24%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Jackie Robinson West Little League
    Provides recreational, social and educational programs for youth.
    (773) 968-4706
    (11.2%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research, Education, and Conservation
    We are a global community conservation organization advancing the vision and work of Dr. Jane Godall. By protecting chimpanzees and inspiring people to conserve the natural world we share, we improve the lives of people, animals and the environment
    (703) 682-9220
    (16.96%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • JDRF Midwest Regional Office
    Largest nonprofit nongovernmental funder of diabetes research.
    (800) 533-2873
    (3.6%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • JESUS INC
    JESUS INC freely assists prison inmates, job seekers, communities and businesses to apply Biblical principles to their lives and operations.
    (618) 392-4322
    (4.3%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium
    At the aquarium animals connect you to the living world, inspiring you to make a difference.
    (312) 939-2438
    (17.9%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Kenwood Oakland Community Organization
    Celebrating 50 years of service, KOCO uses community organizing and social service delivery to address the structural inequities facing low-income and working families.
    (773) 548-7500
    (17.4%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • Kidney Cancer Research and Education Association
    We strive for a world without kidney cancer. Help us fund breakthrough research, educate patients and health professionals and advocate for patients.
    (800) 850-9132
    (4.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Kids In Danger
    Toys, nursery items or household items can put your child in danger! We protect children by fighting for product safety.
    (312) 595-0649
    (14.3%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Lake Forest Open Lands Association
    Preserves, restores, and maintains 800 acres of woodlands, wetlands, prairies, ravines, and savannas and provides environmental education to children and adults. Open year-round.
    (847) 234-3880
    (24.4%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Land of Lincoln Legal Aid
    We provide eligible low income and senior residents free civil legal services.
    (217) 356-1351
    (14%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • Land Trust Alliance
    Works to save the places people need and love by strengthening land conservation across America. We lead, serve and support more than 1,000 land conversations nationwide.
    (202) 638-4725
    (15.23%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Les Turner ALS Foundation
    The Les Turner ALS Foundation is Chicago's leader in research, care and education about ALS, serving the majority of people living with ALS in the area.
    (888) 257-1107
    (19.6%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Illinois Chapter
    Assisting patients and families fighting blood related cancers.
    (800) 742-6595
    (9%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • LINC, Inc
    Empowering persons with disabilities to live independently and to maximize their independence throughout their lifetime by teaching independent living skills including self-advocacy.
    (618) 235-9988
    (27.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Lincoln Memorial Garden
    To maintain the Lincoln Memorial Garden according to the design of Jens Jensen and offer environmental education programs to both children and adults.
    (217) 529-1111
    (26.7%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • Lincoln Park Zoo
    A free, family-oriented wildlife experience in the heart of Chicago that has the highest quality of animal care, education, science and conservation programs.
    (312) 742-2000
    (15.4%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Lions of Illinois Foundation
    The charitable arm of the Lions of Illinois helps administer the fifteen programs and services that help the Blind and Deaf communities throughout the State.
    (815) 756-5633
    (11.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Little City Foundation for Children and Adults with Mental Retardation
    Making life better for people with disabilities.
    (847) 221-7805
    (13.8%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Lung Cancer Alliance
    Saving lives and advancing research through patient support, education and advocacy. We work tirelessly to improve outcomes, eliminate stigma and secure public health research dollars.
    (800) 298-2436
    (25.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Lung Cancer Foundation
    To Make Lung Cancer a Chronically managed disease.
    (650) 598-2857
    (15.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Lupus Foundation of America
    LFA is the only national force fighting to solve the cruel mystery of lupus while giving caring support to those who suffer from its impact.
    (202) 349-1155
    (29.7%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Lupus Society of Illinois
    Supporting those affected by lupus and advancing the cure.
    (800) 2-LUPUS-2
    (29.8%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Lutheran World Relief
    Lutheran World Relief is an international relief and development organization that helps families in the world's poorest communities build the resilience they need to thrive.
    (800) 597-5972
    (14.1%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Lymphoma Foundation of America
    Compassionate patient and family support services. Funding research for cures and new treatments. Professional advice, specialists referrals, patient financial aid. Services are free to all.
    (800) 385-1060
    (1.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Lymphoma Research Foundation
    The LRF mission is to eradicate lymphoma and serve those touched by this disease through funding innovative research and providing resources to patients and caregivers.
    (800) 235-6848
    (23.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • MADRE, Inc.
    MADRE, an international women's rights organization partners with community-based women's groups worldwide, facing war and disaster, to advance women's rights in their communities.
    (212) 627-0444
    (11.1%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Mahomet Area Youth Club
    The Mahomet Area Youth Club teaches and supports young people by developing them to their fullest potential in becoming responsible, respectful, caring, and productive citizens.
    (217) 586-6323
    (16%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • MAP International
    Christian organization providing life-changing medicines and health supplies to people in need. Serves all people, regardless of religion, gender, race, nationality, or ethnic background.
    (912) 280-6600
    (0.35%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • March of Dimes Foundation, Illinois
    Working to prevent birth defects and infant mortality.
    (312) 435-4007
    (23.2%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Marine Corps -- Law Enforcement Foundation
    Scholarship accounts for the children of fallen, active duty Marines/Federal Law Enforcement Officers. Humanitarian support given to active duty Marines or FLEO and families.
    (914) 268-0630
    (3.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Marine Corps League Foundation Inc.
    We provide scholarships, youth programs, disaster relief and humanitarian aid to Marine Corps families in need. We also provide Veterans facilities assistance.
    (703) 207-9588
    (10%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
    Help provide financial need-based educational scholarships to children of current/veteran Marines for post-secondary education.
    (703) 549-0060
    (16%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Marine Mammal Center
    The Marine Mammal Center advances global ocean conservation through marine mammal rescue and rehabilitation, scientific research, and education.
    (415) 289-7335
    (18.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Matthew 25: Ministries
    Helping the poorest of the poor and disaster victims. Providing basic necessities and disaster relief. Meeting the most basic needs of severely suffering people.
    (513) 793-6256
    (0.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Matthew House (Chicago)
    To provide food, daytime shelter, emergency housing assistance and supportive services to homeless men, women, and children who are homeless (including veterans and ex-offenders).
    (773) 653-6328
    (1%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • Meals on Wheels Chicago
    Provides meals to seniors and people with disabilities in Chicago.
    (773) 661-4550
    (37.3%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • Medical Teams International
    A humanitarian relief organization serving vulnerable people impacted by disaster, conflict and poverty around the world.
    (800) 959-4325
    (10.66%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Cancer Care Is the Only Thing We Do. At Memorial Sloan Kettering, our specialists treat every type of cancer, including the most important one: yours.
    (800) 585-4118
    (2.5%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Men's Health
    The top health issues affecting men include heart disease, cancer, chronic lower respiratory disease (like asthma), stroke, diabetes, and suicide.
    (800) 654-0845
    (5.2%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Mental Health America (formerly National Mental Health Association)
    Providing education and advocacy on mental health issues.
    (312) 368-9070
    (19.3%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing
    Offering hope and help for those struggling with mental health.
    (800) 654-0845
    (5.2%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Mercy Corps
    Mercy Corps empowers people to survive through crisis, build better lives and transform their communities for good.
    (800) 292-3355
    (17.63%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Mercy Housing
    Your donations will provide affordable apartments to families, seniors, veterans and individuals with disabilities and critical support services such as job training and after-school tutoring.
    (303) 830-3300
    (19.9%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Mercy-USA for Aid and Development, Inc.
    Give primary health care, nutrition and safe water to women and children, fight infectious diseases; rescue orphans and other vulnerable youth through vocational training.
    (800) 556-3729
    (2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Merit School of Music
    Musical study changes lives - teaching discipline, teamwork, and respect; bolstering pride and ambition; fostering positive self-expression. Help ensure that every child has this opportunity.
    (312) 786-9428
    (20.3%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
    MALDEF promotes and protects the civil rights of Latinos in the areas of Education, Employment, Immigrant Rights, Political Access and administers scholarships for Law students.
    (213) 629-2512
    (18.7%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Midwest Pesticide Action Center
    We are dedicated to reducing the health risks and environmental impacts of pesticides, and promoting safer alternatives in Illinois.
    (773) 878-7378
    (16.9%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Migraine Research Foundation, Inc.
    MRF helps migraine sufferers by funding innovative scientific research grants and by providing information and resources.
    (212) 249-5402
    (15.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Military Families Receive Free Mental Health Care - Give An Hour
    Give an Hour's network of nearly 7,000 licensed mental health professionals provides free mental health services to the military community, veterans and their families.
    (240) 668-4365
    (13.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Military Officers Association of America Scholarship Fund
    100% of all CFC donations provide interest-free loans or grants to children from military families (all seven services, officer and enlisted) pursuing a college education.
    (800) 234-6622
    (21.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving
    Prevent tragedies through proven prevention strategies and provide supportive services at no charge to victims and survivors.
    (800) 438-6233
    (27.9%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation
    MHOF supports music education and its many benefits through the donation of musical instruments and vital support services to underserved schools and districts nationwide.
    (818) 762-4328
    (23.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Ms. Foundation for Women
    Our mission is to build women's collective power in the U.S. to advance equity and justice for all.
    (212) 742-2300
    (59.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Multiple Sclerosis Association of America
    The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America is a leading resource for the entire MS community, improving lives today through vital services and support.
    (800) 532-7667
    (33.6%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Multiple Sclerosis, Can Do
    We help people and families living with multiple sclerosis through comprehensive interactive health and wellness programs that empower them to improve their quality of life
    (800) 367-3101
    (15.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Muntu Dance Theater
    Serves the community with authentic African based education and entertainment through interactive performances, programs, and residencies K-12.
    (773) 241-6080
    (10.9%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association, Illinois, Central Division, Bolingbrook
    Fighting neuromuscular diseases through worldwide research; providing comprehensive healthcare services and support to MDA families nationwide; and rallying communities through advocacy, fundraising and local engagement.
    (630) 598-0700
    (26..3%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association, Illinois, Central Division, Champaign
    Fighting neuromuscular diseases through worldwide research; providing comprehensive healthcare services and support to MDA families nationwide; and rallying communities through advocacy, fundraising and local engagement.
    (217) 351-1853
    (26.3%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America
    Service to patients research education and information strength in hope.
    (800) 888-6208
    (22.4%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • NAACP Foundation
    Protecting and advancing civil rights by eliminating disparities in: education, criminal justice, economic opportunity, health care, housing, environmental justice, legal redress and emergency relief.
    (877) 622-2798
    (11.4%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
    LDF is the nation's premier legal organization dedicated to fighting for racial justice and defending the protections of civil rights for all Americans.
    (212) 965-2200
    (24.3%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • NAJWA Dance Corps
    Performs dance styles and techniques of different eras reflective of the African American experience. Inspiring, educating and entertaining audiences of all ages and cultural backgrounds.
    (312) 850-7224
    (33.6%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
    Improves the quality of life for persons with mental illness.
    (800) 346-4572
    (18.9%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • National Anti-Vivisection Society
    Be an advocate for animals and humane science! Help increase awareness, change attitudes, and implement positive solutions to end the exploitation of animals in society.
    (800) 888-NAVS
    (18.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • National Aquarium
    More than an attraction, the Aquarium provides environmental education experiences and engages citizens in conservation projects that benefit the regions watersheds and beyond.
    (410) 576-3800
    (23.38%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • National Association for Down Syndrome
    Provides support for new parents, advocacy and referral for school-age children and innovative services for teens and adults with Down syndrome.
    (630) 325-9112
    (48.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • National Audubon Society
    Combines its science, education, and policy expertise to protest and restore habitats and safeguard birds, other wildlife, and the natural resources that sustain us.
    (212) 979-3000
    (15.38%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • National Black United Front
    Social action, after-school tutoring programs, and a prison correspondence project.
    (773) 493-0900
    (2.7%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
    Providing assistance to law enforcement and families to help find missing children and prevent child sexual exploitation and victimization.
    (800) THE-LOST
    (8.7%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • National Down Syndrome Society
    Strives to be the leading human rights organization for all individuals with Down syndrome, focusing on public policy and public awareness.
    (800) 221-4602
    (29.4%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • National Environmental Education Foundation
    Connect people to nature; Prepare the next generation; engage people every day; advance the field of environmental education.
    (202) 833-2933
    (18.31%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • National Fallen Firefighters Foundation
    Sponsors Memorial Weekend honoring America's fallen firefighters; Assists their families with scholarships and emotional support programs; Provides training for fire service; Building National Memorial Park.
    (301) 447-1365
    (14.4%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
    Established by Congress, NFWF directs public conservation dollars to the most pressing environmental needs and matches those investments with private contributions.
    (202) 857-0166
    (3.61%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • National Forest Foundation
    Improving the health, productivity, and diversity of our national forests and grasslands through wildlife habitat conservation, watershed restoration, recreational enhancements and community-based forest stewardship programs.
    (406) 542-2805
    (16.14%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • National Foundation for Cancer Research
    From prevention and early diagnosis to better treatments, NFCR funds cancer research and fosters scientific collaboration.
    (800) 321-2873
    (29.1%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • National Foundation for Transplants - Tennessee
    Lifesaving organ and tissue transplants, medication and medical care are possible with our fundraising expertise, grants, and advocacy. Help us give the gift of life.
    (901) 684-1697
    (9.1%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • National Hemophilia Foundation
    The National Hemophilia Foundation is dedicated to finding better treatments and cures for inheritable bleeding disorders through education, advocacy and research.
    (212) 328-3700
    (22%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • National Hook-Up of Black Women, Inc
    Provides direct assistance to women and children in education, scholarship and healthcare.
    (773) 667-7061
    (0%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
    National advocate for dying patients and family caregivers. Dedicated to increasing awareness and access to hospice care for all, including children, veterans and underserved communities.
    (800) 338-8619
    (21.2%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • National Kidney Foundation, Illinois
    Provides comprehensive free health screenings and kidney disease prevention through awareness programs, educational services and professional development.
    (312) 321-1500
    (14.2%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Illinois, Greater Illinois
    National MS Society - one thing people with MS can count on.
    (800) 344-4867
    (30.2%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
    The Coalition is committed to improving the survival rate and quality of life for women with ovarian cancer.
    (888) 682-7246
    (29.9%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • National Park Foundation
    National parks are places to treasure, celebrate and preserve. Help safeguard the priceless legacy of our national parks - today, and for generations to come.
    (202) 796-2500
    (23.3%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • National Park Trust
    NPT impacts park preservation by providing in-depth environmental outdoor education experiences for underserved youth and families; and by providing funding to complete park preservation projects.
    (301) 279-7275
    (17%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • National Parks Conservation Association
    Preserves national parks from the Grand Canyon to Gettysburg; protects endangered wildlife and cultural sites; promotes new parks; defends against pollution, inappropriate development and overcrowding.
    (800) 628-7275
    (20.98%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • National Psoriasis Foundation
    Our mission is to find a cure for Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.
    (530) 546-8392
    (20.2%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • National Veterans Legal Services Program, Inc.
    Providing free legal services to help veterans and their families secure disability benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs and the United States Armed Forces.
    (202) 265-8305
    (17.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • National Wildlife Federation
    America's conservation organization dedicated to protecting endangered species and habitats for our childrens future and connecting people with nature through education and action opportunities.
    (800) 822-9919
    (14.87%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Natural Land Institute
    We are creating an enduring legacy of natural land in northern Illinois for people, plants, and animals by preserving and restoring woodlands, prairies and wetlands.
    (815) 964-6666
    (3.3%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Natural Resources Defense Council
    Works with communities, officials and businesses to secure laws and policies that will protect our environment for years to come. Successes include tough limits on global warming, pollution, protections for rare whales and safer household products.
    (212) 727-2700
    (13%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • NatureServe
    We are a network of over 80 programs committed to creating comprehensive science-based tools and research that helps protect nature around the globe through data informed decisions.
    (703) 908-1800
    (21.41%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • NephCure Kidney International
    Our mission is to accelerate research for treatments for Nephrotic Syndrome, and provide support that will improve the lives of those affected by these diseases.
    (610) 540-0186
    (11.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Neurofibromatosis Midwest
    Dedicated to comfort, support and education of people with Neurofibromatosis, to improve clinical care and educate medical providers and fund research for treatment and cure.
    (630) 945-3562
    (21.4%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Northern Illinois Food Bank
    Northern Illinois Food Bank's network of food assistance sites provides nutritious food for our hungry neighbors. Visit www.solvehungertoday.org to learn how to help.
    (630) 443-6910
    (2.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • NPR Illinois 91.9 UIS
    NPR Illinois (WUIS) provides Statehouse coverage and focuses on government, education, the arts, equity, food, health, and economic reporting, in addition to broadcasting NPR programs.
    (217) 206-9847
    (0%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • Nuclear Energy Information Service
    Provides information about the hazards, safety problems, environmental effects and economic costs of nuclear power, radioactive waste, and radiation exposure, and about viable energy alternatives.
    (773) 342-7650
    (14.3%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Ocean Conservancy
    Informs, inspires, empowers people to speak and act on behalf of the ocean.
    (800) 519-1541
    (16.04%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Oceana
    The largest international advocacy organization focused solely on ocean conservation. Our global offices work together to win strategic, directed campaign that aim to protect marine wildlife and human health, and ensure healthy, abundant oceans
    (877) 762-3262
    (20%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • OneSight
    It's our mission to bring eye exams and glasses to the 1 in 7 people on our planet who lack access to vision care.
    (513) 765-6532
    (25.5%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • OneSky for All Children
    OneSky teaches communities and caregivers to provide nurturing responsive care and early education that unlocks the vast potential hidden in vulnerable young children.
    (510) 525-3377
    (15.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Openlands
    To protect the land and water of Northeastern Illinois to ensure cleaner air and water, and protect habitats and wildlife to better enrich our lives.
    (312) 863-6250
    (16.3%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Operation First Response, Inc.
    Serves wounded Warriors/Veterans and their families with financial needs. Assistance varies based on individual needs ranging from rent, utilities, vehicle payments/repairs and groceries.
    (888) 289-0280
    (3.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Operation Food Search
    OFS is a leader in hunger relief, nutrition education, & advocacy. Each month we help 200,000 individuals, families and children are food insecure.
    (314) 726-5355
    (2.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Operation Homefront
    Operation Homefront builds strong, stable, and secure military families so that they can thrive in the communities they have worked so hard to protect.
    (210) 659-7756
    (9.7%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Operation Homefront - Illinois
    Our military defend our freedoms everyday. Many face struggles and come to us for food, diapers, emergency home repairs, financial assistance and emotional support.
    (800) 825-9189
    (10.7%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Operation Smile
    Through our expertise in treating cleft lip and cleft palate, we create solutions that deliver safe surgery to people where it's needed most.
    (888) 677-6453
    (41.71%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Operation Snowball
    Substance abuse prevention program focusing on leadership development to empower youth to lead drug free lives.
    (217) 528-7335
    (19.4%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • Operation Warm
    Provides warmth, confidence and hope to children in need through the gift of high quality, brand new winter coats.
    (610) 388-2500
    (4.8%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Opportunity International
    We provide hardworking, inspiring entrepreneurs with access to loans, savings, insurance and training - tools that empower them to work their way out of poverty.
    (312) 487-5037
    (8.2%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Opportunity Knocks
    Opportunity Knocks' (OK) mission is to provide unique opportunities and resources to individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) so that they may pursue their educational, occupational and social interests.
    (708) 771-6159 ext 204
    (21.6%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Other United Way Local Charitable Organization
    If you wish to donate to a (501)C3 that is not part of the CCFD Campaign, choose this designation, then submit your pledge as usual (payroll, check or receipt). Then email the CCFD at ccfd@illinois.edu with the name, address and phone number of the (501)C.
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • Outreach International
    Outreach International builds sustainable solutions to help end extreme poverty around the world.
    (888) 833-1235
    (13.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance
    Advancing research to prevent, treat and defeat ovarian cancer; supporting women and their families after diagnosis; working to ensure ovarian cancer is a government priority.
    (212) 268-1002
    (19%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Oxfam America
    Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
    (800) 776-9326
    (22.9%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • PAI
    PAI is motivated by one powerful truth: a woman who is in charge of her reproductive health can change her life and transform her community.
    (202) 557-3415
    (13%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
    People working together to advance research support patients and create hope for those affected by pancreatic cancer.
    (877) 272-6226
    (19.7%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Paralyzed Veterans of America
    Ensure veterans with spinal cord injury or disease live longer, more fulfilling lives.
    (202) 416-6461
    (39.1%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Paralyzed Veterans of America Spinal Cord Injury Education and Training Foundation (ETF)
    They fought to protect us. Give these courageous survivors the tools to improve their quality of life. Support research, education, disability rights, sports programs.
    (800) 424-8200 x7668 x255
    (0.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Paralyzed Veterans Of America Spinal Cord Research Foundation
    Funding innovative research aimed at restoring function. We're changing lives and building brighter futures for veterans and all others paralyzed by spinal cord injury/ disease.
    (800) 424-8200 x255
    (0.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Parkinson's Foundation
    The Parkinson's Foundation makes life better for people with Parkinson's by improving care and advancing research toward a cure.
    (800) 457-6676
    (21.7%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Parkinsons Research - The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research
    One urgent goal: Eliminate Parkinson's disease in our lifetime. 88 cents of every dollar spent goes to research, leading to 800 million granted since 2000.
    (800) 708-7644
    (13.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Partners In Health
    Our mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care.
    (857) 880-5600
    (10.75%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Pass With Flying Colors
    We prepare Chicago's underserved first-generation college students for college and career success.
    (773) 202-7932
    (27.2%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • PATH
    Our mission is to accelerate health equity through innovation and partnerships, enabling everyone to live to their full potential.
    (206) 302-4510
    (20.58%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Paws With A Cause
    Assistance Dogs act as constant companions and make a person more approachable, allowing them to gain confidence and improve their quality of life.
    (800) 253-PAWS
    (22.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Pearl S. Buck International
    Pearl S. Buck International builds better lives for children around the globe, who without your support, would not be educated or have access to healthcare.
    (800) 220-BUCK
    (11.1%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Pediatric AIDS Foundation
    Over 400 children are infected with HIV every day. Help create an AIDS-free generation! Make a lifesaving donation to the Pediatric AIDS Foundation!
    (202) 296-9165
    (9.1%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation of the United States, Inc.
    Leading funder of medical research for childhood brain tumors. Offers free patient family support services, including educational materials, college scholarships for survivors, and family camps.
    (800) 253-6530
    (25%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation
    Someday is today - we fund pioneering research that improves treatment, increases survival rates, and reaches for a cure. Help bring hope to children battling cancer.
    (949) 859-6312
    (22.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Pet Partners
    Therapy animal teams make hospitalized children smile, lower adults' blood pressure, and provide independence to the disabled. Give the healing power of pets.
    (800) 331-2020
    (40.2%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • PETA: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
    Fight cruelty. Save lives! Your gift makes a kinder world for animals through undercover investigations, rescues, humane education, spay/neuter, and high-profile advocacy campaigns.
    (757) 622-PETA
    (18.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Pets for Patriots, Inc.
    Provide recovery and transform the lives of veterans, wounded warriors and active duty military through the adoption and care of overlooked shelter dogs and cats.
    (877) 473-8223
    (13.1%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • PetSmart Charities, Inc.
    PetSmart Charities helps find forever homes and families for more than 500,000 pets each year and provides grant funding to nonprofits aligned with its mission.
    (800) 423-PETS
    (3.2%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Philippine Children's Fund of America
    Provide programs and services to underprivileged children, Livelihood opportunities to Indigenous people and poor communities. Programs educating public on preservation and conservation of the environment.
    (800) 660-4009
    (0%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Philippine Children's Shelter
    Our shelter provides impoverished Filipino children with food, medicine, education and a loving home. You can make the difference in the life of an orphan!
    (651) 493-1551
    (13.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
    Ending cruelty to animals in medical education and research by promoting human-relevant alternatives. Advocating preventive medicine through healthy plant-based nutrition policies and practices.
    (202) 686-2210
    (21.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • PKD Foundation
    We give hope. We fund research, advocate for patients and build a community for all impacted by PKD.
    (800) 753-2873
    (17.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Plan International USA
    We are a part of a global organization that works in 52 countries to advance children's rights and equality for girls.
    (800) 556-7918
    (21.31%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Planned Parenthood Federation of America
    Ensure access to affordable reproductive health care, protect reproductive rights, and promote access to comprehensive medically accurate sexuality education, domestically and internationally.
    (800) 230-PLAN
    (17.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Planned Parenthood of Illinois
    Through access to medical services and health education we enable individuals to make informed and responsible reproductive choices and decisions.
    (312) 592-6800
    (18.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Planned Parenthood Of The St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri
    Your gift will support access to high-quality family planning, reproductive health care, and comprehensive, age-appropriate sexual health education.
    (314) 531-7526
    (7.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Plant Chicago
    We are working to make our cities healthier and more efficient by developing and sharing the most innovative methods for sustainable food production, energy conservation and material reuse.
    (773) 847-5523
    (20%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Population Connection
    We are the national grassroots organization working to stabilize global population to protect our environment, empower women, and improve everyones quality of life.
    (800) 767-1956
    (8.9%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Population Council
    Ideas. Evidence. Impact. We're leading the way at reducing HIV among those most at-risk, increasing access to family planning, and preventing child marriage.
    (212) 339-0500
    (14.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Posse Foundation, Inc.
    Posse works to create a national network of highly informed and effective leaders who fully represent the diverse voices of American society.
    (212) 405-1691
    (23.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Prairie Rivers Network
    We are Illinois' advocate for clean water and healthy rivers, working to reduce water pollution, preserve flowing streams and river habitat, and promote river stewardship.
    (217) 344-2371
    (3.2%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Premature Aging in Children - Progeria Research Foundation
    Heart Attack. Stroke. Progeria children experience these, but now have hope to cure this fatal aging disease thanks to PRF's research. Help them today!
    (978) 535-2594
    (21.3%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Prevent Child Abuse Illinois
    We all have a role to play in protecting children. When we help children today we ALL do better tomorrow. CHILDREN MATTER...GET INVOLVED.
    (217) 522-1129
    (11.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Prevention First
    Training and resource center dedicated to helping schools and communities prevent youth substance abuse and related issues and promote health and well-being among all youth.
    (800) 252-8951
    (12.2%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • Prison Fellowship International
    We have programs in prisons around the world that are proven to restore prisoners, help their families, and integrate them back into the community for good!
    (703) 481-0000
    (18.41%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Project HOPE
    We operate globally, working side-by-side with health care workers and their communities, addressing the greatest public health challenges enabling people to live their best lives.
    (800) 544-4673
    (12.84%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Promise Healthcare
    Operating Frances Nelson and SmileHealthy, we deliver primary medical, behavioral health and dental services to those who might otherwise go without.
    (217) 356-1558
    (15.4%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • Prosperity Garden
    Through neighborhood farming, Prosperity Gardens is dedicated to cultivating a healthy community through education, collaboration and employment opportunities. At-risk youth are introduced to career paths in agriculture, marketing, entrepreneurship, nutrition and the culinary arts.
    (217) 419-2855
    (5%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • Prostate Cancer Research and Assistance Fund
    Provides educational information to cancer victims and their families. Provides medical and nutritional supplies and medical research grants to hospitals and clinics for degenerative diseases.
    (800) 511-7032
    (2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility
    PEER is watchdog organization that supports public employees in advocating for sound stewardship of natural resources, maintaining government accountability and fighting for scientific integrity.
    (202) 265-7337
    (4.7%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Puppies Behind Bars
    Wounded war veterans and first responders receive prison-trained service dogs, free of charge, through the Dog Tags initiative of Puppies Behind Bars.
    (212) 680-9562
    (7.7%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
    Converts thousands of miles of unused railroad corridors into public trails for walking, bicycling, hiking, skating, horseback-riding, cross-country skiing, wildlife habitats and nature appreciation.
    (888) 388-6832
    (22.6%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Rainforest Alliance
    Works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior.
    (888) 693-2784
    (20.87%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Rainforest Trust
    Protect rainforersts by purchasing acres of habitat for critically endangered species. Every donation is automatically doubled by our SAVES! Challenge.
    (800) 456-4930
    (4.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Rape Advocacy, Counseling, & Education Services (RACES)
    RACES provides free and confidential services to those who have experienced sexual violence, and to their loved ones. We serve ages 3 and up for counseling or advocacy, and provide free sexual violence prevention programs in local schools.
    (217) 344-6298
    (16%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • Rape and Sexual Assault Survivors Network
    We bring the healing power of writing to sexual and domestic violence survivors, helping them use their #MeToo stories to change hearts, minds, and laws.
    (773) 919-8128
    (8.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network (RAINN)
    Largest anti-sexual violence org. National Sexual Assault Hotline. Free, 24/7, supports 250,000 people/year. Programs prevent sexual violence, help survivors, improve policies.
    (202) 544-3064
    (4.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Reading Is Fundamental, Inc. (RIF)
    Provides free books for children nationwide and engages children, parents, and communities in reading and motivational activities to encourage a lifelong love of reading.
    (877) 743-7323
    (23.4%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Real Men Charities, Inc.
    Focuses its building healthy families and communities mission in schools and communities, and presents the Real Men Cook Fathers Day celebrations.
    (773) 425-4113
    (10.9%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association of America RSDSA
    Providing support, education, and hope to everyone affected by CRPS/RSD, a painful, debilitating condition. Help fund research to develop better treatments and a cure.
    (877) 662-7737
    (13.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Refugee Aid Fund
    The Refugee Aid Fund will help bring relief to suffering children and families in crisis and support urgent refugee needs, including food, water and shelter.
    (800) 654-0845
    (5.2%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Resilience
    Resilience provides crisis intervention, medical/legal advocacy, & trauma therapy to survivors. We work to end sexual violence through education/training & changing public policy.
    (312) 443-9603
    (12.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation
    10 million Americans suffer with restless legs syndrome (RLS). We provide education, advocacy, support and fund research toward a cure for this debilitating neurological disease.
    (512) 366-9109
    (23.7%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Restore America's Estuaries
    A national alliance of 10 coastal conservation groups that work with local volunteers to restore wet lands, improve water quality, open fish passages, build living shoreline, plant salt marsh, and restore shellfish habitat
    (703) 524-0248
    (19.79%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Restore Her Heart: Protecting Women and Girls
    Fund prevention and support services to end the trafficking of women and girls.
    (800) 654-0845
    (5.2%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Rise Against Hunger
    Provides food and life changing aid to the world's most vulnerable and supports the movement to end hunger in our lifetime.
    (919) 839-0689
    (12.97%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
    Ensures future of elk, other wildlife and our hunting heritage by conserving, restoring, and enhancing natural habitats through land purchases, conservation easements, education and research.
    (406) 523-4500
    (12.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Rocky Mountain Institute
    We transform global energy use to create a clean, prosperous, and secure low-carbon future. Join us with support to help tackle the biggest and most urgent issue that humanity is facing, climate change.
    (970) 927-3851
    (21.9%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities
    We provide compassionate care and resources to children and families served by leading hospitals, provide access to quality health care, and enable family-centered care worldwide.
    (630) 623-7048
    (10%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Illinois
    Provides a supportive home away from home for families while their child is receiving specialized medication.
    (217) 528-3314
    (18.6%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland & NW Indiana
    Dedicated to improving the health and education of children with a Ronald McDonald House Family Room Care Mobile and scholarship program.
    (630) 623-2207
    (30%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Rosecrance
    Rosecrance is a leader in comprehensive substance use and mental health care.
    (217) 398-8080
    (24.7%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • Salt & Light
    Sharing God's love by providing opportunities for those living in poverty to equip themselves with the tools they need to create lasting change.
    (217) 355-5654
    (21%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • Sankofa-Safe Child Initiative
    A village that's challenged to leave No Family Behind, providing supportive services that reduce the number of families involved in child welfare/juvenile justice systems.
    (773) 826-9520
    (22.7%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • Sarah's Circle
    Homeless women experience trauma, health problems, mental illness, and extreme poverty. Help us serve 800 women each year with case management, shelter, and housing.
    (773) 728-1014
    (1.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Sarcoma Foundation of America, Inc.
    Sarcoma is a cancer of soft tissue and bone. Though sarcoma can strike at any age, sarcoma makes up 20 percent of all childhood cancers.
    (301) 253-8687
    (16.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Savannah Institute
    Laying the groundwork for widespread agroforestry in the Midwest.
    (608) 448-6432
    (0%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Save the Children
    Save the Children does whatever it takes - every day and in times of crisis - transforming children's lives and the future we share.
    (800) 728-3843
    (12.56%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Save the Chimps
    Rescuing chimpanzees from research, entertainment and pet trade. Providing them the sanctuary and exemplary care needed to heal and enjoy a happy and healthy life!
    (772) 429-0403
    (30.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Save the Manatee Club, Inc.
    Leave a lasting legacy! Help us advocate for manatee and habitat protection, promote public awareness, sponsor research, rescue, rehabilitation and release efforts.
    (800) 432-5646
    (11.7%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Save the Prairie Society
    Acquires land and restores native Illinois ecosystems; protects wildlife and habitat; organizes educational field trips and conservation related educational activities; and promotes environmental values through grassroots activities.
    (708) 562-3280
    (19.9%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Scenic America
    Safeguards America's natural beauty and community character by fighting billboard blight, reducing physical intrusions, protecting open space, and preserving the scenic character of public lands.
    (202) 463-1294
    (18.98%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Scholarship America
    Our scholarships help students in need gain access to college. Our support, through financial literacy and college readiness tools, shows them the path to success!
    (800) 537-4180
    (3.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Science Olympiad
    Inspiring a passion for science in every American kid, with emphasis on problem solving, hands-on learning, teamwork and scholarships. Creating leaders in STEM education!
    (630) 792-1251
    (0%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Search Dog Foundation, National Disaster
    SDF rescues dogs, partners them with firefighters, and trains them to locate people buried alive after disasters. Join us and be Part of the Search!
    (888) 459-4376
    (10.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Second Sense
    Vision loss can lead to isolation, depression and dementia. Everyday someone hears "You're going blind, nothing more can be done" Let's do something.
    (312) 236-8569
    (16.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • SEE International
    Committed to restoring sight and transforming lives of blind people in developing countries. Since 1974, nearly half a million people have received free eye surgery.
    (877) 937-3133
    (5.28%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Seeing Eye, Inc.
    Our goal is to give blind people the opportunity to travel independently and confidently with a dog rather than have to rely on others.
    (800) 539-4425
    (15.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Semper Fi Fund
    Provides immediate financial assistance and lifetime support to wounded, critically ill and catastrophically injured service members and veterans of all military services.
    (760) 725-3680
    (7.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • SEVA Foundation
    Seva works with local communities around the world to develop self-sustaining eye programs that preserve and restore sight.
    (877) 764-7382
    (3.3%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Seven Generations Ahead
    Promotes the development of ecologically sustainable and healthy communities.
    (708) 660-9909
    (14.1%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children
    Children receive family-centered, world-class medical care for orthopedic conditions, spinal cord injuries, burns and cleft lip/palate deformities, regardless of ability to pay.
    (800) 241-4438
    (17.1%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Sickle Cell Disease Association in Illinois
    Provides patient grants scholarships camp and educational materials.
    (800) 972-3186
    (21.8%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Sierra Club Foundation
    Fights to preserve wilderness and protect environmental quality worldwide through a powerful combination of education, scientific research, publishing, and litigation.
    (800) 216-2110
    (13%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Sierra Club Foundation, Illinois Chapter
    Fights to preserve wilderness and protect environmental quality worldwide through a powerful combination of education, scientific research, publishing, and litigation.
    (312) 251-1680
    (13%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Sistering CU
    Provides free postpartum support and education in the year after birth.
    (765) 665-6759
    (0%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • Skin and Dental Dysfunction Foundation
    Provides dentures, support, and hope to children left toothless from the rare disorder Ectodermal Dysplasia. Funds research to find improved treatment options and cures.
    (618) 566-2020
    (13.7%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Skin Cancer Foundation
    Skin cancer, the world's most common cancer, is occurring at epidemic levels. Your support enables us to continue our public education programs and groundbreaking research.
    (212) 725-5176
    (21%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Smile Train
    Smile Train is an international children's charity with a sustainable approach to a single, solvable problem: cleft lip and palate.
    (800) 932-9541
    (22.1%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Society for Science & the Public
    Society for Science & the Public is dedicated to expanding scientific literacy, effective STEM education, and scientific research.
    (202) 785-2255
    (10.3%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Soldiers' Angels
    Adaptive laptops for wounded warriors, VA assistance for veterans, baby showers for wives of deployed troops. We provide comfort to America's military and their families.
    (210) 629-0020
    (6.1%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • South Shore Drill Team
    Uses performing arts to engage youth throughout their critical teenage years, mitigate dangers of gangs & drugs, and guide them to be responsible adults.
    (773) 651-0220
    (15.9%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • South Shore Planning and Preservation Coalition
    Helps uplift, enpower and revitalize the southeast side of Chicago through programs and initiatives for youth and adults to connect family, community and economic development.
    (773) 647-2635
    (0%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • South Side Community Arts Center
    SSCAC preserves, conserves, and promotes the legacy and future of African American art and artists while educating the community on the value of art and culture.
    (773) 373-1026
    (12.6%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • South Side Help Center
    Provides programs for at-risk youth and families, including after-school tutoring, cultural enrichment, violence prevention, alcohol and drug prevention, HIV/AIDS education and prevention, and mentoring.
    (773) 445-5445
    (23%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • South Suburban Housing Center
    We seek to promote and foster long-term diversity by working to eliminate all forms of housing discrimination and by counseling homeowners struggling with their mortgage.
    (708) 957-4674
    (7.7%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • Southeast Environmental Task Force
    SETF is dedicated to serving the Southeast Side and south suburbs of Chicago by promoting environmental education, pollution prevention, and sustainable development.
    (773) 646-0436
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Southeastern Guide Dogs, Inc.
    Southeastern Guide Dogs provides guide dogs, service dogs, and companion dogs for adults and children with visual impairments, veterans with disabilities, and others in need.
    (800) 944-3647
    (18.1%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Southern Poverty Law Center
    Using litigation, education, and other forms of advocacy, the SPLC works toward making the ideals of equal justice and equal opportunity a reality.
    (888) 414-7752
    (15.1%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Special Forces Family Fund
    The Special Forces Family Fund programs and services directly impact the SF Community and their Families.
    (860) 767-1510
    (13.1%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Special Olympics
    Sports, health, education & community building for individuals with intellectual disabilities.
    (309) 888-2551
    (19.37%)
    Agency: Special Olympics
  • Special Operations Warrior Foundation
    Provide scholarship grants and counseling to children of special operations who die in the line of duty. Provide financial assistance to wounded special operations personnel.
    (813) 805-9400
    (8.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Spina Bifida Association of America
    Preventing spina bifida and enhancing the lives of all those affected through education, research, advocacy, and service.
    (800) 621-3141
    (19.3%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Spinal Cord Injury Network International
    Auto accidents, falls and sports injuries. We assist injured individuals and their families reach the best possible care and live life fully and productively.
    (800) 548-2673
    (9.4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Spondylitis Association of America
    A crippling form of spinal arthritis that strikes young people. We're alone in our sole commitment to research, programs, and support of the spondylitis community.
    (800) 777-8189
    (12.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • St. Coletta's Of Illinois
    St. Coletta's of Illinois provides community-integrated residential, educational, and vocational programs for developmentally disabled children and adults in the least restrictive environment, maximizing individual potential.
    (708) 342-5200
    (6.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, Illinois (serving Illinois)
    Researches and treats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Families never billed by St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food. Discoveries freely shared worldwide.
    (800) 621-5359
    (18.2%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, Illinois (serving Southern Illinois)
    Researches and treats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Families never billed by St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food. Discoveries freely shared worldwide.
    (309) 715-4100
    (18.2%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Stand Up To Cancer
    SU2C-funded research focuses on the most promising advancements in cancer treatment. With your support, we are bringing needed attention to cancer research and treatments.
    (424) 283-3600
    (15.7%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Stephens Family YMCA
    The YMCA provides recreational, childcare, and fitness programming that focuses on developing healthy spirits, minds and bodies for all ages, genders, and ethnic backgrounds.
    (217) 359-9622
    (16.2%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • StreetWise
    StreetWise empowers people out of the crisis of poverty by offering an opportunity to immediately earn an income while providing a path to sustainable wage.
    (773) 334-6600
    (22.8%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • Support Our Troops
    Don't abandon America's troops! They Support Us, Let's Support Them! Help Support Our Troops provide tons of morale and well-being to troops and families worldwide!
    (877) 879-8882
    (0.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Support Our Troops, Inc. - Illinois Chapter
    Don't abandon America's troops! They Support Us, Let's Support Them! Help Support Our Troops provide tons of morale and well-being to troops and families worldwide!
    (618) 205-6627
    (1.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Surfrider Foundation
    Protects and preserves the worlds oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network. Activities include: water quality monitoring, environmental education and grassroots activism.
    (800) 743-7873
    (18.72%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure Chicagoland
    Breast cancer research organization fighting for the cure.
    (877) 465-6636
    (21.7%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure Peoria Affiliate
    Breast cancer research organization fighting for the cure.
    (309) 691-6906
    (11%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Tails Humane Society
    Tails Humane Society is a limited admission shelter providing a safe haven for over 2,400 homeless animals each year.
    (815) 758-2457
    (10.2%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • The Boulevard of Chicago: The Road to Health and Home
    Is a unique design respite center where ill and injured homeless adults can heal and break the cycle of homelessness.
    (773) 533-6013
    (19.3%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • The Center for Multicultural Communities
    Tackles racism through education, social events, and community action. Trained facilitators lead workshops. Other programs promote excellence and inclusion in communities, schools, and local economies.
    (708) 709-3797
    (11.5%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • The Center for Youth and Family Solutions
    Services include professional, strengths based, individual, couples and family counseling; foster care, family preservation services; infant adoption; prevention and diversion services for at-risk youth.
    (217) 352-5179
    (4.6%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • The Conservation Fund
    Conservation should work for all Americans. That's why we create solutions that make environmental AND economic sense. 96% of every gift goes directly into conservation.
    (703) 525-6300
    (1.6%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • The Dream Factory, Inc.
    The Dream Factory, Inc. grants the dreams of critically and chronically ill children ages three through eighteen.
    (800) 456-7556
    (3.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • The Hole in the Wall Gang Fund
    Founded by Paul Newman, a non-profit summer camp and year-round center providing free services to children with life-threatening illnesses.
    (203)772-0522
    (17.5%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • The Land Connection Foundation
    Provides education programs to establish small-scale farmers and works to increase the acres of productive, locally owned, and sustainably farmed land in Illinois.
    (217) 840-2128
    (31.82%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • The Link & Option Center
    A comprehensive community-based social services and community mental health center empowering children, adolescents, adults and families with stabilization options through advocacy, treatment and intervention.
    (708) 331-4880
    (0%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • The National Center on Addiction & Substance Abuse
    We connect science with policy and practice to better the lives of all people impacted by substance use and addiction.
    (212) 841-5200
    (28.4%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • The Nature Conservancy
    A global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Your support will help make a lasting difference around the world in 72 countries.
    (703) 841-5300
    (24.63%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • The Peregrine Fund
    Saves eagles, condors, falcons, and other endangered birds through research, breeding, and conservation programs. Helps preserve rainforests. Educates children and adults about nature and science.
    (800) 377-3716
    (17.51%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • The Reading Group
    Certified teachers provide private, one-on-one, specialized instruction using multi-sensory techniques for students of all ages who learn differently, regardless of their ability to pay.
    (217) 351-9144
    (5%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • The Salvation Army of Champaign County
    Christian organization devoted to meeting human needs in Jesus name without discrimination.
    (217) 373-7832
    (12%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • The Salvation Army World Service Office (SAWSO)
    With a presence in 131 countries, we work alongside communities to improve the health, economic, educational and spiritual conditions of the world's most vulnerable.
    (703) 684-5500
    (3.97%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • The Trust for Public Land
    Conserves land for people to enjoy as parks, gardens, and other natural places, ensuring healthy, livable communities for generations to come.
    (800) 714-5263
    (18.1%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • The Wetlands Initiative
    Dedicated to restoring the wetland resources of the Midwest to improve water quality, increase wildlife habitat and biodiversity, and reduce flood damages.
    (312) 922-0777
    (5.8%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • The Wilderness Society
    Preserves our natural legacy for current and future generations by protecting wild public lands in large connected landscapes and ensuring all people can access the benefits of the outdoors, from local parks to big wild spaces.
    (800) 843-9453
    (20.9%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Thurgood Marshall College Fund
    TMCF moves low-resource, high-achieving students attending publicly-supported HBCUs to and through college and into economically sustainable careers, through scholarships, capacity building and career preparation.
    (202) 507-4851
    (14.2%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Thyroid Association, American
    Thyroid health impacts your energy, brain, heart, and muscles - your body warmth and well-being. Thyroid patients, physicians and providers learn more at thyroid.org!
    (800) 849-7643
    (6.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Totally Positive Productions, Inc
    Provides after-school and weekend programs, entertainment workshops and free cultural and enrichment field trips and produces talent competitions and showcases.
    (773) 488-9553
    (36.4%)
    Agency: Black United Fund of Illinois
  • Tourette Association of America
    The Tourette Association of America is dedicated to making life better for all individuals affected by Tourette and Tic Disorders through awareness, research and support.
    (718) 224-2999
    (18.8%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Toys For Tots
    Help us fulfill the Christmas Holiday dreams of millions of children in need who otherwise may have been forgotten!
    (703) 640-9433
    (3.1%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Travis Manion Foundation
    Travis Manion Foundation empowers Veterans and Families of the Fallen to develop character in future generations.
    (215) 348-9080
    (15.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Trout Unlimited, Illinois Council
    Volunteers focus on the conservation, preservation and restoration of fisheries and their watersheds, through advocacy, encouragement of sound conservation management, habitat improvement, and environmental education.
    (773) 638-6178
    (12.6%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance
    The TS Alliance supports tuberous sclerosis research, maintains a national family support network, and promotes public awareness and the education of medical and allied professionals.
    (800) 225-6872
    (26.2%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • UCSF Benioff Childrens Hospital Foundation
    Each year, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals treat thousands of young people-whatever their challenges, whatever their families' means. Thank you for investing in us.
    (800) 841-4642
    (19%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • UNICEF USA
    We believe in a world where ZERO children die from causes we can prevent. Join us, and we can get there.
    (800) 367-5437
    (12.54%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • UnidosUS
    As the largest Latino civil rights organization in the nation, UnidosUS/NCLR helps Latinos by advocating and expanding access to education, housing, and critical resources.
    (202) 785-1670
    (9.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Union of Concerned Scientists
    Scientists and citizens together putting rigorous science to work reducing the effect of global warming, preventing nuclear proliferation, and ensuring a sustainable, safe food system.
    (800) 666-8276
    (12.49%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Unitarian Universalist Service Committee
    UUSC advances human rights and social justice. Our innovative approaches and impact are grounded in the belief that all people have inherent dignity and rights.
    (617) 301-4378
    (18.97%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • United Marriage Encounter
    Experience helps transform married couples, regardless of their ability to pay, creating stronger Christian families and caring Christian communities.
    (866) 483-8889
    (0%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)
    To alleviate human suffering. We provide practical, proactive support to the most vulnerable survivors of chronic or temporary emergencies due to natural or civil causes.
    (888) 252-6174
    (7.07%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • United Negro College Fund
    For more than seven decades, this principle has remained at the heart of UNCF, enabling us to raise more than $4.8 billion and help more than 450,000 students and counting not just attend college, but thrive, graduate and become leaders. We do this in three ways: By awarding more than 10,000 student scholarships, worth more than $100 million, each year. By providing financial support to 37 historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). And by serving as the nation's leading advocate for the importance of minority education and community engagement. More than 170,000 individuals, corporations and foundations support UNCF's mission, by investing in each year. To learn more about UNCF and how your support can make a difference, visit: www.UNCF.org
    (312) 845-2200
    (12%)
    Agency: United Negro College Fund
  • United States Soccer Federation Foundation
    The U.S. Soccer Foundation's programs are the national model for sports-based youth development. We're committed to helping young people in underserved communities.
    (202) 872-9277
    (30.5%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, Inc.
    UUARC provides humanitarian aid to Ukrainians throughout the world, funding programs; distributing medical supplies, clothing, meals; aiding wounded soldiers & refugees; conducting immigration programs.
    (215) 728-1630
    (10.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • United Way of Champaign County Community Impact Fund
    Our Community Impact Fund is being invested toward our three community goals of Education, Health and Financial Stability. There are 39 funded programs that address impact in those areas.
    (217) 352-5151
    (14.2%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • United Way of Champaign County Education Focus
    Helping children and youth achieve their potential.
    (217) 352-5151
    (14.2%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • United Way of Champaign County Financial Stability Focus
    Helping people become financially stable & independent.
    (217) 352-5151
    (14.2%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • United Way of Champaign County Health Focus
    Helping people improve their physical and mental health.
    (217) 352-5151
    (14.2%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • University YMCA
    Develops student leaders that work for social justice, promotes global engagement, encourage faith in action and protect the environment.
    (217) 337-1500
    (23.8%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • Urbana Neighborhood Connections Center
    Provides year-round academic, social-emotional and recreational activities for children, K-12 through the Afterschool Study Center, School-Out Days, Summer Camp and College/Career Readiness Program.
    (217) 954-1749
    (16%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center
    The UCIMC fosters social justice and community expression through media, arts, and technology by and for underrepresented populations.
    (217) 344-8820
    (16.1%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • USA Cares Inc.
    We exists to help bear the burdens of service by providing post-9/11 military families with financial/advocacy support in their time of need.
    (800) 773-0387
    (22.3%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • USA Hockey Foundation
    Provide support for education/training for kids, adults & people with disabilities to play hockey. Award grants to grow the game. Hockey is for Everyone!
    (800) 566-3288
    (13.8%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • USA Wrestling
    Guided by the Olympic spirit, USA Wrestling provides opportunities to help America's youth reach their full human potential.
    (719) 598-8181
    (7.7%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Veteran Tickets Foundation
    Supporting Military, Veterans, 1st-Responders and their Families with entertainment, lasting memories and reintegration opportunities by providing tickets to sporting events, concerts, and family activities.
    (888) 241-1550
    (4%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation
    Help support troops, veterans, and their families with financial aid, educational scholarships, VA claims counseling, employment assistance, and more. All services provided at no charge.
    (816) 968-1128
    (15.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars, Dept of Illinois
    The VFW Department of Illinois is dedicated to serving Veterans. Our mission extends to assisting Veterans navigate the VA system and assisting needy Veterans.
    (773) 529-6688
    (0%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • Veterans Transitional Center
    Assists veterans and their families who need help with housing and employment services.
    (815) 297-1037
    (0%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • Water For People
    An international organization that promotes the development of high-quality drinking water and sanitation services, accessible to all, and sustained by strong communities, businesses, and governments.
    (720) 488-4590
    (16.86%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Water.org
    Water.org is an international nonprofit organization that has positively transformed millions of lives around the world with access to safe water and sanitation.
    (816) 877-8400
    (16.7%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • WEFT - 90.1 FM Community Radio
    WEFT is a non-commercial volunteer operated community radio station representing the diversity of East Central Illinois by providing area residents access to the airwaves.
    (217) 359-9338
    (31.9%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • Wellness House, Illinois
    Envisions a community where all people affected by cancer thrive. Offered at no cost, a complement to medical treatment, by educating, supporting and empowering participants.
    (630) 323-5150
    (18.8%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Wesley Evening Food Pantry
    We provide emergency food to about 1500 individuals each month during our food distributions. Additionally, we provide social service information and referrals to clients.
    (217) 344-1120
    (2.2%)
    Agency: Community Shares of Illinois
  • Western DuPage Special Recreation Association Foundation
    Child with Down syndrome learns swimming in Toddler Swimming, teen with Autism explores creativity in Ceramics, Prom invites adults out for dinner and dancing.
    (630) 681-0962
    (5.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.
    The non-profit Wikimedia Foundation provides the essential infrastructure for free knowledge. We host Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia, and many other vital community projects
    (415) 839-6885
    (19.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Wild Dolphin Project
    The longest underwater dolphin study in the world, documenting the lives and behavior of two species of resident Bahamian dolphins.
    (561) 575-5660
    (14.31%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • WildAid, Inc.
    WildAid's mission is to end the illegal wildlife trade in our lifetimes. When the Buying Stops, the Killing Can Too.
    (415) 834-3174
    (7.7%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Wildlife Conservation Fund of America
    We're exposing youth and families to the great outdoors... hunting, fishing, conservation. Our Trailblazer Adventure Program inspires people to protect America's wildlife and its habitats.
    (614) 888-4868
    (22.2%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Wildlife Conservation Society
    Saves wildlife and wild places worldwide through science, conservation action, education, and inspiring people to value nature.
    (718) 220-5100
    (18.5%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Women for Women International
    Our mission is to help women survivors of war and conflict rebuild their lives through a yearlong comprehensive social and economic empowerment program.
    (202) 521-0016
    (28.81%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • Women's Health
    The top health issues affecting women are heart disease, cancer, chronic lower respiratory diseases (like asthma), stroke, Alzheimer's, and diabetes (CDC).
    (800) 654-0845
    (5.2%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • World Bicycle Relief
    Through the Power of Bicycles, we envision a world where distance is no longer a barrier to education, healthcare and economic opportunity.
    (312) 664-3836
    (34.78%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • World Computer Exchange, Inc.
    Mobilizing volunteers to load refurbished computers with educational content that allows impoverished youth in developing countries to connect to the Internet's world of opportunities.
    (781) 925-3078
    (22.3%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • World Impact
    World Impact empowers urban leaders and partners with local churches to reach their cities with the Gospel. Our aim is to transform communities together.
    (323) 735-1137
    (27.9%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • World Neighbors
    Our approach inspires people to help themselves and strengthens communities to find lasting solutions to hunger, poverty and disease and to promote a healthy environment.
    (800) 242-6387
    (13.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • World Relief
    Provides emergency relief and community-based solutions to alleviate poverty in 27 countries and provides assistance to refugees and immigrants in the United States.
    (443) 451-1900
    (16.45%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • World Renew
    Fighting poverty, hunger and injustice through partnerships and locally originated community development programs; responding to disasters with emergency supplies and reconstruction of homes and livelihoods.
    (800) 552-7972
    (13.87%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • World Vision
    Relief and development organization helping children worldwide by tackling causes of poverty and developing access to clean water, food, health care, education and economic opportunity.
    (800) 859-5437
    (13.96%)
    Agency: Global Impact
  • World Wildlife Fund
    Multinational conservation organization working worldwide to combat climate change, save endangered animals, protect wild habitats, and transform market forces to act in harmony with nature.
    (800) 960-0993
    (21.82%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Wounded Warrior Emergency Support Fund
    Honor our Wounded Warriors! We provide rehab services at three Military Medical Centers, and starter IRS 529 College Savings Plans for dependents of aircrews KIA.
    (301) 588-3283
    (3.3%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Wounded Warrior Project, Inc.
    Through free life-changing programs and services, Wounded Warrior Project is transforming the way America's injured veterans are empowered, employed, and engaged in our communities.
    (877) 832-6997
    (29.1%)
    Agency: America's Charities
  • Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation
    Serves our nation's combat-wounded, Purple Heart recipients by providing world-class outdoor sporting activities to honor their sacrifice, encourage independence and promote healing.
    (813) 938-1390
    (11%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • Xerces Society
    Protects wildlife through the conservation of invertebrates and their habitat. For over 40 years Xerces has been at the forefront of invertebrate protection, partnering with scientists and citizens to implement conservation programs.
    (855) 232-6639
    (15.43%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative
    Connects and protects habitat from Yellowstone to Yukon so people and nature can thrive.
    (800) 966-7920
    (19.5%)
    Agency: EarthShare Illinois
  • Youth for Christ USA, Inc.
    Establishing life-changing relationships with teens in schools, juvenile justice facilities and on military bases,through mentoring, and sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
    (303) 843-9000
    (22.6%)
    Agency: America's Best Charities
  • YWCA of the University of Illinois
    YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women. We achieve this by developing young women's leadership potential and advocating for girls of color.
    (217) 344-0721
    (53%)
    Agency: United Way of Champaign County
  • ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer
    ZERO's mission - to end prostate cancer. We will save lives and stop pain and suffering by advancing research, encouraging action, providing education and support.
    (202) 463-9455
    (15.8%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities
  • Zika Response Fund
    Every state in the U.S. is now affected by Zika virus. Support the Zika Response Fund to help control the spread of Zika.
    (800) 654-0845
    (5.2%)
    Agency: Community Health Charities