19 Long Island Nonprofits To Donate To For The Holidays

Boots On The Ground
Mission: Collect then deliver food and furniture to veterans and their families that have been homeless or had lost it all. Need: Dressers, kitchen table sets, living room sets, night tables, kitchenware, and microwaves. bootsonthegroundny.com

CANA Foundation
Mission: Raise awareness for global rewilding initiatives, promoting indigenous culture, protecting wild horses, and preserving the environment. Need: Horse adopters, funding. canafoundation.org

Candles For Hope
Mission: Anonymously provide birthday parties and a present for displaced children at local shelters. Need: Funding. candlesforhope.org

Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund
Mission: Support both new and established researchers investigating the causes, prevention and treatment of breast cancer. Need: Funding. findacure.org

FealGood Foundation
Mission: Assist all emergency personnel who have been injured in the course of their duties or within their everyday lives. Need: Funding. fealgoodfoundation.com

Girls, Inc.
Mission: Advocate on behalf of girls and deliver life-changing programs and experiences. Need: Funding. girlsinc.org

L.I. Against Domestic Violence
Mission: Empower victims of domestic violence on Long Island and break the cycle of violence  through education. Need: Household items, baby items, womens’ items, funding. liadv.org

Life’s WORC
Mission: Give individuals with autism unique opportunities and comprehensive support using a person-centered approach. Need: Funding. lifesworc.org

Long Island Cares, Inc.
Mission: End food insecurity and decrease food waste on Long Island. Need: Food. licares.org

Long Island Girl Talk
Mission: Provide free education and mentoring in media and telecommunications to young girls. Need: Funding. longislandgirltalk.org

Marie Colvin Memorial Fund
Mission: Support charitable and educational organizations that reflect Marie Colvin’s lifelong dedication to humanitarian aid, human rights, journalism, and education. Need: Funding. mariecolvin.org

North Shore Animal League America
Mission: Rescue. Nurture. Adopt. Educate. Need: Funding. animalleague.org

Pine Barrens Society
Mission: Promote the preservation of the Long Island Central Pine Barrens as open space and raise awareness of the issues facing Long Island’s water quality. Need: Funding. pinebarrens.org

Response of Suffolk County
Mission: Serve people through 24 hour counseling services, support line services, online crisis counseling services and community education and training programs. Need: Funding. responsecrisiscenter.org

Rock CAN roll
Mission: Collaborate with rock concerts, schools, corporations, and private individuals to collect healthy non-perishable food (for people and pets) and basic necessities for distribution to those in need. Need: Food. rockcanroll.org

Smile Farms, Inc.
Mission: Provide people with developmental disabilities meaningful work in agricultural settings. Need: Funding. smilefarms.org

Suffolk County Child Advocacy Center
Mission: Reduce the trauma of child sexual/physical abuse or neglect and promote the coordinated prosecution of offenders. Need: Toys, disinfecting wipes, hand sanitizer, snacks, arts and crafts supplies, gift cards to major retailers, an outdoor patio table, and lawn chairs. eac-network.org/suffolk-county-child-advocacy

Tuesday’s Children
Mission: Support military families of the fallen, build resilience and common bonds in communities worldwide recovering from tragedies, while keeping the promise to support all those impacted by Tuesday, September 11th. Need: Usable clothing, funding. tuesdayschildren.org

United Way of Long Island
Mission: Create opportunities for a better life for all by focusing on the three key building blocks of education, financial stability and health. Need: Funding. unitedwayli.org

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