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How to Find Charities Near Me

How to Find Charities Near Me

Posted on March 24, 2021
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No matter what charity one chooses to donate to, it always ends up making one’s day. It is a part of giving back to the society that has given us all so much, already. Because we understand payback time can be difficult for some, we have listed some charities based on 2 criteria:

  • Charities Based on Cause
  • Charities Based on Cities

This will hand down help you make a better decision. So, let’s get started, shall we?

Charities Based on Cause

Animal Rights, Welfare, & Wildlife Conservation

If you wish to work towards rescuing animals from abuse and assisting shelters either locally or globally, then you must consider one of these charities. They prevent the cruelty of animals and nurture them with love once they are rescued.

    1. American Humane Association

Since 1877, this association has been at the forefront of protecting animals from abuse and neglect.

    1. Animals Asia Foundation

This charity works towards ending the farming of bears for bile in Chile and Vietnam, thereby providing a sanctuary for them. Apart from this, it also helps end the suffering of animals and ensures that they are given good treatment.

    1. ASPCA

The American SPCA offers programs in public awareness, advocacy in government, Shelter support, and medical support. It fights for animal rights and is against the cruelty of animals.

    1. Born Free USA (Animal Protection Institute)

This charity rescues animals in need work towards reducing animal suffering and protects wildlife in general but endangered species in particular. It encourages compassionate conservation globally.

    1. Humane Society of The United States

The Humane Society of The United States is the nation’s largest animal protection organization, rated most effective by our peers. For 60 years, we have celebrated the protection of all animals and confronted all forms of cruelty.

    1. Petfinder Foundation

Petfinder is an online, searchable database of animals that need homes. It is also a directory of more than 10,000 animal shelters and adoption organizations across the USA.

    1. Wildlife Conservation Society

The Wildlife Conservative Society, is a 501c nonprofit, protects wildlife and wildlands through, conservation, education, and the management of wildlife parks.

Children & Youth Nurturing

Some charities and organizations are focused on uplifting the future of the country – children, and youth. Some of these charities are:

    1. Adoption Exchange

This charity connects children waiting in foster care with adults who can take their responsibility and tend to their needs.

    1. Boys & Girls Club of America

This charity offers help to young boys and girls in helping them build their personalities, thereby enhancing their overall development.

    1. Camp Fire

Being an outcome-based charity, its work includes conducting programs on self-reliance, leadership, environmental (including camping) education, and more.

    1. Children’s Miracle Network

It is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving and improving the lives of children by raising funds for children’s hospitals.

    1. First Book

First Book is an award-winning charity that aims to provide new books to children in need. Since access to books is the major reason behind the illiteracy of children and youth, it tries to nip the evil in the bud.


To help the elderly is to help God. There are umpteen charities that you can find near you if you feel strongly towards this cause of offering your services to the elderly.

    1. AARP Foundation

It deals with issues that affect people who are above 50 and the issues that will possibly affect them in the future.

    1. Alzheimer’s Association

It helps people and their caregivers deal with the disease and its impact on their lives.

    1. American Association of Homes and Services for the Ageing

Currently serving two million people every day through mission-driven, this organization does not take a step back when it comes to helping the aged.

    1. The Association of Jewish Aging Services (AJAS)

It was founded in 1960, created to function as the central coordinator for homes and residential facilities for the Jewish elderly in North America.

Food Charities

Some charities and organizations run food banks to help people dealing with poverty. If you wish you join this cause, here are certain organizations you can consider.

    1. Akshaya Patra Foundation

It is the world’s largest NGO-run midday meal program, providing meals to 1.4 million children in government-run schools in India daily. It costs $15 to feed a child for a year.

    1. Child Fund International

With more than 65 years of experience in identifying and addressing the root causes of poverty, this charity understands the problem well. Because of this, the solutions it offers are full-proof.

    1. Feeding America/Americas Harvest

Feeding America is the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief organization. The Feeding America network of food banks is leading the fight against hunger in communities across the country.

    1. Food for the Poor

International relief and development organization working in the Caribbean and Latin America providing food and shelter.

Charities Based on Cities

Now if you are eager enough to find charities and you have been frantically typing “charities near me”, we have listed some charities in the five most charitable cities of the USA.

  • Pittsburgh
    1. Goodwill

Donations Center
396 Atlantic Avenue Atlantic Plaza Shopping Center · In Atlantic Plaza Shopping Center
(925) 432-4776

    1. St Vincent De Paul Society

Social services organization
2210 Gladstone Dr
(925) 439-5060

    1. Opportunity Junction

Non-profit organization
Antioch, CA
(925) 776-1133

    1. Love-A-Child Missions Homeless Recovery Shelter

Homeless shelter
Bay Point, CA
(925) 643-5170

    1. Heart of a Hero

Nonprofit organization

  • Houston
    1. Houston Children’s Charity

1600 W Loop S #610
(713) 524-2878

    1. Catholic Charities

Social services organization
2615 Fannin St · In San Jose Clinic
(713) 526-4611

    1. Houston Local Charity

Pasadena, TX
(832) 818-1505

    1. Houston Local Charity

3733-1 Westheimer Rd
(832) 818-1505

    1. The House of Charity

10802 Sugar Hill Dr Suite A
(713) 266-8002

    1. Catholic Charities

Social services organization
326 S Jensen Dr
(713) 227-9981

  • San Francisco
    1. San Francisco CASA

Social services organization
San Francisco, CA
(415) 398-8001

    1. Montessori Children

San Francisco, CA

    1. Catholic Charities

1555 39th Ave
(415) 972-1200

    1. San Francisco Family Foundation

2269 Chestnut St
(415) 922-4091

    1. Shanti Project

Social services organization
730 Polk St #3
(415) 674-4700

  • Dallas
    1. Dallas For Children

12830 Hillcrest Rd · In Commerce Plaza Hillcrest

    1. Dallas Children’s Charities

Nonprofit organization
15707 C Coit Rd Suite 152 · In Walmart Supercenter

    1. Dallas Hope Charities

Nonprofit Organization
(214) 301-9407

    1. Food Distribution Center – Catholic Charities Of Dallas

Food Bank
9461 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy. In North Creek Place
(214) 520-6590

    1. Dare to Dream Children’s Foundation Dallas Texas

Nonprofit Organization
6310 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy #111 · In Concourse Office Park
(972) 333-7607

  • Atlanta
    1. Atlanta Children’s Shelter

Social services organization
607 Peachtree St NE
(404) 892-3713

    1. LivingTree Charities, Inc.

3340 Peachtree Rd NE #1800· In Tower Place 100
(404) 410-2929

    1. Artists for Charity | AFC Children’s Home | AIDS HIV | Atlanta | DC | Adis Abeba

925B Peachtree St NE
(404) 543-8627

    1. Catholic Charities Atlanta

Social services organization
Smyrna, GA
(404) 920-7725

    1. Missionaries of Charity Gift of Grace House

995 St Charles Ave NE
(404) 892-5111

That’s pretty much it!

We hope this proves to be of help to you and yours. If not, get in touch with us so we can make it easy for you to decide. We, at iConnectX, are the industry’s leading social platform providing the technology that nonprofits need to succeed in their fundraising. We are thus a reliable source to offer help.

Here’s hoping that you connect with the right charity – the one that aligns well with your cause.