Charitable Organizations

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Unites students, staff, faculty, alumni, & community organizations to do grassroots organizing, policy analysis & analysis & advocacy for affordable, well-funded public higher ed in MA

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 700463


Group of people holding a PHENOM sign

Since 2007, PHENOM has been organizing students, staff, faculty, administrators, alumni, and the larger community to advocate for more affordable and accessible high-quality public higher education in Massachusetts.

Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest (founded in 1776) and most prestigious academic honor society in the United States recognizing academic excellence in the liberal arts and sciences. UMass Amherst students with excellent records in the liberal arts and sciences may be inducted into the chapter as juniors or seniors. Support for the chapter allows us to subvent the initiation fee (charged by the national Phi Beta Kappa Society) for students for whom that fee would be a barrier to joining.

Federation: Phi Beta Kappa - National
Code: 15397

One of the oldest community orchestras in the United States, the PVS was founded to serve the Pioneer Valley through music in three ways: by performing symphonic and choral music; by providing members of the community the opportunity to participate in making music; and through musical education, particularly by introducing young children to live orchestral music.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15233

The Pioneer Valley Workers’ Center builds power with low-wage and immigrant workers throughout Western  Massachusetts. Together, we organize to build community and win real change in the lives of working people.

Federation: No
Code: 15433

Ensure access to affordable reproductive health care, protect reproductive rights, and promote access to comprehensive medically accurate sexuality education, domestically and internationally.

Federation: Independent Charities of America
Code: 104742

Advances sexual and reproductive health and rights across Africa and Latin America through partnership, with an emphasis on the most vulnerable and underserved communities.

Federation: Global Impact
Code: 32388

Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts advocates for reproductive rights and access to sexual health services and provides high-quality medical and educational services for more than 35,000 MA residents annually.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 325188

We are the national grassroots organization working to stabilize global population to protect our environment, empower women, and improve everyone's quality of life.

Federation: America's Charities
Code: 655888

With more than 100 years of providing compassionate care, Porchlight VNA/Home Care continues to grow to ensure the people of Western Massachusetts enjoy an excellent option for first-rate, highly personalized short and long-term care in their own homes. After a merger in 2014 with Chicopee VNA and Great To Be Home Care and their own legacy of excellence, Porchlight now shines throughout all of Berkshire, Hampden and Hampshire Counties. Same local leadership. Same dedicated staff. Same exceptional care.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 472188

To preserve the historic buildings, grounds, papers, and artifacts related to the Porter_Phelps_Huntington family as an educational and cultural resource.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 397541

Prison Book Program mails books to people in prison to support their educational, vocational and personal development and to help them avoid returning to prison after their release. We also aim to provide a quality volunteer experience that introduces citizens to issues surrounding the American prison system and the role of education in reforming it.  Here at Prison Book Program, we want to create an environment that is fun, informative, and above all, respectful.

Federation: No
Code: 15412

Foundation that raises awareness, educates and helps families, their doctors, researchers and the general public about Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome.

Federation: No
Code: 15415

Provides comprehensive education, conducts free screenings, increases research funds from the federal government to find new treatments and funds research for a better test.

Federation: Community Health Charities
Code: 111922

Our mission is to feed, clothe, and house the poor of our community. We’re a 501c3 non-profit organization serving the Holyoke community since 1980.

Federation: United Way of Pioneer Valley
Code: 15283

Since our beginning, the driving force behind everything God has done at Quaboag Church is a deepening passion to reach out to people throughout our area and by God’s grace, to see them become fully devoted followers of our Savior, Jesus. We believe this is our purpose for being here!

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15349

RAICES (Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services) promotes justice by providing free and low-cost legal services to underserved immigrant children, families, and refugees in Texas. Founded in 1986, by community activists in South Texas, RAICES has grown to be the largest immigration legal services provider in Texas. With offices in Austin, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio, RAICES is a frontline organization in the roiling debate about immigration and immigrants in the world. As an organization that combines expertise developed from the daily practice of immigration law with a deep commitment to advocacy, RAICES is unique among immigration organizations. A diverse staff of 130 attorneys, legal assistants, and support staff provide consultations, direct legal services, representation, assistance and advocacy to communities in Texas and to clients after they leave the state.

Federation: N
Code: 15447

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.

Federation: America's Charities
Code: 758488

Rainbow Rescues Inc is a 501c3, foster based, animal rescue located in Western Massachusetts. We are an all volunteer run rescue dedicated to helping pets in need.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15396

Works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior.

Federation: EarthShare New England
Code: 814388

Red Gate Farm connects people to their environment, their land and their history. With programs, volunteer opportunities, and outreach activities, young people and adults experience hands-on learning about agriculture and the natural world.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 217722


Standing at the top of the driveway, I watched as the school bus turned at the end of the road and headed back to Springfield with its load of 40 fourth graders and teachers from the Gerena School. Arriving at the farm on Monday, they had spent three days and two nights at the farm - an adventure that was full of many “firsts” for each student.

Our Mission: To prevent pain and alleviate suffering by providing free quality healthcare to those in need.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15350

The Resistance Center will act as the connective tissue between communities, organizations, faith institutions, and elected officials. We will build capacity of neighbors and people of goodwill throughout the Connecticut River Valley to address community  crises as they arise, while working to prevent future outrages  through pro-active action.

We will do this work through building resilient and effective coalitions and partnerships; nonviolence training; advocacy  against U.S. military intervention abroad and militarism at home; and broad popular education and action to combat systemic discrimination. We seek to educate and empower communities to confront problems  and find lasting solutions which build unity, demand justice and  foster peace. We work to expose the broader connections between militarism and economic disparity, and we actively promote ways that people can break the resulting cycle of violence.

Federation: No
Code: 15413

Services include a 24-hour hotline, emergency shelter; individual counseling and support groups; legal referrals and representation; counseling for children; and community outreach.

Federation: United Way of Hampshire County
Code: 478288


Safe Passage is the Hampshire County organization building safety, justice, and hope for survivors of domestic violence. Our programs include an emergency shelter, counseling and legal services, and community education.

An evangelical Christian Church and Human Services Agency; serving families, the hungry, homeless, lonely, elderly, youth, disaster victims and others in need without discrimination.

Federation: Salvation Army
Code: 104790

An evangelical Christian Church and Human Services Agency; serving families, the hungry, homeless, lonely, elderly, youth, disaster victims and others in need without discrimination.

Federation: Salvation Army
Code: 169288

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