Charitable Organizations

There are over 400 charitable organizations you can give to through UMACC!
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The Samara Fund's mission is to help create a vibrant Vermont LGBTQ community and ensure that LGBTQ Vermonters are connected, healthy, appreciated, safe, and empowered.
 The fund can help: individuals and families who want to support LGBTQ causes both now and into the future and nonprofit organizations that benefit the LGBTQ community by providing grants to help meet and sustain their missions.

Federation: Vermont Community Foundation
Code: 15391

Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15365

Our goal is improved travel safety, especially in study abroad programs. It provides financial awards for those pursuing humanitarian international travel experiences.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 685627

To cultivate, promote, foster, sponsor, and develop

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15326

Save A Lab Rescue is an all-volunteer, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that is dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming of displaced Labrador Retrievers and Labrador Retriever mixes.   Our network of volunteers is located primarily in the southern and northeastern regions of the U.S. We rescue Labradors that are in danger of being euthanized at animal shelters or that are in situations that are abusive, neglectful and/or harmful.  Save A Lab Rescue provides all necessary veterinary care for its rescued Labradors and transports them to approved foster homes, where they are cared for until they are adopted.  The organization conducts a thorough screening process of its prospective adopters, and seeks to place its rescued Labradors into approved, permanent adoptive homes.

Code: 15438

Our Mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Federation: Global Impact
Code: 32688

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS) is an international non-profit, marine wildlife conservation organization. Established in 1977. Our mission is to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife in the world’s oceans in  habitat and slaughter of wildlife in the world’s oceans in order to conserve and protect ecosystems and species. We use  innovative direct-action tactics to investigate, document, and  take action when necessary to expose and confront illegal activities on the high seas. By safeguarding the biodiversity of  our delicately balanced ocean ecosystems, Sea Shepherd works to ensure their survival for future generations.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15393

Shelter, housing, clinical treatment, mental health recovery, and homecare services to TBI and DD individuals, homeless people, youths, substance abusers and crime victims.

Federation: United Way of Hampshire County
Code: 103293

Shalom Mountain is a not-for-profit, fellowship supported organization. People from all walks of life have been coming to Shalom Mountain and experiencing transformation and healing in their journey of self-discovery.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15381

We empower children from impoverished backgrounds to take control of their lives and bring positive change to their families and communities. Each child receives 17 years of educational intervention, from the age of four until they graduate from college and begin their career. Our commitment extends from their first day of school to their first day of work. Shanti Bhavan levels the playing field, allowing our children to compete in the global marketplace on their own merit.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15345

The Sharing Foundation's varied programs, including Roteang Orphanage, help meet the physical, emotional, educational and medical needs of 1,500 seriously-disadvantaged children in Cambodia.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 155250

Shelter Sunday is an event that collects funds for distribution to organizations which offer services to homeless individuals and families.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 154477

We deliver the essentials people need to survive and begin to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of a disaster.

Federation: Global Impact
Code: 15272

Shriners Hospitals for Children relies on the generous donations

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 700073


Meghan Mullane seated

I loved to play sports - basketball, softball and soccer. When I was 11 the growth plate in my left hip broke. I had three surgeries at another facility and each time the pain got worse. I didn't even want to get out of bed to go to school - which I really love. I was in a wheel chair and was using a walker or crutches for a year.

Dog rescue and adoption organization.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15394

Fights to preserve wilderness and protect environmental quality worldwide through a powerful combination of education, scientific research, publishing and litigation.

Federation: EarthShare New England
Code: 111296

The Springfield Congregation and our lay associates serve in schools and prisons, protest war and advocate nonviolent means of peacemaking, and work with and for justice.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 664219

Provides free cleft surgery for millions of poor children in developing countries and cleft-related training for doctors and medical professionals, Smile Train is committed to eradicating the problem of clefts.

Federation: Global Impact
Code: 407188

The mission of the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide is to reduce the number of youth suicides and  attempted suicides by encouraging public awareness through the  development and promotion of educational training programs.

Federation: No
Code: 15437

Friends of the Soldiers' Home in Holyoke secures funds for services, programs and equipment, not state funded, for veterans at the Soldiers' Home in Holyoke

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 106771

The Friends of the South Hadley Public Library assists the library with providing much needed services that are not available through the regular town budget. Including children

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 921783


Do you remember all the fun you had at the public library when you were growing up?  Here in South Hadley we are so lucky to have a fantastic organization called the Friends of the South Hadley Public Library that sponsors many activities for children and teens throughout the year.

Using litigation, education, and other forms of advocacy, the SPLC works toward making the ideals of equal justice and equal opportunity a reality.

Federation: America's Charities
Code: 683015


During graduation season, I sometimes find myself thinking back to a ceremony that left me fighting back tears of joy in 2014. That’s when I got to see Carlos Kelly receive his high school diploma.

Speaking Place works internationally to address critical social issues facing communities.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15398

Provides year-round sports training and athletic competition for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Goals include developing physical fitness, expressing courage, and experiencing joy.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 683016

Provides social, recreational, cultural and informal educational activities to the Jewish and general population in the Pioneer Valley

Federation: United Way of Pioneer Valley
Code: 473488


Through collaborations with educational institutions, cultural organizations and local businesses, PVJFF offers a temporary common ground where community members interested in experiencing Jewish culture through film can learn, be inspired, and enjoy being together.

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