Charitable Organizations

There are over 400 charitable organizations you can give to through UMACC!
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CPE advances economic justice through education, economic demystification, and organizing. We provide participatory economics workshops, resource materials, and bridge the divide between activists and academics.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 111937

The Center for Reproductive Rights is the first and only reproductive rights organization to combine domestic and international legal advocacy to advance reproductive freedom as a fundamental human right.

Federation: Independent Charities of America
Code: 155650

Centre Street Food Pantry's mission is to provide families within our community with consistent access to nutritious food in a dignified and sensitive environment. As many as 90 families shop each time we are open and more than 20 new families come to us each month. Our shoppers are from Newton, Brighton, Watertown, Waltham, Needham, Wellesley, West Roxbury and Brookline.  

Centre Street receives no funding from the City of Newton or from the state of Massachusetts. We depend on the graciousness of our community members to help us keep food on our neighbors' tables.

Federation: N
Code: 15460

Charles River Watershed Association (CRWA) was formed in 1965 in response to public concern about the declining condition of the Charles. CRWA's mission is to use science, advocacy and the law to protect, preserve and enhance the Charles River and its watershed. At CRWA, we strive to: develop a sound, science-based understanding of interactions in the watershed; define long-term, cutting-edge solutions to watershed problems; promote sustainable watershed management practices with government agencies and private entities; and advocate for the protection, revitalization, and expansion of public parklands along the Charles.

Federation: No
Code: 15450

To offer beneficial educational programs to the community and individuals in safe, responsible shooting activities.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15327

Our Mission is to bring lasting change to impoverished children

Federation: Global Impact
Code: 803888

Give children a living chance through emergency relief, food, medical care, schools, orphanages, and micro economic assistance in 33 countries, including Native Americans.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 202688

The Mission of the Children's Orchestra Society (COS) is "teaching Children the Language of Music." 

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15339

The Children’s Trust is on a mission to stop child abuse in Massachusetts.

We give parents the tools and resources to build self-confidence and gain lifelong skills to ensure children grow up safe and healthy.

Federation: N
Code: 15479

Funds Research, patient support and public awareness of the neurofibromatosis NF 1, NF 2 and schwannomatosis genetic disorders that cause random tumor growth throughout the body.

Federation: Community Health Charities
Code: 55088

Church World Service works with partners to eradicate hunger and poverty and promote peace and justice among the world's most vulnerable people.

Federation: Global Impact
Code: 334099


Over 4.8 million Syrians are now refugees, seeking safety in countries across the Middle East, Europe, and the United States. Another 6.5+ million are displaced within Syria, forced from their homes due to violence and persecution. Church World Service works with partners to eradicate hunger and poverty, and to promote peace and justice around the world.

CAN is a grassroots environmental organization working to end the use of unaffordable and dangerous nuclear power in the Northeast and replace it with sustainable, reliable and affordable energy generation.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 348799

Empowers an international coalition of citizens to educate policymakers, businesses, community influencers, and the public about effective bipartisan solutions to the environmental issue of climate change. Citizens' Climate Education s one of the strongest national coalitions focused on the bipartisan solutions that can be implemented quickly and remain in place when political cycles fluctuate.

Federation: No
Code: 15419

Friends of the Clapp Memorial Library strive to support and promote the growth & development of the Library. We do this through raising funds for books and materials through book sales and other events.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 846200

Clarke teaches children with hearing loss to listen and speak, helping them thrive in mainstream schools.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 685611

We all live downstream-- Neighborhood-based action, education programs which join citizens, businesses, government for sensible solutions ensuring safe drinking water, pollution prevention, resource conservation.

Federation: EarthShare New England
Code: 757888

Started in August of 2000, Coast to Coast Dachshund Rescue Inc. was started by a small group of dedicated dachshund lovers who grew the organization to be nationwide. Today, CCDR is comprised of a group of people who still have that passion and work endlessly to help rehome dachshunds and dachshund mixes to loving homes. 

Federation: Unafilliated
Code: 15355

Guided by the philosophy that meaningful education must cultivate the imagination and instill an appreciation for learning as an engaging, joyful pursuit, The Common School creates a safe and stimulating atmosphere for learning that encourages children to trust in themselves and others, honor differences, question, take risks, collaborate, assume responsibility, and discover individual areas of strength and interest.

Federation: No
Code: 15421

The Spanish speaking Community Support Advocate helps people with getting heat, utilities shut-offs, gaining access to health care, food stamp applications, and preventing homelessness.  

Federation: United Way of Hampshire County
Code: 15480

Supports Hampshire County residents with urgent, unmet basic needs to regain and build financial stability.

Federation: United Way of Hampshire County
Code: 477778

Your gift brings health, hope, healing and cures to patients and their families throughout New England through prevention, treatment, research, early detection and wellness programs.

Federation: Community Health Charities
Code: 50088

We Sustain local agriculture and build a secure, healthy food system through innovative programs like Local Hero, Senior FarmShare, and Farm 2 City.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 685610


Since 1993, CISA has worked to strengthen farms and engage the community to build the local food economy by creating and running programs that link farmers, community members, and markets.

Free civil legal services in western and central Massachusetts focusing on housing, domestic violence, affordable health care, benefits programs, and humanitarian immigration relief.

Federation: United Way of Hampshire County
Code: 658888

CMSS brings together people of all ages, abilities, cultural backgrounds, and economic circumstances to make music in an environment that embraces diversity and encourages creativity.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 24877

The YMCA provides many programs that build strong kids by improving their mind, body, spirit i.e. Swimming, camping, gymnastics, Leaders Club, youth sports etc.

Federation: United Way of Franklin County
Code: 496788

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