Charitable Organizations

There are over 400 charitable organizations you can give to through UMACC! Search for your favorite charities by keyword, service area, or cause.

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HEVY is a non-profit organization that provides health and education benefits to disadvantaged children living in Vietnam. We seek to identify children who would benefit from life changing medical treatment from the Shriners Hospital in Springfield and Boston. Shriners Hospital is one of the world’s leading centers for pediatric burn care specializing in corrective surgical treatment for children who have suffered traumatic and disabling birth defects, injury and burns. HEVY was started by Thomas Mathers, retired UMass Amherst Bursar and Glenn Hartmann, current UMass Amherst Assistant Controller.

Federation: Unafiliated
Code: 15379

We are a raw and honest community that provides emotional support to those battling addiction within the music scene.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15219

Helps poor families worldwide become self-sufficient by providing food- and income-producing animals and training in animal management, environmentally-sound farming and community development.

Federation: Global Impact
Code: 31588

How far can women go when equipped with the same resources as men? Incredibly far. Empowering women and moving them toward self-reliance is a major factor in successfully improving families’ incomes and nutrition

Here Today reduces the number of homeless animals in our community through adoption, spay/neuter and TNR.  We keep adoptable animals healthy, happy and cage free.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15254

At Here Today, we believe that shy and fearful cats deserve a chance to flourish – and we know you feel the same way.

Heroes, Horses and Hounds is a 501c3, non-profit. We are dedicated to improving our communities by helping the people and animals in them. Our mission is to save two lives at once by rescuing unwanted horses and dogs and retraining them for service and animal assisted programs.

By offering a wide variety of programs and classes we are able to reach a large number of people in need. Our classes and programs are designed to help Veterans, Kids at risk, People recovering from strokes and using prosthetics, inmates, and people with PTSD and Autism.

Code: 15457

HIAS stands for a world in which refugees find welcome, safety, and freedom.

Federation: Global Impact
Code: 15342

Highland Valley Elder Services offers services to provide support, protection and security for elders, their families and caregivers in the settings of their choice.

Federation: United Way of Hampshire County
Code: 13112

Hillel stands at the center of Jewish life at UMass Amherst. In this warm and lively environment, Jewish students of all backgrounds feel at home and included. Students are able to participate in numerous social events, and community service activities.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 584477

The Hilltown Community Health Centers, Inc. (HCHC) has been asked by the Hampshire County Health Care Access Task Force to open a satellite operation to provide reliable, accessible, culturally competent and affordable health care for people in the most populated parts of Hampshire County.  

Federation: United Way of Hampshire County
Code: 15256

Who will benefit from the new health center when it opens?  As a federally qualified health center, whose mission is to provide health care to everyone regardless of their ability to pay, here are profiles of some of the people the John P. Musante Health Center is designed to serve:

Develops environmentally literate citizens through interdisciplinary approaches that use the study of science and nature as a means to solve human problems.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 477888

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"A leader is someone who: is accepting of others regardless of differences; is trustworthy; has and shares enthusiasm; is respectful; has confidence; is willing to meet challenges."

Performs yoga training and human and environmental health programs to demonstrate the interconnectedness people have with the environment in which they live.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 685317

The Holyoke Safe Neighborhood Initiative is a partnership between local, state & federal law enforcement; city & state government; civic & human service organizations; faith based organizations; the business community; education providers; property managers; and residents coming together with a goal to create safe, healthy & economically viable neighborhoods through information sharing, identifying at-risk youth, referrals and community efforts in specific Holyoke neighborhoods.

Federation: No
Code: 15423

We build new handicap-accessible homes and make existing homes handicap-accessible for severely injured veterans. The homes are provided at no cost to the veteran.

Federation: Independent Charities of America
Code: 101755

Homework House is a place where children growing up in Holyoke’s most economically challenged neighborhoods can experience learning success. Our free after school tutoring and mentoring program has transformed the lives of hundreds of kids, boosting their engagement with school and learning while improving their reading and math skills.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15358

Honest Beginnings’ mission is to extend recovery beyond the experience into living a fulfilling life. It stands on the pillars of love, trust, accountability and the belief that heart, respect, and hope creates the structure necessary to live in today’s world. 

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15261

Advances and promotes excellence in end of life care through advocacy for patients families and the care giving community providing education and fostering innovation in services.

Federation: Community Health Charities
Code: 558088

Hospice of Franklin County's Mission is to provide comfort to those approaching end of life, their families, and caregivers. Our holistic, interdisciplinary approach to palliative care allows life-limiting illness to be met with dignity and compassion.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 596378

The Hospice of the Fisher Home provides quality, compassionate End of Life care to patients and supports their families -either in their homes or in our residence in Amherst, MA.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 965311

Provides information and resources to educate the public and foster sound public policy to end discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Americans.

Federation: America's Charities
Code: 103085

The Humane Society of the United States celebrates animals and confronts cruelty. The organization is backed by more than 11 million Americans.

Federation: Independent Charities of America
Code: 45288

Free, uptodate maps are a critical resource when relief organizations are responding to disasters or political crises. The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) creates and provides those maps.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15295

The Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA) is the premier nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of everyone affected by Huntington’s disease. From community services and education to advocacy and research, HDSA is the world’s leader in providing help for today, hope for tomorrow for people with Huntington’s disease and their families. In the battle against Huntington’s disease no one fights alone. At HDSA — family is everything!

Federation: Huntington's Disease Society of America
Code: 15456

IMS is a spiritual refuge for all who seek freedom of mind and  heart. We offer meditation retreats rooted in the Early Buddhist   teachings of ethics, concentration and wisdom. These practices help develop awareness and compassion in ourselves, giving rise to greater peace and happiness in the world.

Federation: No
Code: 15416

IMS is a spiritual refuge for all who seek freedom of mind and  heart. We offer meditation retreats rooted in the Early Buddhist   teachings of ethics, concentration and wisdom. These practices help develop awareness and compassion in ourselves, giving rise   to greater peace and happiness in the world.

Federation: None
Code: 15406

Global humanitarian organization saving lives and building self-reliance by providing vital medical care; training healthcare providers; rebuilding clinics; and improving water & sanitation.

Federation: Global Impact
Code: 671362