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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Note: If a charity has not received a donation within the past two years, we may have removed it from our site. We'd be happy to add it back! Please let us know.

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Lorraine’s Soup Kitchen & Pantry, Inc. exists to be a food security resource to the greater Chicopee community by providing access with respect and dignity.

Federation: United Way of Pioneer Valley
Code: 15346

A youth development organization providing preschool, and school-aged childcare, youth athletics, aquatics, middle school, teen, family, adult, and senior programs for members ages 2.9 to 65+

Federation: United Way of Pioneer Valley
Code: 473688

"The Club is like a second home for me. I always feel welcomed here. The Club’s great staff has taught me to be a better person and taught me right from wrong. As I grow older my goal is to be a part of that staff and continue teaching that philosophy."

Voluntary health organization whose mission is to support people with lupus and their families by providing education, support, awareness, referrals and medical research.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 53388

The Lupus Research Alliance is the world’s leading private funder of lupus research. Established in 2016 – from the merger of the Alliance for Lupus Research, the Lupus Research Institute, and the S.L.E. Foundation – the Lupus Research Alliance was created to improve treatments for lupus while advancing toward a cure. This effort includes raising funds and advocating on behalf of the lupus community in the public policy arena. 

Federation: Unafilliated
Code: 15343

Affirming God's love for all people,

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 33588

MAB is dedicated to working with individuals with disabilities, including vision loss, developmental disabilities and brain injury, to eliminate barriers and create opportunities.

Federation: United Way of Pioneer Valley
Code: 304188

Make-A-Wish® creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. When a wish comes true, it creates strength, hope and transformation.

Federation: America's Charities
Code: 962821

The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Massachusetts and Rhode Island grants the wishes of children between the ages of 2 1/2 and 18 with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy.

Federation: Community Health Charities
Code: 683012

MANNA Worldwide is committed to addressing the nutritional, educational, and spiritual needs of children and their families worldwide regardless of gender, nationality, or religion.

Federation: Neighbor to Nation
Code: 789878

Our Mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality through research community services education and advocacy.

Federation: Community Health Charities
Code: 111138

The Marines Helping Marines program was established in the Spring of 2003 to provide extensive support for injured Marine Corp personnel and Navy Corpsmen returning from the war on terror in the Afghanistan and Iraq conflicts.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 276653

Works to ensure that Massachusetts 4-H remains a vital program dedicated to providing important youth development experiences for young people.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 978309

The Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange (MARE) finds adoptive homes for children and teens waiting in foste care.  MARE, a private non-profit agency founded in 1957, provides a unique facilitating role within the Massachusetts adoption community.  We are the central clearinghouse for information about adoption from foster care for families. We collaborate with the Massachusetts Department of Children & Families (DCF) and contracted adoption agencies to connect potential adoptive parents with youth waiting for adoption. MARE develops public awareness and recruitment programs to inform the public about the children who wait, and who can adopt from foster care.  We use these programs to attract potential adoptive families and then help them navigate the adoption process.  These programs also serve to recruit adoptive families for specific waiting children.

Federation: N
Code: 15497

An environmental non-profit that advocates for  environmental policies and legislation, and provides support and  education to the state's 351 municipal Conservation Commissions.

Federation: N
Code: 15506

We protect over 33,000 acres of conservation land, conduct nature education programs for over 200,000 children and adults annually and advocate for sound environmental policies.

Federation: EarthShare New England
Code: 104779

rufous hummingbird

The Rufous Hummingbird may be small at only three inches long, but its range is astonishing: each spring it travels nearly 4000 miles from Mexico to Alaska to breed.

The Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition (MassBike) promotes a bicycle-friendly environment and encourages bicycling for fun, fitness and transportation.

MassBike’s Vision for the Future:
Bicycling in Massachusetts is a safe, respected, convenient, and enjoyable way to get around. Roads throughout the state are safe and welcoming for cyclists, and all users interact in a courteous and legal manner. Car-free pathways connect our communities, bicycles are fully integrated into our public transportation system, and secure bike parking is located where people need it. People of all kinds and means choose to bicycle for life, work, and play.

Federation: No
Code: 15452

The MA Breast Cancer Coalition is dedicated to challenging all obstacles to the eradication of breast cancer. Through education, outreach and advocacy, MBCC hopes to stop the epidemic through primary prevention of breast cancer. Presentations offered.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 752488

MCH works end homelessness by addressing the broad economic and social issues that cause homelessness.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 103243

MFHC works to end systemic housing discrimination and provides free legal services to those who have experienced housing discrimination in Berkshire, Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin and Worcester Counties. They accept housing discrimination complaints based on race, national origin, color, ancestry, religion, sex, disability, presence of minor children, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, receipt of public assistance, including Section 8 housing assistance, receipt of housing subsidies or rental assistance, and genetic information.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15361

A nonprofit literary magazine founded in 1959 at UMass. The Massachusetts Review is a quarterly journal, publishing the best in contemporary fiction, nonfiction, art, and poetry, and sponsors readings and events throughout the Five Colleges.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15321

Grants funds for current and future college/university students whose parents home of record was Massachusetts and who were killed on deployment during Operations Enduring or Iraqi Freedom.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 115599

Solider standing in front of Norwich University sign

Christopher Kennedy is one of our children. In May he graduated from Norwich University in Vermont. 

Nonpartisan public† interest advocacy organization working to win concrete results for our health and our well-being, with a statewide network of advocates, organizers, and students

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 235888

MAZON funds domestic and international organizations that educate communities about hunger, distribute free nutritious groceries and help increase the self-sufficiency of people living in poverty.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 686002

Providing lifesaving aid worldwide following a disaster or conflict, and helping local populations design and implement sustainable programs to promote health and economic development.

Federation: Global Impact
Code: 111930

Mercy For Animals is an international non-profit organization dedicated to preventing cruelty to farmed animals and promoting compassionate food choices and policies, founded in October 1999.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15388