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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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

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: 359588

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: 103295

Enhances the lives of the poor & needy in Gambia with access to healthcare services, clean drinking water, clothing and promoting under privileged youth education. Lack of healthcare service is very rampant. For areas with access to healthcare, there is a vast shortage of medicines and clinical equipment. In majority of the rural areas, the School campuses and classrooms are in deplorable condition that makes learning less conducive to children. The lack of good hygiene water and even good clothing are an unfortunate part of the norm. With all these existing issues in mind, Sam Taal Global Foundation was founded to join hands in curbing these problematic living conditions.

Federation: No
Code: 15420

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

SERES cultivates and catalyzes youth leaders to create just and sustainable communities in Central America. We inspire and affirm young people to contribute to the enrichment of their communities, fulfill potential, create positive relationships, and become engaged citizens.

Federation: No
Code: 15464

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.

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