Charitable Organizations

There are over 400 charitable organizations you can give to through UMACC!
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V-Day is a global grassroots movement to end all forms of violence against women and girls spanning over 140 countries. Through art and activism, V-Day supports safe houses, grassroots anti-violence work and awareness campaigsn.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 313989

Valley Classical Concerts presents a mix of eminent established musicians and exciting early-career ensembles, in varied programs that include both mainstream classical music and the works of 20th and 21st century composers – concerts that Valley residents might otherwise hear only by traveling to a major metropolitan area. 

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15331

Develops affordable housing in addition to providing first-time homebuyer assistance including pre- and post-purchase counseling and technical assistance to start-up or existing small businesses.

Federation: United Way of Hampshire County
Code: 683021


Mom and daughter on front stoop

Tracy Routhier’s sense of security was shattered when her landlord raised her rent over a year ago. She was suddenly forced to move with her 8-year-old daughter Leah.

Valley Free Radio is a non-profit, community based and volunteer run radio station for the Greater Northampton area. We seek to educate, inspire, and entertain through programming that reflects the diversity of the local community.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 155750

The mission of the Vermont Foodbank is to gether and share quality food and nurture partnerships so that no one in Vermont will go hungry.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 763333

Protects productive recreational and scenic lands that help give Vermont and its communities their distinctive rural character while providing for agricultural forestry and open space

Federation: EarthShare New England
Code: 242555

Military veterans volunteering in schools, to share stories, teach history and deglorify violence; Providing a support group to families of troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 104772

Homecare Services: nursing; Rehab therapies: physical, occupational, speech; medical social work; home health aids; maternal/newborn health; Constant Companion Personal Emergency Response; Falls Prevention; Palliative Care; Hospice.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 402000

WAMC/Northeast Public Radio is a regional public radio network serving parts of seven northeastern states. These include New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont, New Jersey, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 21532

A co-operative effort of newspapers and the communities they serve which provides new winter clothing for the children of needy families.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 789012

To provide, free of charge, the highest quality multi-sensory reading and written language tutorial services for children with dyslexia within a network of public-school-based learning centers throughout western Massachusetts.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 757800

The Westfield Homeless Cat Project is a non- profit 501(c)3 cat rescue completely staffed by volunteers and based in Westfield, MA. We are approved and registered with the Massachusetts Department of Agriculture and all of our cats are rescues that have been abandoned, abused, surrendered, or just simply left to die. 

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15356

WGBY, a community-supported public broadcasting organization, connects the people of our region with ideas and events to enrich their lives and improve their communities.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 852654


Four women smiling

Children 6-8 years old stepped into the shoes of Odd Squad agents to solve and report a series of odd cases as they engaged in interactive content, games and crafts.

Whole Children offers inclusive and specialized recreation, social and enrichment programs for children and teens with special needs. Our goal is to meet each child at their skill level in the most appropriate environment for that child.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 345987

Whole Planet Foundation’s mission is poverty alleviation through microcredit in communities around the world that supply Whole Foods Market stores with products.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15274

Works to protect special wild places from development so that future generations will have the opportunity to enjoy America's natural heritage.

Federation: EarthShare New England
Code: 700023

Our mission is to secure a future for elephants and to sustain the beauty and ecological integrity of the places they live; to promote man’s delight in their intelligence and the diversity of their world, and to develop a tolerant relationship between the two species. 

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15400

Strengthening people's capacity to meet global interdependence challenges through health security; economic empowerment; leadership development/citizen service; climate change; and racial, ethnic and religious reconciliation.

Federation: Global Impact
Code: 621549

Dedicated to assisting, supporting, and empowering those whose lives are affected by battering and abuse. Services include an emergency shelter, 24 hour hotline, counseling, and support groups.

Federation: United Way of Pioneer Valley
Code: 499088


Drawing of a house, flowers, and hearts

Womanshelter/Compañeras is a place where all those fleeing from an unsafe situation are welcome. Holyoke-based, the organization provides confidential shelter and community-based services to those who need it most: women, children, and men.

We provide direct aid, rights awareness and leadership education, vocational skills training and income generation support to women survivors of war, conflict and civil strife.

Federation: Global Impact
Code: 642392

We advance social change philanthropy to create economic and social equality for women and girls in Western Massachusetts through strategic advocacy, grant making, and community collaboration.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 106782


Two women holding a sign

Sometimes leaders forge a path largely on their own, but usually they tap the support of others to propel themselves forward. 

The U.N. World Food Program (WFP) is the largest humanitarian agency fighting global hunger. Last year, WFP delivered life-saving food assistance to more than 80 million people in 82 countries. WFP is providing hope to communities affected by natural disaster, refugees surviving conflict and families living in extreme poverty.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15278

Multinational conservation organization working worldwide to combat climate change, save endangered animals, protect wild habitats, and transform market forces to act in harmony with nature.

Federation: EarthShare New England
Code: 759088

The Worldwide Fistula Fund (an Illinois not-for-profit corporation) is a public charity organized for the purpose of supporting international medical education and research on the problem of obstetrical trauma in the developing world.

Federation: Global Impact
Code: 155773

Wounded Warrior Project® connects wounded veterans, their families, and caregivers with personalized programs that support their physical, mental, economic, and emotional recoveries, free of charge.

Federation: America's Charities
Code: 868388

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