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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Every day, The Campaign Against Hunger (TCAH) helps thousands of vulnerable New Yorkers by giving them the food and resources they need to survive. Since 1998 TCAH has been using a community approach to caring and feeding hungry people in Bed-Stuy and neighboring communities. We offer a continuum of wrap-around services and programs that meet the unique needs of each individual with the goal of setting them free from reliance on New York’s social service safety net.

Federation: N
Code: 15508

The Joe Andruzzi Foundation (JAF) is committed to providing help, hope, and a reason to smile, for New England cancer patients and their families by contributing financial support when it is needed most.

JAF was established to serve cancer patients of all ages throughout New England who are experiencing financial and emotional hardships as a result of a cancer diagnosis. Cancer-related income loss or reduction coupled with rising treatment costs can lead to financial stress as families struggle to cover their everyday expenses. JAF understands that crucial living expenses are not put on hold because of a diagnosis, and our Financial Assistance Program helps alleviate financial stress through the distribution of grants and gift cards to assist with rent/mortgage payments, utilities, food, and other household expenses.

JAF’s Financial Assistance Program provides one-time grants to cancer patients of any age in active treatment. Additionally, JAF believes patients and their families can greatly benefit from activities organized to help take their minds off of treatment, even if just for a little while. This belief forms the core of the Foundation’s (Up)Beat Opportunities – events and gatherings organized to provide patients and families with much-needed opportunities to relax and smile.

Federation: No
Code: 15411

The Leverett Historical Society (LHS) has holdings in 1810  Moore's Corner School/Meeting House and in the 1916 Leverett Family Museum. Both locations have a collection of donated local artifacts,  photographs, books and papers, and genealogy materials depicting the agricultural, economic and industrial endeavors of the Town  as well as its social history, has accumulated over the years and is now available for viewing by the public.

Federation: N
Code: 15498

Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15334

The Therapeutic Equestrian Center (TEC) was founded in 1982 for the purpose of promoting and enhancing, through the use of horseback riding, the abilities of each participant to reach their highest potential and to promote to the general public an understanding of the needs and abilities of children and adults with disabilities.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15294

The TJ O'Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center provides animal control services for Springfield, Holyoke, Chicopee, West Springfield, and Hampden. The adoption center provides a second chance for adoptable dogs, cats and occasionally other types of

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 942183

Trans United partners with visionary transgender leaders and organizations to build the collective capacity of the trans community and to improve the lives of transgender people, our families, and our allies.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15336

Tree Northampton, Inc. is a private citizens group promoting ecological stewardship of Northampton, MA through education, advocacy, and volunteer participation. In collaboration with the Northampton Tree Warden (Richard C. Parasiliti, Jr.) and the Northampton Public Shade Tree Commission, Tree Northampton volunteers support Northampton’s tree program by planting and caring for trees all around the city.

Federation: n
Code: 15477

Treehouse promotes lifelong success for 1,000+ children in foster care in western Massachusetts by strengthening family relationships, leveraging community resources and empowering youth to succeed. 

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15251

True Colors is a non-profit organization that works with other social service agencies, schools, organizations, and within communities to ensure that the needs of sexual and gender minority youth are both recognized and competently met. The organization trains more than 6,000 people annually, organizes the largest LGBT youth conference in the country with  more than 3,000 attendees and manages the state's only LGBT mentoring program. True Colors has been spotlighted by both national and local media for their expertise in LGBTI youth issues.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15405

The Trust for Public Land conserves land for people to enjoy as parks, gardens, and other natural places, ensuring livable communities for generations to come.

Federation: EarthShare New England
Code: 917688

The Trustees of Reservations preserves, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 301597

The Two Rivers Recovery Center for Women is a turning point for women who are in the early stages of recovery from alcohol and other drug problems and are vulnerable to relapse. The Recovery Center provides treatment and recovery within a structured, therapeutic environment. 

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15372

UMass FTK (For the Kids) is the largest student-run nonprofit charitable organization at UMass Amherst. We raise money year round for Baystate Children's Hospital in Springfield, MA, for children and infants with debilitating diseases and health issues. Baystate is the only accredited full service children's hospital in the region, complete with its own pediatric intensive care unit, and receives little to no funding from the state. UMASS For the Kids raised over $200,000 over the course of the past academic year, and this year we are looking to raise more than $300K.

Federation: undesignated
Code: 15402

The UMass Memorial Foundation, Inc. raises funds on behalf of the University of Massachusetts Medical School and UMass Memorial Health Care, Inc. 

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 120402

Scientists and citizens working on solutions to reduce air pollution and global warming, protect biodiversity, prevent nuclear proliferation, and ensure a sustainable, safe food system.

Federation: EarthShare New England
Code: 758888

Defends human rights, civil liberties and promotes environmental and economic justice with partners around the world, while engaging our members to serve as citizen-activists.

Federation: Global Impact
Code: 32888

The Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst is a community of caring freethinkers, dedicated to a collective search for truth and meaning. 

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15369

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) works in more than 190 countries and territories to save and improve children's lives, providing health care and immunizations, clean water and sanitation, nutrition, education, emergency relief and more.

Federation: Global Impact
Code: 130106

Operates centers around the world, including numerous mobile canteens, located in the continental United States & overseas.; provides a variety of programs and services, including orientation programs, family events, travel assistance, free Internet & e-m

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 685777

Meeting the needs of the community through nurturing children and youth, strengthening families and individuals, enhancing health and wellness, and caring for those in crisis.

Federation: United Way of Franklin County
Code: 496188


For over 77 years, the United Way of Franklin County has been meeting the whole needs of the community... Franklin County has one of the highest rates of poverty in Massachusetts, while also being among the most rural counties. 

Rallying resources to sustain and strengthen a network of local agencies prepared to respond to people in need in Hampshire County.

Federation: United Way of Hampshire County
Code: 477488


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Fifteen minutes after closing his Banh Mi Saigon restaurant for the night, Chuong Son received a call from a friend driving by the eatery, who said it was engulfed in flames.

United Way of Pioneer Valley fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in Hampden County, South Hadley & Granby, and this coming January, we celebrate our 100th year of operations. Our area has some of the highest poverty rates in the Commonwealth, and we find innovative, cost-effective solutions to help alleviate it. We reach our neighbors in need both directly and through partner agencies. Our Thrive program provides free, confidential, one-on-one financial coaching. We fund and staff Mass2-1-1’s 24-7 information and referral hotlines. In the wake of COVID-19, we ramped up our efforts to feed the hungry and have provided meals to thousands of families in need.

Want to learn more about the impact your dollars could have? Go to our website, hover over “Our Work”, and click on “Your Impact”. http://www.uwpv.org/

Federation: United Way of Pioneer Valley
Code: 472588

The Urban League of Springfield, Inc., serves the African American Community in Greater Springfield by advocating for and providing model services that enhance the academic and social development of young people and families, promoting economic self-sufficiency, and fostering racial inclusion and social justice.

Federation: United Way of Pioneer Valley
Code: 305688

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