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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Dog shelter serving 21 Franklin County towns.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15395

Friends of the Homeless supports an open bed shelter on Worthington Street in Springfield, MA.

Federation: United Way of Pioneer Valley
Code: 472788

The Friends of the M.N. Spear Memorial Library supports the Library by providing funding for its collections, programs and services. The Friends also fundraises extensively for a future new Shutesbury Library.

Federation: No
Code: 15422

MISSION:
The Pelham Free Public Library connects people, information and ideas to foster life-long learning, literacy and community.

DESCRIPTION:
As both a school and community library, the welcoming and knowledgeable staff is committed to supporting the personal and educational growth of students and patrons. The Library offers a rich variety of print and digital resources, lectures, workshops and performances.

Federation: No
Code: 15475

The Friends of Tilton Library support South  Deerfield's library by funding library programs and events, providing museum passes for patron check-out, and purchasing  books and media items for the library's collection.

Federation: No
Code: 15435

Gardening the Community is a Springfield-based food justice organization engaged in youth development, urban agriculture, and sustainable living to build healthy and equitable communities.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15239

Retired Racing greyhound dog adoption group located in Amherst, MA.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15375

The mission of the German Shepherd Resource and Rescue Center, Incorporated is to serve, protect and promote the wellbeing of German Shepherds in the New England Region.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15282


We believe all dogs deserve a second chance. Sometimes they need a third or fourth until they find their forever home.

Develops girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

Federation: United Way of Hampshire County
Code: 479488

Provides quality, early care and education for children of diverse socio-economic backgrounds, with special sensitivity to at-risk children and their families.

Federation: United Way of Franklin County
Code: 494788

Helps girls aged 6-18 become strong, smart and bold through structured after school programs including tutoring, science and math, sports, pregnancy prevention, mentoring and peer leadership.

Federation: United Way of Pioneer Valley
Code: 497588


Girl in science lab

In summer 2014, Angelynn took a Eureka! workshop from College of Information and Computer Sciences faculty member Ben Marlin, who is now finishing his third year volunteering for the program.

At Girls on the Run we inspire girls to recognize their inner strength and celebrate what makes them one of a kind.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15332

GiveDirectly delivers cash transfers directly to extremely poor households in Kenya and Uganda via mobile money.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 15270


The largest project in this family's life is their almost-complete six-room house they kept referencing throughout our conversation. By the standards of the village it's a very large structure, but as they explained, the size is necessary to comfortably fit seven family members all together. This new house isn't visible from their rented home, but it's clearly at the forefront of their minds.

Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) in New England

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 402485

Prevent vision loss from glaucoma by investing in innovative research education and support with the ultimate goal of finding a cure.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 106765

Supports leading U.S.-based international charities to address critical needs throughout the world. We help ensure sustainable solutions by meeting real needs with real results.

Federation: Global Impact
Code: 30088

Eliminating barriers to opportunity for people with special needs, facilitating empowerment, self-help, and service through the power of work in dedicated, autonomous, local organizations.

Federation: United Way of Pioneer Valley
Code: 301788


Goodwill Industries of the Pioneer Valley provides jobs and job training for people with disabilities and other barriers to employment.

The Goodwin Memorial Library serves a population of approximately 5000 Hadley residents. Descendants of Elder William Goodwin, one of Hadley's pioneers, and other friends and citizens of the Hampshire county town erected the library building in 1902.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 312716

We are a community of human beings doing their best to be fully alive. In our life together, in our participation in the sacraments of Baptism and Eucharist, in our efforts to respect the dignity of every human being and to seek and serve Jesus Christ in our neighbor and in ourselves, we find ourselves dwelling more deeply in the mystery of the Holy Trinity.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 301590

Grace House is a residential 6-9 month treatment program for addicted women and their children. Services include substance abuse education, clinical and parenting services.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 557733

To fight hunger in eastern Massachusetts, we acquire and distribute more than 31 million pounds of nutritious food annually through 600 local hunger organizations.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 354788

The Greenfield Community College Foundation supports the College by raising funds, developing resources and building philanthropic and community relationships to enhance programs and initiatives that create opportunities for students, faculty and staff and advance the College’s mission and reputation in the local and global community.

Federation: N
Code: 15512

LifePath, an Area Agency on Aging, is a private, nonprofit corporation that develops, provides and coordinates a range of programs.

Meals on Wheels are provided short-term or long-term to homebound elders age 60 and older who are unable to prepare a nutritionally balanced noon meal for themselves and are unable to attend congregate hot lunches. Therapeutic meals are available for certain medical conditions and may be ordered by your health care provider. Frozen weekend meals are available.

Volunteers who deliver Meals on Wheels ensure daily contact and a “wellness check” for elders who are alone during the day. of services to support the independent living of elders and persons with disabilities with a goal of independence. 

Federation: United Way of Franklin County
Code: 15522

An independent campaigning organization that takes action, peacefully and creatively, to expose global environmental problems and promote solutions essential to a green and peaceful future.

Federation: Independent Charities of America
Code: 683010

Our mission is to find responsible, loving homes for retired racing Greyhounds after their racing careers are over.

Federation: Unaffiliated
Code: 843255

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