Girls Helping Girls

7 Charities You Can Support This Holiday Season

Trees for Troops

7 Charities You Can Support This Holiday Season

By Haley Brettschneider

Angel Tree – Angel Tree works to give children of incarcerated parents gifts during the holiday season. With your donation, more and more children will receive gifts that they wouldn’t have otherwise received.



Make-A-Wish – Make-A-Wish foundation works to provide children with critical illnesses the opportunity of a lifetime and allow them to “Make-A-Wish”. This holiday season Make-A-Wish needs as many donations as possible to allow children to fulfill their wishes. 


Pay Away the Layaway – Pay Away the Layaway works to provide parents who can’t afford holiday gifts for their children the opportunity to buy gifts and pay the money back overtime.


Christmas Spirit Foundation – Christmas Spirit Foundation gives US Armed Forces families free Christmas trees. The holiday season can be particularly lonely for those with loved ones abroad and the Christmas Spirit Foundation works to alleviate this pain.


Family Giving Tree – Family Giving Tree works to provide gifts to people who live in the San Francisco Bay area. During the holiday season, the organization interviews children to ensure they get gifts they will enjoy. 


Project Linus – Project Linus donates blankets to help families struggling financially in the winter. 


Operation Blessing – Operation Blessing donates health care, hunger aid, and clean water to places where natural disasters occur.


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