Would you like your friends and family to give a donation in place of receiving a material gift? There are many dedicated organizations that can help. Whether you want to help children, families, or people starting their own business, there is a charitible organization for you. This page is filled with many examples of beautiful and encouraging stories, with organizations created to help many people in many countries. In additional to these charities, don't forget your local organizations that may need your help such as a church, school, YMCA, animal shelter, or summer camp.