National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA)

The NQAPIA is a federation of LGBTQ Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian and Pacific Islander organisations. The NQAPIA seeks to build the capacity of local LGBT AAPI organisations, invigorate grassroots organising, develop leadership, and challenge homophobia, racism, and anti-immigrant bias. How You Can Help Time: A few minutes + Sign up for the NQAPIAContinue reading “National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA)”

Size of Wales

Size of Wales is a Welsh charity working to protect tropical forests, and raise awareness of their importance through education. Founded in 2010, Size of Wales initially aimed to help protect 2 million hectares of forest, roughly the equivalent of ‘the size of Wales’ (a phrase often used when discussing the impact of climate changeContinue reading “Size of Wales”

Sal’s Shoes

Sal’s Shoes collects pre-worn and outgrown children’s shoes and distributes them across 52 nations. Based in the UK but operating across the globe, Sal’s Shoes collects and redistributes unwanted children’s shoes. Shoes are difficult to recycle and many children living in poverty do not have access to safe, well fitting footwear. Sal’s Shoes collects pre-wornContinue reading “Sal’s Shoes”

Climate Cardinals

Climate Cardinals is a non-profit working to make the climate movement, and information about climate change, accessible to non-English speakers. A youth-led organisation based in the USA, Climate Cardinals works in over 40 countries. A team of 6,000-plus volunteers translate information and resources into over 100 languages, often aimed at people living in nations andContinue reading “Climate Cardinals”

The Rainforest Alliance

The Rainforest Alliance is an international non-profit organisation aiming to combat climate change, deforestation, poverty and human rights abuses. The Rainforest Alliance is building an alliance of farmers, businesses, consumers and forest communities. It aims to break the cycle of rural poverty, protect forests and tackle climate change. It promotes responsible consumerism and business practicesContinue reading “The Rainforest Alliance”

Greenpeace

Greenpeace is an international non-governmental organisation focussed on promoting environmentalism and peace. Greenpeace was founded in 1971 by a small group who set sail off the coast of Alaska to try and stop a US nuclear weapons test. Today, Greenpeace continues to use direct action to bring public attention to a wide range of environmentalContinue reading “Greenpeace”

OceanHero

OceanHero is a search engine using ad revenue to remove plastic from the world’s oceans. Founded in 2019, OceanHero uses the revenue from its adverts to help communities around the world who are affected by plastic pollution. They help to recover ocean-bound plastic, while also supporting a global infrastructure of plastic collection hubs. Its partnerContinue reading “OceanHero”

Plan International

Plan International is a global non-governmental organisation that advances the rights of children and equality for girls. Plan International works to advance the rights of children and girls across the world, operating in more than 75 countries. The organisation focuses particularly on education, youth activism, sexual health and rights, early childhood experiences, skills and work,Continue reading “Plan International”

Save the Children

Founded in 1919, Save the Children advocates for the rights of children across the world. Save the Children works in more than 120 countries to advocate for children in need of support. They provide emergency aid in times of conflict and natural disasters as well as working with local and regional organisations to provide vaccinations,Continue reading “Save the Children”

Team Trees

Team Trees raises funds to plant trees and manage reforestation programs around the world. Founded in 2019, Team Trees works with forestry partners around the world to plant trees and combat climate change through reforestation. In 2020, Team Trees planted 7.1 million trees across 6 continents. How You Can Help Time: None Cost: Various DonateContinue reading “Team Trees”