The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy is a global environmental non-profit working to create a world where people and nature can thrive. Founded in the U.S. through grassroots action in 1951, The Nature Conservancy is one of the largest international environmental organisations. The Nature Conservancy has over a million members and works with over 400 scientists around theContinue reading “The Nature Conservancy”

DePaul International

DePaul International is a charity working to combat homelessness in several nations. Founded in London in 1989, DePaul International is the parent charity of DePaul Group, a group of charities working in Europe and the USA. DePaul offers services including emergency housing, support for children and young people, ‘night stops,’ day centres, hot meals, communityContinue reading “DePaul International”

ZaCLEANthos

ZaCLEANthos is a community project on the Greek island of Zakynthos, dedicated to beach and road cleaning. Established in 2017, ZaCLEANthos is a volunteer group that organises regular beach and road cleans around the island of Zakynthos (Zante). Its social media feeds raise awareness of littering and plastic waste. How You Can Help Time: AContinue reading “ZaCLEANthos”

Innocence Project

The Innocence Project aims to free those in incarceration who are innocent, and campaigns for improvements to the legal system. Founded in 1992 in America, the Innocence Project works to exonerate the wrongly convicted, improve case law and reform legal policies. It supports exonerees post-release, as well as research into forensic science to avoid furtherContinue reading “Innocence Project”

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”

Human Rights House Foundation 

The Human Rights House Foundation establishes, supports, and connects Human Rights Houses – coalitions of civil society organisations working to advance human rights. The Foundation currently consists of 16 Houses in 11 countries that are united together via an international network. The organisation advocates for the fundamental human rights that underpin independent civil society andContinue reading “Human Rights House Foundation “

Diotima – Centre for Gender Rights and Equality 

Diotima is a Greek non-governmental, non-profit gender equality organisation. Founded in 1989, Diotima promotes gender equality practices, lobbies for political and social transparency regarding gender equality, and highlights discrimination against women of all social, economic and political backgrounds. It provides legal support and counselling for women experiencing violence, trafficking, immigration and economic difficulties. It alsoContinue reading “Diotima – Centre for Gender Rights and Equality “

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”

SPCA Italia Protezione Animali  

SPCA Italia Protezione Animali (or SPCA Italia) is the Italian branch of SPCA International, the global network of Societies for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Founded in 2015 in Ardea, Italy, SPCA Italia works to support abandoned and abused animals. The team rescues and cares for roughly 120 animals every year. How You CanContinue reading “SPCA Italia Protezione Animali  “

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”

Zakynthos Animal Welfare Fund

Zakynthos Animal Welfare Fund is a charity in Zakynthos (Zante), Greece, that provides care and protection for stray and domestic animals across Zakynthos. Zakynthos Animal Welfare Fund provides emergency veterinary care for stray animals, arranges sterilisations and works to promote compassion of animal welfare. How You Can Help Time: Less than half an hour TheContinue reading “Zakynthos Animal Welfare Fund”