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Filed under: — adrian @ 6:21 pm

I’m looking for good charities for my annual birthday charitable contributions.

Charity Navigator is good at finding good charities that spend their money well. I’ll probably split it up 1/4-1/2 international (South Africa/ Africa focus), 1/4-1/2 national and 1/4 local.

5 Responses to “charities?”

  1. Alex Says:

    Accessibility expert Joe Clark has set up a micropatronage project and, if he gets enough funding, he aims to study some accessibility issues. I’ve met him at SXSW previously and he seems like an earnest guy; I donated a few bucks back in December.

  2. dug Says:

    A Nepalese college roommate of mine set up his own charity:

    Also, a friend of Melodi’s is trying to raise funds for an experimental treatment for her RSD:

    Mel is also a fan of

  3. Andrea Says:

    Hey Adrian! It’s Andrea from Nicaragua… I highly recommend Food for the Hungry, not just ’cause i work for them, but i think they pretty much ROCK. :) their site is

  4. Sherv Says:

    My family favors Heifer International:

    Donations go toward supplying poor folks around the world with various means of supporting themselves (e.g., livestock and crops) and training them how to manage them sustainably. You could give a poor farmer somewhere the gift of bees, or a sheep, or a tree, etc.

  5. adrian is rad » charities update Says:

    […] for the good suggestions. Here’s who I ended up donating […]

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