The last year has been hard on everyone. The world economy is in decline, there have been a multitude of natural disasters like earthquakes, droughts, hurricanes, fires, etc. On top of that, many old regimes have fallen resulting in the displacement of many people. Whenever there is turmoil in the world, the people in the poorer countries suffer the most.
There are many charities that provide international aid. You can help them in their efforts by donating some money. Many international charities now have a car donation program that enables you to donate your car you no longer need. The charities will then sell the used car and use the proceeds to provide services overseas.
One of those charities is Food for the Poor. They are the third largest international relief charity in the United States. They provide food, water, health care, education, housing, etc. to over 2 million people daily in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The mission of Partners in Health is to make a real impact on the twin epidemics of poverty and disease through a comprehensive and community based approach. They currently provide services in twelve countries including the United States. They have been rated A+ by the American Institute of Philanthropy.
Helen Keller International is one of the oldest international charities. They work in 22 countries to prevent blindness and reduce malnutrition. They enjoy an A rating from the American Institute of Philanthropy.
Established in 1946, Freedom From Hunger has been fighting hunger in the world through with innovative programs designed to help families achieve long term food security. Their programs are serving some 18 million people in some of the poorest countries in the world. They enjoy an A- rating from the American Institute of Philanthropy.
The Fund for Peace is a research and educational organization that works to prevent violent conflict and promote sustainable security. They accomplish this through research, training and education, engagement of civil society, building bridges across diverse sectors, and developing innovative technologies and tools for conflict mitigation. They work in over 50 countries.
Since 1936, Children International has been providing assistance to children and families struggling with poverty in eleven countries including the United States. They also rely on the proceeds from car donations to help fund their mission.
TropicalClinics Medical and Education Center provides vital life saving medical care to women, children and their families in Africa. Their first clinic has been built in Kenya where they also provide prenatal care in an effort to prevent pregnancy related deaths.
Aid for Haiti seeks out the unreached in Haiti regardless of age, gender or religion through a remote medical ministry, community health training, micro nutritional training, etc.
If you have an older car you no longer need, please donate your car to one of these fine international charities. When you donate your car, you will receive a valuable tax deduction and the proceeds from the sale of your used car will help some of the neediest people among us. For complete details on how to donate your car, please go the website of any of these international charities or call toll free 1.866.448.3487. You will be glad you did.
Karen Campese is the Co-founder and CEO of Cars4Charities, a not for profit car donation center. They have over 1,000 respected charities that you can donate your car to. When you donate your car, you get a tax deduction and help a good cause.