Everyone can be an everyday hero

Inside each one of us there is a yearning to make a mark and give back to the world. Regardless of background, income, or experience, anyone can help others—whether through a small donation, a phone call, or a share on social media.

Devorah Rose is a lifelong animal lover, currently working to spread awareness about the dog meat trade in Asia and champions several charities fighting for animal rights. Please read below to find out more about important causes that need your help. Devorah Rose also seeks to empower women of all ages by regularly extolling the virtues self-acceptance, personal wellness, and anti-bullying. There are many women in need across America and the world, please consider donating to some of the female-focused charities below:

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”

—Anne Frank

 




Neverthirst Water

Mission Statement: More than 3.4 million people die each year from water, sanitation, and hygiene-related causes. Nearly all deaths, 99 percent, occur in the developing world. Despite a world of iPhones, space travel, and unprecedented wealth in America, there are still over 663 million people with no access to safe…
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Pencils of Promise

Mission Statement: We Are a Global Education Organization. We build schools and provide quality educational programming to increase literacy rates in Ghana, Guatemala, Laos and Nicaragua. 250 million kids around the world can’t read this. Let’s change that. We fund new schools and provide students with access to clean drinking…
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Food Tank

Mission Statement: We’re building a global community for safe, healthy, nourished eaters. We aim to educate, inspire, advocate, and create change. We spotlight and support environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable ways of alleviating hunger, obesity, and poverty and create networks of people, organizations, and content to push for food system…
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buildON

Mission Statement: buildOn’s service learning programs engage students in challenging urban areas and show them the limitless power they can achieve through community action. In each of these programs, youth contribute intensive local service – helping the homeless, seniors and children in their communities – to confront urban struggles with…
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Doctors Without Borders

Mission Statement: Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is a private, international association. The association is made up mainly of doctors and health sector workers and is also open to all other professions which might help in achieving its aims. All of its members agree to honor the following principles:…
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Robin Hood

Mission Statement: Investing in the most effective ways to fight poverty. We find & fund the best poverty-fighting orgs in NYC, partnering with over 200 of the best nonprofits in New York City. Robin Hood is a true partner, working closely with our grantees to ensure they succeed. In addition…
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World Bicycle Relief

Mission Statement: World Bicycle Relief mobilizes people through The Power of Bicycles. We are committed to helping people conquer the challenge of distance, achieve independence and thrive. For many people in rural regions of developing countries, poverty is a daily reality. In areas where walking is the only mode of…
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charity: water

Mission Statement: charity: water is a non-profit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations. It’s hard not to think about water today. In the western world, we face growing concerns about our stewardship of the world’s most precious resource. There’s talk of shortages, evidence of…
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Catskill Animal Sanctuary

Mission Statement: Nonhuman animals have a right to live their lives free of suffering and exploitation by humans. Catskill Animal Sanctuary exists to provide them with love and safety until they do. The Sanctuary is a 148-acre refuge in New York’s Hudson Valley for eleven species of farmed animals rescued…
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Bo Ai Animal Protection Centre Of Guangyuan

Mission Statement:  Our Founder, Du Yufeng ​Du was born in Guangyuan in 1958. When she was 2 years old her mother died, leaving her father to raise her and her 5 siblings. Du holds her father responsible for her empathy towards animals: “When I was small, dad bought us rabbits,…
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Sarama Animal Rescue

Mission Statement: Sarama Animal Rescue rescues dogs, cats and small domestic animals in the NYC/Long Island area. We take in all breeds, ages and personalities. We believe all beings have a right to live and thrive. All of our rescues are fully vetted including spay/neuter, vaccine, heartworm test for dogs, fiv/felv…
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Rescue City

Mission Statement: Rescue City is a no-kill, volunteer, non-profit charitable 501c3 animal rescue organization serving Brooklyn, NY and the metro area. Whether you are looking to adopt a pet in Brooklyn, or would like to learn more about how you can make a difference, you have come to the right…
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The #EveryWoman Project

Mission Statement: #EveryWoman distributes care packages every month to communities in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago & Toronto. Every woman can relate to that moment their period has paid an unexpected visit. At a special event, on a first date, while stuck in traffic, or moments after arriving at…
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Rescue Dogs Rock NYC

Mission Statement: Our mission is to raise awareness of the ever growing plight of homeless animals in this country, both in shelters and those dumped on our streets. Way too many amazing animals are euthanized every single day simply because they are homeless. We want to introduce these animals to…
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Sean Casey Animal Rescue

Mission Statement: Sean Casey Animal Rescue is a no-kill shelter specializing in the rescue, rehabilitation and placement of dogs, cats, reptiles, birds and small mammals. Proudly Serving New York City’s Homeless Animals since 1998. The purpose of this endeavor is to aid unfortunate animals in the interest of a higher…
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@dp4k.m

Mission Statement: PiktureMaker Pics. Vids. Animal rights. Earth. Humor. Compassion. Food 4 thought. Motivation. Truth & reality are hard to digest! Singapore! 🇸🇬 Charity Type: Everyday hero Location: Singapore How to get involved: Follow this Instagram account for reposts of animal rights and eco-conservation centered content. Links to donation opportunities…
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@puppyluvla

Mission Statement: Animal lover in LA 🌴Reposting pix of 🐶s & 🐱s in LA/NYC shelters and rescues ❤️Adopt/foster/or donate to save lives 🙌🏻 (I’m NOT a rescue)   Charity Type: Everyday hero Location:  Los Angeles How to get involved: Follow Lauren’s Instagram feed to see animals and shelters in the…
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@christian_joshuapale (Animals Hope Shelter)

  Mission Statement: To Inspire at Least One Person (Christian Joshuapale is a single individual working to help save animals.)   Charity Type: Everyday Hero Location: Indonesia How to get involved: Change.org petition Instagram feed: @christian_joshuapale
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The Dodo

Mission Statement: The Dodo is for everyone who loves animals ­­ from people who are obsessed with their pets all the way to committed animal advocates. We want our audience to connect with animals through our stories, and feel empowered to help where help is needed. Our philosophy is simple:…
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Humane Society International

Mission Statement: Humane Society International is one of the only global animal protection organizations working to help all animals—including animals in laboratories, animals on farms, companion animals and wildlife—and our record of achievement demonstrates our dedication and effectiveness. HSI: Celebrating Animals, Confronting Cruelty. Charity Type: 501(c)3 non-profit organization Location: Global…
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Friends of Yang

Mission Statement: A small team of volunteers dedicated to help Yang XiaoYun, otherwise known as Mrs. Yang, of Tianjin Common Home in China to improve the lives of the animals in her care. Mrs Yang attended a dogmeat festival in Yulin in June 2016 and at this festival, thousands of…
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Animal Hope & Wellness Foundation

Mission Statement: The Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization focused solely on rescuing abused dogs and dogs from the meat trade throughout Asia. We rescue them, provide full rehabilitation services, and then work to find them perfect homes. What makes this organization different from other rescues…
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Social Tees Animal Rescue (S.T.A.R.) or Social Tees NYC

Mission Statement: Social Tees Animal Rescue is a not-­for-profit, strictly no-­kill 501c3 organization in the East Village of NYC that takes abandoned animals from kill shelters and provides them with a safe haven and veterinary care before placing them in proper forever homes. Social Tees Animal Rescue is a long­standing…
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