7 Ways to Give Back for Valentine’s Day

February 2022

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February 14 marks the day when friends and loved ones exchange notes, candies, flowers and gifts in honor of Valentine’s Day. While the history of Valentine’s Day is a bit mysterious, one thing is for sure: Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to share some love.

Celebrate the spirit of Valentine’s Day by sharing the love and giving back. Making a charitable gift toward nonprofit organizations with a mission of helping the most vulnerable can have a lasting impact. If you have someone special in your life, give them a unique and meaningful gift by making a donation in their honor.

Read on to learn how you can #JoinGenerous to share the love and give back with a charitable gift this Valentine’s Day!

American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency focused on activities related to the causes, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cardiovascular disease, stroke and other related diseases. AHA’s mission statement is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Donate today to make a special gift to the American Heart Association!

Children's HeartLink

The mission of Children’s HeartLink is to save the lives of children with heart disease, partner with organizations to train medical teams and provide education, and transform health care in underserved parts of the world, guided by the vision that children around the globe have access to high-quality heart care. Make a gift to support Children’s HeartLink!

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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures and means of prevention for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of Founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family's ability to pay. Donate online and give a gift to support the work of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital!

Locks of Love

The mission of Locks of Love is to provide custom made hair prosthetics to disadvantaged children and young adults up to the age of 21, who suffered hair loss as a result of various medical conditions. Locks of Love is dedicated to helping children suffering from medical hair loss and are inclusive of all causes and conditions resulting in loss of hair. Make a donation now to support the work of Locks of Love!

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Give the Gift for the Animal Lover

For the person who loves our furry friends and wants to support them in every way. Give the gift for the animal lover by donating to some amazing nonprofits that help support animals by supplying shelter, getting adopted, providing medical attention and food, plus more. Your donation will be split amongst some nonprofits supporting animals of all kinds: ASPCA, Alley Cat Allies, Love & Second Chances, MuttNation, Best Friends Animal Society, and Farm Sanctuary.

Give the Gift of Clean Water

Whether they are a swimmer, water lover, or friend of the sea, give the gift of clean water. Gifting a donation to support clean water helps get water to those in need and keeps our oceans, lakes, and rivers clean. Your donation will be split amongst some nonprofits helping to keep our waterways clean and provide clean drinking water: Charity: Water, Water for Good, Clean Water Fund, MANNA Worldwide, Water for People, and Water Missions International.

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Give the Gift of the Great Outdoors

Love someone outdoorsy? They will appreciate that your gift of the great outdoors is helping to better our environment. A clean environment is essential for healthy living. The gift to the nonprofit organizations you're supporting is going to help conserve our amazing national parks, protect our oceans, conserve our natural resources, and more. Your donation will be split amongst some amazing nonprofits helping to make our environment better: Sierra Club, World Wildlife Fund, Oceana, The Nature Conservancy, National Parks Conservation Association, and Natural Resources Defense Council.

Ready to share the love by giving back this Valentine’s Day?

Use the links above to make a charitable gift toward any of the nonprofit organizations or featured fundraisers listed using the online donations platform powered by Generous!

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