The Best Local Philanthropies To Donate Your Time This Holiday Season
Tis the season of giving......
Not only do we love this time of year, but we love witnessing all of the generosity shared within our community. We decided to create a special list of local philanthropies and charities that deserve your time and attention this December and beyond. We’re proud to shine a light on all of these good works, and we hope that it inspires others to do the same. If we can help connect you with any of these groups please let us know.
"Transforming the health of Santa Barbara County through fresh produce and essential foods, nutrition knowledge, and education for children, families and seniors."
"If we help with “basic needs” we can prevent “welfare dependency.” No progress is possible without shelter, food and clothing."
"Healthy People. Better World. That means all people, regardless of politics, religion, or ability to pay. Improving their lives is Direct Relief's mission."
"Heal the Ocean focuses on wastewater infrastructure – sewers and septic systems – as well as ocean dumping practices that have contributed to ocean pollution."
"Inspiring All Girls to be Strong, Smart, and Bold"
"The Mission of Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Santa Barbara County is to assure a safe, permanent, nurturing home for every abused and/or neglected child by providing a highly trained volunteer to advocate for them in the court system."
"Serving terminally-ill adults and their families by providing end-of-life Dreams that offer inspiration, comfort and closure."
"The Santa Barbara Bucket Brigade (“SB3”) formed as a community volunteer response to the tragic debris flow of January 9, 2018, which devastated the community of Montecito in Santa Barbara County, CA."
"Our Promise: To care for anyone experiencing the impact of serious illness or grieving the death of a loved one."