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Charitable Giving

Charitable giving is a crucial part of investment. In the season of giving and gratitude, we should be investing in our local, national, and global communities. Below, you will find some organizations and blurbs they have written about the work they are doing to make our world a better place.

Local

Fishline

Fishline

Fishline distributes more than 1 million pounds of food annually. Healthy foods are delivered through our respectful grocery store style market, food delivery to the home bound, and weekend provisioning for low income school children. To complete our mission, we offer economic emergency services to families and individuals including; eviction and foreclosure prevention, help with transitional housing, transportation and utility assistance, locating shelter for the homeless, employment and financial counseling services.


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Coffee Oasis

Coffee Oasis

Our mission is to change the world for homeless youth. Your gifts will help homeless and at-risk youth move towards lasting change in their lives by paying for therapy sessions, case management, and a night's stay in one of our shelters.

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Kids in Concert

Kids in Concert

KIC believes that every child can learn to experience and express music and art deeply, can receive its many benefits, and can make different critical life choices as a result of this learning. They carry out this mission by teaching music to underserved children in the community.

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North Cascades Institute

North Cascades Institute

North Cascades Institute is a conservation organization focused on “transformative learning experiences in nature,” including place-based environmental education, outdoor recreation, health and wellness, conservation, environmental justice and community engagement.

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National

Earth Island Institute

Earth Island Institute

Earth Island was founded in 1982 by legendary environmentalist David Brower. For more than three decades, Earth Island has been the organizational home to more than 200 grassroots environmental action projects and currently has a vibrant network of more than 75 projects. 

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Wounded Warrior Project

Wounded Warrior Project

Every warrior has unique challenges and goals. That’s why we provide a variety of veteran programs and services to help you take the steps that are right for you. What’s more, thanks to the tremendous support of our donors, you never pay a penny to get the help you need to build the future you deserve.

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Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

JDRF's mission is to find a cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D) and its complications through the support of research. Every dollar we are able to direct toward this critical research comes from donors like you. Your generosity makes real progress possible and propels us toward our goal of a world without T1D.

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Global

Save the Children

Save the Children

For 100 years, we’ve been giving children in the U.S. and around the world a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. When crisis strikes, we are always among the first to respond and the last to leave. We do whatever it takes to save children, transforming their lives and the future we share.

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International Rescue Committee

International Rescue Committee

The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their futures. IRC teams provide health care, infrastructure, learning and economic support to people in 40 countries, with special programs designed for women and children. Every year, the IRC resett.es thousands of refugees in 22 U.S. cities. The IRC was founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein.

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Doctors Without Borders

Doctors Without Borders

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) provides lifesaving medical care to those most in need. All MSF members agree to honor the following principles: MSF provides assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters, and to victims of armed conflict.

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Waddell & Reed is not affiliated with and does not endorse any other entities referenced.  (11/20)