Headlines edition

Saturday headlines: Giving.

TMN is going dark for the holidays and will resume publishing on January 2. As per custom, we post some of our favorite nonprofits and charities before we turn off the lights, as linked below. See you in the new year!

CAST provides life-saving services to hundreds of human trafficking survivors each year.

Border Angels fights for humane immigration reform and social justice with a special focus on issues related to the US-Mexican border.

Cool Effect gives people the power and confidence to band together and reduce the carbon pollution that causes climate change.

Wondering about your carbon footprint? Not all carbon calculators are equal.

National Bail Out pays cash bail for those in need and advocates for an end to pre-trial detention.

On a similar note, the National Bail Fund Network is a national project that works with organizers, advocates, and legal providers across the country that are using, or contemplating using, community bail funds as part of efforts to radically change local bail systems and reduce incarceration.

The Kelsey develops inclusive housing for people with and without disabilities.

WriteGirl pairs high-school girls with mentors to develop their creative writing.

According to the RightWay Foundation, most youth aging out of the foster care system have experienced trauma. Pain and feelings of powerlessness do not just disappear.

The Natural Resources Defense Council's purpose is to safeguard the Earth: its people, its plants and animals and the natural systems on which all life depends.

350.org seeks to hold our leaders accountable to the realities of climate science and the principles of justice.

The DC Abortion Fund makes grants to pregnant people near the Washington area to pay for the care they need.

The Marshall Project: Because no red-blooded American should be content to live in a police state.

If students can't afford what they need to pursue their educational goals, the Hope Center helps them with immediate, direct aid.

WildAid’s mission is to end the illegal wildlife trade in our lifetimes.

The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance is created for and led by those living with our two most prevalent mood disorders.

CASANA provides resources for families of those with speech apraxia and helps fund development for speech therapists.

When you buy a book from Better World Books, they give a book to someone in need; to date, they've donated 26.6 million books.

"Fair access to clean diapers improves the physical, mental, and economic well-being of babies, families, and communities."