All year long FOX 29 viewers answer the call to support a good cause or organization. Whether you're walking to raise awareness and funds, or donating school supplies, clothing or money to help those less fortunate in our viewing area, you always support FOX 29 and our partners.
During this Season of Giving, many of our viewers are looking for ways to give back to the local community, whether it's volunteering their time or donating money. The FOX 29 Family Focus Tree of Giving can get you started.
Check out the very worthwhile organizations below. Many are organizations FOX 29 partners up with for different activities throughout the year. Others are organizations or groups you see on "Good Day" or the FOX 29 News, but all are doing great things in the community.
Just click on the link beside the name of the organization to see how you can donate your time or money to help a good cause this holiday season.
Alzheimer's Association: http://www.alz.org/join_the_cause_donate.asp
Every fall, FOX 29 teams up with The Alzheimer's Association for the Walk to End Alzheimer's Events. The Alzheimer's Association's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. It is the leading, global voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care and support, and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research.
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: http://www.lls.org/waystohelp/donate/donateonline/
This fall, FOX 29 teamed up with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society for the "Light the Night" Walk on the Ben Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia. The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS is the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer.
Every fall, Good Salutes the Military, and one of our partners for this annual event is the USO. The USO's mission is to lift the spirits of America's troops and their families. Through the USO, those who donate can touch their lives through an extensive range of programs at more than 160 locations in 27 states and 14 countries, and at hundreds of entertainment events each year.
American Red Cross: http://www.redcross.org/charitable-donations
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
United Way: www.UnitedForImpact.org
United Way improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good. United Way looks to improve education, help people achieve financial stability, and promote healthy lives.
Got Your 6 is a campaign that seeks to use the tools and reach of the entertainment industry to reintroduce military veterans and culture to all Americans. The relationships that Got Your 6 creates aid the transition of veterans, create opportunities for veterans to take on leadership roles at home and in the workplace, and provide the pathways for veterans and civilians reinvigorate our communities together.
Children's Miracle Network: https://donations.childrensmiraclenetworkhospitals.org/
The Children's Miracle Network Hospitals was founded with two simple goals: to help as many children as possible by raising funds for children's hospitals and to keep funds in the community in which they were raised to help local children. As of 2011, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than $4.3 billion—most of which is donated a dollar or two at a time.
Salvation Army: https://donate.salvationarmyusa.org/
The Salvation Army is an organization committed to serving the whole person, body, mind and spirit, with integrity and respect, using creative solutions to positively transform lives.
Comcast Spectacor Charities: http://www.comcastspectacorcharities.org/index.php/get-involved
Since its inception Comcast-Spectacor Charities, which encompasses Flyers Charities and Global Spectrum Charities, has contributed $25 million to charity. The organization prides itself on helping support not one, but a multitude of worthy non-profit organizations that benefit everything from important healthcare initiatives to various youth recreation programs and plenty more.
Philadelphia Police Athletic League: http://www.phillypal.com/pal_howtogive.php
The National Association of Police Athletic/Activities Leagues, Inc. and its member chapters work to prevent juvenile crime and violence by building the bond between cops and kids. PAL offers a number of programs, including sports and arts.
SPCA Delaware County: http://delcospca.org/donations/
Frequently featured on Good Day's "Fox Fursday" segment, the Delaware County SPCA is dedicated to intervention and prevention policies that protect and improve the health and welfare of companion animals and support the people who care for them.
Frequently featured on Good Day's "Fox Fursday" segment, PAWS is a champion for animals—rehabilitating injured and orphaned wildlife, sheltering and adopting homeless cats and dogs, and educating people to make a better world for animals and people. PAWS envisions a world where all people recognize the intrinsic value of animals and consistently make choices that demonstrate compassion and respect.
Frequently featured on Good Day's "Fox Fursday" segment, the Humane Society of the United States is the nation's largest and most effective animal protection organization. The Humane Society helps animals by advocating for better laws to protect animals; conducting campaigns to reform industries; providing animal rescue and emergency response; investigating cases of animal cruelty; and caring for animals through our sanctuaries and wildlife rehabilitation centers, emergency shelters and clinics.
Clean Air Council: http://www.cleanair.org/support_us
The Clean Air Council is a member-supported, nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to protecting everyone's right to breathe clean air. The Council works through public education, community advocacy, and government oversight to ensure enforcement of environmental laws.
The world's leading conservation organization, WWF works in 100 countries and is supported by 1.2 million members in the United States and close to 5 million globally. WWF's unique way of working combines global reach with a foundation in science, involves action at every level from local to global, and ensures the delivery of innovative solutions that meet the needs of both people and nature.
The Conservation Fund: https://community.conservationfund.org/donate_now
The Conservation Fund combines a passion for conservation with an entrepreneurial spirit to protect your favorite places before they become just a memory. A hallmark of The Conservation Fund's work is a deep, unwavering understanding that for conservation solutions to last, they need to make economic sense.
Walnut Street Theater: http://www.walnutstreettheatre.org/support/
The mission of Walnut Street Theatre Company is to sustain the tradition of professional theatre and contribute to its future viability and vitality. The Walnut Street Theater does this through the production and presentation of professional theatre, the encouragement, training and development of artists, the cultivation of diverse audiences, and the preservation and chronicling of its theatre building, a national historic landmark.