Tikkun Ha’olam: Repair the World. Whether giving monetary gifts, donating goods, raising awareness through social media, or volunteering our time, there are many ways we can all be charitable. (A quick visit to can help evaluate whether donations to specific charities are well-utilized.) Listed below are some humble suggestions for your consideration. Whether you choose to support one of these worthy causes, or prefer to research your own, I hope you’ll find one that speaks to you, and help repair this world we share.



International Rescue Committee

Direct Relief

City Harvest

World Central Kitchen

Elton John Aids Foundation, USA

Elton John Aides Foundation, UK

Anti-Defamation League

American Friends of Magen David Adom

National Breast Cancer Coalition

Breast Cancer Research Foundation

UCLA Johnsson Cancer Comprehensive Center

Tower Hematology Oncology

Prostate Cancer Foundation


The Rape Treatment Center at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center

The Mt. Sinai Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Program

The Daniel Pearl Foundation

Jewish Response to Hunger

Global Alliance Against Female Genital Mutilation

Orchid Project

Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research

ALS Association

Alzheimer’s Association

Canary Mission

Lewy Body Dementia Association

Pencils of Promise

Southern Poverty Law Center