So if you're ready to join the "Don't need more things, thanks" crowd, here is a list of charities we've given to and have been very happy with. Feel free to leave your own charities as a comment (below) and we can make a great list together!
- Medicins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders
- The Heifer Project
- Mercy Corps
- Northwest Medical Teams
- The Delta Society, an international charity started right here in Portland that uses the power of animals to heal humans. Thanks, Gregg!
- Neighborhood House, a 100-year-old social services nonprofit started by immigrant women in Portland that serves the local community with programs from early childhood education to senior citizens, as well as a homeless shelter. Thanks, Salauddin!