I'm having a birthday this year.
I mean, I have one every year. But a larger and rounder-looking one arrives this year.
And here's what I want for a gift: to do the most good possible.
So here are a few links to my favorite organizations. Please help me help them.
Help provide safe drinking water: water.org
Send a girl to school in a country where education is not free: https://camfed.org/donate/
Help people in Raleigh experiencing homelessness: http://www.lovewinsministries.org/catalog/
Stop the spread of disease (including tuberculosis, cholera and ebola) among the world's poorest people: https://donate.pih.org/give-today
Help people around the world get emergency medical care: https://donate.doctorswithoutborders.org/onetime.cfm?type=tribute
Help refugees fleeing violence: https://help.rescue.org/donate
Restore trees and stop deforestation in the poorest country in this part of the world: http://www.thehaititreeproject.org/take-action/
Help Wake County students whose parents can't afford to keep them in decent school clothes:
Truly, this is all I want. For Christmas, too.