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Bookmark This Page! Here’s a List of Charity Initiatives You Can Support for This Festive Season

While you are dettying this December, remember that there are many people out there who have nothing to eat, shelter or clothes to wear. Your little donations will go a long way.

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‘Tis the season to be jolly, and this is the time to spread Christmas cheer to people around you. We, at BellaNaija, decided to put together a list of charity initiatives you can support this holiday.

Please feel free to conduct your own independent research and ask the organizers any questions you have about the events.

There are opportunities to volunteer, donate and even if it’s just by spreading the word, we believe this will go a long way in helping people.

FreeHands Initiative

Come 21st of December, FreeHands Initiative will be visiting a community to make Christmas a little brighter for some families and your donations are required.  it doesn’t have to be cash, you can support this event by donating funds, giving new or gently used clothes, shoes, and other items or becoming a volunteer. You can donate here or through the Stanbis IBTC Bank.

 

Slum2School

Slum2School is a leading volunteer-driven organization providing education to children living in slums and remote communities across Africa. Slum2School is soliciting for your donation(s) to help them achieve many projects. Our kids deserve a better life, donate here.

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Yes We Can?????? #LetsDoMore Repost from @otto_orondaam In less than 21 Days our team transformed 3 dilapidated empty classrooms from Picture 2 to what we have in this video and today 165 lovely children now have a comfortable classroom to learn with lovely teachers and of course new school supplies ????? _ _ _ We plan to add 15 Additional Remodelled Learning Centres and Early Childhood Development Classrooms in the next 3 months for kids in underserved communities and we want you all to join us on this journey. _ _ _ While many of us work in very comfortable offices from Mondays to Fridays, Over 95% of our children in public schools and low income private schools across Nigeria are learning in abysmal states. _ _ Our children are seating on the floor and learning in flooded classrooms with leaking roofs across our country and it’s heartbreaking. Together with our Government we can change this and build our collective future. _ _ Thanks to our incredible volunteers @slum2school for going extra miles to support, raise funds and mentor our kids and our friends at Dominos, PinkBerry & Coldstone who supported the remodelling of one of these 3 Early Childhood Development Centres. They are presently raising funds for 1000 of our kids across Nigeria and we can’t thank them enough. ???❤ _ _ Together Lets Do More to build #TheNigeriaWeWant #OttoOrondaam #Slum2School #EarlyChildhoodEducation #EatNGo #LetsDoMore

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Hospitals For Humanity

Hospitals for Humanity is a non-profit organization that provides free healthcare and open-heart surgery for children. Their staff are willing and compassionate medical professionals from different countries who have worked with and for HFH for many years. They work with organizations, hospitals, and state governments to provide affordable paediatric open-heart surgeries for Nigerian children who need it urgently and can’t get these life-saving surgeries.

Hospital for Humanity are on a mission to provide free open-heart corrective surgeries to Nigerian children in need and invites everyone to help give Nigerian children a chance at healthier lives. Donate here.

 

Save A Child Project

Investing in the educational sector of Nigeria is non-negotiable and with the depreciating state of our educational system, it is important for Nigerians to rise up and help give our kids a better education. The Save A Child project will help children in Aba get access to up-to-standard libraries and learning environments by providing everything that will make encourage their reading habits. With your donations, you can save Aba libraries and when you save the library, you save the child from illiteracy.

 

Visit a hospital today project

Every month, the Visit A Hospital Today Foundation pays a visit to hospitals every last Saturday of the month where they help the underprivileged foot their medical bills. This December, they need your help to put smiles on patients’ faces. They need your donations to raise 1,895,000 Naira for December.

U Recycle initiative

U-recycle Initiative Nigeria is a non-profit led by youths, focused on promoting a circular economy in Nigeria by reinforcing a sustainable recycling culture.

They’re promoting a sustainable recycling culture in Nigeria through schools and community engagement. This December, they will be constructing the first #PlasticBottleBuilding in Lagos which would serve as an environmental resource center for high-school students in Lagos, and they need you to donate 1,000 Naira only to make this a reality.

Abivah Foundation

Santa is in town! In the spirit of Christmas, Abivah Foundation will be reaching out to 500 kids in Ibadan and they need your donations. The good thing is that it doesn’t have to be in cash, you can donate in kind – food, clothes, shoes and so on.

REES Africa

Rees Africa is a youth-led organization positioned to enable energy access, promote environmental sustainability and inspire millennials across Africa. This month, until January, they will be ensuring affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy in Kaduna by lighting it up! To make the Light Up Kaduna project a reality, they need your donations.

Clare Cares Foundation

On the 18th of December, Clare cares Foundation will be feeding one thousand children in Shogunle, Oshodi and they need your help! With just 1,000 Naira, you can feed a child conveniently and put smiles on their faces.

Zamfara Charity

It’s Harmattan in Nigeria and for (most especially) our Northern folks, this means one thing… cold. Zamfara Charity is calling on everyone to save children from cold by donating your old or unused cardigans, head warmers, socks and many more for the ‘Save A Child From Cold’ project. No matter how small you think it is, just give!

While you are dettying this December, remember that there are many people out there who have nothing to eat, shelter or clothes to wear. Your little donations will go a long way.

Compliments of the season!

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