Featured Charities

Each month, the Magpies podcast features a different charity and asks their listeners to donate if they can. This list contains all the charities that have been highlighted on the show, along with links and information about the charity.

April 2019 – National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center

A United States national non-profit that provides support, leadership, and resources to Native American women and children facing domestic violence.

March 2019 – Equality Florida

A Florida-based nonprofit advocating for the rights of LGBTQ+ Floridians in local and state government.

February 2019 – McLean Hospital

A mental health hospital in Massachusetts that provides care to those experiencing a mental health crisis.

January 2019 – #TransCrowdFund (Twitter)

A social media hashtag where trans people who need financial support can reach out to the community for donations.

December 2018 – Howard Brown Health

A Chicago-based queer health organization that provides healthcare, mental health services, research, and education for the LGBTQ+ community.

November 2018 – South Carolina Aquarium

A sea turtle rehabilitation center that accepts both cash donations and purchases from their Amazon wishlist for supplies.

October 2018 – Assata’s Daughters

A Chicago-based organization for women-identified black people that focuses on empowerment, education, and activism.

September 2018 – Give a Kid a Home

A charitable campaign organized by the Tampa Bay charity Family Resources, this campaign raises funds to help homeless youth into shelters and off the streets.

August 2018 – Sylvia Rivera Law Project

A legal fund specializing in support for trans, non-binary, and gender non-conforming people.

July 2018 – The Glenwood Sunday Market

A farmers market located in Chicago’s north side that provides food access programs to low-income shoppers, enabling everyone to enjoy fresh, locally grown food.

June 2018 – Unidos: Hispanic Federation

A charity raising funds for hurricane recovery in Puerto Rico.

May 2018 – Masjid al-Rabia

A Chicago-based mosque for trans, queer, women, disabled, and other marginalized Muslims.

April 2018 – 320 Changes Direction

A mental health charity focusing on suicide prevention, founded in memory of Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington.

March 2018 – NAACP

A civil rights organization advocating for political, social, and economic justice and equality for African Americans and all people of color.