Where to Give for Giving Tuesday In The ICT!


Look to give this year? What better day to give than GIVING TUESDAY!

Here's a list of some of my favorite local places to give for #GivingTuesday!

ANIMALS

  • Kansas Humane Society - From now until November 30, 2021, The Decarsky Foundation agreed to match up to $10,000 in donations for Giving Tuesday! ANY donation will help! To donate by check, please mail to 3313 N. Hillside, Wichita KS 67219. To make a gift by phone, please call Stephanie Curtis at (316) 220-8706.
  • Beauties & Beasts: 11th Hour Rescue - Never shying away from the tough cases, and Beauties & Beasts try to never leave any animal behind who is sick, injured, elderly, or hurting. This is where we depend on YOU. Beauties and Beasts is a non-profit who relies on donations to save as many animals as they can.
  • Mt. Hope Animal Sanctuary in Burrton, KS - Dogs, cats, pigs, horses, chickens, llamas, you name it, Mt. Hope Animal Sanctuary has more than likely rescued it. The easiest way to donate is through their Facebook page.
  • Wichita Animal Action League a.k.a WAAL - WAAL is completely reliant on public donations to meet the needs of the hundreds of animals that depend on us to save their lives. They do not receive ongoing support from any national agency.
  • Kevlar K-9 - Kevlar K-9 trains Disability Service Dogs for Veterans at little to no cost to the Veteran. These trained companions help veterans cope with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder.

CHILDREN

  • Child Advocacy Center of Sedgwick County - The CACSC helps protect children in Sedgwick County from abuse or further victimization.
  • Wichita’s Littlest Heroes - Wichita's Littlest Heroes provides regular, free events and parties where the Heroes and their families can celebrate and have fun with others who can relate to their struggles. 
  • Kansas Big Brothers & Big Sisters - KBBBS helps provide adult mentors for youth facing adversity.
  • Kansas Children's Foundation - Helps the health and human potential of our children by providing meaningful support and resources across Kansas.
  • Wichita Children's Home - The Wichita Children’s Home is a non-profit organization that offers the only emergency, temporary, and residential care for children in our community.

FAMILIES/MOTHERS/PEOPLE

  • The Tree House - The Treehouse offers mothers and babies a brighter future through sharing God’s love, basic necessities, education, and genuine personal care. By incorporating Christ into everything they do at The Treehouse, they teach moms they are not alone.
  • Family Promise of Greater Wichita - Family Promise of Greater Wichita unites hearts and hands to provide compassionate hospitality and empower homeless families with children to achieve sustainable independence.
  • Envision - Envision looks to help improve the quality of life and provide inspiration and opportunity for people who are blind or visually impaired through employment, outreach, rehabilitation, education, and research.
  • ICT S.O.S - ICT S.O.S. aims to end human trafficking through prevention and awareness education and works as advocacy for survivors.

FOOD

  • Kansas Food Bank - The Kansas Food Bank helps to provide comprehensive and compassionate HungerCare whenever and wherever it is needed.
  • ICT Food Rescue - ICT Food Rescue are volunteers who work as food rescuers, food runners, and gleaners.
  • The Lord's Diner - The Lord’s Diner, a non-profit soup kitchen operated by the community, for the community, provides an evening meal from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., seven days a week, 365 days a year, including holidays.

Whichever organizations you decide to give to, know that your act of kindness helped give someone in your community a better life. Thank you for giving and making this world a better place!


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