Five Great Charities You Can Support on #givingtuesday

Wary of charities and where your money really goes? Here are five I trust that get your donations to those in need:
  1. Homes for Our Troops builds mortgage-free, specially adapted homes nationwide for severely injured Veterans Post-9/11, to enable them to rebuild their lives. Watch their fun video and learn more about the group here
  2. Share Our Strength’s NO KID HUNGRY campaign. 16 million American kids struggle with hunger every day. Until midnight tonight, all gifts to @nokidhungry will be DOUBLED by Hickory Farms & Kettle Brand.;jsessionid=52D17FFF671576AB2FEE5F9782
  3. (Here’s an interview I did with SOS’s Billy Shore and its spokesman Jeff Bridges: )
  4. KIPP DC Lead Academy – established in 2012, the charter school teaches 400 kids grades 1-4 from some of D.C.’s most in need families. Read more about the school here: Donate here:
  5. Hortons Kids empowers at-risk children in grades K through 12 in Anacostia, D.C., and prepares them for college, career, and life through educational opportunities and comprehensive programs tailored to their needs.
  6. Defenders of Freedom, committed to supporting Post 9/11 Veterans with emergency financial assistance for a smooth transition to civilian life.