International Aid & Relief Charities

NOTE: Charities are listed alphabetically, including any articles at the beginning of the name. For instance, if the charity's name is "The Bible League", you should look in the section beginning with the letter 'T', as well as in the section beginning with 'B'.

Africare helps Africa. Over the course of its 32 years, Africare has become a leader among private, charitable U.S. organizations assisting Africa. It is the oldest and largest African-American organi... [read more]

America's Second Harvest
America's Second Harvest is the nation's largest domestic hunger relief organization. Through a network of over 200 food banks and food-rescue programs, they provide emergency food assistance to more ... [read more]

American Jewish World Service
American Jewish World Service [AJWS] is an independent not-for-profit organization founded in 1985 to help alleviate poverty, hunger and disease among the people of the world regardless of race, relig... [read more]

American Red Cross
Led by 1.2 million volunteers, the American Red Cross is dedicated to saving lives, easing suffering and restoring hope at home and around the world. The Red Cross annually mobilizes relief to the vic... [read more]

American Refugee Committee
The American Refugee Committee (ARC) works for the survival, health, and well-being of refugees, displaced persons, and those at risk, and seeks to enable them to rebuild productive lives of dignity a... [read more]

AmeriCares Foundation
AmeriCares is a nonprofit disaster relief and humanitarian aid organization, which provides immediate response to emergency medical needs -- and supports long-term healthcare programs -- for all peopl... [read more]

Bread for the World
Celebrating more than 25 years of seeking justice for the world's hungry people, Bread for the World is a Christian voice for ending hunger in the new century. Bread for the World's 46,000 members ... [read more]

Brother's Brother Foundation
Since its founding in 1958, BBF has donated over $960 million dollars worth of needed resources, weighing over 66,000 tons to more than 40 million people in over 110 countries on five continents. O... [read more]

CARE's mission is to serve individuals and families in the poorest communities in the world. Drawing strength from our global diversity, resources and experience, we promote innovative solutions and a... [read more]

Catholic Relief Services
Catholic Relief Services was founded in 1943 by the Catholic Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and disadvantaged outside the country. The fundamental motivating force in all activities o... [read more]

Childreach is the U.S. member of Plan, a global, non-profit, child-centered development organization helping needy children and their families in developing countries since 1937. Our grassroots, commu... [read more]

Christian Children's Fund
What began as a missionary's determination to help children devastated by war more than 60 years ago has evolved into a community of caring sponsors reaching out to needy children and their families a... [read more]

Compassion International
Compassion International grew from the desire of one man to help children in need. Rev. Everett Swanson was moved by the plight of Korean orphans as he preached there in the early 1950s. He went on to... [read more]

Direct Relief International
Since 1948, Direct Relief International has worked to improve the quality of life for people in need. We focus on health – by providing essential material resources to locally run health programs in p... [read more]

Doctors Without Borders USA
Médecins Sans Frontières (also known as Doctors Without Borders or MSF) delivers emergency aid to victims of armed conflict, epidemics, and natural and man-made disasters, and to others who lack healt... [read more]

Farm Aid
In 1985, Farm Aid was born from the passion and commitment of a group of musical artists who wanted to give something back to the rural communities that raised them. For over a decade, Farm Aid co-fou... [read more]

Feed the Children
Feed The Children is a nonprofit, Christian, charitable organization providing physical, spiritual, educational, vocational/technical, psychological, economic and medical assistance and other necessar... [read more]

Food for the Hungry
Since 1971, it has been our mission to enable people to be the incarnated hands and feet of Jesus -- to follow him into the pain of our world. Food for the Hungry is an international organization that... [read more]

Food for the Poor
Food For The Poor (FFP) ministers to spiritually renew impoverished people throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. Established in 1982, our goals are to improve the health, economic, social and sp... [read more]

Girls and Boys Town
Father Flanagan’s Boys’ Home, known as the original Boys Town, is a leader in the treatment and care of "at-risk" boys and girls and in the research and development of programs to meet the ever-changi... [read more]

Habitat for Humanity International
Habitat for Humanity International is a nonprofit, nondenominational Christian housing organization. We welcome all people to join us as we build simple, decent, affordable, houses in partnership with... [read more]

Heifer Project International
Heifer International combats hunger, alleviates poverty, and restores the environment by providing appropriate livestock, training, and related services to small-scale farmers worldwide. Heifer helps ... [read more]

International Aid
International Aid is a Christian relief and development agency that responds to Biblical mandates by providing and supporting solutions in healthcare. International Aid, a 501 (c)3 organization, is a ... [read more]

International Rescue Committee
The International Rescue Committee is a non-profit, non-sectarian, voluntary agency providing assistance to refugees around the world. The International Rescue Committee was founded at the request of ... [read more]

MAP International
Founded over 45 years ago as an arm of the Christian Medical Society, MAP (Medical Assistance Programs) moved to its permanent location in Brunswick, Georgia in 1985. Today MAP continues to serve the ... [read more]

Mennonite Central Committee
Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is a relief, service, community development and peace agency of the North American Mennonite and Brethren in Christ churches. MCC seeks to demonstrate God's love ... [read more]

Mercy Corps International
Mercy Corps is a not-for-profit organization that exists to alleviate suffering, poverty, and oppression by helping people build secure, productive, and just communities. Since 1979, Mercy Corps h... [read more]

Neighborhood Centers
Neighborhood Centers Inc. (NCI) was founded in 1907 by Alice Graham Baker. A prominent member of Houston society, Mrs. Baker was moved to action when a homeless child was found sleeping on the steps ... [read more]

Operation Blessing International
The mission of Operation Blessing International is to demonstrate God's love by alleviating human need and suffering in the United States and around the world. In efforts to relieve human suffering... [read more]

Oxfam America is an international development organization dedicated to creating lasting solutions to hunger, poverty and social injustice around the world. Oxfam provides financial, technical and... [read more]

Samaritan's Purse
Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs... [read more]

Save the Children
The history of Save the Children is a story of positive change and people - millions of people in thousands of communities around the globe - working together to create opportunities for the world's c... [read more]

U.S. Committee for Refugees
Refugees are people who have lost everything: their homes, their belongings, their freedom, and their loved ones. Often, all that they have left are their inherent rights as human beings. Since 1958, ... [read more]

World Concern
Skilled professionals are welcomed in many developing countries to share their expertise. That's why World Concern sends veterinarians, agriculturalists, teachers, and many others to share Christ's lo... [read more]

World Neighbors
World Neighbors works with the rural poor in 18 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America to strengthen the ability of individuals and communities to solve their own problems of hunger, poverty and ... [read more]


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