Charities & Causes

Charitable hands outreaching
Times are tough. The financial crisis has struck many, and everywhere across America people are looking for ways to save money. Despite the rough economy, we’ve discovered that – now, more than ever – MNN readers are looking for ways that they can give back. They are seeking avenues where they can help improve the world around them through charitable giving. The articles in this section reflect that mood of philanthropy and helping those in need.
From individual giving and acts of kindness to supporting specific causes, charity is more widespread than ever.  There are many causes aligned with MNN's mission to 'Improve Your World' that range from environmental conservation and animal rescue to outreach. MNN provides a wealth of content on ways to give back and conserve as well as profiles activities by any number of charitable causes. (Photo: Shutterstock)

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Betty White receives snake for 91st birthday

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Architects for Animals gives shelter to feral cats

Bottle of White House beer auctioned for $1,200

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