5 Charities to Donate to this Giving Tuesday
Posted on November 30, 2021
To help us all give back this #GivingTuesday, we're bringing you some charitable inspiration with this list of organizations that live in the hearts of members of our Sola community. We encourage you to read, share and consider donating to one of these wonderful organizations.
1. Kids to Love
Recommended by Tahesa Nelson, 2020 Face of Sola & Studio 406 Hair Salon Owner
Kids to Love Foundation is an organization dedicated to meeting the immediate needs of foster children. Since its incorporation in 2004, the Kids to Love Foundation has been able to reach over 275,000 foster children, rescuing them and meeting their needs. Their range of programs are as diverse as the foster children they serve. Learn more or donate here.
2. Wounded Warriors Project
Recommended by Susan Rouse, Hair Ink Studio Owner
The Wounded Warriors Project is a non-profit charity and veterans service organization that began in 2003 to offer a variety of programs, services and events for wounded veterans of military actions following September 11, 2001. This organization helps give a voice and provides a safe space for veterans to begin the journey to recovery. Learn more or donate here.
3. Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.)
Recommended by Toni Reale, Reale & Co. Salon Owner
Operation Underground Railroad is a team of former CIA, military personnel, and other trained professionals, who work with law enforcement to free survivors of human trafficking and exploitation. Operation Underground Railroad currently supports operation efforts in 28 countries including the United States, and provides children the proper support after their traumatic experience. Learn more or donate here.
4. Project Angel Heart
Recommended by Jennie Wolff, Chief Marketing Officer of Sola Salons
Project Angel Heart prepares and delivers medically tailored meals to people living with severe illnesses, and provides them the proper nutrition they need to get stronger, heal and remain at home. Each week, their professional chefs and registered dietitian prepare thousands of delicious meals, from scratch, and tailor them to meet the medical and dietary needs of those who are ill. Learn more or donate here.
5. Houston Children's Charity
Recommended by Daily Towels, a Houston-based salon laundry service company
Houston Children's Charity is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for Greater Houston’s underprivileged, abused and disabled children who have been otherwise left behind. They work to create a world where every child has their own bed, clothing, school supplies, transportation, health services, and joyful holidays — and have provided program services for more than 3,500,000 children. Learn more or donate here.