How You Can Help Now

Ready to help save the world? There are thousands of nonprofit organizations from which to choose, whether you want to give money, volunteer your time or donate goods (watch out for shipping costs). Be prepared to do your homework: you can find tools to vet many organizations at www.charitywatch.org and www.charitynavigator.com Lesser-known groups may require more extensive digging. Then follow through with a generous heart. Here's a list to get you started:

DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS 212-679-6800 www.doctorswithoutborders.org From Africa to Asia to Latin America, from AIDS to malaria to acute starvation, the medical staff...

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