Popduds selects 5 charities each year to receive a portion of the
Each customer is allowed to choose which charity receives a donation on
If you know of a charity that could use a hand, please contact us and
2011 Selected Charities:
Feeding America (formerly named America's Second Harvest) is the country's
leading hunger-relief charity. Feeding America is a nation-wide
network of more than 200 food banks and food rescue organizations that
serve virtually every county in the United States. If you select
this charity at checkout, a donation will be made on your behalf to help
provide food and grocery products to men, women and children facing hunger
in our country during these difficult times.
Kiva is the world's first person-to-person micro-lending organization,
empowering individuals to lend directly to unique entrepreneurs in the
Donors lend to local financers who distribute the loan to the selected
recipient. After the loan is paid back, the donor can re-lend that
money to a new borrower. If you select this charity at checkout, a
donation will be made on your behalf to give an aspiring entrepreneur the
economic means to lift
themselves out of poverty. When repaid, your donation will be
recycled to help others.
Johns Hopkins University Tutorial Project
The JHU Tutorial Project is the oldest volunteer organization at Johns
Hopkins University. Through this program, undergraduate volunteers
are paired up with Baltimore City elementary students for one-on-one
tutoring in reading, math, and geography. Trained tutors plan an
hour of activities and educational games that are specifically selected
to meet each child's needs, based on assessments conducted at the
beginning of the semester. If you select this charity at checkout,
a donation will be made on your behalf to help purchase books for the
children to take home at the end of each semester.
Operation Smile mobilizes a world of generous hearts to heal children's
smiles and transform lives across the globe.
Since its founding, Operation Smile volunteers have treated more than
120,000 children born with cleft lips, cleft palates and other facial
deformities and the organization has a presence in 51 countries. If you
select this charity at checkout, a donation will be made on your behalf to
pay for an operation for a child in need.
Greyhound Welfare is a greyhound rescue and
placement group. This charity places ex-racing greyhounds in loving
homes throughout the
metropolitan Washington DC area (MD, VA and DC), and in New England (MA,
RI, NH). The volunteer staff facilitates the greyhound's adjustment to their new world
and helps find the perfect match with their new owners. If you
select this charity at checkout, a donation will be made on your behalf
to help place a rescued greyhound in a loving, permanent home.