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Local Independent Charities of Texas

[ Charitable Group Code: 47 ]

AIDS Foundation Houston, Inc.

AIDSHelp.org Help us realize an AIDS free generation. 20% of HIV positive individuals are unaware of their status. AIDS doesn't discriminate. Everyone is at risk. - 25.00%

AIDS Services of Austin

asaustin.org Committed to creating an empowered community, free from stigma, for people affected by HIV and AIDS, ASA focuses on preventing the spread of HIV. - 16.38%

AIDS Services of Dallas

aidsdallas.org  Help us continue providing service-enriched housing for low-income men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS. To our residents, housing is healthcare! - 17.3%

American Gateways

americangateways.org We provide the legal services immigrants need to navigate our immigration system, join our American family, and begin new lives free of torture and abuse. - 3.99%

Animal Defense League of Texas

adltexas.org True no-kill shelter; homeless, abused and neglected dogs/cats receive medical services including urgent care-, shelter, love while searching for homes. Spay/neuter services. - 18.44%

Arc of Greater Houston

aogh.org Family support, resources, programs for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities: respite, camps, support groups, social and leisure, educational advocacy for students. - 8.35%

Arc of Texas

thearcoftexas.org To help people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live and work in their communities through innovative programs, education and legislation to protect their interests. - 10.02%

Ascend Center for Learning

ascendaustin.org We target motivated adults who require economic, academic, and personal assistance and help them change their lives by offering them opportunities through education. - 17.67%

Austin Humane Society

austinhumanesociety.org AHS offers comprehensive, humane, life-saving animal services through innovative, nationally recognized programs that save the lives of thousands of dogs and cats each year. - 21.86%

Autism Society of Greater Austin

austinautismsociety.org We strive to change lives by connecting families and individuals who are impacted by autism to community resources and support throughout Central Texas. - 2.88%

Center for Public Policy Priorities

cppp.org The Center is a nonpartisan, nonprofit policy institute committed to improving public policies to better economic and social conditions of low and moderate income Texans. - 9.00%

Central Texas SPCA

centraltexasspca.org A no-kill pet shelter that provides a homelike environment, food, medical care, until a "forever" home can be found. Supported solely by public donations. - 7.85%

Drug Prevention Resources

dpri.com Everyday thousands of youth are using drugs and putting their life in great risk. Help us to promote healthy, positive and drug free lifestyles. - 7.27%

Family Planning Associates of San Antonio

pptrust.org Someone you know . . . Thinks she feels a lump. Is planning her pregnancy. Has a new job but with no health insurance. We're here. We Care. - 6.39%

Green Doors

greendoors.org Green Doors' mission is to prevent and help end homelessness and poverty housing for those working to achieve independent living in Central Texas. - 11.79%

Habitat for Humanity of San Antonio

habitatsa.org Working with low-income families willing to empower themselves. Building and selling homes for no interest/profit. Hand up, not a hand out. - 8.75%

Helping Restore Ability

helpingrestoreability.org Children on ventilators, adults with spinal cord injuries, seniors with dementia - these are the people we keep safe and prevent hospitalization and nursing home placement. - 2.24%

Helping the Aging, Needy, and Disabled Inc. - HAND

handaustin.org H.A.N.D. provides in-home, personal assistance, social work services and transportation to the elderly and people with disabilities to enhance independence and dignity. - 13.41%

Heritage Society

heritagesociety.org Houston's cultural history resounds with themes of determination, courage, and individualism. Help us preserve our community's diverse history and bring Houston's past alive! - 23.89%

Hospice Austin

hospiceaustin.org Every day of every life matters. We provide family-centered, quality end-of-life care for terminally ill patients, emphasizing compassion, independence, respect and dignity. - 13.07%

Houston Hospice

houstonhospice.org Everyone deserves compassionate end-of-life care, regardless of their ability to pay. Help us provide quality hospice care to people of all ages. - 12.74%

Houston SPCA

houstonspca.org Orphaned, abused and neglected animals deserve a second chance. Help us give these innocent victims a second chance at life! - 14.59%

Humane Society of San Antonio

sahumane.org Driven to protect and improve the lives of cats and dogs by educating the community, providing shelter, spay/neuter services, and connecting friends for life. - 17.23%

LifeNet Community Behavioral Healthcare

lifenettexas.org  Lifenet provides personal care for anyone who struggles with mental health disorders, addiction, housing for the homeless, food for the hungry and employment opportunities. - 15.06%

Literacy Coalition of Central Texas

willread.org Literacy transforms lives, lifts families & individuals out of poverty to create a Central Texas community that is 100% literate, employable, and engaged. - 12.64%

Local Independent Charities of Texas

lictx.org We share your gift among local independent charitable organizations helping children, the poor, the ill, the disabled, the elderly and others in need. - 1.88%

Meals on Wheels of Johnson and Ellis Counties

servingthechildrenofyesterday.org  Helps homebound elderly and disabled people remain independent and healthy providing home-delivered meals, daily visits from volunteers and support for individuals and their families. - 12.72%

Network of Community Ministries

thenetwork.org  A lobby filled daily with hundreds-- women, children and elderly-- who are desperate for real help from us--food, shelter, clothing and immediate healthcare, now. - 13.31%

New Beginning Center

newbeginningcenter.org Families destroyed by domestic violence. People killed by their partners. Children witnessing violence and sometimes the victims. Help us provide safety for these abused victims. - 17.43%

Operation Homefront - Texas

operationhomefront.net/texas Emergency financial and other assistance to the families of our military service members and wounded warriors. Help protect freedom. - 4.71%

Out Youth

outyouth.org Sexual minority youth (LGBTQ), largely invisible, need support. Help us keep them safe so they can fearlessly be themselves. - 20.91%

People's Community Clinic

austinpcc.org Our mission is to improve the health of medically underserved and uninsured Central Texans by providing high quality, affordable health care. - 14.33%

Planned Parenthood Association of Cameron and Willacy Counties

plannedparenthood.org/cameron-willacy Someone you know. Thinks she feels a lump. Is planning her pregnancy. Has a new job but no health insurance. We’re here. We care. - 8.40%

Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast

ppgulfcoast.org We ensure the right and ability of all members of our community to manage their reproductive health by providing comprehensive health services, education and advocacy. - 10.21%

Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas, Inc.

ppgreatertx.org We are health care with heart, educators on a mission and champions of the uninsured improving lives by providing affordable, comprehensive health care and education. - 20.12%

Planned Parenthood Sexual Healthcare Services

plannedparenthood.org/ppshs Someone you know . . .Thinks she feels a lump. Is planning her pregnancy. Has a new job but with no health insurance. We're here. We care. - 6.54%

Project Mend

projectmend.org Believing that mobility and independence are basic human rights, we empower individuals through the reuse of medical equipment to become active members of their communities. - 20.16%

Rose, The

theRose.org Provides breast cancer screenings, diagnostics, and patient navigation into treatment for all women regardless of their ability to pay. - 12.34%

S.H.A.P.E. Community Center

shape.org Family strengthening and empowerment programs focusing comprehensively on education, culture, parenting, youth development, counseling, prevention, intervention, and elder intergenerational services for the Greater Houston Area. - 11.05%

Samaritan Center for Counseling and Pastoral Care

samaritan-center.org We provide counseling and integrative medicine for everyone regardless of ability to pay. We give people hope. We keep families together. We save lives. - 13.44%

Shared Housing Center

sharedhousing.org  Breaking the cycle of homelessness. Opening doors and bringing hope through housing solutions and supportive services to the elderly and single parent families. - 12.33%

Sight Into Sound

sightintosound.org We provide three primary services: Custom Reading, Radio Programming and Descriptive Services to individuals who are blind, physically challenged or have learning differences. - 16.68%


spaysa.org Thousands of animals are euthanized each year. Strays suffer alone, with no voice. Help us provide low cost spay/neuter surgeries and reduce animal overpopulation. - 17.50%

Support Our Troops, Inc. - Texas Chapter

supportourtroops.org Don't abandon the troops! They Support Us, Let's Support Them! Help Support Our Troops provide tons of morale and well-being to troops - families worldwide. - 0.79%

Tarrant Area Food Bank

tafb.org Hunger hurts. With your help, the Food Bank converts each dollar donated into five meals for our hungry neighbors: kids, seniors and the working poor. - 3.80%

Tarrant County Samaritan Housing

samaritanhouse.org Rescuing the sick and homeless. Nurturing health and purpose. Launching hope in families affected by HIV/AIDS. Help provide a home; help give people hope. - 18.55%

Texas Association Against Sexual Assault

taasa.org TAASA is the voice of sexual assault survivors in Texas. We provide education, outreach and assistance to victims of assault and abuse. - 14.46%

Texas Council on Family Violence

tcfv.org A family's strength is weakened by violence occurring in the one place that should be the safest--home. Help us help victims of domestic violence. - 14.55%

Texas Hearing and Service Dogs

servicedogs.org Provision of Hearing/Service Dogs to disabled Texas residents; to provide abandoned dogs renewed lives of love; to provide the dogs/training free of charge. - 12.32%

Texas Homeless Network

thn.org 34,052 Texans identified as homeless during a physical count in January 2013. That's 34,052 too many. Everyone deserves a home. Let's end homelessness. - 8.22%

Waterloo Counseling Center

waterloocounseling.org Depression and anxiety can make you lose your way. Waterloo Counseling Center is your resource for affordable, affirming individual, couples, group and family therapy. - 15.34%

Wright House Wellness Center, The

thewrighthouse.org HIV/Hepatitis C are human illnesses. WHWC provides support/education/empowerment to those living with/at-risk for these illnesses utilizing a "whole person" approach. - 7.93%

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