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9 Best Charities That Fight Kidney Disease (Complete 2024 List)

Kidney disease affects around 37 million people in the US alone, and almost 90% of them are unaware that they have a kidney issue. Furthermore, approximately 1 in 3 American adults are vulnerable to developing kidney disease but they lack the educational resources and support they need to lower their risk. Fortunately, charities are working hard to educate the public and help researchers to find treatments for kidney disease. So we had to ask: What are the best charities that fight kidney disease?

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9 Best Charities That Fight Depression (Complete 2024 List)

Depression affects 21 million people in the US alone, equaling 8.4% of the population. At its worst, depression can lead to suicide, which causes 700,000 deaths every year. Depression is treatable, but many people still suffer in silence due to the stigma that surrounds the condition or because of a lack of available support. Fortunately, charities around the world are working hard to provide these people with the vital guidance they need to treat their depression. So we had to ask: What are the best charities that fight depression?

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9 Best Charities That Fight to Reduce Food Waste (Complete 2024 List)

Each year, almost 40% of all the food harvested in America goes to waste. Moreover, we lose 35% of this wasted food simply because individual people or the food industry throw it away, even though it’s still edible. At the same time, one in ten Americans experience food insecurity or suffer from malnutrition. Fortunately, many charities are working to handle the world’s food more efficiently and alleviate hunger nationwide. So we had to ask: What are the best charities that fight to reduce food waste?

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9 Best Charities That Support Survivors of Human Trafficking (Complete 2024 List)

Survivors of human trafficking continue to suffer way after the exploitation ends. Statistics show that anxiety and depression continue to afflict up to 88% of victims, and 77% present with post-traumatic stress disorder. Knowing the severity of the damage, charities worldwide are working with survivors to help them achieve full health and peace of mind. So we had to ask: What are the best charities that support survivors of human trafficking?

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9 Best Charities Impacting Haiti (Complete 2024 List)

Haiti has a population of 11.5 million people and 52.3% live at or below the poverty line ($3.20 USD). This makes it the poorest country in Latin America and the Caribbean region. Haiti continues to struggle with corruption, high unemployment rates, poor infrastructure, and inaccessible and ineffective education. Many charities are now working to provide more than just temporary aid, they are seeking to solve Haiti’s poverty at the root causes. So we had to ask: What are the best charities impacting Haiti?

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9 Best Charities That Support People with Disabilities (Complete 2024 List)

Worldwide, over 1 billion people live with some sort of disability, a number that is perpetually growing due to a rise in chronic health conditions and population aging. Many people living with a disability require outside support to complete everyday activities, which can often be difficult to obtain. Luckily, numerous charities are helping these vulnerable people find the support they need. So, we had to ask: What are the best charities to support people with disabilities?

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7 Most Sustainable Woods for Furniture: A Life-Cycle Analysis

Wood is generally a sustainable material for making furniture inside your home, largely thanks to carbon uptake by timber trees. However the environmental impacts of using wood differ depending on the renewing rates vary among tree species, traveling distance, and method of transportation as well as how sustainably they are grown and logged. So we have to ask: Which woods are the most sustainable for indoor furniture?

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9 Best Charities for Sponsoring a Child in Need (Complete 2024 List)

More than 700 million people live in extreme poverty, over half of whom are children. Furthermore, the number of impoverished children is rising: approximately 100 million more children were plunged into poverty as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately, organizations around the world are working to help children living in poverty through sponsorship. So, we had to ask: what are the best charities for sponsoring a child in need?

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9 Best Charities That Promote Sustainability (Complete 2024 List)

The increase in biodiversity loss and greenhouse gas emissions pose a significant danger to sustainability globally. There is an urgent need for sustainable development efforts in the country and worldwide. Charities are working hard to protect the environment and promote the preservation of natural resources. So we had to ask: What are the best charities that promote sustainability?

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Wave Energy Explained: All You Need to Know

Water contains approximately 1,000 times the kinetic energy of wind, making it an energy-dense source. Harnessing the power stored in our oceans’ waves is a low emissions process that can help transition us away from fossil fuels. So, we had to ask: What is wave energy really, and how can it help mitigate climate change?

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11 Best Charities That Support Widows and Widowers (Complete 2024 List)

There are approximately 258 million widows and widowers worldwide, with nearly one in ten living in poverty. Modern conflicts, medical crises, and social changes continue to increase widowhood, which, in turn, raises the chances of loneliness, depression, or even early death. Fortunately, charities worldwide are working to alleviate suffering in times of grief and loss. So we had to ask: What are the best charities that support widows and widowers?

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9 Best Charities for HIV/AIDS Research & Relief (Complete 2024 List)

There are approximately 38.4 million people with HIV and AIDS worldwide. This virus impacts the immune system by killing the cells needed to fight off disease and it can be fatal if not treated. Those who have HIV and AIDS also often face stigma and a lack of access to medical resources. Fortunately, charities around the world are committed to supporting those with HIV and/or AIDS. So we had to ask: What are the best charities for HIV/AIDS research & relief?

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Tidal Energy Explained: All You Need to Know

Tidal energy is one of the most underused and underexplored renewable energies that promises one of the lowest levels of carbon dioxide emissions. So, we had to ask: What is tidal energy really, and how can it help mitigate climate change?

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11 Most Sustainable Woods for Construction: A Life-Cycle Analysis

Wood is generally a sustainable building material, largely thanks to carbon uptake by timber trees. Woods are renewable, though renewing rates vary among tree species. Some woods travel a long distance to reach construction sites, and if they are heavy hardwoods, these transporting miles make a sizable impact on the overall carbon footprint. So we have to ask: Which woods are the most sustainable for construction?

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Solar Energy Explained: All You Need to Know

Enough sunlight strikes the surface of the earth in an hour and a half to account for the world’s energy consumption in a year. Harnessing that sunlight and turning it into energy could play a major role in us transitioning away from fossil fuels and towards renewable energy. So, we had to ask: What is solar energy really, and how can it help mitigate climate change?

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