Charity Research
General Resources
Just Give - facilitates charitable giving; links to charity's GuideStar Report (info on mission, programs, leaders, goals, accomplishments, and needs)
Better Business Bureau National Charity Reports Index - evaluates charities based on the BBB's 20 standards for charity accountability
Charity Navigator - evaluates financial health of charities

Specific Organizations
A Glimmer of Hope Foundation - works with development organizations to provide social services to rural Ethiopia
Amazima Ministries - Charity in Uganda
Alzheimers Association 
The Amanda Riley Foundation 
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) 
American Red Cross - provides disaster relief, blood donations
Angel Flight of Georgia - provides free transportation for people with medical needs that can't be met in their local area
Atlanta Community Foodbank - distributes food and other grocery items to other non-profit agencies benefitting families and individuals in the greater Atlanta region
Atlanta Humane Society - helps animals find homes
Bone Marrow Foundation - helps raise money and match donors 
Books for Kids Foundation - promotes literacy among disadvantaged children and youth
Boys and Girls Club of America - helps young people through planned activities and mentoring
Clearwater Marine Aquarium - Rescue for our Marine Animals
Dove Self-Esteem Fund - helping girls with self-esteem issues
Dress for Success - Helping Atlanta find jobs
Family Promise of Gwinnett - helping end homelessness
Friends of Gwinnett County Senior Citizens
Fugees in Clarkston - Helps child survivors of war
Georgia Wildlife Federation - Conserving Georgia's Natural Resources
Goodwill- helping the needy by providing education, training, and career services
Habitat for Humanity - Building homes to make a difference
Hope House of North Georgia - Creating a safe house
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Kids Hope USA - bringing positive influences to children
The Learning Tea A second resource - Life scholarships to women from India
LPGA Foundation - helping girls and women through golf initiatives
Make-A-Wish Foundation - grants wishes to children with life-threatening medial conditions
March of Dimes - assists with infant birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality through research and support
Marys Meals - a simple solution to world hunger
The Nature Conservancy - works to preserve plants, animals, natural communities of the Earth
NBA Cares - Created by the NBA to build communities
No Kid Hungry - feeding hungry kids in America
ONE Campaign - campaign to eliminate poverty
PetSmart Charities - saves lives of homeless pets
Relay for Life - supports the American Cancer Society
Respire Haiti - Helping children and people in Haiti
Ronald McDonald House Charities - supports the health and well-being of children
The Salvation Army - community programs and services
Special Olympics Georgia - Olympic events for individuals with mental disabilities
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - treats children with medial problems, regardless of financial problems
Susan G. Komen Foundation - raises awareness and funds for breast cancer research
The Trevor Project - Suicide Prevention for LGBTQ Youth
Tide Loads of Hope- helps victims of natural disasters
Trinity Soup Kitchen - Soup Kitchen in Atlanta
Toys for Tots - collects toys for the needy
UNICEF - helping children throughout the world by providing health and social services
United Way - provides assistance to different organizations at local community level
Water for People - helping bring clean drinking water around the world
World Vision - works with children and families all over the world who are experiencing poverty or injustice
Wounded Warrior Project 
YMCA or YMCA Atlanta - focused on developing family and community bonds and spiritual, mental, and physical well-being