Charities worth your time and money
The latest Australian budget has cut our national foreign aid budget again, so I’m putting my money where my mouth is and donating a larger part of my income. If you’re Australian, I can vouch for, and donate to, these:
Cure Cancer Australia: They directly fund medical researchers, and they don’t hire high-pressure chuggers like other funds regrettably do.
Global Development Group: You can choose to let them decide where your money goes each month. Causes include the World Food Programme and Syrian refugee assistance. This is where I’m spending most.
Guide Dogs NSW/ACT: I had no idea private donations are the bulk of their income. They should get more government funding, but here we are.
Heart Foundation: Cardio-vascular research, advocacy and assistance.
I’ll be adding to this list.