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Ralph Nader > Special Features > Recommended Civic Groups for Year End Charitable Giving

For those of you who make last minute charitable contributions to “good works,” here is my recommended list of really stalwart, result-oriented, no-nonsense civic advocacy groups.

You can find out yourself all they are doing with modest budgets by going to their websites. They are the lighthouses of a democratic society.

  1. Appalachia-Science in the Public Interest: appalachia-spi.org
  2. Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest: aclpi.org
  3. Beyond Nuclear: beyondnuclear.org
  4. Beyond Pesticides: beyondpesticides.org
  5. Center for Health, Environment & Justice: chej.org
  6. Center for Race, Poverty, and the Environment: crpe-ej.org
  7. Children’s Advocacy Institute: sandiego.edu/cai
  8. Doctors Without Borders USA: doctorswithoutborders.org
  9. Earth Island Institute: earthisland.org
  10. Flyers Rights: flyersrights.org
  11. Honor the Earth: honorearth.org
  12. Indian Law Resource Center: indianlaw.org
  13. Solitary Watch: solitarywatch.org
  14. Nuclear Information and Resources Service: nirs.org
  15. Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility: peer.org
  16. Western Organization of Resource Councils Education Project: worc.org/ep
  17. Whirlwind Wheelchair: whirlwindwheelchair.org
  18. Veterans For Peace: veteransforpeace.org