Category Archives: Charities

Information on charities that the authors believe are worthwhile.

Colorado Wildfires

For those following the fires: 1) Don’t repeat anything or share anything you have not validated. One of the biggest problems in situations like this one is fearmongering and misinformation from people who mean well but haven’t validated what they … Continue reading

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January Charity The Berkeley Colony

From my wonderful friend Laken Steeljaw, child of Hyena Mother. UC Berkeley is home to a unique research facility that houses a colony of captive Spotted Hyenas (Crocuta crocuta). Scientists at the facility have made many discoveries during their work, … Continue reading

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Colorado Gives Day Update

In the November link roundup I mentioned that December 6th was this year’s Colorado Gives Day. Thanks to everyone who participated, they have raised $12 million in donations for local nonprofits this year. On an administrative note, we have updated … Continue reading

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May Link Roundup

Some various links of interest: Therioshamanism has a great post up on Wolf and the Environment. On No Unsacred Place Junpier provides an interesting discussion about Bob Parsons’s killing of an elephant. Galina Krasskova has put up a rather interesting … Continue reading

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Charity Criteria

Since in the past few months we’ve had a few different instances where we’ve posted charities on Weaving Wyrd with the tornados in the south and Japanese earthquake and tsunami, I figured I would take a moment to talk about … Continue reading

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Charities Engaged in the South: Tornado Relief

Following the spree of tornadoes killing potentially 350 or more people in the southern United States as part of the 2011 super outbreak of tornadoes. These are some of the charity organizations I know are engaged in helping in the … Continue reading

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A Helping Hand to Japan

I know many pagans that are sending energy in solidarity with the people of Japan after the devastating earthquake/tsunami/nuclear reactor problems triple threat. Here is a charity I really believe in, for its work worldwide. Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres … Continue reading

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Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief

By now everyone has heard about the massive 9.0 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami that hit Japan yesterday (our time). Charities that are mobilizing to help: Direct Relief International (Donate, this organization allows you to specifically earmark Japan and is … Continue reading

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Colorado Gives Day

I know this is a little late for most people to do anything, but the organization GivingFirst, which makes it easy to find and donate specifically to Colorado charities, has secured matching for contributions made today. If this message did … Continue reading

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Raising Awareness vs. Action

The internet has long been an interesting yet inconsistent way of raising awareness of issues. Methods from viral marketing to chain letters have been used, with varying levels of success, to spread the word from Breast Cancer Awareness Month to … Continue reading

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