5 Ways To Give Back This Mother’s Day

5 Ways To Give Back This Mothers Day

Looking for a last-minute Mother’s Day gift that’s more meaningful than flowers or perfume? Why not give back with a charitable donation to one of these organizations doing wonderful things for mothers and babies across the globe.

Every Mother Counts: You may have heard of EMC thanks to its recent presence in the fashion world (Christy Turlington is the founder and the organization recently collaborated with Clare Vivier, Stella & Dot and Minted (to name a few) to create products with proceeds that go toward the cause. Every Mother Counts has a goal of making pregnancy and childbirth safe for mothers everywhere via transportation, education and supplies. Donate here

Help A Mother Out: Did you know it costs an estimated $2,850 to diaper one baby over the course of a year? That’s a lot of money and especially a huge expense to someone living in poverty. Help A Mother Out is on a mission to be sure that every mother in need has access to diapers for her child. Donate here.

1,000 Days: Because the nutritional intake in the 1,000 days between a woman’s pregnancy and her child’s second birthday is a crucial period in the child’s ability to grow, learn and thrive, 1,000 Days is dedicated to ensuring that mothers and their babies are healthy and well-nourished. Donate here.

Project Night Night: 1 in 30 children in the U.S. will face homelessness this year. Project Night Night provides thousands of these children with a package that includes a security blanket, an age-appropriate book and a stuffed animal to help give them a sense of comfort during a difficult time. Donate here

Baby2Baby: This organization provides the necessities to low-income babies and children—think diapers, clothing and the essentials every kid needs and deserves. Donate here

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Author: Caitlin Kruse