Here are some of our favorite charities located in Virginia Beach, VA. We have made sure each of them are eligible for tax deductions when you help your local community by donating your car. Your values and choice can make a difference.
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Fostering awareness, exploration and understanding of the significant art of our time
The Contemporary Art Center of Virginia (CAC) is a noncollecting institution founded in 1952 to foster awareness, exploration and understanding of the significant art of our time. Regularly changing exhibitions feature painting, sculpture, photography, glass, video and other visual media from internationally acclaimed artists as well as artists of national and regional renown. By balancing its four primary activities--gallery exhibitions, studio art classes, educational outreach programs and outdoor art shows--the Contemporary Art Center of Virginia seeks to involve a diverse regional public in the rich and active language of contemporary visual art. CAC also offers a wide variety of art exploration programs that enhance your knowledge of contemporary art.
For their families, for their sacrifice, for their bravery, for their dedication.
The Navy SEAL Foundation's mission is to provide educational and motivational support, promote health and welfare programs for the Naval Special Warfare Community, and perpetuate the history and heritage of the U.S. Naval Commandos. Our Foundation is strong, our leadership is dedicated, and our mission is noble. The Navy SEAL Foundation is proud to serve the Naval Special Warfare community including the U.S. Navy SEALs, SWCC, NSW Support Personnel, and their families. Our programs center around three pillars: health and welfare, including tragedy assistance and family events; education and motivation, including scholarships and tuition assistance; and history and heritage, including the funding of monuments and memorials.
End Dalit trafficking, make slavery history
The Dalit Freedom Network is a human rights, non-government organization that partners with the Dalit people in India in their quest for freedom, justice, and human dignity by mobilizing human, intellectual, and financial resources. We represent a vast network of justice-minded, modern-day abolitionists committed to freedom for India's "untouchables." We believe we can end Dalit injustices, such as human trafficking and child labor, and make slavery history in India.
It's a life experience
The mission of the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center Foundation is to increase the public's knowledge and appreciation of Virginia's marine environment and inspire commitment to preserve its existence. We do this through our whale and dolphin watch programs; marine science education outreach; the Ocean In Motion Chesapeake Bay Learning Lab; and programs and exhibits at the Museum. The Museum features over 700,000 gallons of one of the best aquariums and live animal habitats in the country. Visitors can experience hundreds of hands-on exhibits, outdoor aviary, nature trail, marshlands, and a 3D IMAX Theater.
Your body, mind, spirit resource since 1931
Edgar Cayce's A.R.E (Association for Research and Enlightenment) was founded in 1931 by Edgar Cayce to research and explore transpersonal subjects such as holistic health, ancient mysteries, personal spirituality, dreams and dream interpretation, intuition, and philosophy and reincarnation. The Mission of A.R.E. is simply to help people change their lives for the better through the ideas and information in the Edgar Cayce material. Through its many programs, services, publication and membership outreach, the A.R.E. provides individuals from all walks of life, levels of education, and religious backgrounds with tools for personal empowerment and healing at all levels- body, mind, and spirit.
Reaching the world with a message of hope from the Bible
The mission of CBN and its affiliated organizations is to prepare the United States of America and the nations of the world for the coming of Jesus Christ and the establishment of the Kingdom of God on earth. Our ultimate goal is to achieve a time in history when "the knowledge of the Lord will cover the earth as the waters cover the sea."In achieving CBN's mission its chief method is the strategic use of all forms of mass communication and the conduct of education that will train the young and old to understand how the principles of the Kingdom of God relate to those spheres of human endeavor that play a dominant role in our world.
Breaking the cycle of suffering
Founded in 1978, Operation Blessing International (OBI) demonstrates God's love by alleviating human need and suffering in the United States and around the world. Through core programs of disaster relief, medical aid, hunger relief, orphan care, water wells and community development, OBI is dedicated to alleviating human need and suffering in the United States and around the world. Operation Blessing International has touched the lives of more than 209.3 million people in 105 countries and all 50 states, providing goods and services valued at more than $1.7 billion.
Reaching Unreached Nations was founded in 1990 by Eric Watt and is a USA registered 501 (c) 3 tax-deductible organization. An interdenominational mission, RUN subscribes to the Lausanne Covenant and cooperates with Christians around the world to help fulfill the Great Commission. For the past decade God has enabled RUN to equip thousands of first generation Christian leaders from within the 10/40 Window, providing evangelistic media tools, a culturally sensitive discipleship model and practical skills for their ministries to become self-sustaining.
Breaking the Cycle of Poverty through Jesus Christ
ORPHANetwork equips vulnerable and orphaned children to fully realize their God-given potential. We work through local church partners in Nicaragua to accomplish each of our four missional targets: to rescue abandoned, abused, and orphaned children, to prevent vulnerable children from becoming abandoned, to create opportunities for new life, and to share Christ with everyone.
Promoting a humane community since 1966
It is the mission of the Virginia Beach Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (VBSPCA) to create a more humane and responsible community by decreasing our tolerance for cruelty while increasing our capacity for compassion. Founded in 1966, the VBSPCA takes in and cares for almost 4,000 homeless domestic animals each year. Our outreach and humane education programs serve almost 28,000 children each year through our Listening Ears, Compassion Classroom, Autistic Bridges, Vet for a Day and Critter Camps. We provide services in 52 elementary schools in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake and Norfolk. As the only humane organization to hold a state and federal permit for the rehabilitation and release of wildlife, we take in nearly 2,200 wildlife animals annually and provide rescue and referral to another 1,500. Our Low Cost Medical Clinic provides affordable spay/neuter services as well as routine veterinary care to households earning less than $45,000 per year. Our mobile medical unit, the Neuter Scooter, extends sterilization and vaccination services to animals in other communities.