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Happy Mother's Day from CharityWatch!

   May 08, 2023

Mother’s Day is a holiday observed in different traditions around the world that honors motherhood in its many forms. The American tradition was created by Anna Jarvis in 1908 and became an official U.S. holiday in 1914 when President Woodrow Wilson signed a declaration officially establishing the second Sunday in May as Mother’s Day.

Mother’s Day is a great day to honor and celebrate the special mother and caregiver in your life with a donation to a CharityWatch Top-Rated charityAlso, consider this gift idea (see video):  

Examples of Top-Rated charities from three of our 32 categories include:

Breast Cancer Research Foundation works to prevent and cure breast cancer by advancing the world’s most promising research.

Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International is dedicated to the conservation of gorillas and their habitats in Africa. They are committed to promoting continued research on gorillas’ threatened ecosystems and education about their relevance to the world in which we live

Mental Health America (MHA) is dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and promoting the overall mental health of all.

ATTENTION: The charities listed in this alert were Top-Rated by CharityWatch at the time of its publication. CharityWatch updates our ratings throughout the year. To see if a particular charity is currently Top-Rated, please click on its name, below.