What is your favorite Doylestown nonprofit?

GreatNonprofits.org released today its first ever list of top-rated charities in Doylestown, which Patch.com readers can use to discover top volunteer, giving, and internship opportunities.

Redwood Shores, Calif. – Interested in volunteering, giving or interning with a great local charity? GreatNonprofits.org released today its first consolidated list of user-reviewed non-profits in Doylestown, which Patch.com readers can use to discover top-rated charities to give or work with on issues they care about.
“Local giving and volunteering has exploded in recent years,” says Perla Ni, the CEO of GreatNonprofits, which published the list. GreatNonprofits is the leading site for non-profit reviews by volunteers, donors, and clients alike. “Like Shop local, eat local, people now want to get involved with local nonprofits. People are increasingly interested in making meaningful connections in their own neighborhoods and communities.”
Check out this list to find a great non-profit around Doylestown. 
This list only contains charities within 10 miles of Doylestown, but you can expand it to include non-profits up to 50 miles away, or you can sort through them by issue and user rating. If your favorite charity is missing from the list, you can create a page for it on GreatNonprofits.org. Then you can write and post a review about it, helping others discover the organization and contribute to this great community resource.  Not only does this provide useful feedback for non-profits, which they can use for self-assessment and improvement, but it serves as compelling evidence about their work, which they can show to donors.
It is also a great way to find out about volunteer, internship, and job opportunities at local charities.
“It’s so rewarding for people to discover on-the-ground, maybe lesser-known non-profits doing great work in their own communities,” said Ni. “Getting involved, volunteering or interning with local charities can be a terrific experience, because non-profits need and appreciate the help. You can get substantive responsibilities and hone real-world skills. And you'll be able to make a difference and see it in your own community!"
The full list over 1 million non-profits, which users can explore using zip code, issue, and rating filters, is available at http://greatnonprofits.org/.
About GreatNonprofits
GreatNonprofits is the leading developer of tools that allow people to find, review, and share information about great – and perhaps not yet great – non-profits. Reviews of non-profits can be found at GreatNonprofits.org.

This post is contributed by a community member. The views expressed in this blog are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Patch Media Corporation. Everyone is welcome to submit a post to Patch. If you'd like to post a blog, go here to get started.

Jane December 16, 2012 at 08:52 PM
Saw the headline and clicked through intended to comment that I wished I knew more about local nonprofits doing local work. What a great resource.
Bob December 16, 2012 at 11:24 PM
The VFW in Doylestown not only helps Veterans and their families but has also financially helped: Bucks County Association of the Blind and Visually Impaired The Arthritis Foundation Delaware Valley Historical Aircraft Association Patches Kids Inc. Diabetes Fund Toys for Tots Have a Heart Foundation Plumstead Township Community Care Fund Doylestown 5K Run Bucks for Kids Bucks County 4H Liberty Bell Squadron - Sea Cadets Young Marines Intelligencer Give-A-Christmas Kim Long Orphanage - Hue, Vietnam Coatesville Fire Victims Socks for Soldiers And many more Post 175 is not just a group of Veterans telling war stories. Our members attend and participate in many community functions. We can be seen at schools around Veterans’ Day talking to the children and sharing experiences, answering questions and just putting a face to what they have read about or seen on television. Our group also promotes awareness in the schools by promoting and supporting annual essay contests and also providing a scholarship to one member of each Central Bucks East and Central Bucks West High School. Post 175 has supported a teacher of the year award and in one case had a Holicong Middle school teacher named National teacher of the year. Members also can be seen distributing poppies, standing outside during the warm spring days of May and the cold late fall days of November to collect funds to be used totally for our Veterans.


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »