UniversalGiving™

Rating: 4.88 stars   121 reviews

Issues: International, Philanthropy

Location: 901 Mission Street Suite 205 San Francisco CA 94103 USA

Mission: UniversalGiving™ is a web-based marketplace that helps people give and volunteer with the top-performing, vetted organizations all over the world.
Target demographics: We have opportunities to give or volunteer with a wide variety of causes, like children, the environment, women’s rights, conflict resolution.   What’s your cause?  Visit us, and we’ll help you help the cause you care about.
Direct beneficiaries per year: We offer more than a thousand ways to give and volunteer internationally.
Geographic areas served: Global--our opportunities are in more than 100 countries.
Programs: Visitors to our site can give to organizations, select projects to donate to, or choose a gift package--an opportunity to give to a cause as a gift for a loved one. You can also give someone a gift certificate, so they can choose their own cause. If you want to get on the ground with a cause, we have hundreds of opportunities to volunteer too!
2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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EIN 73-1662480
415-296-9193
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Rating: 5 stars  

Great customer service and love that I can find legit NGOs on their site to volunteer with! There's so many different organizations out there and it's nice to have a place where everything is compiled, and where I can find the best ones which I know will provide a good experience.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

A lot

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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1 person found this review helpful

UniversalGiving makes volunteering and donating to causes so easy. They divide up the contents on their website between volunteering and donating. Then you can choose a region (like Latin America) to look for opportunities in. I will be studying abroad in Nicaragua in the fall and UniversalGiving helped me find a bunch of opportunities that I could give my time to in order to get more involved in the community. What is great is all of the donations go to the organization that you choose-nothing goes to UniversalGiving. This is a great organization; I wish more companies today were focused on helping make the world a better place.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Finding ways to volunteer in Nicaragua through a free and secure site that I knew would help me find what I wanted. I know that this will match me with a volunteer organization that will be safe.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Provide even more opportunities in Latin America! They have a lot, but I would love to do more!

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization?

Likely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

How did you learn about this organization?

Through my college.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

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Rating: 5 stars  

8 people found this review helpful

Universal giving is one of the only non profit organizations that is able to give 100% of donations and time to people in need. Not only in our community but worldwide! WOW!!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I admire Pamala's lifelong sincere passion for helping others in need. She truly gives from her heart with dignity and honor. The purity of faith is worth more than gold.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About once a year

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-12-01

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8 people found this review helpful

My daughter gave me a UniversalGiving gift package for Mother's Day. Since she knew world peace is important to me, she personalized it by choosing a package focused on peace-building.

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My daughter told me about all of the many good works UniversalGiving is involved with. I was very impressed with what they are doing to empower women and provide volunteer opportunities. I have recommended UG to others I encounter.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

One time

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-5-01

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4 people found this review helpful

the website highlights the most important news and updates on today's world issues. it also contain helpful information like volunteering opportunities with detail of locations and focus of interests. this is a great go-to site.

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great amount of information in what to do if i want to find out ways to give and volunteer.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

One time

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-1-01

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