3 Ways To Support A Nonprofit Without Donating Money

If you have causes and groups that you want to support through their designated nonprofit organizations but you don’t have a lot of money lying around to give as financial donations, you might be wondering what you can do to help. Luckily, from nonprofits benefiting the police force or nonprofits serving women and children in your area, there is all kinds of work that needs to be done for nonprofit organizations that doesn’t require you to dip into your bank account.

Donating Money

To help you see how this can be done, here are three ways to support a nonprofit organization without donating money. 

Donate Other Physical Items

For many nonprofit organizations, the money that they’re given through donations is used to purchase physical items that they need to keep the nonprofit running or to serve the groups that they’re committed to helping. So rather than giving them money, you can skip the middleman here and just donate physical items to them. 

If you have things around your home or workplace that aren’t being used anymore and would have just been thrown away or given to someone else, consider how you could donate these items to your chosen nonprofit. Anything from clothes, food, blankets, vehicles, home items, and more can likely be used by any nonprofit regardless of what cause they’re specializing in. 

Volunteer Your Time

There is a lot of work to be done by most nonprofits, yet there usually isn’t enough hours in the day or people working within the organization to get these things accomplished. Knowing this, you can volunteer your time working within a nonprofit organization to help them get things done that they can’t always get to on their own. 

To do this, you’ll want to contact the nonprofit that you’re wanting to volunteer at and set something up with the beforehand. This way, they can get together what’s needed for you to effectively volunteer with them and ensure that your time is spent really benefiting those served by the nonprofit. 

Leave Them Something In Your Will

While you might not have a lot of money or other items that you can donate to a nonprofit at the moment, you can still help your chosen causes by leaving them something in your will after your death. 

When meeting with an attorney to help you set up your will and decide how to allocate your funds or other possessions to be distributed upon your death, make sure you consider if and how you’d like any of your possessions to be left to a charity or two. Since you won’t be needing these things anymore, it could make sense to leave them to a cause that could really benefit from them. 

If you want to support a nonprofit that you’re passionate about but don’t have money to give a financial donation, consider using the tips mentioned above to help you find other ways that you can give.