Everyday Mindfulness

10 Mindful Nonprofits to Donate to This Holiday

Green 85

Give the gift of mindfulness this year. Celebrate the season by supporting organizations bringing mindfulness into the world.

Celebrate the season by supporting those doing good work in the world. Here are 10 nonprofits we think are worthy of your attention and donations. Give the gift of mindfulness this year.

1) Ivy Child
A multicultural, multilingual and international nonprofit devoted to cultivating resilience and leadership in children, youth, families and communities through universal mindfulness education, prioritizing often overlooked populations. 

2) Mindful Life Project 
Working diligently to support the mental and emotional wellness of students, teachers, staff, leaders, and families through mindfulness programming. Creating a foundation of well-being at the individual level that leads to a connected school culture.

3) Inward Bound 
Providing in-depth, highly relational mindfulness programming for youth and the parents and professionals who support them. Supporting future generations of heart-centered, diverse leaders who are prepared to respond to the challenges of their time.

4) Holistic Life Foundation 
Serving yoga and mindfulness education to underserved residents in the Baltimore community and beyond. Helping children develop their inner lives through yoga, mindfulness, and self-care, Committed to improving community well-being through evidence-based programs.

5) Calmer Choice 
Serving school and communities in Cape Cod, grounded in current academic and scientific research on the benefits of social emotional learning, coupled with mindful awareness training for cognitive, emotional, physical, and social well-being and health.

6) Inner Explorer 
An audio-guided mindfulness program for education formatted on the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) protocol. Providing daily mindfulness practice for kids that builds the skills of attention, self awareness, emotional regulation.

7) Foundation for a Mindful Society 
A non-profit mindful think tank working to bring about a more mindful world, fostering individual wellness, healthy relationships, and a more caring society. Supporting sector and community education, public policy advocacy, and social innovation initiatives.

8) Urban Yoga Foundation 
Educating and empowering communities to be proactive about issues affecting their health. Integrating equity and diversity into mindfulness and yoga programs, encouraging individuals in communities to manage stress, and develop justice and health consciousness.

9) The Mindful Birthing and Parenting Foundation
An evidence-based mindfulness program for expectant parents, helping parents navigate the transformational processes of pregnancy and childbirth, as well as the intense, joyful, and sometimes stressful experiences of being a parent. 

10) The Metta Institute
Advocates for reclaiming the soul in caregiving and restoring a life affirming and transformative relationship to dying. Establishing a national network of educators, advocates and guides for those facing life-threatening illness and the individuals and systems that serve them.

Research shows gratitude isn’t just a pleasant feeling—being grateful can also support greater health, happiness, and wisdom in ourselves and our communities.
Read More 

  • Misty Pratt
  • December 21, 2021

In this interview with Barry Boyce, beloved teacher Frank Ostaseski shares how his years of mindfulness supported him after a series of strokes transformed his life.
Read More 

  • Frank Ostaseski and Barry Boyce
  • December 21, 2021
Green 85

Related Articles

Back to top button