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Hurricane Relief Update…

Now that Hurricanes Irma and Harvey have passed, the recovery work for the impacted areas is just getting started, and we hope that all effected Affiliates and their families are safe and well.  If you would like to donate toward relief efforts, check out the updated list of charities below that are directly involved in ongoing hurricane emergency relief in Texas, Florida and the Key islands, Louisiana, Georgia, Puerto Rico, Barbuda, St. Martin, Cuba, and other affected areas.

American Red Cross – http://www.redcross.org/

ASPCA – https://www.aspca.org/

Charity Navigator – https://www.charitynavigator.org/

Direct Relief – http://www.directrelief.org/

Habitat for Humanity – http://www.habitat.org/

The Humane Society – http://www.humanesociety.org/

Operation Blessing International – https://www.ob.org/

Operation USA – http://www.opusa.org/

Portlight Inclusive Disaster Strategies – http://www.portlight.org/

Reach Out America – http://reachoutamerica.com/

Salvation Army – http://www.salvationarmy.org/

Samaritan’s Purse – https://www.samaritanspurse.org/

Team Rubicon – https://teamrubiconusa.org/

UNICEF USA – https://www.unicefusa.org/

Group of People Holding Hands Around the Word GiveNOTE: In addition to the charities for hurricane relief listed above, our TripleClicks Round Up for Charity program operates year round and lets you quickly and painlessly donate to the charity of your choice and help make a difference in the world! Just select the round up option to raise your TC purchase total by a few cents to the nearest dollar amount during the TripleClicks check-out process and make a selection from among the international charities listed.


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New “Round up for Charity” program

We’re very happy today to unveil our new TripleClicks Round up for Charity program. Our new program lets you easily and painlessly support charities of your choice and help make a difference in the world!  Another great reason to be a proud member of SFI!Group of People Holding Hands Around the Word GiveHere’s how it works:

During the TripleClicks check-out process, just select the round up option to raise your TripleClicks purchase total by a few cents to the nearest dollar amount, and make a selection from among the charities listed. We’ll then collect 100% of the difference between your purchase amount and the rounded up total, and donate the accumulated totals each quarter to your chosen charity(ies).

Following are the eleven charities we are starting the program with.  We have compiled this list of charities based on their international appeal, high ratings among charity watchdogs, and important causes.


CARE

A global humanitarian organization providing disaster relief to areas in crisis, while providing long-term solutions to poverty around the world.

Conservation International

Helping to build a healthier, more prosperous and more productive planet through science, policy, and partnerships with countries, communities and companies.

Doctors Without Borders

Delivering emergency medical aid to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from health care.

Habitat for Humanity International

A global nonprofit housing organization working in approximately 70 countries around the world with the goal of providing all people with a decent place to live.

International Committee of the Red Cross

Helping people affected by conflict and armed violence and promoting the laws that protect victims of war.

International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Responding to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helping refugees and people to survive and rebuild their lives.

Make-A-Wish International

Granting wishes to children around the world who are living with life-threatening illnesses.

Rotary International

Business and professional leaders around the world working together to promote peace, fight disease, provide clean water, support education, and strengthen communities worldwide.

The Nature Conservancy

Working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people.

Wildlife Conservation Network

Working to protect endangered species and preserve their natural habitats by supporting entrepreneurial conservationists and innovative strategies for people and wildlife to co-exist and thrive.

World Wildlife Fund

Working to conserve nature and reduce pressing threats to the diversity of life on Earth through innovative solutions that meet the needs of people and nature.


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