In honor of the Thanksgiving holiday, here are 5 First Nations non-profit organizations you should consider donating to:
SpiritOfTheSun.org: Improving tribal economies and empowering Native communities, one youth at a time.
FirstNations.org: Improves economic conditions for Native Americans through direct financial grants, technical assistance & training, and advocacy & policy.
OneNationWT.org: Delivering up to $2 million worth of donated goods to reservations annually, ONWT provides hope and services to Native Americans in Colorado and seven other surrounding states.
ColoradoPlateauFoundation.org: Invests in Native-led organizations working in four areas: protection of water, protection of sacred places and threatened landscapes, preservation of Native languages, and sustainable community-based agriculture.
DenverIndianCenter.org: Empowers American Indian youth, elders, families and community by promoting self-determination and economic, mental and physical health through education, advocacy and cultural enrichment.