While Valentine’s Day often focuses on love and romance it can also be about philanthropy too. Below is a list of 5 charities that you can also show a little love this Valentine’s Day:

  • The American Heart Association
  • Relay For Life
  • The Four Diamonds Fund
  • Doctors Without Borders
  • Red Nose Day

The American Heart Association

On a holiday that revolves around matter of the heart, what a better charity to give to than one that revolves around its preservation. The American Heart Association uses your donations to research all health concerns related to the heart with the intentions of saving more and more lives each year.

Relay For Life

Relay For Life usually involves sponsoring a team or individual to run or walk for a certain period of time. Luckily, they accept donations year round to help fund cancer research to one day find a cure.

The Four Diamonds Fund

The Four Diamonds Fund began in 1972 with one mission. To eradicate pediatric cancer. Since its inception, the group has covered 100% of every pediatric cancer patient that it has sponsored as well as funded millions of dollars in research towards the cause.

Doctors Without Borders

Doctor’s Without Borders is filled with medical professionals who have dedicated a large part of their career to philanthropy. This organization helps those most in need who would never have access to any form of healthcare otherwise.

Red Nose Day

Red Nose Day was initially created as a way to combat childhood poverty all across the globe. Since then, it has grew into something far bigger and now raises funds for the cause all year long.

Your favorite charity may not be on this list but the important thing is to take this Valentine’s Day to spread the love not only to those closest to you but also to a charity who could greatly benefit from your donation.