I was just reading Randall’s excellent post Give a little and I wanted to echo that most us in the developer world are pretty lucky. It’s tough out there and I feel incredibly fortunate to be able to do work that I love every day and still support my family. If you’ve got a few extra bucks or some time, now is a great time to share.
For the last few years my family has worked with Epworth Children and Family Services during the holidays. This year we’re sponsoring gifts for five children and it’s been very rewarding to see my kids shopping for other kids in need. If you’re looking for a great charity to support in St. Louis, they’re one of my favorites.
Some of my other favorite charities are:
Of course there are a plethora of excellent local and larger charities. Surely you can find one near you that is special to you in some way.