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10 Great Charities That You Should Support

What does it mean to be a "real guy?" It's not about boasting how manly you are! Real guys should care about others and the world around them. The Wounded Warrior Project (BIC4Good is a sponsor), along with these 9 other charities, are great organizations to get behind.

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Real guys know that hair isn't everything.

The mission of the Wounded Warrior Project is to help the needs of injured service members. They are dedicated to honoring and empowering wounded warriors.

BIC 4 Good is back, and this year they're rallying people to help them support the Wounded Warrior Project. You can shave your head, and be a part of their $100,000 donation to WWP.

2. Colon Cancer Alliance


Real guys know that cancer is not a joke.

Colon cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in men and women combined in the US. The CCA helps those who are currently diagnosed with cancer and creates awareness for early screenings.

3. Heifer Project International

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Real guys know that small animals aren't just cute, they are helpful!

Heifer International seeks to end poverty and hunger in a sustainable fashion. They give out gifts of livestock, seeds, trees, and training to those in need. By donating a small animal to a small village can make a world of difference.

4. Doctors Without Borders

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Real guys don't take their health for granted.

Doctors Without Borders sends doctors, nurses, and medical assistants to more than 60 countries with people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe. Without these doctors, many of these people would not get the medical care that they need.

5. American Red Cross

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Real guys are concerned when disasters happen.

When disasters hit, the American Red Cross is there to assist those in danger. Whether it's tornadoes in Texas or earthquakes in Japan, the American Red Cross supports those in need of humanitarian care.

6. Free The Slaves

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Real guys do not tolerate slavery.

It may be hard to believe, but human trafficking still happens in many places in the world (and even in the US). The mission of Free The Slaves is to help liberate slaves and to change the systems that allow slavery to exist.

7. Equality Now

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Real guys want equality for all people, whatever their gender, race, or religion.

Equality Now is an organization whose mission is to end the violence and discrimination against women and girls around the world.

8. Robin Hood Foundation


Real guys know that poverty is a big issue, even in the United States.

The Robin Hood Foundation's mission is very simple: stop the poverty in New York City.

And of course, if you want to help poverty in your own neighborhood, you can find a great place to donate at Charity Navigator.

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Real guys know that health education is important!

Advocates For Youth champions efforts that help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health. Their core values are rights, respect, and responsibility.

10. Coalition For The Homeless


Real guys aren't afraid to address the issues.

Homelessness is something that isn't talked about generally. The mission for the Coalition For The Homeless is quite simple: Help homeless men, women, and children find affordable housing, sufficient food, and a chance to earn a living wage. They are one of the oldest non-profit advocacy groups based on homelessness in the U.S.