Let your dollars do some good in the world; 25% of the profits from this site go to charity!
Hippie Money’s online shop, Shakedown Street, is where you can order Hippie Money currency, Hippie Money posters, Woodstock Nation ID cards, and Woodstock Nation deeds.
25% of the profits from sales on the Hippie Money website is donated to 4-star rated, charitable, non-profit organizations actively working around the world and in the United States to promote the use and expansion of renewable resources, sustainable technologies, social justice, spiritual awareness, and environmental responsibility. The following charities have operating costs of under 15% and are completely transparent in all their dealings. We make a real effort to contribute only to charities that walk their talk in order to make our donations go further to bring about more good in the world.
The organizations to which we contribute are the following:
Rainforest Foundation US http://www.rainforestfoundation.org/ 180 Varick Street, Suite 528, New York, NY 10014 tel: (212) 431-9098 The Rainforest Foundation helps protect the incredibly rich biological diversity of the rainforest and the cultural integrity of the peoples whose lives and livelihoods are inextricably linked to those forests. By working with indigenous communities to gain control of their ancestral lands we have helped protect 28 million acres of rainforest. We provide project-related grants and technical support to indigenous groups to secure rights to their lands, influence laws and policies to protect their resources and livelihoods, and build strong and sustainable community leadership.
Water.org http://water.org/ 920 Main Street Suite 1800 Kansas City, MO 64105 tel: (816) 877-8400 Co-founded by Gary White and Matt Damon, Water.org has transformed hundreds of communities in Africa, South Asia, and Central America by providing access to safe water and sanitation. Water.org traces its roots back to the founding of WaterPartners in 1990. In July 2009, WaterPartners merged with H2O Africa, resulting in the launch of Water.org. Water.org works with local partners to deliver innovative solutions for long-term success. Its microfinance-based WaterCredit Initiative is pioneering sustainable giving in the sector. All of the projects Water.org supports are self-sustaining, with organizational and financial structures in place to allow communities to independently operate and maintain them. Projects have an active water committee governing the operation of the water system, and users paying a water bill to cover the costs of operating and maintaining the water system.
Acadia Center http://acadiacenter.org/ 8 Summer Street, Rockport, ME 04856 tel: (207) 236-6470 Acadia Center is a non-profit, research and advocacy organization committed to advancing the clean energy future. Focusing on Clean Energy, Transportation, the Energy Grid, Energy Efficiency, the Acadia Center is at the forefront of efforts to build clean, low carbon and consumer friendly economies. Acadia Center provides accurate and reliable information, and offers a real-world and comprehensive approach to problem solving through innovation and collaboration.
Alliance for a Just Society http://allianceforajustsociety.org/ 3518 South Edmunds Street, Seattle, WA 98118 tel: (206) 568-5400 The Alliance for a Just Society’s mission is to execute regional and national campaigns and build strong state affiliate organizations and partnerships that address economic, racial, and social inequities. This is the core idea of the Alliance: to give grassroots organizations, research groups, media organizations and educators the ability to work together, each doing what we have the experience and expertise to do best. Our vision for the Alliance is a multifaceted national organization that includes grassroots and progressive organizations with particular expertise working together to address economic, racial, and social inequality.
Kiva http://www.kiva.org/ Howard St Suite 340 San Francisco, CA 94103 tel: (828) 479-5482 Kiva’s mission is to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. Leveraging the internet and a worldwide network of microfinance institutions, Kiva lets individuals lend as little as $25 to help create opportunity around the world. Kiva was born of the following beliefs: people are by nature generous, and will help others if given the opportunity to do so in a transparent, accountable way; the poor are highly motivated and can be very successful when given an opportunity; and by connecting people we can create relationships beyond financial transactions, and build a global community expressing support and encouragement of one another. As of December 2013, Kiva has facilitated over half a billion USD in loans.
Peace Alliance http://peacealliance.org/ 1616 P St NW, Ste 100, Washington, DC 20036 tel: 202-684-2553 A great need exists in our country and world for a comprehensive and coordinated approach to preventing and resolving violent conflict. From the growing rate of domestic incarceration to increasing problems of international conflict, the United States faces great challenges around the issue of violence in our homes, communities and world. We do our part in the following ways: Our Primary focus are on these Five Peacebuilding Cornerstones: Empowering Community Peacebuilding, Teaching Peace in Schools, Humanizing Justice Systems, Fostering International Peace, Cultivating Personal Peace.
The Advocates for Human Rights http://www.theadvocatesforhumanrights.org/ 330 South Second Avenue, Suite 800, Minneapolis, MN 55401 tel: (612) 341-3302 The Advocates for Human Rights (formerly Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights) is an organization dedicated to the promotion and protection of internationally recognized human rights. The Advocates provides investigative fact finding, direct legal representation, collaboration for education and training, and a broad distribution of publications. The Advocates has produced more than 81 reports documenting human rights practices in more than 22 countries. Every year, The Advocates educates over 8,000 students and community members on human rights issues, and provides legal representation and assistance to over 1,000 disadvantaged individuals and families.
Land Trust Alliance http://www.landtrustalliance.org/ 1660 L Street, NW Suite 1100 Washington, DC 20036 tel: (202) 638-4725 The Land Trust Alliance works to save the places people love by strengthening land conservation across America. Founded in 1982, we work with the national land conservation community – comprised of 1.5 million dedicated land conservation professionals, volunteers and supporters – to quickly, effectively and permanently save our most valued natural places across America. The Land Trust Alliance believes that if we focus our combined efforts to increase the pace, quality and permanence of conservation, we can turn the tide and ultimately change the way that land development takes place in America. Today, the result of our work has been the creation of a vibrant, national movement of 1,700 organizations which has now conserved over 37 million acres.
Sustainable Conservation http://www.suscon.org/ 98 Battery Street Suite 302 San Francisco, CA 94111 tel: (415) 977-0380 Founded in 1993, Sustainable Conservation helps California thrive by uniting people to solve the toughest challenges facing our land, air, and water. Every day, we bring together business, landowners and government to steward the resources that we all depend on in ways that make economic sense. Because we know that common ground is California’s most important resource. Our work focuses on supporting landowners to restore California’s lands and water, partnering with farmers to grow a vibrant future, and engaging business to solve environmental challenges. Sustainable Conservation’s impact has been recognized by a variety of national and regional media, including the Today show, National Public Radio, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, and many others. Sustainable Conservation has received numerous awards for our enduring commitment to a healthy environment and thriving economy, including the Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award.