Following on from Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday is an online movement that hopes to create an international day of giving. If you would like to contribute this year, why not consider donating to one of the charities and good causes championed by the X-Files cast?
Here is a selection of charitable causes supported by David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, Annabeth Gish, Robert Patrick, and William B. Davis.
Target Zero: http://www.target-zero.org/
"Zero euthanasia of all adoptable shelter animals."
"Keeping children safe."
Planned Parenthood: https://www.plannedparenthood.org/
"A nonprofit organization that provides sexual health care in the United States and globally."
Neurofibromatosis Network: http://www.nfnetwork.org/
"The leading national organization advocating for federal funding for NF research and building and supporting NF communities."
"Guidance and support for marginalized young people making the transition from living in residential care homes to living responsibly and independently in South Africa."
Women for Women International: https://www.womenforwomen.org.uk/donate
"Since 1993, Women for Women International has been helping women survivors of war rebuild their lives and choose their own futures - so far, we have helped more than 479,000 marginalised women in 8 countries affected by war and conflict."
No Kid Hungry: http://t.co/EmWMVtHBWj
"Ending child hunger in America by ensuring all children get the healthy food they need, every day."
The Unusual Suspects Theater Company: http://theunusualsuspects.org/donate/
"The mission of The Unusual Suspects Theatre Company is to mentor, educate, and enrich underserved youth through the creation of collaborative, original theatre."
Gary Sinise Foundation: http://t.co/EmWMVtHBWj
"Honoring our defenders, veterans, first responders, their families, and those in need."
William B. Davis:
Canadian Cancer Society: http://goo.gl/FkdiSJ
"A national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer."
David Suzuki Foundation: https://davidsuzuki.org/
"Through evidence-based research, education and policy analysis, we work to protect the natural environment and help create a sustainable Canada."
ONE TO ONE Literacy: http://www.one-to-one.ca/
"A free literacy tutoring program backed by a mission to help children develop lifelong literacy skills."
Orangutan Outreach: https://redapes.org/
"Orangutan Outreach’s mission is to protect orangutans in their native habitat while providing care for orphaned and displaced orangutans until they can be returned to their natural environment."
Center for Great Apes: http://www.centerforgreatapes.org/
"A non-profit that provides a permanent sanctuary for orangutans and chimpanzees who have been rescued from entertainment, research, or the pet trade."